Petrolhead Parked E30 M3 And VW GTI In Living Room To Save Them From Hurricane Dorian

Randy Jalil has, once again, shown the world what being a car enthusiast is all about by parking his BMW E30 M3 and a friend’s 1984 Volkswagen GTI in his living room in order to protect them from the damage Hurricane Dorian might have caused them.

Jalil first caught the world’s attention back in late 2016 when he shared images online of his silver M3 parked inside as Hurricane Matthew approached Florida. With the threat of Dorian, he decided to do the same thing this year; plus, he also found the space to fit a classic GTI as well. It makes for a pretty epic living room – and a man who is the very definition of a car lover.

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Speaking to The Drive, Jalil revealed that his two-car garage was filled by his girlfriend’s 2018 Chevrolet Malibu and his brother’s 2018 Toyota Corolla, so he had no choice but to use the interior of his home instead.

“Nothing fancy, just wanted to protect as many cars as possible. My girlfriend Amber Carpenter was completely for putting the cars inside the house because she knows how much I love my cars! Luckily, we didn’t get any damage in Port Saint Lucie where I reside. There was barely any rain, too,” Jalil added. “Thankfully, everything around the house survived. I do have to admit it’s a stressful time waiting to see where this hurricane was heading and how bad the damage could have been.”

The E30 M3 is one of BMW’s most iconic and desirable cars and it makes total sense for Jalil to want to protect it. In fact, if we owned one, we’d be tempted to park it permanently in our living room, though, admittedly, the missus might have not been that thrilled with the idea…

  • pcurve

    his car insurance approves.

  • Ben

    Good lad.


    • exeptor

      Just a guess – if the water comes in the house he will feel it much earlier if he is on the floor … although not sure what he will be able to do if such scenario happens.

      Another one – just posing to make it more dramatic.

  • benT

    A bit OTT to be sleeping with your car tho’………….

  • TheBelltower

    Poor guy deserves a garage. For his cars and his posters.

  • Kitty Pourquoi

    I’m more surprised how someone can live in a house with no or very little windows..

    • Salih Ahzem

      Typical FL house before impact windows are became the norm, but yeah I also find them depressing.

  • dumblikeyou2

    Oh, this is thing now. Save car, post it because I can. Like the third person to share with the world.

  • Bash

    Well, if your girl friend approves this, she is definitely a keeper, Kudos to Amber, Marry her Randy!

  • Stephen G

    He should have shoved that sectional outside.

  • Big Black Duck

    Come on… “Petrol Head” really…lets stop lumping Car and Driving Enthusiasts as people who love Petrol..

    • brn

      It got you (and me) to click.
      Bastards. 😉

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