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Not to be confused with the now-dubbed Virgo Classic, which was named "Virgo" pre-GTA Online.
Not to be confused with the Vigero, a vehicle with a similar name in GTA IV and GTA V.


"In a postwar car industry awash with fins, scoops and ornamental hubcaps the Virgo stood out as something more composed and thoughtful. Don't let the rhino-horn fittings, onboard minibar and the fact that it handles like a shipping container on shopping cart wheels deceive you: this is as close as the American car industry has ever come to elegance."
Legendary Motorsport description.

The Virgo is a two-door muscle car appearing in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online as part of the Ill-Gotten Gains Part 1 update.

Design

The Virgo was added to Grand Theft Auto V as part of the Ill-Gotten Gains Part 1 update, and takes a different approach to the now-dubbed Virgo Classic, which was originally found in the 3D Universe, and later introduced into GTA Online, renaming the car's historic features. Manufactured by Albany, the vehicle's general body style is inspired by the sixth generation Cadillac Eldorado and the Lincoln Continental Mark III - Mark IV, the front grille and headlights resembling a 1967 Chrysler Newport and the rear resembling a 1968 Newport, with available modifications adding a very pronounced rear mounted spare tire and rear wheel arch covers and some design cues from early 1970s Cadillac Eldorado models.

The Virgo in GTA V resembles the Esperanto from the 3D Universe GTA games.

Current Design Gallery


Performance

Grand Theft Auto V

Virgo-GTAV-RSCStats

Performance statistics on the Rockstar Games Social Club.

The Virgo in GTA V has improved speed and handling compared to its GTA IV counterpart, although its performance is rather lacking in its class. The engine feels large and powerful, but is held back by the very heavy body. While a fair bit slower than other muscle cars, the Virgo doesn't produce understeer when tackling sharp corners and can be easily recovered when it begins to drift. The same heavy steel construction that slows it down gives it excellent durability, however. Braking power is very good for an old, heavy muscle car.

Despite the website description saying it has the handling of "a shipping container on shopping car wheels", the Virgo has very good, if not one of the best, handling profiles for the "muscle" class.

The Virgo can be heard with a loud rattling sound, notable at high speed. It sounds to be a problem with the mesh on manual gearboxes, where the mesh gears aren't lining up correctly, a common problem on late 60's and early 70's cars with manual transmission.

Virgo Overview

Source Acceleration
(0 - 60mph / 0 - 100km/h)
Top Speed
(mph / km/h)
Engine Details
(Cubic Capacity/Layout/Type)
Drivetrain
(AWD / FWD / RWD)
Gearbox
Number + Type
Mass
(Kg / lb)

Defined/Claimed
(i.e. Game data definitions, or claimed in-game.) (Claimed Top Speeds)

9.9 Seconds (Website) 125 / 201 (Website)

327cui V8 360HP (Website)

RWD (Handling.dat)

n/a

n/a

Observed/Tested
(i.e. recorded/tested using in-game data.) (Observed Top Speeds & Acceleration Times)

6.5 Seconds 95 / 152

FR SOHC V8 (In-game model)

RWD

5

Mass cannot be observed.


Modifications

Grand Theft Auto V

Type Upgrade Cost (Story) Cost (Online)
Armor Armor Upgrade 20% $500 $4,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $1,250 $7,500
Armor Upgrade 60% $2,000 $12,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $3,500 $21,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $5,000 $30,000
Bodywork Fender Skirts $550 $
Antennas $675 $
Fender Skirts & Antennas $750 $
Brakes Street Brakes $2,000 $4,000
Sport Brakes $2,700 $5,400
Race Brakes $3,500 $7,000
Bumpers Custom Front Bumper $500 $
Bumper Mounted Spare Wheel $500 $
Engine EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $900 $1,800
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $1,250 $2,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $1,800 $3,600
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $3,350 $6,700
Exhaust Chrome Tip Exhaust $375 $
Fenders Curb Feelers $450 $
Grille Chrome Grille $375 $
Hood Single Intake Bug Catcher $325 $
Triple Intake Bug Catcher $750 $
Lights Xenon Lights $300 $3,000
- -
Loss/Theft Prevention Tracker N/A $2,000
Full Coverage N/A $
Respray - -
Sell Sell Vehicle N/A $
Suspension Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Transmission Street Transmission $2,950 $5,900
Sports Transmission $3,250 $6,500
Race Transmission $4,000 $8,000
Turbo Turbo Tuning $2,500 $30,000
Wheels - -
Windows Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000


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Locations

Grand Theft Auto V

  • Available in the three protagonists' garages in Story Mode (PS3 and Xbox 360 only).
  • Available from Legendary Motorsport for $195,000 in Story Mode (PS4/PC/Xbox One only) and Online (all versions).

When the Virgo is purchased, it will be supplied with a set of custom Sports 'FiftyNine' wheels (pictured on it within the site) instead of stock wheels. The stock wheels can still be purchased at Los Santos Customs.

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