The Vapid Nightmare Imperator is a weaponized Muscle 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 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 Nightmare Imperator in GTA Online:

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

The Nightmare Imperator 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 Nightmare Imperator from the . However, the Nightmare Imperator cannot be used in standard races.

How to unlock the Nightmare Imperator Trade Price?

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

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

Vapid Nightmare Imperator in Real Life:

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

Vapid Nightmare Imperator Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Nightmare Imperator 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 Nightmare Imperator in GTA Online?

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

Nightmare Imperator: GTA V Vehicle Info

  • Vehicle Class Muscle
  • Manufacturer Vapid
  • Vehicle Features Arena ContenderHas Trade PriceRocket BoostWeaponized Vehicle
  • Acquisition Arena War
  • GTA Online Price $2,284,940
  • Trade Price $1,718,000 (Discounted)*
  • Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)Arena Workshop
  • Modifications Arena Workshop
  • Sell Can be sold only if purchased (High-End)
  • Sell Price (Resale) $1,370,964 ($3,034,159 when fully upgraded)
  • 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

Nightmare Imperator: GTA V Performance

  • Top Speed - Real 132.75 mph (213.64 km/h)

Nightmare Imperator: GTA V Statistics

  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Braking
  • Handling
  • Overall 64.15

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

Nightmare Imperator Description:

You know what doesn't biodegrade? Cluckin' Bell chicken strips and Seventies cool. With those as your design template, you'll be driving something that'll stay classy and trashy all the way till the end of time.

Nightmare Imperator: GTA V Appearances

  • Game Edition Game Edition: GTA OnlineGTA Online
  • DLC / Title Update
  • Release Date December 11, 2018
  • Platforms PCPlayStation 5Xbox Series X|SPlayStation 4Xbox One

  • Model ID imperator3
  • Notes *The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the Nightmare Imperator is unlocked after the player has unlocked it as a sponsorship tier reward in the Arena War Career.
  • Nightmare Imperator: Vehicle Customization
    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)
    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
    (Brands: ???, ???, ???, Biglogs, Kisama Beer, Muscle Gymnasium, Period Rags, Shark Cards and Sprunk)
    $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
    (Brands: ???, ???, Biglogs, Kisama and Sprunk)
    $110,000 (AW: $55,000)
    Reinforced Armor
    (Brands: Period Rags and Sludgie)
    $175,000 (AW: $87,500)
    Heavy Armor
    (Brands: Lifeinvader, Sprunk and Wigwam Burger)
    $300,000 (AW: $150,000)
    Body Work > Roll Cages
    No Roll Cage $5,000
    Painted Roll Cage $17,500
    Bare Metal Roll Cage $19,700
    Rusty 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
    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)
    Stock Grille $200
    Spiked Deflector $750
    Ride 'Em Cowboy $2,680 (AW: $1,340)
    Cannibal Totem $3,300 (AW: $1,650)
    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
    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
    (Brands: Bahama Mamas West, Sprunk and Xero)
    Bayou Beater
    (Brands: ???, Cluckin' Bell and Shark Cards)
    $38,760 (AW: $19,380)
    Junkyard Haul
    (Brands: Wiener Club)
    $41,040 (AW: $20,520)
    Hunk O' Junk
    (Brands: Beat Off, Pikeys and Shrewsbury)
    $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 Suspension $200
    Lowered Suspension $1,000
    Street Suspension $2,000
    Sport Suspension $3,400
    Competition Suspension $4,400
    Stock Transmission $1,000
    Street Transmission $29,500
    Sports Transmission $32,500
    Race Transmission $40,000
    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: $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 »
    None $500
    Light Smoke $1,500
    Dark Smoke $3,500
    Limo $5,000
    Weapons > Ram Weapons
    None $20,000
    Light Scoop
    (Brands: ???)
    Reinforced Scoop
    (Brands: Surprise Facial)
    Large Scoop
    (Brands: Xero)
    Mega Blade $295,000
    Weapons > Primary Weapons
    None $50,000
    Mounted .50 Cal (Clean)
    (Brands: Orang-O-Tang)
    Mounted .50 Cal (Painted)
    (Brands: Sprunk)
    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

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Nightmare Imperator: Custom Paint Jobs

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