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Ionut Ungureanu

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When he was sitting in the passenger seat of a modified Dacia and saw his older friend blindly storm the intersection, Ionut realized it was time to get his own driver’s license. He waited to turn the right age since, back then, he was still in high school. He did learn one thing from those aspiring racers he used to hang out with: hold the wheel of the car you’re in.

When it comes to his preferences, our newest team member will always want to get the oldest ride in the barn. He’ll be the first to try a steam-engined car and will probably start a random discussion about it. Modern designs are rarely going to his likes, but when we tease him with annoying questions, our “celebrities specialist” will eventually admit hypercars are what he dreams of.

Personal motto: It’s later than you think, so push the pedal.
George Clooney Checks Out a Lamborghini. Preparing for the Wedding?
George Clooney Checks Out a Lamborghini. Preparing for the Wedding?

The 53-year old three Golden Globe Awards winner has recently been spotted checking out a shiny white Lamborghini Aventador as he left Asanebo restaurant in Studio City. Considering he is soon to marry Amal Alamuddin, his 36-year old fiance, we are...

 
Miley Cyrus’ Stolen Maserati Found, Investigation Continues
Miley Cyrus’ Stolen Maserati Found, Investigation Continues

Thumbs up for the LAPD,  Miley Cyrus fans out there should go! The pop idol’s new Maserati Quattroporte was found parked in plain view on a street in Simi Valley, California. While authorities keep investigating last week's burglary...

 
Tumbler Batmobile Arrives at Gumball 3000
Tumbler Batmobile Arrives at Gumball 3000

Like in every edition since the first one in 1999, out-of-this world beasts will once again take part of the 2014 Gumball 3000 rally. Although last year they’ve experienced some problems with their 2.5 tons (5,000 lbs) custom built Batmobile ...

 
Gumball 3000 Invites You to Choose This Year's Challenge Epic Award Winner
Gumball 3000 Invites You to Choose This Year's Challenge Epic Award Winner

The 2014 edition of the supercar rally that will take some of the world’s best cars from Miami to Ibiza is soon to start. Meanwhile, the last arrangements are made by the celebrities participating on the crazy 3,000 miles (4,820 km) race. Whi...

 
Miley Cyrus’ Maserati Quattroporte Got Stolen
Miley Cyrus’ Maserati Quattroporte Got Stolen

It looks like bad luck just holds the grip on Miley Cyrus considering it's the second time in seven months when she got robbed. It happened Friday, when two thieves hopped the fence of the 21-year old artist’s Los Angeles residence, in N...

 
Sunseeker Takes World's First Solar-Powered Passenger Flight
Sunseeker Takes World's First Solar-Powered Passenger Flight

Solar Flight, the company that created the first airplane to make the first solar powered crossing of America in 1990, has recently announced that their newest airplane had made the world’s first passenger flight at 12,000 feet (3,657 meters)...

 
12 Dollars To Circle the Earth with Microjoule, World’s Most Efficient Car
12 Dollars To Circle the Earth with Microjoule, World’s Most Efficient Car

In the time of energy dependence when countries around the world are looking for alternative solutions, a team of French students managed to create what seems to be the most efficient vehicle running on petrol in the world. The team has recently wo...

 
Ferrari 412 Becomes a "Pickup Truck Sports Car"
Ferrari 412 Becomes a "Pickup Truck Sports Car"

When you say Ferrari you think of so many other things but a truck, or at least that’s what most of us do, anyway. The mad scientists at the London Motor Group thought they’ll surprise us so they recently took an 1989 Ferrari 412 and re...

 
Eve to Marry Gumball Co-Founder Maximillion Cooper during 2014 Rally
Eve to Marry Gumball Co-Founder Maximillion Cooper during 2014 Rally

The famous rally is just a couple a days from the flag drop moment, so most of the celebrities taking part are eager to run their customized cars. Besides McLaren P1's, Ferarris and Lambos, this year's racing will bring up a premiere: rap...

