News, bonuses and promotions for the week of August 18 - Rockstar News

News, bonuses and promotions for the week of August 18 – Rockstar News

The Imponte Ruiner ZZ-8 is available in GTA Online with two new Random Events

Bonuses and promotions for the week of August 18 to 24, 2022

The weekly content of The Criminal Enterprises DLC continues, and today adds 3 new features to GTA Online. The first is a new car, the Imponte Ruiner ZZ-8, and the others are two freemode random events. In addition, like every week, a new week of bonuses and promotions is available, including triple gains in biker contracts and reductions on some vehicles.

New of the week in GTA Online

The all-new Imponte Ruiner ZZ-8 is now available for purchase in GTA Online, and two new Random Events are available.

New Random Events

The first event is the crash of a contraband plane, it appears as a blue dot on the map, at the start of the event, the plane is in trouble and trails black smoke in its wake, it follow each other to the crash site to retrieve a briefcase of money.

The second event is the contraband cache, it is a yellow smoke or you have to interact with the flare with the right arrow to start this event. You then have to find different yellow smokes one after the other until you reach the last one or you have to interact with a crate to complete the random event and win GTA$. Note that only the first smoke appears on the map, subsequent ones must be found visually by looking around, use an air vehicle for greater simplicity.

Both of these Random Events are available in any session type, including Invited Sessions, and appear randomly on the GTA Online Freemode map as a blue dot.


Tasteless sequel

Like every week, a new car is up for grabs for free at the LS auto show by completing a challenge, for the next few days, it’s the Vapid Retinue that is up for grabs by completing this challenge below. Then don’t forget to claim the vehicle in the interaction menu when you are in the LS auto show when you have completed the objective.

Finish in the top 5 of a race in a street race for 2 days in a row


Dewbauchee Rapid GT Classic

This week on GTA Online, try to win the Dewbauchee Rapid GT Classic on the Diamond Casino podium, it is a sports car priced at GTA$885,000.

You can only spin the Wheel of Fortune once a day and you’ll have a 1 in 20 chance of winning it every draw.


Triple earnings in biker contracts

Go to your Biker Club Meeting Room, approach the back wall to start a Biker Contract Mission and earn Triple GTA$ and RP all week long.

Doubled earnings in land and air races

All classic Rockstar Games-created land and air races are earning Double GTA$ & RP for everyone who stands on the start line for the next 7 days in GTA Online. Note that with The Criminal Enterprises update, race payouts have been increased, so this bonus brings even more money than before.

To participate :
Pause Menu → Online → Quick Join / Activities → Play Activity → Created by Rockstar → Races

Double earnings in races in Cayo Perico

If you don’t vacation in the tropics, vacation in Cayo Perico, all-new races on this island are paying out double GTA$ and RP for everyone who reaches the starting line this week in GTA Online.

To participate :
Pause Menu → Online → Quick Join / Activities → Play Activity → Created by Rockstar → Races

Leopard Stripe Unlockable Slides

Log into GTA Online before next Thursday to receive the Leopard Stripe Sliders in your wardrobe for free.

GTA$200,000 Bonus Money

During this week, complete a Biker Contract Mission to receive GTA$200,000 Bonus Money on top of the available Win Multiplier. The money will be deposited into your GTA Online account within 72 hours of completing the mission.

Unlockable White Beat Off Headphones

Complete an Arms Deal, Nightclub Warehouse, Biker Club, or Special Cargo Sell Mission this week to earn White Beat Off Headphones.

Vehicles available at dealerships

The Premium Deluxe Motorsport and Luxury Autos car dealerships renew their stocks of cars every week, here are the ones on display, as for the Simeon dealership, it is possible to test your future new gamer.

  • Luxury car:
    • Imponte Ruins ZZ-8
    • Ocelot Outcast
  • Premium Luxury Motorsport:
    • Downgrade Impaler
    • Karin Sultan Classic
    • Vulcar Bay
    • Tasteless speedometer
    • Weeny dynasty

Vehicles to test at the Car Meet

In addition, each week it is possible to test different cars on the test track of the Los Santos auto show, here are the ones at the moment:

  • coil cyclone
  • Emperor ETR1
  • Pfister Comet S2
  • Ubermacht Sentinel XS (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S only)

Against the watch

Here are the time trials of the week, the classic and RC time trials offer GTA$100,000 if you beat the time target, and GTA$250,000 for Hao’s Special Works.

  • Against the watch : Los Santos Airport 2 (02:24.00)
  • RC Time Trial: DavisQuartz (01:32.00)
  • HSW Time Trial: Ron Alternates (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S only)


Ocelot Outcast

Ocelot Outcast


1,420,000 GTA$
710,000 GTA$

Legendary Motorsport

Pegassi Tourbillon


356,000 GTA$
178,000 GTA$

Southern San Andreas Super Autos

Downgrade Impaler
Big displacement


331.835 GTA$- 249,500 GTA$
199.101 GTA$- 149,700 GTA$

Southern San Andreas Super Autos / Arena Warfare

Classic Karin Sultan

Karin Sultan Classic


1,718,000 GTA$- 1,288,500 GTA$
1,030,800 GTA$- 773.100 GTA$

Southern San Andreas Super Autos

Glendale Benefactor


200,000 GTA$- 150,000 GTA$
120,000 GTA$- 90,000 GTA$

Southern San Andreas Super Autos / Arena War / Benny’s Original Motor Works

Willard Faction custom
Big displacement


335,000 GTA$
201,000 GTA$

Willard Faction Benny’s Transformation

Horse Marshal
All Terrain


500,000 GTA$
300,000 GTA$

Warstock cache and transport

Biker HQ


Maze Bank Foreclosures

In addition, biker jackets are on sale at -50% in clothing stores.


Here are the benefits for Prime Gaming (formerly Twitch Prime) members only, you must have an active subscription to the service and have it linked with your Rockstar Games Social Club account (links here). If you have just joined the program, it may take up to 10 days to receive the full bonuses below in GTA Online.

125,000 GTA$ offered

Prime Gaming members, log into GTA Online this week to receive GTA$125,000. The money will be paid to you within 72 hours of your login.

Source: Rockstar Games

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