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Cristian Curmei

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Our interview with Mr. Curmei was cut quite short due to the following response,“There’s really not much any man can say about himself that does not come across sounding egocentric. I’m gonna try and stick to that.”

He was born in Romania, yet left at the age of six. Destination? U.S. of A. Grew up in Chi-town for the first two years of his life, followed by the remaining 14 years in Phoenix, Arizona. A history of musical and martial arts made him the ‘crazy’ human he is today. Majors in Chemistry and English ‘endowed’ him with with a joy for jumbling letters, sometimes making people laugh in the process. His true joy and ultimate goal.

Even though a “professional” background in writing has not been developed yet, his love of expression, in any form, has led to a large stack of notebooks on his coffee table. Some stories are about love. Some stories are about clarity. Some stories are about trials and tribulations. All of them are about what it means to be a human. Most recently you’ll even find stories about anything vehicles, transportation, and more.
Tesla Model 3 by Unplugged Performance - Faster Than a McLaren F1 Around Tsukuba
Tesla Model 3 by Unplugged Performance - Faster Than a McLaren F1 Around Tsukuba

A team of meddling kids at Unplugged Performance have taken the Tesla Model 3 to a whole new level. It's now able to beat track times of Porsche and McLaren. So there’s these guys, right? Their name is Unplugged Performance, and thei...

 
This Mouth-Watering Camaro Garage Build by Jim Stehlin Is Full of Custom Work
This Mouth-Watering Camaro Garage Build by Jim Stehlin Is Full of Custom Work

A '73 Camaro lost in a Missouri swamp made it into the hands of someone who has shown it all the necessary love to get it looking and feeling like new, and then some. We all love the classics. It's something about the lines or the body...

 
Dubbed the Arctic Frog, This Tracked Jeep Pays Tribute to an American Hero
Dubbed the Arctic Frog, This Tracked Jeep Pays Tribute to an American Hero

Complete Customs build this Jeep Wrangler as a tribute to Chris Kyle, the US Army’s most decorated marksman. A fully decked out mini tank with Mattracks to get through just about any terrain. Ever since their start in 1941, when the first...

 
Here's a 650 HP Camaro Body on a Hummer Chassis Tamed and Named “Mud-Maro"
Here's a 650 HP Camaro Body on a Hummer Chassis Tamed and Named “Mud-Maro"

A Camaro and a Hummer had a baby. This one of a kind build took only thirty days and 10,000 US dollars. The mud is just there to prove that it does what it is rumored to do. Have you ever imagined what sort of offspring would result from a Chevy...

 
Baja-Ready Porsche 911 Looks Like It’s Straight Out of Mad Max, Without the Junk
Baja-Ready Porsche 911 Looks Like It’s Straight Out of Mad Max, Without the Junk

This stripped down and reloaded 911 is the creation of master restorer Michael Lightbourn. With backing from Arc Studio, he’s taken a lost relic and brought it back to life as a beefier reincarnation. Every now and again, someone gets an i...

 
Family Friendly Tank Comes with All the Luxuries of Home
Family Friendly Tank Comes with All the Luxuries of Home

You and your family are on your early road-trip. Mom, Dad, your brother or sister, and you, four in total. This year's destination is the Yukon. But the Yukon you did the year before. True. But the year before you didn’t have the Globecr...

 
Russians Hit Dakar 2020 with the Kamaz Master Team Sponsored by Red Bull
Russians Hit Dakar 2020 with the Kamaz Master Team Sponsored by Red Bull

Leave it to the Russians. Honestly, when was the last time that Russians have disappointed us with their "balls-to-the-walls" approach to anything, from gymnastics to crazy contraptions and even Dakar? We’ve known that Russians...

 
"Black Mamba" Project 6x6 Land Rover Defender Is Ready for the Tough World
"Black Mamba" Project 6x6 Land Rover Defender Is Ready for the Tough World

A Land Rover Defender. So what? It’s from the '80s. What do you mean it’s a 6x6!? No way that’s even real...What, I can buy it!? Hell ya, I've got 315K! Land Rover is just well, Land Rover. They’ve been making ...

 
It's Nothing Special, Just the Most Verstile Bugatti to Date - the Chiron
It's Nothing Special, Just the Most Verstile Bugatti to Date - the Chiron

For now, it’s all about the Chiron introduced in 2016. That year at the Geneva Auto Show, Bugatti introduced the model that would to take over where the Veyron left off. We all know the Bugatti family. They've been doing speed s...

