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Imponte is an automotive company in both the 3D Universe and HD Universe.


Based on the former General Motors marque Pontiac, the logo has an upside down triangle, much like Pontiac's arrowhead logo. Imponte manufactures performance vehicles. The Dukes and DF8-90 also feature emblems with crossed checkered flags that are similar to Chevrolet's high performance flags. They are one of the few manufacturers mentioned in 3D Universe.


3D Universe

Image Vehicle Style Based on (3D Universe) Notes

The Insurrection in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Insurrection Sports car Third-generation Pontiac Firebird Only depicted in advertisements; Not seen on the road

HD Universe

Image Vehicle Style Based on (HD Universe) Notes

The Arbiter GT in Grand Theft Auto Online.

Arbiter GT Muscle Car 1970 Pontiac GTO, specifically the 'Judge' package. Added in the Expanded & Enhanced version of Grand Theft Auto Online.

The Beater Dukes in Grand Theft Auto Online.

Beater Dukes Muscle Car Based on the Dukes. Added in the Los Santos Summer Special update for Grand Theft Auto Online.

The Deluxo in Grand Theft Auto Online.

Deluxo Modified coupe 1981-1983 DeLorean DMC-12
1975-1981 Lancia Montecarlo Type 137
Added in the Doomsday Heist update for Grand Theft Auto Online.

The DF8-90 in Grand Theft Auto IV.

DF8-90 4-door sedan 2004 - 2009 Pontiac G6
2003 - 2005 Pontiac Grand Am
Grand Theft Auto IV exclusive.

The Duke O'Death in Grand Theft Auto V.

Duke O'Death Armored muscle car Grand Theft Auto V, Enhanced version exclusive. Based on the Dukes.

The Dukes in Grand Theft Auto V.

Dukes Muscle car 1968-1970 Dodge Charger Featured in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V, the latter only in the Enhanced version.

The Nightshade in Grand Theft Auto Online.

Nightshade Muscle car 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Added in the Executives and Other Criminals update for Grand Theft Auto Online.

The Phoenix in Grand Theft Auto V.

Phoenix Muscle car 1970-1981 Pontiac Firebird

The Ruiner in Grand Theft Auto V.

Ruiner Muscle car 1982-1992 Pontiac Firebird

1985-1990 Chevrolet IROC-Z/28


The Ruiner 2000 in Grand Theft Auto Online.

Ruiner 2000 Modified muscle car KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand) Based on the Ruiner. Added as part of the Import/Export update for Grand Theft Auto Online.

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  • In real life, there is a vehicle made by Pontiac called the Phoenix, a compact car made from 1977-84. However, the Phoenix in-game is a muscle car based on the late 70s Firebird.
  • Imponte is a play on the term impotence, another reference to Rockstar's crude humor.
    • Imponte also means 'impose' in Spanish.
  • The Imponte Racing logo features a design inspired by outrun/synthwave culture, which is a retro-futuristic 1980s visual style.
  • The Imponte Racing Satin Jacket also features a 1980s retro design.
  • The Ruiner Racing Jacket seems to be based on Burt Reynolds' "Bandit" jackets from Smokey and the Bandit 2.