 
This Lego V8 Engine and Six-Speed Sequential Gearbox Sound Like Fun
This Lego V8 Engine and Six-Speed Sequential Gearbox Sound Like Fun

Ever thought why a Ferrari 458 has that unmistakable sports car sound? Well, the dutch lego scale cars and trucks model builder, Huib van der Hart, did. So he thought he’d build a V8 engine and a six-speed gearbox out of lego bricks. We&...

 
Virgin Galactic: One Step Closer to the Edge of Space
Virgin Galactic: One Step Closer to the Edge of Space

The privately-funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments PJS (Public Joint Stock Company) have recently signed a key agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration. It's a...

 
Floyd Mayweather's Ferrari F430 Scuderia on eBay, Reserve Not Met
Floyd Mayweather's Ferrari F430 Scuderia on eBay, Reserve Not Met

Famous world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather seems like he has one Ferrari to many in his huge luxury car collection, considering he just put his beautiful white 2009 Ferrari F430 Scuderia on eBay. The question is if he is selling it because he ne...

 
2014 Gumball 3000’s Racers: Deadmau5’s Purrari vs. Hasselhoff’s KITT
2014 Gumball 3000’s Racers: Deadmau5’s Purrari vs. Hasselhoff’s KITT

2014 edition of the famous rally Gumball 3000 starts on Thursday so most of the participants are on their last step in getting their cars ready. Usually one of the best cars race at the rally, but it seems this year people will also experience some...

 
Ron Pratte’s Entire Car Collection Will Be Auctioned In 2015
Ron Pratte’s Entire Car Collection Will Be Auctioned In 2015

American Barret-Jackson Scottsdale auction house has recently announced that the businessman Ron Pratte has decided to sell his worldwide famous car collection, in January next year. Among plenty other exclusive vehicles, the collection includes Ca...

 
Asthon Kutcher Jumpstarts a Stranded Lexus
Asthon Kutcher Jumpstarts a Stranded Lexus

Who says Hollywood celebrities can’t be good Samaritans? Well, they can and they are. It’s the case of Ashton Kutcher anyway, who decided to pull over and help a group of strangers that had their car’s battery dead during their hi...

 
Floyd Mayweather’s 14-Year-Old Daughter Owns Two Mercedes-Benz Cars
Floyd Mayweather’s 14-Year-Old Daughter Owns Two Mercedes-Benz Cars

14-year-old Iyanna Mayweather is probably owning better cars most of us ever will. Just to go along with her S550, daddy recently bought her an all-new Mercedes-Benz G550 as a birthday gift. Now that is probably a strange present a teen could get, ...

 
Ride Safe Wearing the Guardian GA-1, World’s Smartest Helmet
Ride Safe Wearing the Guardian GA-1, World’s Smartest Helmet

While driving is much safer than riding a motorcycle for so many reasons, scientists and IT programmers out there keep looking for solutions to make a change. New York-based Fusar Technologies has recently released its new Guardian GA-1 augmented r...

 
Raptor Robot Runs Faster Than Usain Bolt
Raptor Robot Runs Faster Than Usain Bolt

In the age of speed, humans are losing their supremacy against robots. A team of scientists from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has recently created a two-legged robot that can run as fast as 28.58 mph (46 km/h). Although i...

 
The Untold Story of Volvo's P1800 Ancestor
The Untold Story of Volvo's P1800 Ancestor

You probably know that the current Guinness World Record “Highest Car Mileage” is held by a 1966 Volvo P1800. However, what would you think if we’d told you that Volvo actually made a sports car before that, the P1900? Only 68 wer...

 
Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX Dragon V2 Spacecraft
Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX Dragon V2 Spacecraft

Tesla's CEO, billionaire Elon Musk, has just unveiled SpaceX's newest product, the Dragon V2. Designed to be an reusable spacecraft able to transport astronauts into space and back to Earth, the curious contraption was presented yesterday...

 

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