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Sergiu Tudose

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Sergiu’s passion for cars was instilled from an early age, when he used to ask his father about every single type of car they saw together while going out for walks. Staying with relatives just outside of Baltimore in the late 80s, he would marvel at the large wagons, trucks and semis people drove in the United States, and how different they were from what he would usually see back home.

Not long afterwards, they started showing Knight Rider on TV and suddenly there was nothing cooler to him than a man, his invulnerable talking car, and the open road. Later in life, he decided to invest all that passion in the car industry and make a career out of it.

He has now spent more than 15 years working for local publications and international outlets, driving and subsequently spilling the beans about pretty much every type of car there is. Fun fact, he realized he was getting old when overall comfort behind the wheel became more important to him than handling or acceleration.

That being said, the first real car he ever fell in love with was his dad’s Fiesta XR2 supermini, so his appreciation for cars that are also very fun to drive has never wavered.

Presently, if he’s not busy working or spending time with family, you’ll likely catch him watching some astronomy-related documentary, trying to figure out what it all means. Well, that or outside, kicking butt on the basketball court.
Alex Albon Believes His Williams F1 Car Has Balance Issues With No Clear Fix in Sight
Alex Albon Believes His Williams F1 Car Has Balance Issues With No Clear Fix in Sight

According to Williams F1 driver Alexander Albon, his 2022 car has balance issues, and the team isn’t exactly sure how to fix them. Still, the British outfit could be introducing a major upgrade package at this weekend’s British Grand Pr...

 
Red Bull Expect Mercedes to Be Particularly Strong at Silverstone and Paul Ricard
Red Bull Expect Mercedes to Be Particularly Strong at Silverstone and Paul Ricard

According to Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, eight-time constructors title-winners Mercedes-AMG should pose a greater threat to both his team and Ferrari at two of the upcoming three races, specifically Silverstone and Paul Ricard. Des...

 
Useful Ducati Multistrada V2 Accessories Work Over Both Short and Long Distances
Useful Ducati Multistrada V2 Accessories Work Over Both Short and Long Distances

Ducati has designed a wide range of accessories for the Multistrada V2 motorcycle, all of which are meant to make your journey even more pleasant. According to the Italian company, the Multistrada V2 is an ideal bike not just for road trips, but al...

 
McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo and Streaming Giant Hulu Working on New Scripted F1 TV Series
McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo and Streaming Giant Hulu Working on New Scripted F1 TV Series

The Honey Badger may not be striking fear into the eyes of his rivals on the track this year, but business is still a-boomin' for the Australian driver, as he is reportedly developing a new F1 TV series along with streaming giant Hulu. Acco...

 
Red Bull Announces RB17 Production Hypercar With Over 1,100 HP and $6 Million Price Tag
Red Bull Announces RB17 Production Hypercar With Over 1,100 HP and $6 Million Price Tag

Forget the Pagani Huayra R, McLaren Senna or the Mercedes-AMG One. A real-life Formula 1 track-focused production car is taking shape thanks to Red Bull Advanced Technologies, and it’s designed by none other than Red Bull Racing chief technic...

 
New Honda Civic e:HEV Priced From £29,595, First UK Deliveries Scheduled for October
New Honda Civic e:HEV Priced From £29,595, First UK Deliveries Scheduled for October

Honda has finally revealed pricing and specification details for the all-new 2023 Civic e:HEV, which starts from £29,595 OTR ($36,300) in the UK. Order books are set to open in July, with first deliveries commencing in October. The Civic e...

 
Polaris RZR Turbo R In Dealerships This Summer Across Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Polaris RZR Turbo R In Dealerships This Summer Across Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Polaris announced the new RZR Turbo R last year and this summer (July), you’ll be able to see it in showrooms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, wearing Ghost Gray, five-lug 15-inch wheels and a massive suspension system. Powering ...

 
All-New 2023 Range Rover Sport SVR Rendering Depicts BMW-powered Beverly Hills Brawler
All-New 2023 Range Rover Sport SVR Rendering Depicts BMW-powered Beverly Hills Brawler

The Range Rover Sport is a formidable SUV, especially in SVR specification. But don’t underestimate the “lesser” variants either, because people have been enamored with this mid-size premium SUV ever since the first generation cam...

 
Lance Stroll Says He Lacks Confidence in His Aston Martin AMR22 Formula 1 Car
Lance Stroll Says He Lacks Confidence in His Aston Martin AMR22 Formula 1 Car

Aston Martin F1 driver Lance Stroll hasn’t been performing up to his standards this year, getting completely overshadowed by teammate Sebastian Vettel, especially during qualifying. Vettel, who even missed the first two races due to COVID, ha...

