GTA Online Crimewatch: What's new in Los Santos? (August 27th)

By Tom West,
The criminal activities available in Los Santos are still ticking over this week — head to the sandy shores of GTA Online to find shipwrecks, race new Test Track vehicles, give Lester a call for extra rewards, and more. As always, it's going to be another busy week for players, with more than enough opportunity to nab yourself a good deal...

What’s New?

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Southern San Andreas Super Auto's will be selling the highly customisable Karin Sultan RS Classic, which is said to be reliable, safe, controllable, and an "overclocked mod machine."

This week also sees Shipwrecks appearing around the Los Santos coastline, which players can find each day to uncover a piece of a costume and treasure. You can only find one a day and the wreck's location will change — check your Daily Collectibles menu to see if you've picked up the day's treasure.

Free Stuff!

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Who doesn’t like freebies? This week has a few of the usual suspects available such as Test Track vehicles and Diamond Casino Podium prizes.
  • Lucky Wheel: Head over to the Diamond Casino & Resort before September 1st to claim your free spin on The Lucky Wheel, and be in with a chance of winning RP, GTA$, clothing, snacks, and more. If you’re super lucky you might even win this week’s podium prize: The Vapid GB200!
  • Test Track: Three vehicles are available for players to test drive at the LS Car Meet's Test Track this week: Karin Sultan RS Classic, Obey Tailgater S, and Übermacht Cypher

Events & Bonuses

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Unlike the easy gains above, these offers require you to put in a little effort — that doesn't necessarily make it a bad thing, though.
  • Stunt Races: Players can earn x2 GTA$ and RP by taking part in the select Stunt Races released this year... go on, be a show-off.
  • Auto Shop Client Jobs: Completing Client Jobs out of your Auto Shop this week will earn you x2 GTA$ and RP, so it's a good time to put your modding skills to the test.
  • Lester Contact Missions: All Contact Missions from your old pal Lester this week will be rewarding x2 GTA$ and RP.
  • Prize Ride: LS Car Meet members can take part in Pursuit Races, and winning two races a day for four days will earn them the Annis Euros.
  • Bodyguards and Associates: Bodyguards and Associates that pursue the career of protecting Los Santos' high rollers will receive triple salaries this week.

Discounts

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It wouldn't be a GTA Online: Crimewatch article without the usual weekly discounts, and we've listed them below for you to peruse:
  • 50% Off All Bunkers
  • 40% Off Bunker Upgrades & Mods
  • 40% Off Pegassi Tezeract
  • 40% Off Bravado Half-Track
  • 40% Off Dinka Verus
  • 30% Off Vapid Dominator GTT
  • 30% Off Dewbauchee Specter
Tom West
Written by Tom West
Hey, I'm Tom! I joined TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies in 2021 as a Staff Writer. I'm a big achievement hunting fan so you may come across me in a session sometime. In a few short words I'm a hard rocking, alternative gamer with an addiction to The Elder Scrolls Online and a passion for wolves!