We All have that Family Member that Treats His Car Like a Second Home


Latinos are obsessed with their cars and they go to extremes to prove it…

I mean, Latinos LOVE their cars…

El Miguelacho y la flaquita #jurungandoAndan #KiaSportage #DePaquete #EstrenandoCarro

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#bestiesforlife ❤️

Like, really love our cars.

Hubby reunited with his car after maintenance. #love #porschenerd #clean #carhug

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Yeah…some times it gets a bit weird.

We love them so much that as soon as we get one, our interior decorator comes out.

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Sarapes give it that touch of color and culture.

And they’ll keep it warm on those cold nights.

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Rearview mirror? More like built in rosary holder, mi amigo.


And you can also give it a tiny sombrero to wear.

We buy it gifts to make it feel good and look good.


Sure, you can bring flowers to the house, but the car is totally more appreciative.

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No Latino car is complete without La Virgen to bless it.

So fucking Mexican! #fromwawithlove #virginmary #catholic #muralsoncars #lowrider #mexicancar

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Don’t think of it as a car; think of it as a vessel for your soul.

You have to add flags. How else will people know you’re Boricua?

It might be a Nissan, but she is proud of where she came from, okay?

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Some times we dress it up for those extra festive occasions.

#happy #cinco de #mayo #vw #passat #turbo #mexican #mexicancar #mexico #party #fiesta

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But only on holidays. We aren’t crazy.

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Safety and laws take a back seat to the photos of our loved ones.


Police Officer: Do you know how fast you were going?

Me: Well, I didn’t see the needle pass Albertito’s photo so it has to be under 50.

When we run out of room for photos, we just paint our loved ones on the car.

Because we want everyone to know how much we love them.

Throwback post: spotted at @Whataburger #obamanos #CorpusChristi #Texastruck #selenasforever #anythingforselenas

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Be honest, how many of your tíos have a car just like this? Share the story with your friends so they can all see how much we care for our cars.

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