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Joey Leone: "Oh! Here's the guy I was telling you about! Alright Listen. This guy ain't Italian and he's no mechanic but he can get things fixed. This is Pops Capo, Toni Cipriani."
Toni Cipriani: "Yeah, I'm Toni Cipriani"
Joey Leone: "Take him to Momma's restaurant at St Marks, alright."
Joey Leone introduces Claude to Toni Cipriani.

Cipriani's Chauffeur is a mission in Grand Theft Auto III given to protagonist Claude by Joey Leone from his garage in the Trenton district of Portland, Liberty City.


Claude stops by Joey's Garage looking for more work, and Joey introduces him to Toni Cipriani, the caporegime of the Leone Family, who's car Joey is fixing. Joey tells Claude to drive Toni back home and to come back later for more work. However, Toni asks Claude to instead drive to Chinatown to collect unpaid protection money from Mr. Wong's Laundrette. Claude drives Toni to the laundrette with Toni entering and quickly exiting the laundrette as two Triads begin to shoot towards him. Toni gets back into his car and Claude drives him to his home in Saint Mark's, where Toni tells Claude to come back for more work.


Joey Leone talks with Toni Cipriani.
Joey Leone: Yeah, I know Toni, I've tuned her real sweet. She purrs, you know what I mean?
Claude enters.
Joey Leone: Oh! Here's the guy I was telling you about! Alright Listen. This guy ain't Italian and he's no mechanic but he can get things fixed. This is Pops Capo, Toni Cipriani.
Toni Cipriani: Yeah, I'm Toni Cipriani
Joey Leone: Take him to Momma's restaurant at St Marks, alright. Now listen to me, I'm planning a job that needs a good driver so drop by sometime later Ok?
Claude drives out of the garage in a Mafia Sentinel.
Toni Cipriani: OK, Kid. Drive me to the laundry in Chinatown first, I got a bit of business to take care of. Those washer women aint been payin' their protection money. And watch the car, Joey just fixed this junk heap. So no fancy crap, OK?
Claude drives Toni to Mr. Wong's Laundrette.
Toni Cipriani: Wait here! Keep the engine running. This ain't a social call.
Toni walks into an ambush and runs back to the car.
Toni Cipriani: It's a Triad ambush! Get us out of here kid!
Claude drives Toni to Momma's Restaurante.
Toni Cipriani: The Triads think they can mess with me, the triads, with ME! Drop by later and we'll give them something to launder, their own blood stained clothes!
Toni exits the car and walks to the restaurant.
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If claude crashes on the way to the laundry.
Toni Cipriani: Hey watch the car! I said no fancy crap.


The reward for completing the mission is $3,000 also with a bonus earning of $2000 if Claude kills the four Triads that are hostile to Claude and Toni. A video of this can be seen here. And unlocking the Uzi from Ammu-Nation, at a cost of $800. Completing the mission also unlocks the Dead Skunk in the Trunk mission for Joey Leone and the Taking Out the Laundry mission for Toni Cipriani. Also, the Mafia Sentinel can be kept.

In The Definitive Edition, the player unlocks the "Got Any Stories, Old Man?" achievement/trophy.


Video Walkthroughs



  • When Claude drives Toni's car out of Joey's garage, the radio automatically tunes in to Double Clef FM.
  • The Triads in the laundrette can't be killed before Toni enters and exits the building[1].
  • If the player arrives at laundrette with wanted level, a message will pop up "Shake the cops and lose your wanted level!".