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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.
Danica Patrick Delivers First 2016 Chevrolet Camaro
Danica Patrick Delivers First 2016 Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet claims the sixth generation Camaro is a pony car bringing lots of unique architectural components, but the first customer to take delivery of his new 2016 Camaro received a lot more than that. Not only did he receive his keys during a VIP...

 
Ram Launches New Charity Campaign, Says Hunting Could Save the Country’s Hungry
Ram Launches New Charity Campaign, Says Hunting Could Save the Country’s Hungry

With this new advertorial campaign, Ram Truck wants its customers to acknowledge two things: first, you can’t be alone while in the wild; second, you should donate a portion of your harvests to feed people in need. If there’s any way th...

 
Mom Wants to Get Stolen Car Back Faster, Lies Her 2-Year-old Son Was in the Backseat
Mom Wants to Get Stolen Car Back Faster, Lies Her 2-Year-old Son Was in the Backseat

This mother must love her car quite a lot. It’s either that, or she must not trust the police with doing their job in the right way, considering she decided to tell officers that her toddler was in the backseat of her stolen car in order to p...

 
Breathing Through Masks: China Smog Reaches 50 Times WHO’s Recommendations
Breathing Through Masks: China Smog Reaches 50 Times WHO’s Recommendations

Skeptics have often accused the World Health Organization of not always saying the truth, but when it comes to high levels of pollution in China, even the country’s environmental agencies confirm it. A new high has been reached on Monday, as ...

 
$2.5 Million Worth Ferrari Daytona Once Owned by Roger Waters Burns to the Ground
$2.5 Million Worth Ferrari Daytona Once Owned by Roger Waters Burns to the Ground

Three weeks before the sad event, this 1972 Ferrari Daytona was restored to its original glory. In fact, the rare Prancing Horse recently stole the show at the Motorclassica exhibition in Melbourne. Fate has brought the precious sportscar in the ha...

 
Bugatti Unveils New Concept Store with a Premiere in Manhattan and Miami
Bugatti Unveils New Concept Store with a Premiere in Manhattan and Miami

The Bugatti Veyron you see in the picture above does, in fact, belong to a luxury vehicle dealership; it’s well known that all Veyrons are sold out. However, the manufacturer of the world’s fastest production car used it to offer a view...

 
Audi Partners Up with Toms for New Exclusive Sunglasses Collection
Audi Partners Up with Toms for New Exclusive Sunglasses Collection

Earlier this summer, the two companies designed and sold a new limited edition pair of shoes. With every set customers bought, a person in need would receive one for free. This time, clients who purchase or lease a new or certified pre-owned Audi v...

 
Fiat Tells Its Customers It Is Better to Be Safe than Sorry When Winter Comes
Fiat Tells Its Customers It Is Better to Be Safe than Sorry When Winter Comes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has just released a new advertorial campaign, through which it is telling its customers that winter should not be a problem for motorists. The automaker is using an old gig with this one: it’s better to be safe than ...

 
Clarkson, Hammond and May Talk About Their Funniest World Tour Bloopers
Clarkson, Hammond and May Talk About Their Funniest World Tour Bloopers

They got drunk the night before a show in Africa that had been canceled. Surprisingly, though, the storm that initially caused the cancellation got better, so they had to sober up with “an injection.” That's just one of the funnies...

 
Aircraft's Parachute Saves Ex-Walmart CEO in Emergency Crash <span>· Video</span>
Aircraft's Parachute Saves Ex-Walmart CEO in Emergency Crash · Video

While big airliners have several safety features that were specially designed to prevent disasters from happening, smaller aircraft are often limited when it comes to such enhancements. It’s one of the reasons former Walmart CEO Bill Simon wa...

 
Volvo Wants to Know How Luxury Evolves
Volvo Wants to Know How Luxury Evolves

Everybody wants to be unique and luxurious, and all the carmakers want to stay fresh and well ahead of their competitors. Volvo Cars wants its customers to trust its expertise when it comes to opulence and class, so it commissioned one of the world...

 
Tuk-Tuk Driver Breaks Furthest Side-Wheelie World Record
Tuk-Tuk Driver Breaks Furthest Side-Wheelie World Record

You don’t need to save up an entire year for the perfect two-week journey to Asia to find out about the Tuk-Tuk, a motorized three-wheeler mostly used for urban transport. They’re so popular it almost feels like a cultural thing, so it&...

 
This Quadruped Robot Just Walked over 83 Miles to Set a New Record
This Quadruped Robot Just Walked over 83 Miles to Set a New Record

Toyota is investing $1 billion in a new artificial intelligence company, Tesla Motors wants an autonomous arm for its superchargers, while faster and stronger robots shaped like dogs keep popping up on YouTube. The latest news to panic all those Ju...

 
Americans Have Borrowed a Record $968 Billion to Buy New or Used Cars: Study
Americans Have Borrowed a Record $968 Billion to Buy New or Used Cars: Study

The financial crisis that hit the U.S. and then the world at the end of the 2000s was caused by a complex interplay of policies that encouraged home ownership, providing easier access to loans. Buying goods with money that is not yours remains a ro...

 
Tesla Competitor Startup Claims to Invest $1 Billion in New EV Factory
Tesla Competitor Startup Claims to Invest $1 Billion in New EV Factory

A Faraday cage blocks electric fields and radio frequency interference from getting inside due to its conductive material or a mesh of such material. It’s named after the English scientist who invented it in 1836. Faraday is also the name of ...

 
Volkswagen Dieselgate Brings Delight to UN Climate Change Chief Christiana Figueres
Volkswagen Dieselgate Brings Delight to UN Climate Change Chief Christiana Figueres

Volkswagen is far from seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, as one of the biggest scandals in the automotive industry keeps getting bigger by the month. While the largest European carmaker is desperately looking for a way out, convinced envir...

 
Toyota Will Invest $1 Billion in the R&D of Artificial Intelligence
Toyota Will Invest $1 Billion in the R&D of Artificial Intelligence

To improve safety in the automotive industry, make driving accessible to everyone, and apply the company’s technology used for outdoor mobility to indoor environments, that's why Toyota made this decision. The Japanese automaker has deci...

 
Inspector Clouseau Actor Peter Sellers Drove This Lotus Elan for Three Years
Inspector Clouseau Actor Peter Sellers Drove This Lotus Elan for Three Years

They say the funniest comedians regularly are sad characters in real life, and Peter Sellers probably was one to live this curse. The world will remember him as Chief Inspector Clouseau in The Pink Panther series of films. The comedy movies feature...

 
Kendall Jenner Celebrates 20th Anniversary with a 1957 Corvette C1
Kendall Jenner Celebrates 20th Anniversary with a 1957 Corvette C1

Kendall Jenner probably knows about the first Corvette as much as most petrolheads know about the emerging fashion movement that has been called “Social Media Modelling.” The difference is that the reality television star and recently t...

 
Hanley Ramirez Turns His Cadillac Escalade into a Police Car
Hanley Ramirez Turns His Cadillac Escalade into a Police Car

What is it with these baseball stars that they can’t stop playing around with their cars? Customizing is one thing, but installing police lights and sirens on a Cadillac Escalade is not just foolish, but may turn out to be illegal. Those ...

 

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