Antonio Alvendia

FCP Euro's Feature Editor Antonio Alvendia is an aficionado of cameras, rare wheels, 90s hip hop, and obscure aftermarket car accessories. He bought his first E39 Touring after seeing M5 Estates on photo trips to several racetracks and automotive museums in Europe. He is currently devising a plan to return to the Nurburgring to shoot the N24 race and drive the Nordschleife again. ••• Instagram : @MOTORMAVENS
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Swedish Style Wagon - Volvo V90 R-Design

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This Volvo V90 R Design Wagon was intended to blend sport and style in the perfect family car. Can a wagon reach such lofty heights of customization? The Volvo V90 Wagon was introduced by Volvo Cars ...

Respect Your Elders - BMW E3 Bavaria

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When everyone else in this brave new world seems to be focused on flash and floss, this E3 BMW Bavaria reminds us to respect our elders. Sound advice....

Grounded GeekWagen - B5 Volkswagen Passat Touring

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This B5 Volkswagen Passat wagon has lots of rare Euro aftermarket parts unavailable in the USA, but it's so clean and subtle on the outside that only true Passat enthusiasts might even notice....

Deutschland Unobtainium - Hartge BMW E28 H5S

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Unlike many other cars bearing Hartge badges, this BMW E28 H5S was actually built at Hartge's headquarters in Merzig, Germany. That makes this rare gem even more valuable to collectors of rare BMWs....

Built For Baja – 964 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet

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Off-roading is an American institution, but it was made famous in Mexico's Baja Peninsula. Racing the Baja 1000 is the ultimate inspiration for this particular Porsche 911. When most think about ...

Colombian Black Diamond - Land Rover Santana Series III

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Imagine taking a vacation in Colombia and discovering a diamond in the rough like this 1974 Land Rover Santana Series III. How would you cut and polish it?...

Learning Curve - Motorsport Hardware BMW E36 M3

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Non-M versions of the E36 serve as introductions to BMW performance. Now, after owning several E36s, does the owner of this E36 M3 feel it truly fits the bill? Cecil Perez of Motorsport Hardware has ...

2002 Touring Time Capsule - BMW 2002 Tii Widebody

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This widebody 1971 BMW 2002 tii Touring is a pure racing-inspired BMW from the 1970s, and you’re not going to find another one that looks anything like it. People building street-legal replicas of ...

Homebuilt AC Schnitzer BMW E34 540i Touring

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Even though AC Schnitzer never actually had a tuned E34 estate available for sale to the public as a complete car, that didn’t stop the owner of this BMW 540i Touring from creating one from scratch. ...

Volkswagen And The Petersen Automotive Museum Build An Electric Future

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As Volkswagen celebrates 50 years in the United States, its future is looking shockingly electric with the introduction of the ID. Space Vizzion concept. With current governments demanding more ...

Function Over Form - Global Time Attack AMG C63 Coupe

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Time attack is a motorsport for vehicle development. Rather than battling wheel-to-wheel, this Mercedes-Benz AMG C63 races the clock and pursues life on a knife's-edge. If one was to go racing, why ...

Overland Swedish Metal - Volvo 940 Turbo Wagon

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Modified Volvo builds are a rare breed, but this 940 Turbo Wagon goes even further with its lifted suspension and 30-inch off-road tires. When it comes to unique and modified cars in the US, you ...

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