The Imponte Ruiner is a Muscle Car featured in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online.

This vehicle also appears in Grand Theft Auto IV.

How to get the Ruiner in GTA 5 Story Mode:

In GTA V Story Mode, the Ruiner can only be found and stolen (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below). It is not available for purchase.

How to get the Ruiner in GTA Online:

The Ruiner can be simply found and stolen on the street (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below), or it can be purchased for a price of $10,000.

The Ruiner 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 Ruiner from the Mechanic.

Imponte Ruiner in Real Life:

The design of the Imponte Ruiner is based on a real life Pontiac Trans Am/Chevrolet Camaro.

Imponte Ruiner Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Ruiner in GTA V is 118.75 mph (191.11 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Ruiner in GTA Online?

Yes, it's possible to sell the Ruiner. If you purchased the vehicle, you can sell it for a resale price of $6,000 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades. Otherwise, if you stole the Ruiner from the street, you can sell it for $1,000.

There is also a pre-modified NPC variant of the Ruiner that can be stolen and sold for a much higher resale value of $9,675.

Ruiner: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Muscle
Manufacturer Manufacturer: Imponte Imponte
Vehicle Features Has LiveriesHas VariantsMystery Prize
Acquisition Can be stolen / foundSouthern S.A. Super Autos
GTA Online Price $10,000
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Los Santos Customs
Variant / Liveries
  • Ruiner: Standard Version
    Variant Standard Version
  • Ruiner: Wrecked
    Variant Wrecked Prop for Special Vehicle Work mission
Variant / Conversion
Ruiner 2000

Ruiner 2000

Sell Can be sold if stolen or purchased
Sell Price (Resale) $6,000 ($92,075 when fully upgraded)
Sell Price (Pre-Modified) $9,675
Sell Price (Stolen) $1,000
Race Availability Can be used in Races
Top Speed - Game Files 90.10 mph (145.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Pontiac Trans Am/Chevrolet Camaro

Seats 2
Mass / Weight 1,300 KG
Drive Train RWD
Gears 5

Ruiner: GTA V Performance

Top Speed - Real 118.75 mph (191.11 km/h)
Lap Time 1:09.936
Bulletproof No
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Ruiner, 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

Ruiner: GTA V Statistics

Overall 60.28

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

Ruiner Description:

What happened in the 80's stays in the 80's. Unless what happened is a little slice of quad-exhaust, side-striped, T-Top heaven - in which case break out the big hair and the trickle-down economics, because we're going to town.

Ruiner: GTA V Appearances

Release Date September 17, 2013
DLC / Title Update 1.01 Game Launch
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA Online GTA Online Game Edition: GTA V Story Mode GTA V Story Mode
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

Ruiner Spawn Locations in Grand Theft Auto V Where to find the Ruiner in GTA Online and GTA V Story Mode:
  • Rockford Hills
  • Little Seoul
  • Strawberry
  • Davis
  • Sandy Shores
  • Los Santos Customs
  • Random Event: Chamberlain Hills Petrol Station
  • Pre-Modified (Green & Blue / Black & Orange): Outside Los Santos Customs (Burton, LSIA, La Mesa)
Appearances in Story Missions:
Similar Vehicles

Model ID ruiner
Default Radio Stations Los Santos Rock Radio, Radio Mirror Park, Vinewood Boulevard Radio
Notes Previously only stealable, it was made also available for purchase in GTA Online on October 9, 2018
Ruiner: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $172,150
ModificationStory PriceGTA Online Price
No Armor $100 $200
Armor Upgrade 20% $500 $4,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $1,250 $7,500
Armor Upgrade 60% $2,000 $12,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $3,500 $21,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $5,000 $30,000
Stock Brakes $100 $200
Street Brakes $2,000 $4,000
Sport Brakes $2,700 $5,400
Race Brakes $3,500 $7,000
Stock Front Bumper $250 $500
Custom Chin Spoiler $500 $1,000
Chin Spoiler & Oil Cooler $750 $1,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $900 $1,800
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $1,250 $2,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $1,800 $3,600
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $3,350 $6,700
Stock Exhaust $130 $260
Big Bore Exhaust $375 $750
Dual Titanium Exhaust $899 $1,800
Titanium Tuner Exhaust $1,499 $3,000
Shakotan Exhaust $4,770 $9,550
Ignition Bomb N/A $5,000
Remote Bomb N/A $7,500
Stock Hood $150 $300
Carbon Hood $325 $650
Ram Air Hood $750 $1,500
Carbon Hood & Light Covers $875 $1,750
See the full list of the available Horns options »
Lights > Headlights
Stock Lights $100 $200
Xenon Lights $300 $3,000
Lights > Neon Kits
See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
None N/A $11,400
Triple White Stripes N/A $18,240
Triple Black Stripes N/A $19,380
Triple Red Stripes N/A $20,520
Twin White Stripes N/A $21,660
Twin Black Stripes N/A $22,800
Twin Red Stripes N/A $23,370
Dual White Stripes N/A $23,939
Dual Black Stripes N/A $24,510
Dual Red Stripes N/A $25,080
Black Two Tone N/A $25,650
Blue on White 1 $50 $200
Blue on White 2 $50 $200
Blue on White 3 $50 $200
Yellow on Blue $75 $300
Yellow on Black $150 $600
See the full list of the available Respray options »
None $150 $300
Mid Level Spoiler $275 $550
High Level Spoiler $350 $700
Drag Wing $525 $1,050
GT Wing $750 $1,500
Stock Suspension $100 $200
Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Competition Suspension $2,200 $4,400
Stock Transmission $100 $200
Street Transmission $2,950 $5,900
Sports Transmission $3,250 $6,500
Race Transmission $4,000 $8,000
None $500 $1,000
Turbo Tuning $2,500 $30,000
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 $100 $200
Custom Tires $2,500 $5,000
Wheels > Tire Enhancements
Standard Tires $350 $200
Bulletproof Tires $4,000 $25,000 (Rank 20)
Low Grip Tires N/A $500 (at LS Car Meet)
Wheels > Tire Smoke
See the full list of the available Tire Smoke options »
None $100 $500
Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000

Ruiner: GTA V Screenshots

Ruiner: Custom Paint Jobs

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