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Alex Tudorache

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Personal motto:

Only the wisest and stupidest of men don't change. Confucius

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Alex drove his first car when he was 3 years old; it was a cart offered to him by his grandfather. When he was little he used to have a bubble gum wrapper collection (cars only), which he carefully developed to an impressive size. His dad would always take great pride in his son's skill in naming all sorts of cars.



Right after getting a drivers license, he decided to drive everything with wheels, provided it has 4 of them (spare tires don't count).
The V6 TDI Touareg Goes to The States
The V6 TDI Touareg Goes to The States

As we were surfing the net the other day, we bumped into something a bit odd. The VW Touareg V6 TDI is coming to the States. On clubtouareg.com, a person called Chris Farnham from VW of Langhorne posted that the base price for this version will be ...

 
BMW Says Yes to Turbo Lag, Comes with Fix
BMW Says Yes to Turbo Lag, Comes with Fix

If you own a BMW 135i, 335i/Xi, 535i/Xi or an X6 xDrive 35i, and if you sensed that the engine has started to develop turbo lag, don't worry. BMW noticed your problem and is fixing it.BMW though says that the turbo lag is not noticeable to the...

 
Honda, the Winner in Customer Retention
Honda, the Winner in Customer Retention

A recent survey carried out by J.D Power shows that 64.7% of Honda buyers come back to there marque when it comes to getting a new car. This means that Toyota isn't the leader anymore, but it still retaines second spot with 63.2%. “H...

 
Michelin Challenge Design Contestants Start to Appear
Michelin Challenge Design Contestants Start to Appear

The Michelin Challenge Design exhibit, at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), will display 11 scale models selected by a jury of automotive designers. There will also be 24 two dimensional drawings chosen and as the show approaches,...

 
Hyundai Genesis Coupe Video
Hyundai Genesis Coupe Video

Say that you are on the desert and you want to have a play with a new rear wheel drive car. What would pop up in your mind? A Ferrari, a Jaguar, a Porsche perhaps... All that we know is one that would not pop up in your mind: Hyundai. But of cou...

 
Renault Comes Out with Clio Renaultsport 197 Lux
Renault Comes Out with Clio Renaultsport 197 Lux

Renault has just released a new version of the fabulous Clio Renaultsport 197 called the Lux  for the UK market. This is basically the same hot hatch with a little more options.The new model has a price tag to die for, and the best thing about...

 
The Ducati Monster Gets a New Brain
The Ducati Monster Gets a New Brain

The Ducati Monster 696 now has a new electronic brain thanks to the hard work from the guys at Freescale and Synerject. The bike now has a 9 percent increase in power output and 11 percent more torque over the previous 695 model. This gives it the ...

 
Lamborghini Unveils Spyder Gallardo
Lamborghini Unveils Spyder Gallardo

Guys, put down your guns, and start gathering roses, because Lamborghini has released another true beauty at the LA motor show. It is the Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder, and this is a car, with a long name, a hefty price tag and looks that make you want ...

 
Honda Shows Off with Fuel Cell Sports Car
Honda Shows Off with Fuel Cell Sports Car

The absolute surprise of the show was the Honda FC Spot, a concept car with 0 greenhouse emissions. Styling wise, the new Honda looks cute, with the front grille reminding me of a little piggy, and the back looks like the back part of a hen or pige...

 
Toyota's New Camry Runs On Natural Gas
Toyota's New Camry Runs On Natural Gas

Toyota launched an updated version of the Camry with a CNG fueled engine meaning that this car is a hybrid, and it can save the planet if you buy it (obviously a tongue in cheek statement).The new Camry is 50% more fuel efficient, but sadly the car...

 
Volvo Is Giving Away 10,000 Vehicles
Volvo Is Giving Away 10,000 Vehicles

Volvo is trying to aid underprivileged pre-school Thai children through a program called “My first Volvo”. The company thought they should give away a great number of toys, which were built by Viking Toys LTD., and consist of replicas o...

 
Dacia Builds the 50,000th Sandero
Dacia Builds the 50,000th Sandero

Dacia recently built the 50,000th Sandero which rolled out of the assembly line in Mioveni on November 19. The so called special car is a bleu marine Laureate and will be sold on the Romanian market.The Sandero was launched at the beginning of June...

 
Ford Is Almost Giving Away Free Cars
Ford Is Almost Giving Away Free Cars

Ford, Lincoln and Mercury are in a deep crisis and this thing shows, because they are inches away from giving cars for free. What do they offer? Discount pricing, additional cash back for customers who purchase 2008 or 2009 cars between this Wednes...

 
Maserati Launches New Quattroporte on US Soil
Maserati Launches New Quattroporte on US Soil

Maserati, one of the coolest car companies in the world, has just launched a great looking four door sedan. Again. The car made its debut at the Paris Motor Show earlier this year, and America craved for it ever since, but this time they got their...

 
Lamborghini Reventon Sold Out
Lamborghini Reventon Sold Out

The Lamborghini Reventon is officially sold out. The last one arrived in the UK to a guy in Birmingham. This is the 20th Reventon ever made, and it's also the last one, because the 1 million euro supercar was an exclusive model.The owner wishe...

 
Saab Convertibles Turn 25 in Mustard
Saab Convertibles Turn 25 in Mustard

Saab celebrates 25 years of Convertibles with a special model painted in a silly summer color. This is the second limited edition of the 9-3 convertible for this year.Saabs idea of a limited edition means throwing in a standard car and a loony pai...

 
BMW Recalls 2,500 M3's for a Software Update
BMW Recalls 2,500 M3's for a Software Update

BMW just launched a double clutch gearbox, and we can see that making one is no easy job, because the producer had to recall 2,500 of the models because of technical issues. The US NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) found out...

 
The Evora, a Fat Lotus
The Evora, a Fat Lotus

The Lotus Evora made its way to the LA Show of 2008 and while it looks stunning, we haven't agreed on the type. It doesn't look that British, nor Italian, but it's like a small blend between the two and a bit of Ikea's minimalis...

 
BMW Launches Tuning Kits with a Vid
BMW Launches Tuning Kits with a Vid

BMW have launched new kits for the 1 and 3 series and they've also thrown in a video to see how these things work. The music is accompanied by the whaling sound transformed by a Silencer system. There are 32 products in this range, and that in...

 
Cancer Patient From Canada Wins $1 Million Supercar
Cancer Patient From Canada Wins $1 Million Supercar

If you won a dream car tomorrow that cost one million dollars, how would you react? Would you keep it or take the cash instead? If you listen to your brain rather than your primal instincts, you would take the cash because you couldn't afford ...

 

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