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metoxys

Cheval Taipan Appreciation Thread

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metoxys

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Human-led design is a thing of the past. This is what happens when you fire your R&D department and leave a supercomputer alone with a textbook on computational fluid dynamics and some provocative anime. End result: to drive a Taipan is to put yourself at the mercy of a ruthless, inhuman dedication to pure speed and improbable curves. Be afraid.

 

Costs just short of $2 million.

Visually this thing is everything the FMJ should have been, but isn't.

Performancewise... disgustingly low top speed on bumpy roads, absolutely disgusting downforce modifier of 1.2, traction is below average as well... so this one isn't really made for the track. It's extremely slow. Don't buy it if you want a race car.

Edited by metoxys

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HometownLC

Rockstar really loves them hypercars.

 

Can't wait to pick this one up.

 

Seems to be based primarily on the Hennessy Venom F5

 

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Edited by HometownLC

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AutobotJazz1

This is so my first buy other than the Issi lol

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thaddaeus62

This looks quite nice and it is an american supercar, most supercars are europeans.

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Black Terminator

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Dark_Razar

This car has to be the most sluggish feeling thing in GTA Online...

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jabloki

This car has to be the most sluggish feeling thing in GTA Online...

Feels slow, dosn't it? Not fan of the off-centerd plate and the back end.

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-Kaas

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APB

Perfect^

 

How is it? Top speed wise better than Entity XXR?

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WillProx

Not a fan of the supers, but this car looks very great. Can't choose the painting tho.

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Forza Harrd

Not inspiring .

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wizooord

 

This car has to be the most sluggish feeling thing in GTA Online...

Feels slow, dosn't it? Not fan of the off-centerd plate and the back end.

 

I wanted to sell it back as soon as i got in to LSC. Sold my bucaneer and moved my bullet to my muscles garage for the time being to be able to store this with my supers, kinda regret it.

 

I'm not a fan. The description said something about speed? Those were lies. And that plate just looks sad where it is.

 

Edit:

 

It's lucky it looks nice in the garage

 

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Edited by wizooord

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crsN

I really like this car. With the black roof it's pretty amazing.

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Emmet262

To me the Rear looks somewhat like the Trion Nemesis

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EVOLUT7ON

"a lil bit" oversized...

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Zader

Not exactly impressed, but I wasn't expecting something like this from the update to begin with.

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ToLiveandDieinLS

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Up2NoGood45

This car is painfully slow. Painfully. I barely beat uncustomized Nero's in a stunt race.

 

Keep that in mind before you buy it, you won't be winning any races with it. It's a very nice looking car however, looks good in the garage and on the street.

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CrysisAverted

This car is weak sauce m8

 

 

 

 

 

"Put yourself at the mercy of the Taipan, Cheval’s ruthless monument to pure speed and implausible curves."

monument to speed uhuh

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whywontyoulisten

Holy crap, you can see the dials! Feels like a bus compared to other supers though...

Edited by whywontyoulisten

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HailHydra

This car has sh*tty performance according to bruff. It's the 2nd slowest supers in the game goddamnit

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AutobotJazz1

You know something is wrong when even an a Voltic can beat you.

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Up2NoGood45

They cut and pasted the stock wheels off the XA21. And it's not even an Ocelot. What the H are they thinking these days?

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cars24

The design looks so cheap, I have Zenvo ST1 vibes here, dunno why.

 

This for 1.980.000... a definite no thanks for me.

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metoxys

They cut and pasted the stock wheels off the XA21. And it's not even an Ocelot. What the H are they thinking these days?

Did you realize that the SC1 has the stock wheels of the Nero Custom?

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AutobotJazz1

Gonna have to personally complain to R about this one. I've waited years for this car to be added and its messed up.

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Rafae

The front is just gorgeous, the back not so much. Still like the overall design of this car for the most part.

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LamboFreak

I can't be the only one loving this car in its current state... right?

 

No, seriously. For some reason I just really love this thing, and I can't even pinpoint why.

 

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Edited by LamboFreak

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RetroStyle

I got my Venom!! Too bad its pretty slow, but sexy. Hopefully R* will remove the new coding that's handicapping the speed of the new cars..........in a racing update lol.

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We Are Ninja

"a lil bit" oversized...

 

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THAT MOTHERf*ckER IS HUGE.

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