The streets of Los Santos brings new action for the online players as the DLC promised by Rockstar, Los Santos Summer Special dropped on 12th August in GTA 5.

Like always a new DLC brings a ton of content with it, new vehicles, open-wheel vehicle race tracks, adversary modes and much more. Here are all the changes coming in the upcoming DLC:

New Vehicles

Los Santos Summer Special in GTA Online

15 new vehicles of different sorts were added in GTA Online:

  1. Lampadati Tigon (sports car)
  2. Invetero Coquette D10 (Supercar)
  3. Declasse DR1 (race track vehicle)
  4. Vapid Peyote Custom (classic)
  5. Imponte Beater Dukes (muscle car)
  6. Albany Manana Custom (classic)
  7. Bravado Gauntlet Classic Custom (muscle car)
  8. Declasse Yosemite Rancher (offroad vehicle)
  9. Canis Seminole Frontier (SUV)
  10. Bravado Youga Classic 4X4 (offroad)
  11. Dundreary Landstalker XL (SUV)
  12. Benefactor Glendale Custom (Classic)

New Yacht Mission

Captain Brendan Darcy invites you to get a glimpse of life in the captain’s chair as the galaxy yacht owners can activate six new Co-OP Missions from their Ifruit phones. Their payout is in between $14,000 – $25,000, and by completing all the six mission, a unique yacht outfit will be rewarded.

New Diamond Adversary Series

The new diamond adversary mode consists of these existing adversary modes:

  • Entourage
  • Every Bullet Counts
  • Hardest Target
  • Juggernaut
  • Kill Quota
  • Resurrection
  • Slasher
  • Trading Places

Additional Content

  • Two new business battles, Aircraft Carrier Assault and Factory Raid
  • Players can now own 8 properties at a single time
  • Two new arcade games cabinets Axe Of Fury, QUB3D]
  • 15 new off-road wheels and 30 new street wheels
  • A ‘Return Personal Vehicle to Storage’ option has been added to the Interaction Menu, which can be used without registering as MC
  • Almost 200 plus clothing items for male and female characters
  • LJT business calls reduced to messages
  • Random drug vehicle spawn

Future of GTA 5 Online

Los Santos Summer Special in GTA Online

The overall number of players has increased significantly, but the hardcore fans of the GTA franchise are not happy with the way things are right now. All 1 v 1 fights are pay to win rather than skill-based, and the Oppressors MK2s are as common as dirt. The modders aren’t getting banned until they mess with the server.

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Patch Notes of Title Update 1.51

When a player enters the Casino, they are now told how long they have remaining before they can spin the Lucky Wheel again.

A ‘Return Personal Vehicle to Storage’ option has been added to the Interactions Menu, allowing players to return their personal vehicle whenever they choose.

Snacks can now be purchased from Wendy in the Arcade property.

Players can no longer rapidly tap accelerate and always get the boost at the start of the Race. Players must now only accelerate once “Go” is shown to get the boost. For Open Wheel Races, you need only to accelerate after the countdown lights are removed.

New spawn locations have been added to the Pegasus system to increase the chances of the requested vehicle spawning successfully.

Updates have been made to the frequency that players receive the help text, “The Terrorbyte is parked nearby.”

Updates have been made to the frequency that players receive the calls from LJT about their Businesses.

The vehicles in Simeon’s Export Requests have been updated to increase the reward for successful delivery.

Several updates have been made to Open Wheel Races:


White screen effects now appear when healing

New particle effects now appear when healed

Players are now always Passive when in the pits

Players can now change tire type mid-Race while stationary when in the pits

Pits map blip and checkpoints have been updated

Vehicle Damage:

New UI has been added that indicates when players have broken their front/rear wings and main vehicle body.

Red screen effects now appear when losing a part of the vehicle or if a tire bursts.

Camera Shake effect has been added for when losing part of a vehicle.

All tire types now wear down faster, and Hard and Medium tires now have noticeably less grip.


If players do not collect a checkpoint within 12 seconds or if the player is given a wrong way shard, they will be made passive/ghosted until collecting another checkpoint. This only applies to Rockstar Created Open Wheel Races.


The two new Open Wheel vehicles can be used in all Rockstar Created Open Wheel Races.


Ambient music is now off by default in Rockstar Created Open Wheel Races. Players can choose this to be on in UGC Open Wheel Races.


Bar displays for ‘Vehicle Health’ and ‘Lowest Tire Grip’ have been replaced with a new UI display showing the current health/wear of all vehicle parts.

A new Start Countdown has been added.

Ahmar Faraz Khalil

Ahmar Faraz Khalil

Hi! I am Ahmar Faraz Khalil, a teenager who had acquired the love for Computer Games and hardware at a young age. I love to talk and write about gaming and upcoming tech.