8 Best Muscle Cars In GTA 5 Online 2022 | GTA V Fastest Muscle Cars

Here are some of the best muscle cars in Grand Theft Auto 5

February 21, 2022

Muscle cars don’t always offer the best handling, but there’s something that’s special about them. Besides insane looks, most GTA 5 Online muscle cars flaunt incredible power because of their large displacement engines.

Unfortunately, finding the best muscle cars in GTA 5 Online isn’t a piece of cake, especially for new players.

Well, don’t fret because we’ve researched on your part to come up with the 8 fastest muscle cars in GTA 5 in 2022.

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Best Muscle Cars In GTA 5 (2022)

Best Muscle CarsTop SpeedPrice
1. Vapid Apocalypse Imperator132.75 mph$2,284,940
2. Vapid Dominator (Arena)131 mph$1,132,000
3. Apocalypse Impaler130 mph$1,209,500
4. Vapid Pißwasser Dominator126.50 mph$315,000
5. Bravado Gauntlet Classic Custom125.5 mph$815,000
6. Declasse Sabre Turbo Custom121.25 mph$505,000
7. Imponte Ruiner 2000119 mph$5,745,600
8. Vapid Dominator ASP119.00 mph$1,775,000

1. Vapid Apocalypse Imperator: Fastest Muscle Car in GTA 5

Vapid Apocalypse Imperator (Image Credit – GTA Base)

Based on the 1973 Ford Falcon XB GT (Via: GTA Base), Imperator (Arena) is one of those GTA V muscle cars that every player would like to own.


With a top speed of 132.75 mph, the Vapid Apocalypse Imperator is the fastest muscle car in GTA 5 Online in 2022. The custom muscle car was introduced in the game back in 2018 as part of the 1.46 Arena update.

Players can grab Vapid Imperator (Arena) car from However, you’d have to be insanely rich because this incredible Grand Theft Auto 5 muscle car costs $2,284,940.

Top Speed: 132.75 mph
Price: $2,284,940

2. Vapid Dominator (Arena)

Vapid Dominator (Arena) (Image Credit – GTA Base)

Similar to Imperator, Vapid Dominator (Arena) was also included in GTA Online 1.46 Arena update. Interestingly, the car is inspired by custom Ford Mustang featured in 2008’s Death Race movie.

The two-door muscle car boasts an incredible speed of 131 mph. However, it’s important to note that it is a custom vehicle. To get Vapid Dominator(Arena) in your garage, first, you’d have to buy the base version of Dominator. Then, you can upgrade the vehicle by visiting Arena Workshop.

Top Speed: 131 mph
Price: $1,132,000
Location: Base model at (Upgraded at Arena Workshop)

3. Apocalypse Impaler

Apocalypse Impaler (Image Credit – GTA Base)

If you already own the standard version of Impaler in GTA online, maybe it’s time to unlock the car’s true potential. Declasse Impaler (Arena) is a custom variant of Impaler, and it is based on Pachenko’s Buick, yet another car from the Death Race movie. Even after two years since its release, Apocalypse Impaler is still considered one of the best muscle cars in GTA 5 Online.

Compared to the standard version, Apocalypse Impaler is much faster with a top speed of 130 mph. However, it will burn a hole in GTA Online player’s pockets because the car comes at a heavy cost of $1,209,500.

Top Speed: 130 mph
Price: $1,209,500
Location: Base model at (Upgraded at Arena Workshop)

4. Vapid Pißwasser Dominator

Vapid Pißwasser Dominator (Image Credit – GTA Base)

Pißwasser Dominator is a two-door racing muscle car in the GTA Online universe introduced in the 1.18 Next-Gen Release update in 2014. With a top speed of 126.50 mph, it is still one of the fastest muscle cars in GTA Online.

Vapid Pißwasser Dominator is based on Ford Mustang, and players can purchase it for $315,000 by visiting Souther S.A. Super Autos.

Compared to its base model, Pißwasser offers much better speed, acceleration, and handling. In short, if you love race cars with powerful builds, Pißwasser Dominator is definitely one of the best GTA 5 muscle cars you must own in 2022.

Top Speed: 126.50 mph
Price: $315,000
Location: Souther S.A. Super Autos

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5. Bravado Gauntlet Classic Custom

GTA 5 Bravado Gauntlet Classic Custom (Image Credit – GTA Base)

Rockstar introduced Gauntlet Classic Custom as part of the 1.51 Los Santos Summer Special on August 11th, 2020. It is a modified and faster version of Gauntlet Classic, and you can grab it from Benny’s Original Motor Works.

You’d have to pay $815,000 to flaunt this GTA 5 Online muscle car in your garage. Of course, earning that much money isn’t easy in GTA V; however, just one look at this beautiful vehicle, and you’ll start working hard.

Top Speed: 125.5 mph
Price: $815,000
Location: Benny’s Original Motor Works

6. Declasse Sabre Turbo Custom

Declasse Sabre Turbo Custom (Image Credit – GTA Base)

GTA Online players laid their eyes on Sabre Turbo Custom after the 1.33 Lowriders: Custom Classics update on April 16th, 2016. And now, in 2022, it’s still one of the best two-door muscle cars in GTA 5 Online.

Apparently, Sabre Turbo Custom’s design is based on Chevrolet Chevelle, Oldsmobile Cutlass. It is a modified version of Sabre Turbo, which costs $15,000. However, upgrading the base model would cost you another $490,000, taking the total price to $505,000.

Top Speed: 121.25 mph
Price: $505,000
Location: Benny’s Original Motor Works

7. Imponte Ruiner 2000

Imponte Ruiner 2000 in gta online (Image Credit – GTA Base)

Ruiner 2000 entered the GTA V universe back in 2016 as part of the 1.37 Import/Export update. The two-door muscle car’s appearance is identical to Pontiac Trans Am, KITT from Knight Rider.

Besides incredible looks, this muscle car comes with an amazing top speed of 119 mph. In short, other GTA Online players will envy you as you show off this car in your garage.

Players have to visit Warstock Cache & Carry with $5,745,600 in their pockets to acquire this car. Moreover, you can modify it to tweak its performance and appearance at Los Santos Customs.

Top Speed: 119 mph
Price: $5,745,600
Location: Warstock Cache & Carry

8. Vapid Dominator ASP

Vapid Dominator ASP (Image Credit – GTA Fandom)

Dominator ASP is one of the latest additions to GTA 5 Online’s massive library. The Muscle car was introduced to the game as part of the 1.57 Los Santos Tuners update that was released on August 5th, 2021.

The car’s design is based on the 2000 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra R, while some components are taken from the 1995 Mustang SVT Cobra R. While boasting a top speed of 119 mph, the car features an incredible grip, making it one of the best GTA 5 muscle cars in 2022.

Top Speed: 119.00 mph
Price: $1,775,000
Location: Southern S.A. Super Autos

GTA V Best Muscle Cars: Wrapping Up

That’s it; these are the eight best muscle cars in GTA 5 online you should own in 2022. Of course, several other muscle cars also deserve to be on the list. However, we thought it was best to limit the choices to 8 to prevent any confusion.

Shivam Gulati

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