The Cheval Taipan is a Super Car featured in GTA Online on PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, added to the game as part of the 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.

The Taipan can also appear as one of the vehicles that must be stolen and delivered for the "Exotic Exports" side mission, triggered from the player's Auto Shop property.

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

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

Taipan: GTA V Performance

  • Top Speed - Real 126.25 mph (203.18 km/h)
  • Lap Time 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.

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

  • 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
    Exhausts
    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
    Hoods
    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 »
    Roofs
    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: GTA V Screenshots

Taipan: Custom Paint Jobs

Taipan Video

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