 
Ribelle, a Luxury Super Yacht Suitable for the World's Freshest Pirate
Ribelle, a Luxury Super Yacht Suitable for the World's Freshest Pirate

So she’s not a super yacht like the ones we may have raised you with. That’s fine. I feel we may need to get in touch with more realistic options for our lifestyles anyway. Its name is the Ribelle. A creature from the Vitters Shipy...

 
A Ford Sponsored Project Shows Us a Hypercar Mustang From the Future
A Ford Sponsored Project Shows Us a Hypercar Mustang From the Future

The Ford Mustang is a car that’s known worldwide. From Alaska to Cape Town and Tokyo, you just know you’re looking at a Mustang. This, however, offers no resemblance whatsoever to the classic. That doesn’t mean it isn’t wort...

 
The Prius and Supra of Autonomy, Twenty Years from Now. Visually Approved
The Prius and Supra of Autonomy, Twenty Years from Now. Visually Approved

Imagine a future where cars still look like cars. But it is the future, so expect something different nonetheless. Even the concept gods would say, “These two, are worthy!” Guys, I want to talk to you about a little project called ...

 
I Nova Yacht Just Got a $4 Million Price Drop - Got $23.5 Million?
I Nova Yacht Just Got a $4 Million Price Drop - Got $23.5 Million?

People, if you’ve got 23.5 million US dollars or 19.9 million Euro, you can now have your own Ice Class yacht. If you don’t know what that means, you’re about to find out. Ice class hulls are ships that can break through ice....

 
Famed British Brand Mini Could Function on Level Five Autonomy - Concept
Famed British Brand Mini Could Function on Level Five Autonomy - Concept

It's called the Mini X and is anything but mini. Through design techniques and imagination, we are shown that even if it looks smaller, it doesn't have to be. The MINI has been dear to us since its start in the '60s. The unmi...

 
This Type 57 T Concept Looks So Good Even Bugatti Might be Tempted to Make It
This Type 57 T Concept Looks So Good Even Bugatti Might be Tempted to Make It

Every once in a while, we get a gift from life. Be it physical, be it conceptual. I feel we may have received such a gift here, today. I have the pleasure of presenting to you this Bugatti Type 57 T concept by Arthur B. Nustas. If you weren'...

 
Get the Reindeer Ready Because Santa’s Got Himself an Audi Sledge
Get the Reindeer Ready Because Santa’s Got Himself an Audi Sledge

Daniel Platek is a designer with one foot in the adult world and one in his childhood, bringing us a concept that gives a whole new spark to some of our memories. We all know who Audi is. With a history in car production since the early 1900s, t...

 
This Bimota Track Bike Concept Could Keep You Glued to It Even in a Crash
This Bimota Track Bike Concept Could Keep You Glued to It Even in a Crash

“Where’s the front? Where’s the back? Where are my handlebars? Where do I put my feet? Where’s the seat? What do you mean I’m wearing the seat!?” If you’ve never heard of Bimota, here's a quick intr...

 
The Year Is 2025 and Yamaha Just Released Its New XT 500 "H20" Edition
The Year Is 2025 and Yamaha Just Released Its New XT 500 "H20" Edition

2025 is not so far off. But if things work out as they should, it’s possible we could see something like this XT 500 H2O on our streets. Fingers crossed for this concept. Yamaha’s XT 500 is an iconic two-wheeler. Manufactured between...

 
The Bugatti Niniette 66 Doesn’t Need the Nurburgring to Hit Top Speed
The Bugatti Niniette 66 Doesn’t Need the Nurburgring to Hit Top Speed

If you didn’t know that Bugatti did boats too, now you do. This is the Niniette 66. A truly beautiful collaboration between Palmer Johnson and Bugatti. Inspired by the Chiron. Palmer Johnson is known as one of the world's most innova...

 
NOX- This "Swiss Army Knife" of Motorcycles Is Modular, Perfect for City Life
NOX- This "Swiss Army Knife" of Motorcycles Is Modular, Perfect for City Life

Leave it to the minds of a group of students to really go out and have some fun on a design project. But this is not your ordinary school project. This is rather a creative look at a classic product: the motorcycle. From Seoul, South Korea, you...

 

Stories by Cristian Curmei