38 People Died To Make This Beautiful Car Film

At least 38 people died constructing this road. They call it Ceausescu's folly, one of the most absurd highways in the world, and according to Top Gear, the greatest driving road there is. It's Romania's Transfagaran Highway. » 7/25/14 1:00pm 7/25/14 1:00pm

Angry Bull Attacks Traffic Cop

Imagine you're a traffic cop working an intersection a small Romanian town. You're minding your own business when ::BAM:: a loose and very angry bull comes out of nowhere, charges at you, and bashes you to the ground. » 10/24/13 10:30am 10/24/13 10:30am

Drifting Looks Cooler From Above

One of the coolest car events in the world is the annual drift competition in front of Romania's Parliament building. It looks even better from above. » 2/14/13 1:00pm 2/14/13 1:00pm

Watch Arsonists Set A Cadillac Escalade On Fire

Unlike the Fisker Karma, some cars need outside help in order to catch on fire. Overnight, Romanian arsonists torched a Cadillac Escalade as a nearby camera watched. » 8/23/12 10:00am 8/23/12 10:00am

Watch A Helicopter Dive Bomb A Lamborghini In Vampire Territory

We love Lamborghini randomness. Like this video — purportedly filmed for Issue No. 10 of Lamborghini Magazine — of a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale doing a strange, snowy road dance with a black helicopter. » 6/19/12 4:00pm 6/19/12 4:00pm

This Romanian Driver Tried To Kill A Bunch Of Children

If you're going to carry children as passengers in your car, the best plan is to have them all in seats, wearing seatbelts. Not only did this Romanian motorist have four kids riding in the open trunk of a tiny sedan, he almost got hit by a semi as he was making a left turn. » 5/16/12 4:30pm 5/16/12 4:30pm

Romanian drifter trolls news crew

The King of European Drift Series went to Bucharest this month and one drifter took some time out to test his precision drifting skills on a local camera crew. » 10/31/11 1:00pm 10/31/11 1:00pm

Romanian mobster gets parking ticket, flashes police

The gentleman above is Dumitru Cârstea, a businessman from the western Romanian city of Timişoara. After receiving a wheel clamp on his black BMW X5 for parking it illegally, Cârstea protested by taping blocări ilegale (“illegally clamped”) to the window of his car, then waving his exposed penis in the general… » 3/23/11 2:00pm 3/23/11 2:00pm

Romanian Drivers Get Another Kind Of Urine Test

This ad campaign is intended to deter drunk driving in Bucharest by reminding drinkers of their inebriation while they're peeing. Think it'll stop people or just encourage accurate pissers that they're ok to drive? [Copyranter] » 9/22/09 12:45pm 9/22/09 12:45pm

In Romania, Trucker Dances A Killer Boogie

This is about as unsafe as you can get while operating a semitrailer, but you've got to admit the Gheorghe or Nicolæ who stars in this breathtaking video knows how to get into the swing. » 6/23/09 10:00am 6/23/09 10:00am

This Small-Block-Powered Romanian Rascal Can Be Yours!

For the discerning SUV driver who must have a Chevy 350 under the hood but can't tolerate the thought of a vehicle made in any of the top 50 car-building nations, we've found your next ride! This ARO- about which the seller has not seen fit to provide any year/model info- has a 350 and... well, that's about all we… » 7/02/07 12:30pm 7/02/07 12:30pm

Dacia 1100s For Victory!

They got windshields! They got seats! Their bodies get dipped in chemicals! They move under their own power! What more could you want from a car? In memory of the soon-to-be-crushed Dacias still soldiering on in Romania, we present this mini-documentary (with fine nature-film soundtrack) about the making of the… » 2/15/07 10:02am 2/15/07 10:02am

Romania To Vintage Dacia Owners: TO THE CRUSHER!

With all this talk about Wartburg this and Trabant that, we sometimes forget that East Germany wasn't the only Warsaw Pact nation cranking out dangerous rattletraps lightweight, affordable vehicles for its glorious socialist workers. Romania isn't just about vampires and uica; it's the proud home of the Dacia (which,… » 2/15/07 9:13am 2/15/07 9:13am

Rolled Gold: Plated Rides Debut in Romania

Some say we're living in a new Gilded Age, wherein a small number of unconscionably wealthy and flamboyant individuals lord their riches over the insolvent, who cower in their presence. Then again, maybe it's just that a few knuckleheads with MasterCards keep throwing off the meters. We may never know. Well, maybe we… » 12/12/06 9:32am 12/12/06 9:32am

Failure! Romanian Cross Lander SUV Hits New Snag

According to a firm that's been attempting to import Romanian-built SUVs to the US for the past year, the Romanian government is trying to pull its tablecloth from under the company's flatware, as it were. The company, Cross Lander USA, is suing Romania for allegedly conspiring to thwart its venture, by way of a… » 4/01/06 9:14am 4/01/06 9:14am

Hoon of the Day: Fixing a Maybach

Maybach auto shop is in session. Lesson One: The old Romanian crowbar trick. Gigi Becali, owner of the Steaua Bucharest football club — obviously unimpressed with the majesty of a $300,000 luxury car — took a crowbar to his Maybach, apparently to get the door to work following an accident. We get where he's coming… » 1/27/06 9:33am 1/27/06 9:33am