BusStock & Shine 2022

When we decided which events to attend, and which towns and cool places to visit during our annual Tunedside On Tour, a unique concept for Romania caught our eye. ...

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Day On The Lake With A Targa 4S

Cold, yet sunny. You know the type of morning we’re talking about, the ones that look like spring, but feel like winter. No problem though, there would be plenty ...

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The Bull Is All Grown-Up

If you’re passionate about cars and have been around for the past 40 years, it’s very likely you’ve admired a Lamborghini, at least once. You know, those sci-fi vehicles ...

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Marvelous M2 Manhart

It’s no secret that we love bimmers, here at Tunedside, and more than that, we love tuned bimmers, especially from a powerhouse like Manhart...

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Little Red Riding In The Hood

We met Eliza at our Ladies & Engines event, back in summer, and she was scheduled to appear on the website instantly, seeing what passion stood ...

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The Ultimate Supercar Killer

Time to lock the doors, to put the kids to sleep, and to hide under the bed. Time to question everything you thought ...

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Doing a special Halloween material was always appealing to us and since we didn’t get the chance last year (full pandemic, remember?) ...

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A Classic Icon With A Fresh Look

Cruising through the warm autumn morning, on the highway, I couldn’t hide my excitement for the photoshoot we had booked for that weekend ...

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Not Your Average E87

To be completely honest, the BMW 1 Series is not your typical choice of vehicle, when it comes to a tuning project. They’re most likely to be seen ...

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Another Kind Of Silver Lining

The year is 2021 and the world is healing after the greatest shutdown it has ever known. Empty streets, quiet cities, deserted parking lots ...

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Cruising The Suburbs In A Special 720S

This year, we got invited to a quiet and cozy neighborhood, near the edge of town, away from all the traffic and the chaos, on a cool summer evening ...

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An Open Love Letter To The Automotive World

Taking a step back and reassessing the past 18 months, this could very well be the most impacting part of everyone’s lives, all around the world ...

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Whenever we get the chance to feature an insanely modified vehicle, we get that unmistakable rush, as our Spidey-sense starts tingling at the thought of writing ...

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Reconstructed 850i: The 8th Wonder

Back in the eighties, BMW was desperately lacking a big, sporty, yet luxurious coupe in their offer. Over the years, that was the role assigned to the 6 Series ...

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GTI Edition 35 And Beyond

Starting off with a generic piece of information, for the audience that isn’t involved in the hot-hatch phenomenon, I’ll try and make it simple ...

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Ibiza Reinvented

Little compact cars have always had a certain fascination around them. They were the pattern upon new generations were built, they were the starter cars ...

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Old School Roadster, Old School Streets

Bucharest is a city with a particular vibe, no doubt about it. From its culture, to the night-life, to the architecture, to the cars ...

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Late Nights In Parking Lots

Night drives have always been one of life’s small pleasures. Doesn’t really matter if you’re on a country road, through the woods, or under the big city lights ...

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Family Affair

Passion for a certain car brand is something infectious. It sometimes starts during childhood, or upon a long-awaited purchase and it stays forever, passing on to others ...

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Building The Ultimate Benz

Let’s be clear about one thing, from the beginning. The CLA is the type of car that has it all. It’s agile, nimble, luxurious, sporty, with a beautiful design ...

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Frankenbimmer

It’s a well-known fact that boys start liking cars from childhood, and, as they grow up, they want to purchase, or better yet, build their own four-wheeled partner, no matter the costs ...

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Family. Fun. Fast.

We did not know a lot about Mr. R before we met him, but we soon got to find out about his immense passion for Audi, for their cars, the brand, the technology ...

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A Clean Evolution For Dirty Times

I’ve known Mr. M for many years now and all his car-related projects always delivered top-notch quality, while keeping the fun-factor at high levels, too ...

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The Legend Of The Infamous Rat-Van

Imagine a futuristic world where we don’t all wear grey pajamas and drink broccoli smoothies. Where punk culture is the dominating trend ...

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Sunday Roadtrip With Golfs And Girls

The cold autumn morning did not seem very friendly, but a job is a job, and we’ve been planning this road trip material for too long now ...

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Carspotting Through Fashion Town

We’ll be right down honest from the start, we love Milano (or Milan, as some of the world likes to call it). It’s an amazing city, with a unique vibe ...

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Minis, Racing And A Touch Of California

From time to time, we get invited to a garage that stays with us for a long time after we’ve visited and photographed it. Even now, upon thinking ...

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Small Shop, Big Dreams

It’s an amazing thing how many auto shops you can find around a big city, and Bucharest is no stranger to these types of places. Whether you’re looking ...

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A Tale Of Three Cities - Part 3: Bucuresti

And so, here we are. Final chapter of our tour, back where it all started, to the ever-beating heart of Romania. Bucharest, the main point of attraction ...

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A Tale Of Three Cities - Part 2: Brasov

Driving from Sibiu, through Avrig and Fagaras, was quite a road trip for us. Amazing scenery, and some good things waiting for us in Brasov. The city wasn’t very far ...

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A Tale Of Three Cities - Part 1: Sibiu

We embarked on the tour, ready for adventure and sightseeing, cameras ready, laptops in the backpacks and a full gas of tank, to take us on a journey through ...

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Engineering The Passion: DIO Performance

While chasing the best cars, stories, and events out there, once in a while we come across something amazing and unknown to the rest of the world ...

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The Drift Child

The smell of burnt rubber, on a cold winter’s day, the screeching sounds of cars twisting and turning in ways that might seem unnatural for a normal car ...

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Tunedside Offroad Experience 2020

Hard roads, solid cars, and lots of fun. The basic recipe for offroading, an activity that’s been with us for a long while, and, most likely, will still be here ...

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An Evening In A Retro Garage

When we got invited to this specific garage, for a photoshoot, a nice conversation, and some true car culture experiences, it wasn’t a hard choice at all ...

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A Special Model Car Collectors Meeting

There are lots of ways in which car culture is preserved and enjoyed. Some collect memorabilia (be it automotive or motorsport), some take photos of cars ...

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European Car Festival - Bucharest 2021

The sun was just setting when we arrived at the location of the biggest automotive event held this year in Romania. The invite to do a full coverage of the European Car Festival ...

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Ladies & Engines: 2nd Edition

It’s been almost 6 months since we last organized an event, and, with the Covid-19 pandemic slowly fading away, we decided to call on the women from the Romanian car community ...

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Our Rally Weekend Experience

When we received the invite to join the 5th event in the Romanian Rally (out of 11), we were both surprised and excited, seeing that rallying is a totally different form of racing ...

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Audi Power Romania 2021 Meet

Here in Europe, perhaps more than in any other part of the world, brand loyalty is something of a thing. A big thing, that is. Whether you’re red to the core and live your life ...

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Ladies & Engines: 1st Edition

We had the idea of having a small, discreet and tasteful event since the summer of 2020 when we’ve noticed the fact that, no matter the occasion we were covering ...

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EWS Team Ad Hoc Meeting

We live in strange times, I think everyone can agree on that. Auto shows, cancelled, big club or community meetings, cancelled, motorsport events, cancelled ...

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A Very Special Retro Weekend

We all know that the pandemic situation has hit the motoring world, all across the planet. Canceled events, canceled meets, suspended projects ...

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