The Vapid Hotknife is a Muscle Car featured in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online.

This vehicle also appears in GTA San Andreas.

How to get the Hotknife in GTA 5 Story Mode:

In GTA V Story Mode, the Hotknife can only be purchased from the in-game internet for a price of $90,000.

How to get the Hotknife in GTA Online:

The Hotknife can be purchased in GTA Online from Legendary Motorsport for a price of $90,000.

The Hotknife 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 Hotknife from the Mechanic.

This vehicle is available for Free to players who purchased the Collector's Edition of GTA V.

Vapid Hotknife in Real Life:

The design of the Vapid Hotknife is based on a real life 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe, 1956 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith.

Vapid Hotknife Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Hotknife in GTA V is 109.50 mph (176.22 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Hotknife in GTA Online?

Yes, you can sell the Hotknife at Los Santos Customs for a resale price of $54,000 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades.

Hotknife: GTA V Vehicle Info

  • Seats 2
  • Mass / Weight 700 KG
  • Drive Train RWD
  • Gears 5

Hotknife: GTA V Performance

  • Top Speed - Real 109.50 mph (176.22 km/h)
  • Lap Time 1:19.079
  • Bulletproof No
  • Explosive Resistance

    Amount of explosives required to destroy the Hotknife, 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

Hotknife: GTA V Statistics

  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Braking
  • Handling
  • Overall 55.13

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

Hotknife Description:

Calling all car nerds who love to spend lots of money building a vehicle that looks like it's from the 1930's, but also kind of looks like it's from the future. The almost-street-legal Hotknife is perfect for getting you from the steampunk social to the furrie convention.

Hotknife: GTA V Appearances

  • Model ID hotknife
  • Default Radio Stations Channel X
  • Hotknife: Vehicle Customization
    Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $269,600
    ModificationStory PriceGTA Online Price
    No Armor$325$1,000
    Armor Upgrade 20%$1,625$7,500
    Armor Upgrade 40%$4,062$12,000
    Armor Upgrade 60%$6,500$20,000
    Armor Upgrade 80%$11,375$35,000
    Armor Upgrade 100%$16,250$50,000
    Body Work
    Cycle Fenders$550$1,100
    Stock Brakes$325$1,000
    Street Brakes$6,500$20,000
    Sport Brakes$8,775$27,000
    Race Brakes$11,375$35,000
    EMS Upgrade, Level 1$2,925$9,000
    EMS Upgrade, Level 2$4,062$12,500
    EMS Upgrade, Level 3$5,850$18,000
    EMS Upgrade, Level 4$10,887$33,500
    Ignition BombN/A$5,000
    Remote BombN/A$7,500
    Stock Hood$450$1,600
    Triple Intake Bug Catcher$850$3,000
    Single Intake Bug Catcher$1,200$5,000
    See the full list of the available Horns options »
    Lights > Headlights
    Stock Lights$200$600
    Xenon Lights$1,000$7,500
    Lights > Neon Kits
    See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
    Blue on White 1$50$200
    Blue on White 2$50$200
    Blue on White 3$50$200
    Yellow on Blue$75$300
    Yellow on Black$150$600
    See the full list of the available Respray options »
    Stock Suspension$100$200
    Lowered Suspension$500$1,000
    Street Suspension$1,000$2,000
    Sport Suspension$1,700$3,400
    Competition Suspension$2,200$4,400
    Stock Transmission$325$1,000
    Street Transmission$9,587$29,500
    Sports Transmission$10,562$32,500
    Race Transmission$13,000$40,000
    Turbo Tuning$8,125$50,000
    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$100$200
    Custom Tires$2,500$5,000
    Wheels > Tire Enhancements
    Standard Tires$350$200
    Bulletproof Tires$4,000$25,000 (Rank 20)
    Low Grip TiresN/A$500 (at LS Car Meet)
    Wheels > Tire Smoke
    See the full list of the available Tire Smoke options »
    Light Smoke$200$1,500
    Dark Smoke$450$3,500

Hotknife: GTA V Screenshots

Hotknife: Custom Paint Jobs

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