The Declasse Impaler (Arena) is an armored, weaponized Muscle Car featured in GTA Online, added to the game as part of the 1.46 Arena War update on December 11, 2018.

The Impaler (Arena) is a variant of the standard Impaler base model.

It's equipped with a Rocket Boost, that can be used for very quick acceleration and as a rechargeable speed boost.

How to get the Impaler (Arena) in GTA Online:

The Impaler (Arena) is a Custom Vehicle, which can be obtained by first buying the standard Declasse Impaler for $331,835, and then converting it to this custom variant in the Arena Workshop for an extra cost of $1,209,500.

The Impaler (Arena) can be stored in any of your Properties/Garages as a Personal Vehicle. It can be customized at Arena Workshop.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Impaler (Arena) from the Mechanic. However, the Impaler (Arena) cannot be used in standard races.

The Impaler (Arena) comes in three different custom variants: Apocalypse, Future Shock, or Nightmare.

Declasse Impaler (Arena) in Real Life:

The design of the Declasse Impaler (Arena) is based on a real life Pachenko's Buick from the movie Death Race.

Declasse Impaler (Arena) Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Impaler (Arena) in GTA V is 130.00 mph (209.21 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

The Impaler (Arena) is an armored vehicle, and with full Armor it requires 4 Homing Missiles to be destroyed.

Can you sell the Impaler (Arena) in GTA Online?

Yes, you can sell the Impaler (Arena) at Arena Workshop for a resale price of $725,700 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades.

Impaler (Arena): GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Muscle
Manufacturer Manufacturer: DeclasseDeclasse
Vehicle Features Arena ContenderArmored VehicleCustom VehicleHas LiveriesHas VariantsJump AbilityNo Passive ModeProximity MinesRocket BoostUnique Radar IconWeaponized Vehicle
Acquisition Arena War
How To Unlock Obtained by upgrading the Impaler vehicle stock model to a custom variant at the Arena Workshop
Base Model


GTA Online Price $1,209,500
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Arena Workshop
Variant / Liveries
  • Impaler (Arena): Apocalypse Impaler
    Variant Apocalypse Impaler
  • Impaler (Arena): Future Shock Impaler
    Variant Future Shock Impaler
  • Impaler (Arena): Nightmare Impaler
    Variant Nightmare Impaler
Sell Can be sold only if purchased (High-End)
Sell Price (Resale) $725,700 ($1,987,950 when fully upgraded)
Race Availability Arena War Races
Top Speed - Game Files 96.31 mph (155.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Pachenko's Buick from the movie Death Race

Seats 2
Mass / Weight 1,400 KG
Drive Train RWD
Gears 5

Impaler (Arena): GTA V Performance

Top Speed - Real 130.00 mph (209.21 km/h)
Lap Time 1:06.707
Bulletproof Window plates available at Arena's workshop
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Impaler (Arena), with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 4
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 3
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Note: The Impaler (Arena) has half-resistance when it's not occupied by a player.

Impaler (Arena): GTA V Statistics

Overall 68.56

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

Impaler (Arena) Description:

Tetanus shots strongly recommended before purchase.

Impaler (Arena): GTA V Appearances

Release Date December 11, 2018
DLC / Title Update 1.46 Arena War
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA OnlineGTA Online
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox One

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Impaler (Arena): Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $2,524,500
ModificationGTA Online Price
Stock Brakes $1,000
Street Brakes $20,000
Sport Brakes $27,000
Race Brakes $35,000
None $20,000
Boost Upgrade 20% $100,000 (AW: $50,000)
Boost Upgrade 60% $230,000 (AW: $115,000)
Boost Upgrade 100% $400,000 (AW: $200,000)
Shunt Boost $520,000 (AW: $260,000)
Bumpers > Front Bumpers
Stock Front Bumper $2,200
Painted Bumper $4,600
Lowrider Bumper $7,400
Battle Bumper $11,700
Bumpers > Rear Bumpers
Stock Rear Bumper $2,200
Painted Bumper $4,600
Body Work > Decorations
None $4,200
Got Pole? $6,720 (AW: $3,360)
Getting Medieval $7,140 (AW: $3,570)
Wasteland Peacock $7,560 (AW: $3,780)
Shish-Kebabbed $7,980 (AW: $3,990)
It's a Stick Up $8,400 (AW: $4,200)
The Dark Ages $8,610 (AW: $4,305)
Dolly Spearton $8,820 (AW: $4,410)
War Poles $9,030 (AW: $4,515)
Body Work > Spikes
None $5,000
Body Spikes $55,000 (AW: $27,500)
Body Work > Armor Plating
No Armor Plating $20,000
Light Armor $110,000 (AW: $55,000)
Reinforced Armor $175,000 (AW: $87,500)
Heavy Armor $300,000 (AW: $150,000)
Body Work > Roll Cage
No Roll Cage $5,000
Painted Roll Cage $17,500
Engine > Engine Tunes
EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $9,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $12,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $18,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $33,500
Engine > Engine Block
Stock Engine Block $260
Single Intake Bug Catcher $900
Single Intake V2 Bug Catcher $1,500
High Rise Ram Pipes $1,700
Stock Exhaust $260
Triple Exit Side Exhausts $750
Stock Hood $1,600
Light Armored Hood $3,000
Medium Armored Hood $5,000
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 »
None $11,400
Sunburnt $18,240
Junkyard Rescue $38,760 (AW: $19,380)
Rust? What Rust? $41,040 (AW: $20,520)
Tis But A Scratch! $43,320 (AW: $21,660)
Blue on White 1 $200
Blue on White 2 $200
Blue on White 3 $200
Yellow on Blue $300
Yellow on Black $600
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Stock Roof $200
Reinforced Roof $700
Stock Transmission $1,000
Street Transmission $29,500
Sports Transmission $32,500
Race Transmission $40,000
Super Transmission $50,000
Stock Trunk $6,000
Light Armored Trunk $7,050
Medium Armored Trunk $10,000
None $5,000
Turbo Tuning $50,000
Vertical Jump
None $20,000
Jump Upgrade 20% $130,000 (AW: $65,000)
Jump Upgrade 60% $224,000 (AW: $112,000)
Jump Upgrade 100% $420,000 (AW: $210,000)
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 »
Wheelie Bars
No Wheelie Bar $21,000
Wheelie Bar $33,600
None $500
Light Smoke $1,500
Dark Smoke $3,500
Limo $5,000
Weapons > Ram Weapons
None $20,000
Light Scoop $195,000
Reinforced Scoop $225,000
Large Scoop $255,000
Weapons > Primary Weapons
None $50,000
Mounted .50 Cal (Rusted) $297,000
Mounted .50 Cal (Clean) $325,000
Weapons > Proximity Mine
No Proximity Mine $50,000
Kinetic $270,000 (AW: $135,000)
Spike $158,000 (AW: $79,000)
EMP $300,000 (AW: $150,000)
Slick $198,000 (AW: $99,000)
Sticky $250,000 (AW: $125,000)

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