The Cheval Taipan is a Super Car featured in GTA Online, added to the game as part of the 1.43 Southern SA Super Sport Series update on March 20, 2018.

How to get the Taipan in GTA Online:

The Taipan can be purchased in GTA Online from Legendary Motorsport for a price of $1,980,000.

The Taipan can be stored in any of your Properties/Garages as a Personal Vehicle. It can be customized at Los Santos Customs. You can also modify it in a Vehicle Workshop inside one of your owned properties.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Taipan from the Mechanic.

Cheval Taipan in Real Life:

The design of the Cheval Taipan is based on a real life Hennessey Venom F5, second generation Ford GT, Trion Nemesis, McLaren P1.

Cheval Taipan Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Taipan in GTA V is 126.25 mph (203.18 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Taipan in GTA Online?

Yes, you can sell the Taipan at Los Santos Customs for a resale price of $1,188,000 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades.

Taipan: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Super
Manufacturer Manufacturer: Cheval Cheval
Vehicle Features Bulletproof - Rear
Acquisition Legendary Motorsport
GTA Online Price $1,980,000
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Los Santos Customs
Sell Can be sold only if purchased (High-End)
Sell Price (Resale) $1,188,000 ($1,361,025 when fully upgraded)
Race Availability Can be used in Races
Top Speed - Game Files 105.79 mph (170.25 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Hennessey Venom F5, second generation Ford GT, Trion Nemesis, McLaren P1

Seats 2
Mass / Weight 1,400 KG
Drive Train RWD
Gears 6

Taipan: GTA V Performance

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 126.25 mph (203.18 km/h)
Lap Time (Broughy) 1:05.794
Bulletproof Bulletproof from the rear (rear has no windows)
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Taipan, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 1
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Taipan: GTA V Statistics

Speed
91.35
Acceleration
89.25
Braking
33.33
Handling
100.00
Overall 78.48

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Model ID taipan
Taipan: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $346,050
ModificationGTA Online Price
Armor
No Armor $1,000
Armor Upgrade 20% $7,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $12,000
Armor Upgrade 60% $20,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $35,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $50,000
Brakes
Stock Brakes $1,000
Street Brakes $20,000
Sport Brakes $27,000
Race Brakes $35,000
Bumpers > Front Bumpers
Stock Front Bumper $2,200
Primary Extended Diffuser $4,600
Secondary Extended Diffuser $7,400
Carbon Extended Diffuser $11,700
Competition Diffuser $14,500
Bumpers > Rear Bumpers
Stock Rear Bumper $2,200
Primary Fins $4,600
Secondary Fins $7,400
It's Lit $11,700
Chassis
Stock Chassis $700
Carbon Side Vent $1,100
Engine
EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $9,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $12,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $18,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $33,500
Exhaust
Stock Exhaust $260
Twin Big Bore Exhaust $750
Twin Carbon Canned Exhaust $1,800
Twin Chrome Tip Exhaust $3,000
Quad GT Exhaust $9,550
Quad Offset Mid Exhausts $9,750
Twin Carbon Mid Exhausts $10,500
Explosives
Ignition Bomb $5,000
Remote Bomb $7,500
Hood
Stock Hood $1,600
Discreet Vented Hood $3,000
Big Vented Hood $5,000
Arrowhead Hood $8,000
Secondary Slatted Hood $9,600
Carbon Slatted Hood $11,000
Performance Slatted Hood $11,600
Horns
See the full list of the available Horns options »
Lights > Headlights
Stock Lights $600
Xenon Lights $7,500
Lights > Neon Kits
See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
Mirrors
Stock Mirrors $200
Secondary Mirrors $700
Carbon Mirrors $1,150
Plates
Blue on White 1 $200
Blue on White 2 $200
Blue on White 3 $200
Yellow on Blue $300
Yellow on Black $600
Respray
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Roof
Stock Roof $200
Carbon Roof $700
Intake Scoop $1,150
Carbon Intake Scoop $1,600
Painted Vented Roof $1,950
Alt Vented Roof $2,400
Carbon Vented Roof $2,500
Skirts
Stock Skirts $2,500
Primary Extended Skirt $5,500
Secondary Extended Skirt $8,000
Primary Street Skirt $10,500
Secondary Street Skirt $14,000
It's Lit $14,500
Spoilers
Stock Spoiler $6,000
Custom Body Wing $7,050
Sharp Body Spoiler $10,000
Flow Spoiler $13,000
LM Spoiler $14,000
GT Spoiler $16,000
Suspension
Stock Suspension $200
Lowered Suspension $1,000
Street Suspension $2,000
Sport Suspension $3,400
Transmission
Stock Transmission $1,000
Street Transmission $29,500
Sports Transmission $32,500
Race Transmission $40,000
Turbo
None $5,000
Turbo Tuning $50,000
Wheels > Wheel Type
See the full list of the available Wheel Types options »
Wheels > Wheel Color
See the full list of the available Wheel Colors options »
Wheels > Tire Design
Stock Tires $200
Custom Tires $5,000
Wheels > Tire Enhancements
Standard Tires $200
Bulletproof Tires $25,000 (Rank 20)
Low Grip Tires $500 (at LS Car Meet)
Wheels > Tire Smoke
See the full list of the available Tire Smoke options »
Windows
None $500
Light Smoke $1,500
Dark Smoke $3,500
Limo $5,000

Taipan Description:

Human-led design is a thing of the past. This is what happens when you fire your R&D department and leave a supercomputer alone with a textbook on computational fluid dynamics and some provocative anime. End result: to drive a Taipan is to put yourself at the mercy of a ruthless, inhuman dedication to pure speed and improbable curves. Be afraid.

Taipan: GTA V Appearances

Release Date March 20, 2018
DLC / Title Update 1.43 Southern SA Super Sport Series
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA Online GTA Online
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox One

Taipan: GTA V Screenshots

Taipan: Custom Paint Jobs

Taipan Video

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