The HVY Scarab (Arena) is an armored 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 Scarab (Arena) in GTA Online:

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

The Scarab (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 Scarab (Arena) from the Mechanic.

How to unlock the Scarab (Arena) Trade Price?

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

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

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

HVY Scarab (Arena) in Real Life:

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

HVY Scarab (Arena) Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Scarab (Arena) in GTA V is 74.30 mph (119.57 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

The Scarab (Arena) is an armored vehicle, and with full Armor it requires 8 Homing Missiles to be destroyed.

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

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

Scarab (Arena): GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Military
Manufacturer Manufacturer: HVYHVY
Vehicle Features Arena ContenderArmored VehicleBulletproof - RearHas LiveriesHas VariantsHas Trade PriceJump AbilityNo Passive ModeProximity MinesRocket BoostUnique Radar IconWeaponized Vehicle
Acquisition Arena War
GTA Online Price $3,076,290
Trade Price $2,313,000 (Discounted)*
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Arena Workshop
Variant / Liveries
  • Scarab (Arena): Apocalypse Scarab
    Variant Apocalypse Scarab
  • Scarab (Arena): Future Shock Scarab
    Variant Future Shock Scarab
  • Scarab (Arena): Nightmare Scarab
    Variant Nightmare Scarab
Sell Can be sold only if purchased (High-End)
Sell Price (Resale) $1,845,774 ($3,167,489 when fully upgraded)
Race Availability Arena War Races
Top Speed - Game Files 62.14 mph (100.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Howe & Howe Ripsaw EV2

Seats 4
Mass / Weight 5,000 KG
Drive Train AWD
Gears 1

Scarab (Arena): GTA V Performance

Top Speed - Real 74.30 mph (119.57 km/h)
Lap Time 1:24.439
Bulletproof Bulletproof from the rear (rear has no windows), window plates available at Arena's workshop
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Scarab (Arena), with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 8
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 8
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 19
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 4
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Scarab (Arena): GTA V Statistics

Overall 42.54

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

Scarab (Arena) Description:

When the radioactive dust settles and the scattered fragments of humanity retreat underground, you can bet on one thing: this puppy will be scuttling across the ruins of civilization like it's finally come home.

Scarab (Arena): 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

Similar Vehicles

Model ID scarab
Notes *The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the Scarab (Arena) is unlocked after the player has unlocked it as a sponsorship tier reward in the Arena War Career.
Scarab (Arena): Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $2,643,430
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 $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 $14,500
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 $750
Alt Front Plate Mk2 $1,340
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 $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
Light Edge Rust $18,240
Body Rust $38,760 (AW: $19,380)
Worn Camo 1 $41,040 (AW: $20,520)
Worn Camo 2 $43,320 (AW: $21,660)
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Stock Skirts $2,500
Carbon Half Cover $5,500
Full Carbon Half Cover $8,000
Armored Cover $10,500
Primary Full Cover $14,000
Full Cover Kit $14,500
Armor Plated Cover $15,000
Armor Plated Kit $15,500
Mega Cover $32,000 (AW: $16,000)
Mega Cover Kit $33,000 (AW: $16,500)
Armored Mega Cover $34,000 (AW: $17,000)
Armored Mega Cover Kit $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)
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 $389,500
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)

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