The HVY Nightmare Scarab is a weaponized Military vehicle 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 Scarab in GTA Online:

The Nightmare Scarab can be purchased in GTA Online from Arena War for a price of $3,076,290.

The Nightmare Scarab 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 Scarab from the .

How to unlock the Nightmare Scarab Trade Price?

A trade price of $2,313,000 (Discounted)* can be unlocked for the Nightmare Scarab.

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

HVY Nightmare Scarab in Real Life:

The design of the HVY Nightmare Scarab is based on a real life Howe & Howe Ripsaw EV2.

HVY Nightmare Scarab Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Nightmare Scarab in GTA V is 119.50 mph (192.32 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Nightmare Scarab in GTA Online?

Yes, you can sell the Nightmare Scarab at Arena Workshop for a resale price of $1,845,774 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades.

Nightmare Scarab: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Military
Manufacturer HVY
Vehicle Features Arena ContenderHas Trade PriceRocket BoostWeaponized Vehicle
Acquisition Arena War
GTA Online Price $3,076,290
Trade Price $2,313,000 (Discounted)*
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)Arena Workshop
Modifications Arena Workshop
Sell Can be sold only if purchased (High-End)
Sell Price (Resale) $1,845,774 ($3,182,489 when fully upgraded)
Top Speed - Game Files 62.14 mph (100.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Howe & Howe Ripsaw EV2

Seats 2
Mass / Weight 5,000 KG
Drive Train AWD
Gears 1

Nightmare Scarab: GTA V Performance

Top Speed - Real 119.50 mph (192.32 km/h)

Nightmare Scarab: GTA V Statistics

Overall 42.54

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

Nightmare Scarab Description:

This edition of the Scarab takes its design cues from the toughest, most survivable things ever recorded in nature: cockroaches, hyper-resilient microorganisms, and Burger Shot packaging.

Nightmare Scarab: 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

Appearances in Story Missions:
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Model ID scarab3
Notes *The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the Nightmare Scarab is unlocked after the player has unlocked it as a sponsorship tier reward in the Arena War Career.
Nightmare Scarab: 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
Rear War Poles $6,720 (AW: $3,360)
Rear Spears $7,140 (AW: $3,570)
Skull Cross $7,560 (AW: $3,780)
Skull Cross w/ War Poles $7,980 (AW: $3,990)
Skull Cross w/ Spears $8,400 (AW: $4,200)
Load'a War Poles $8,610 (AW: $4,305)
Load'a Spears $8,820 (AW: $4,410)
Body Work > Spikes
None $5,000
Body Spikes $55,000 (AW: $27,500)
Body Spikes MK2 $75,500 (AW: $37,750)
Body Spikes MK3 $99,500 (AW: $49,750)
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
(Brands: ???, ???, A.M. Beer, Flint, Hinterland and Sneaky Footwear)
$300,000 (AW: $150,000)
Body Work > Windshield Armor
None $2,200
Tri Bar $4,600
Quad Bar $7,400
Ladder Bars $11,700
Plated Bars
(Brands: You Tool)
Full Armor $29,400 (AW: $14,700)
Secondary Full Armor $29,800 (AW: $14,900)
Carbon Full Armor $30,200 (AW: $15,100)
Rusty Full Armor $30,600 (AW: $15,300)
Body Work > Body Plating
Stock Body Plating $200
Alt Front Plate
(Brands: ???, Biglogs Corp., Disruption Logistics, Kisama Beer, Period Rags, Sprunk, Wiener Club, Wigwam Burger and Wiwang)
Alt Front Plate Mk2
(Brands: ???, ???, Dense, Disruption Logistics, EarthQuakes, Fleeca, Flint, Lifeinvader, Shark Cards, Sprunk and Wiener Club)
Body Work > Roll Cage
No Roll Cage $5,000
Rear Bars $17,500
Carbon Walls $19,700
Rusty Walls $21,950
Alt Rusty Walls $24,300
Cage $22,000 (AW: $11,000)
Plated Cage
(Brands: ???, ???, Fleeca, Junk Energy Drink and Meinmacht)
$23,900 (AW: $11,950)
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
Engine > Engine Covers
Stock Engine Cover $200
Flat Roof $700
Entrenching Equipment $1,150
Large Vents $1,600
Slat Vents $1,950
Thin Vents $2,400
Air Filtration Vents $5,000 (AW: $2,500)
Long Range Equipment $5,700 (AW: $2,850)
Stock Exhaust $260
Inside Tracks $750
Rear Exhaust $1,800
Top Mounted Exhaust $3,000
Slanted Top Mounted $9,550
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
Phat Chips
(Brands: ???, ???, Jardineros, Sweet Nothings, Pirate Music, Tinkle, Nut House, Degenatron, Cherry Popper, Atomic, Backside Skateboards, Demonoil, and Fixup)
Pump & Run
(Brands: ???, Cluckin Bell, Kabel, Flint, Hardstand, Angel-Os, Arrow Gasoline, Junk, Sprunk and Xero)
$38,760 (AW: $19,380)
Nut House
(Brands: ???, ???, ???, ???, Whippet Race Bike, Neurotic Toys, Go Go Space Monkey, D-Rail, San Trak, Impotent Rage, Righteous Slaughter 7, Rapefest Quark Zoom, EXsorbeo and Lil Rotters)
$41,040 (AW: $20,520)
Hugo Scaffolds
(Brands: Alphabetz, Go Go Space Monkey, Bishop's Chicken, Rimmers, Chihuahua Hotdogs, and Impotent Rage)
$43,320 (AW: $21,660)
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Stock Skirts $2,500
Carbon Half Cover
(Brands: Butter Streaks)
Full Carbon Half Cover $8,000
Armored Cover $10,500
Primary Full Cover
(Brands: Flint)
Full Cover Kit
(Brands: Same as above)
Armor Plated Cover
(Brands: Lifeinvader)
Armor Plated Kit
(Brands: Same as above)
Mega Cover
(Brands: Stank)
$32,000 (AW: $16,000)
Mega Cover Kit
(Brands: Same as above)
$33,000 (AW: $16,500)
Armored Mega Cover
(Brands: ???, Earthquakes, Stoner Cement Works, Surprise Facial)
$34,000 (AW: $17,000)
Armored Mega Cover Kit
(Brands: Same as above)
$34,800 (AW: $17,400)
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 »
None $500
Light Smoke $1,500
Dark Smoke $3,500
Limo $5,000
Weapons > Ram Weapons
None $20,000
Light Ram $195,000
Reinforced Ram $225,000
Heavy Ram $255,000
Light Scoop $295,000
Reinforced Scoop $337,500
Large Scoop
(Brands: Orang-O-Tang)
Weapons > Primary Weapons
None $50,000
Mounted .50 Cal (Clean) $297,000
Mounted .50 Cal (Painted) $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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