The Vapid Nightmare Imperator is a 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 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

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 132.75 mph (213.64 km/h)
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Nightmare Imperator, 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

Nightmare Imperator: 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 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
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
(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 Cage
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
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
(Brands: Bahama Mamas West, Sprunk and Xero)
$18,240
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)
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
(Brands: ???)
$195,000
Reinforced Scoop
(Brands: Surprise Facial)
$225,000
Large Scoop
(Brands: Xero)
$255,000
Mega Blade $295,000
Weapons > Primary Weapons
None $50,000
Mounted .50 Cal (Clean)
(Brands: Orang-O-Tang)
$297,000
Mounted .50 Cal (Painted)
(Brands: Sprunk)
$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

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

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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