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GTA Online Update 12 August LIVE: Brand new car, Prize Ride, Bonus Activities, & more!

A new week means one thing for fans of GTA Online, a new weekly update is arriving with us soon.

Following the Los Santos Tuners update last month, we've seen some exciting new content join the game, and we're excited for what's next (the wait for GTA 6 isn't going to fly by anytime soon!)

So, with this week's update looming, let's take a look at what we can expect!

New car!

A new ride has entered Los Santos, the Emperor Vectre!

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Based on the Lexus RC F, the Vectre comes in as a continuation of the Los Santos Tuners update.

Setting you back $1,785,000 from Legendary Motorsports, the description states:

Too extra for the classics? More over-the-top than underground? Forget trying to find that scrapyard bucket and make the only first impression that counts in the Emperor Vectre. Like a supermodel with a mean 100m sprint, this is the kind of narcissism that'll ride you till you're raw and leave you with nothing but gratitude.

Podium car

This week's podium car is the Lampadati Michelli GT.

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It will usually cost you $1,225,000 from Southern San Andreas Super Autos, but you can get it for free this week if you nail that spin in the Diamond Casino.

Prize Ride

This week's Prize Pride is the Futo GTX.

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To win this Prize Ride and save yourself $1,590,000 you need to win three sprint races for four days in a row.

Bonus GTA$ & RP activities

  • Adversary Mode: Siege Mentality - 2x
  • Pursuit Races - 2x


  • Mammoth Squaddie - 30% off
  • RO-86 Alkonost - 30% off
  • Lampadati Tigon - 30% off
  • Grotti Itali GTO - 40% off
  • Vapid Ellie - 40% off
  • Offices - 50% off

Time trial

This week's time trial is Up-n-Atom, which has a par time of 1:41.300.

RC Bandito time trial

This week's RC Bandito time trial is Vespucci Beach, which has a par time of 2:05.000.

Twitch Prime Bonuses

  • Strawberry - Auto Shop - FREE
  • Benefactor BR8 - 50% off
  • Invetero Coquette BlackFin - 80% off

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