The Impaler is a personal luxury car in Grand Theft Auto 1.


Grand Theft Auto 1

The Impaler appears to be based on a 1955-1957 Ford Thunderbird, although its name has a similarity to the Chevrolet Impala. It has two variants: it can be found with its roof up in Liberty City, and with its roof down in Vice City. The Impaler appears with a continental kit on the back.


Grand Theft Auto 1

It is a fairly good performing car for its class; having a decent top speed, good handling and moderate durability.

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Grand Theft Auto 1

  • Found in Liberty City and Vice City. The first variant is the starting car in chapter Heist Almighty. The second variant is featured in three missions. In mission Phone 25, the player has to steal an Impaler. In mission Phone 35, the protagonist has to destroy an undrivable Impaler along with some more vehicles in the car dealership yard. In mission Phone 47, the player has to protect four cars, including an Impaler, from Babylon agents; none of these four vehicles are drivable.