Yes, they do, and I have an armored Karuma myself, but these vehicles aren't what players are driving around in, noob or not. The Akuma is a motorcycle and there's even an Akula, which is a Commanche-style helicopter (which I also have)

Karmua, Akuma, Akula. Not uncommon to mix 'em up.

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