The Vapid Contender is a SUVs vehicle 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 July 26, 2016.

This vehicle also appears in Grand Theft Auto VI and Grand Theft Auto IV.

How to get the Contender in GTA Online:

While it could be purchased in the past, the Contender has been removed from the in-game stores in June 2023, and currently it can no longer be purchased in GTA Online. Its price was $250,000.

However, you can still get the Contender from other players at the LS Car Meet, where it's possible to buy a copy of someone else's vehicle.

The removed vehicles may be made available in a weekly rotation at the following places:

  • The Lucky Wheel's Podium Vehicle (1 spot)
  • LS Car Meet Prize Ride & Test Rides (4 spots)
  • Simeon's Showroom (5 spots)
  • Luxury Autos Showroom (2 spots)
  • The Vinewood Car Club (10 spots - GTA+ members only)

The Contender 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 Contender from the Mechanic.

Vapid Contender in Real Life:

The design of the Vapid Contender is based on a real life Toyota Tunder Devolro Diablo, Ford Raptor, Ford F-150.

Vapid Contender Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Contender in GTA V is 109.00 mph (175.42 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Contender in GTA Online?

Yes, you can sell the Contender at Los Santos Customs for a resale price of $150,000 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades.

Contender: GTA V Vehicle Info

  • Seats 4
  • Mass / Weight 2,750 KG
  • Drive Train AWD
  • Gears 5

Contender: GTA V Performance

  • Top Speed - Real 109.00 mph (175.42 km/h)
  • Lap Time 1:09.536
  • Bulletproof Bullet resistant windows from all sides
  • Explosive Resistance

    Amount of explosives required to destroy the Contender, 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

Contender: GTA V Statistics

  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Braking
  • Handling
  • Overall 55.27

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

Contender Description:

Are you a VIP in need of tasteful yet robust transport? Aspiring crimelord with an eye for flexible seating and storage space? Survivalist with thinly veiled paramilitary intentions? However deranged your aspirations, the Vapid Contender has got you covered.

Contender: GTA V Appearances

  • Game Edition Game Edition: GTA OnlineGTA Online
  • DLC / Title Update
  • Release Date July 26, 2016
  • Platforms PCPlayStation 5Xbox Series X|SPlayStation 4Xbox One

  • Model ID contender
  • Contender: Vehicle Customization
    Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $177,450
    ModificationGTA Online Price
    No Armor $500
    Armor Upgrade 20% $5,250
    Armor Upgrade 40% $8,750
    Armor Upgrade 60% $14,000
    Armor Upgrade 80% $24,500
    Armor Upgrade 100% $35,000
    Stock Brakes $500
    Street Brakes $10,000
    Sport Brakes $13,500
    Race Brakes $17,500
    EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $4,500
    EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $6,250
    EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $9,000
    EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $16,750
    Ignition Bomb $5,000
    Remote Bomb $7,500
    See the full list of the available Horns options »
    Lights > Headlights
    Stock Lights $400
    Xenon Lights $5,000
    Lights > Neon Kits
    See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
    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 Roof $200
    No Roof $700
    Stock Suspension $200
    Lowered Suspension $1,000
    Street Suspension $2,000
    Sport Suspension $3,400
    Competition Suspension $4,400
    Stock Transmission $500
    Street Transmission $14,750
    Sports Transmission $16,250
    Race Transmission $20,000
    None $2,500
    Turbo Tuning $35,000
    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

Contender: GTA V Screenshots

Contender: Custom Paint Jobs

Contender Video

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