Hot Rod Magazines are collectibles in Mafia III.


Hot Rod Magazines are a series of twelve magazines found around New Bordeaux. They are available form the start of the game and may be collected anytime the player is free to explore the game map.


Bayou Fantom

Barclay Mills

  • January 1966 issue on a barge full of old cars, across the river from the south western Barge Docks in Barclay Mills.

Delray Hollow


  • June 1966 issue in the underground canal system beneath a parking garage in southwest Downtown.

French Ward

  • May 1964 issue inside a garage in the northwest corner of the French Ward.

Frisco Fields

Pointe Verdun

River Row

  • May 1968 issue inside a boxcar at the train yard.


  • March 1968 issue in a nondescript garage along the the southwest shoreline.

Tickfaw Harbor

  • February 1965 issue on top of nondescript brick building next to the railroad bridge in south Tickfaw Harbor in the Best Oil complex.

Magazine Articles

  • May 1964 issue features an article on Don Garlits' newest drag racer, the Swamp Rat VI.
  • February 1965 issue features images of Connie Kalitta's drag racer the Bounty Hunter.
  • January 1966 issue features an articled titled "Tripping the Lights Fantastic", about a race event hosted by racing legend Mickey Thompson.
  • June 1966 issue features an article about the American Motorcyclist Association's annual Daytona National Championship race.
  • September 1966 issue features an article titled "The Spray Makers", about speedboats and the engines that power them.
  • January 1968 issue features an article about Hot Rod Magazine's 20th anniversary and recaps their top stories over the years.
  • May 1968 issue features an article about the tenth annual Daytona 500 and its winner, Cale Yarborough.
  • June 1968 issue features an article about off-road racing at the Mint 400.
  • August 1968 issue features an article titled "Dirt Trackin' Midwestern Style", about the popularity of dirt track racing in the midwest. A second article titled "The Race", details the 1968 Indianapolis 500.