 
Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Project Bike Unveiled at Adventure Bike Rider Festival
Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Project Bike Unveiled at Adventure Bike Rider Festival

This special V-Strom 650XT project bike was unveiled recently at the Adventure Bike Rider Festival by SR75 World Team Suzuki, who wanted to inject a “supercross twist” into this middleweight adventure-seeking motorcycle. In order to ...

 
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance Visits Goodwood Wearing Sustainable Michelin Rubber
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance Visits Goodwood Wearing Sustainable Michelin Rubber

Porsche’s fully electric 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance visited the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed wearing a set of Michelin racing tires that contain 53% sustainable materials. This rubber is superior to the one presented at Le Mans last year,...

 
What If... Cadillac Built an Insane Luxury 6x6 Truck Variant of the Escalade?
What If... Cadillac Built an Insane Luxury 6x6 Truck Variant of the Escalade?

Is this too wacky even for our ‘What If...’ series? A six-wheeled Cadillac Escalade? Outrageous. Or maybe not. I mean, if you’re willing to turn the Escalade into a pickup (EXT), then adding an extra set of wheels, among other mod...

 
What If... The Ford GT Stood Tall as the World's Fastest ICE-powered SUV?
What If... The Ford GT Stood Tall as the World's Fastest ICE-powered SUV?

Alright folks let’s all settle down, this thing isn’t real and nor will it ever be, I don’t think. No, seriously though, Ford would never build this, they have no reason to build this and by the time they do figure out people will...

 
All-New 2024 BMW X3 Makes Virtual Debut, Rendered According to First-Ever Spy Images
All-New 2024 BMW X3 Makes Virtual Debut, Rendered According to First-Ever Spy Images

The BMW X3 is the OG premium compact SUV. Sure, now they’re called “mid-size”, because of all these new sub-categories, but back when BMW and Mercedes only made the likes of the X5 and the ML-Class, the X3 was considered 100% comp...

 
City of Madrid Has Officially Expressed Interest in Hosting a Formula 1 Race, Says F1 CEO
City of Madrid Has Officially Expressed Interest in Hosting a Formula 1 Race, Says F1 CEO

Is there really room on the F1 calendar for two Spanish Grand Prix? Perhaps, but then again, the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya's contract with Formula 1 is set to expire in 2026, and if it’s not renewed, well, that could open up a wide ...

 
French F1 Driver Pierre Gasly Confirms He’ll Be Staying at Scuderia AlphaTauri in 2023
French F1 Driver Pierre Gasly Confirms He’ll Be Staying at Scuderia AlphaTauri in 2023

Well, it’s official. I mean, it was already official because Gasly was already under contract with AlphaTauri for 2023, but at least now we know for certain that he won’t ask to be let out of his deal in order to join any other team. Of...

 
Bugatti Opens New Orange County Showroom in Newport Beach, Glitterati Rejoice
Bugatti Opens New Orange County Showroom in Newport Beach, Glitterati Rejoice

Bugatti is opening a brand-new showroom in Orange County, California, with the carmaker’s chief operating officer of the Americas, Cedric Davy, in attendance. Bugatti of Newport Beach comes with a state-of-the-art configuration lounge and is ...

 
Roger Dubuis Unveils Excalibur Spider Huracan MB Watch, Inspired by the Huracan GT3 EVO2
Roger Dubuis Unveils Excalibur Spider Huracan MB Watch, Inspired by the Huracan GT3 EVO2

Roger Dubuis is an official partner of the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed, so what better way to unveil a brand-new timepiece than during this prestigious automotive event? Dubbed the Excalibur Spider Huracan Monobalancier (MB), this spectacular w...

 
Polestar 5 Development Prototype Arrives at Goodwood With 871 HP Dual Motor EV Setup
Polestar 5 Development Prototype Arrives at Goodwood With 871 HP Dual Motor EV Setup

Polestar will showcase a development prototype of the Polestar 5 at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed, which kicks off today, June 23. The Polestar 5 is the production-ready variant of the Precept concept car, which was first unveiled back in 202...

 
Skoda Karoq Joins Emergency Services In the UK, Bad Lads, Bad Lads, Whatcha Gonna Do?
Skoda Karoq Joins Emergency Services In the UK, Bad Lads, Bad Lads, Whatcha Gonna Do?

The Skoda Karoq crossover is ready for duty in the UK, where it will be used across all emergency services, meaning police, ambulance and fire and rescue. In order to perform well at these jobs, the Karoq will undergo bespoke conversions that inclu...

 

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