"Say what you will about the Germans - they know luxury. And their economy is the only one worth a crap in Europe. This model has all kinds of extras - too many to list for legal reasons."
Southern San Andreas Super Autos description.

The Benefactor Schwartzer is a two-door coupé in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online.

Design

Grand Theft Auto V

The Schwartzer features very aggressive formations which appear to have been inspired by German design styling featured on the Mercedes-Benz E550 Coupé for the compact wheelbase, while the headlights and grille are mostly inspired from the flagship C216 CL-Class. The tail lights, however, are taken from the Mercedes-Benz E550 Sedan. Meanwhile, the side windows are styled off of a Mercedes-Benz C63 Coupé. It becomes very obvious that the vehicle is the coupe version of the Schafter, due to the fact that the C207 is the coupe variant of the W212 (which the Schafter is based on). The car also bears a subtle resemblance to a C209 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class, the predecessor of the C207 E-Class.

At the base of the front bumper sporting influence is very prevalent. The front bumper features a main central vent whose base appears to have a CFRP insert. Either side of this vent there are two, less tall vents, whose inner edges are parallel to the outer edges of the central vent. Above the central vent there is a large main grille with chrome edges and a horizontal chrome strip splitting it into two halves. The headlamp units have curved lower edges which almost continue the curvature of the bottom edge of the grille. The bonnet/hood has a main elevated area, whose edges run from a top corner of the main grille to their corresponding windscreen corner.

On the sides, vertical thin vents occupy the area of the front fenders between the wheel arches and the doors. What appears to be CFRP strips can be seen on the skirt area. The car features rear view mirrors whose outer shells are finished in carbon-fibre, while the trimmings surrounding the windows of the car are finished in black.

The rear of the car draws the same design elements from the Schafter, being the boot/trunk lip and the rear lights. However, the bumper sports a concave design and the square-shaped exhausts are larger in appearance. The central portion where the exhausts and the vent are located is also finished in carbon-fibre.

The car may spawn in a variety of single colours for the body and the stitching. It also uses a unique set of wheels, consisting of nine thin spokes with concave centers, wrapped in low-profile tyres.

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Performance

Grand Theft Auto V

Compared to its four-door equivalent, the Schafter, it has overall better performance. It is more agile and much quicker. The exhaust note sounds more powerful as well. The steering is quick but it also feels artificial with little to no connection to the road. It has better acceleration than the Sentinel XS. The Schwartzer is also capable of performing drifts around sharp corners without the risk of a spinout if at the hands of an exceptionally skilled driver.

In the original version, the vehicle shares its engine sound with the StretchSuper Diamond and Elegy RH8. However, in the enhanced version, the vehicle has a unique V8 sound that is richer and revs up to 7000 RPM. This engine sound is completely unique to this vehicle.

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N/A 91 / 147 5 N/A RWD 1400 / 3086 65
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N/A N/A N/A 6.5L Supercharged V12 (Badging) N/A N/A N/A
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7.8 Seconds 95 / 152 5 FR V8 (Cover) RWD Cannot be observed Cannot be observed
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Modifications

Grand Theft Auto V

Category Modification Cost (GTA V) Cost (GTA Online) Image
Armor No Armor $325 $650
Armor Upgrade 20% $1,625 $6,375
Armor Upgrade 40% $4,062 $10,625
Armor Upgrade 60% $6,500 $17,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $11,375 $29,750
Armor Upgrade 100% $16,250 $42,500
Brakes Stock Brakes $325 $650
Street Brakes $6,500 $13,000
Sport Brakes $8,775 $17,550
Race Brakes $11,375 $22,750
Bumpers Stock Front Bumper $750 $1,500
Euro Bumper $1,250 $2,500
Exposed Intercooler $1,650 $3,300
Custom Splitter & Intercooler $1,950 $3,900
Stock Rear Bumper $750 $1,500
Carbon Rear Diffuser $1,250 $2,500
Engine EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $2,925 $5,850
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $4,062 $8,125
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $5,850 $11,700
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $10,887 $21,775
Exhausts Stock Exhaust $130 $260
Dual Exit Exhaust $375 $750
Dual Titanium Exhaust $899 $1,800
Oval Exhaust $1,499 $3,000
Race Exhaust $4,770 $9,550
Explosives Ignition Bomb N/A $5,000
Remote Bomb N/A $7,500
Grilles Stock Grille $100 $200
Big Badge Grille $375 $750
Hoods Stock Hood $450 $900
Carbon Hood $850 $1,700
Horns Main article: Los Santos Customs/Horns - -
Lights Headlights Stock Lights $200 $400
Xenon Lights $1,000 $5,000
Neon Kits Main article: Los Santos Customs/Lights - -
Loss/Theft Prevention Tracker N/A $2,000
Full Coverage N/A $10,000
Plates Blue on White 1 $50 $200
Blue on White 2 $50 $200
Blue on White 3 $50 $200
Yellow on Blue $75 $300
Yellow on Black $150 $600
Respray Main article: Los Santos Customs/Respray Colors - -
Roll Cages No Roll Cage $350 $700
Roll Cage and Chassis Upgrade $550 $1,100
Roofs Stock Roof $100 $200
Carbon Roof $350 $700
Sell Sell Vehicle N/A $8,000
Skirts Stock Skirts $1,250 $2,500
Custom Skirts 1 $1,500 $3,000
Custom Skirts 2 $2,000 $4,000
Spoilers None $500 $1,000
Ducktail Spoiler $750 $1,500
High Level Spoiler $950 $1,900
Carbon Wing $1,300 $2,600
Suspension Stock Suspension $100 $200
Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Transmission Stock Transmission $325 $650
Street Transmission $9,587 $19,175
Sports Transmission $10,562 $21,125
Race Transmission $13,000 $26,000
Turbo None $1,625 $3,250
Turbo Tuning $8,125 $42,500
Wheels Main article: Los Santos Customs/Wheels - -
Windows None $100 $500
Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000

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Locations

Grand Theft Auto V

Rewards

Grand Theft Auto Online

Trivia

  • The car's name is a wordplay using the adjective for "black" in German (Schwarz), being a clear reference to Mercedes-Benz and their Black Series models, more specifically the 2012 C63 AMG Coupé Black Series.
  • The default radio stations of the car are Space 103.2 and The Lowdown 91.1.
  • In the original version, when seen from a distance, the Schwartzer seems to have the Schafter's front bumper and grille. This is probably the result of the copied LOD model from the Schafter.
    • The Schafter's grille can be put back on in Los Santos Customs, by using the grille option "Big Badge". This option is also available on other Benefactor models, including the Serrano.

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