The Vapid Imperator (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.

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 Imperator (Arena) in GTA Online:

The Imperator (Arena) can be purchased in GTA Online from Arena War for a price of $2,284,940.

The Imperator (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 Imperator (Arena) from the Mechanic. However, the Imperator (Arena) cannot be used in standard races.

How to unlock the Imperator (Arena) Trade Price?

A trade price of $1,718,000 (Discounted)* can be unlocked for the Imperator (Arena).

*The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the Imperator (Arena) is unlocked after the player has unlocked it as a sponsorship tier reward in the Arena War Career.

The Imperator (Arena) can be purchased in three different variants: Apocalypse, Future Shock, or Nightmare.

Vapid Imperator (Arena) in Real Life:

The design of the Vapid Imperator (Arena) is based on a real life 1973 Ford Falcon XB GT, Pursuit Special.

Vapid Imperator (Arena) Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Imperator (Arena) in GTA V is 132.75 mph (213.64 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

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

Yes, you can sell the Imperator (Arena) at Arena Workshop for a resale price of $1,370,964 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades.

Imperator (Arena): GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Muscle
Manufacturer Manufacturer: Vapid Vapid
Vehicle Features Arena ContenderArmored VehicleHas LiveriesHas VariantsHas Trade PriceJump AbilityNo Passive ModeProximity MinesRocket BoostUnique Radar IconWeaponized Vehicle
Acquisition Arena War
GTA Online Price $2,284,940
Trade Price $1,718,000 (Discounted)*
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Arena Workshop
Variant / Liveries
  • Imperator (Arena): Apocalypse Imperator
    Variant Apocalypse Imperator
  • Imperator (Arena): Future Shock Imperator
    Variant Future Shock Imperator
  • Imperator (Arena): Nightmare Imperator
    Variant Nightmare Imperator
Sell Can be sold only if purchased (High-End)
Sell Price (Resale) $1,370,964 ($3,034,159 when fully upgraded)
Race Availability Arena War Races
Top Speed - Game Files 93.21 mph (150.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) 1973 Ford Falcon XB GT, Pursuit Special

Seats 2
Mass / Weight 2,000 KG
Drive Train RWD
Gears 4

Imperator (Arena): GTA V Performance

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 132.75 mph (213.64 km/h)
Lap Time (Broughy) 1:05.189
Bulletproof Window plates available at Arena's workshop
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Imperator (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 Imperator (Arena) has half-resistance when it's not occupied by a player.

Imperator (Arena): GTA V Statistics

Speed
80.48
Acceleration
91.25
Braking
16.67
Handling
68.18
Overall 64.15

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

Model ID imperator
Notes *The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the Imperator (Arena) is unlocked after the player has unlocked it as a sponsorship tier reward in the Arena War Career
Imperator (Arena): Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $3,326,390
ModificationGTA Online Price
Brakes
Stock Brakes $1,000
Street Brakes $20,000
Sport Brakes $27,000
Race Brakes $35,000
Boost
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)
Body Work > Decorations
None $4,200
Whole Lotta Pole $6,720 (AW: $3,360)
Getting Medieval $7,140 (AW: $3,570)
It's a Stick Up $7,560 (AW: $3,780)
Boom On A Spear $7,980 (AW: $3,990)
Village Justice $8,400 (AW: $4,200)
Wasteland Peacock $8,610 (AW: $4,305)
Shish-Kebabbed $8,820 (AW: $4,410)
Body Work > Spikes
None $5,000
Body Spikes $55,000 (AW: $27,500)
Body Work > Blades
None $50,000
Spinning Blades $145,000
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
Rusty Roll Cage $19,700
Bare Metal Roll Cage $21,950
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
Exhaust
Stock Exhaust $260
Chrome Exhaust $750
Oval Exhaust $1,800
Blast Pipes $3,000
Shakotan Exhaust $19,100 (AW: $9,550)
Junk Pipes $19,500 (AW: $9,750)
Mega Zorst $21,000 (AW: $10,500)
Grilles
Stock Grille $200
Spiked Deflector $750
Ride 'Em Cowboy $2,680 (AW: $1,340)
Cannibal Totem $3,300 (AW: $1,650)
Hood
Stock Hood $1,600
Triple Intake Bug Catcher $3,000
Single Intake Bug Catcher $5,000
High Rise Ram Pipes $8,000
Improvised Bug Catcher $9,600
High Triple Bug Catcher $11,000
High Single Bug Catcher $11,600
High Improvised Bug Catcher $12,000
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 »
Livery
None $11,400
Wabi-Sabi $18,240
Bayou Beater $38,760 (AW: $19,380)
Junkyard Haul $41,040 (AW: $20,520)
Hunk O' Junk $43,320 (AW: $21,660)
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 »
Suspension
Stock Suspension $200
Lowered Suspension $1,000
Street Suspension $2,000
Sport Suspension $3,400
Competition Suspension $4,400
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
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: $260,000)
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
Weapons > Ram Weapons
None $20,000
Light Scoop $195,000
Reinforced Scoop $225,000
Large Scoop $255,000
Mega Blade $295,000
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)
Weapons > Secondary Weapons
None $50,000
Rear Kinetic Mortar $650,000

Imperator (Arena) Description:

They built 'em good in the Seventies. So good, you can stick a meat grinder on the front and drive right through the badlands without losing a single drop of effortless cool.

Imperator (Arena): GTA V Appearances

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

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