Mafia 3 just released, and that means it is time for players to begin scouring the streets of New Bordeaux for collectibles like Playboy magazines, Hot Rod magazines, and more. In this article we’ll be showcasing the location of all 12 Hot Rod magazines in Mafia 3. Locate and claim them all using the images and information below.
We’ve already shown you how to get all 50 of the Playboy magazines, and now it’s time to tackle our next big collectible. Hidden throughout the city of New Bordeaux are 12 special issues of the Hot Rod magazine. We’ll have each item’s location detailed below, including the district that it can be found in. Because most of the game’s districts only have 1 Hot Rod magazine each, we’ve looped them all together into one list below, and included the district that they can be found at inside of our descriptions.
All Hot Rod Magazines in Mafia 3
1 – June 1968
The only issue of the Hot Rod magazine to be found inside the Delray Hollow district, this collectible can be claimed by heading to the Auto Service store, and grabbing it off the desk in the back corner office.
2 – May 1968
This issue of the Hot Rod magazine can be found inside of a train car near the wall that divides the train yard from the street in the River Row district. Head inside the train car and pick it up to claim it.
3 – January 1968
To find this issue of the Hot Rod magazine, head to the Best Oil service garage located in Pointe Verdun. Break in and look for a workbench in the garage area to find this collectible.
4 – January 1966
Locate a scrap barge moored on the edge of the river in Barclay Mills. Then hop onto it to find this Hot Rod magazine hidden among the wreckage of rusted old cars and trucks.
5 – June 1966
This Hot Rod magazine can be nabbed from a sewer workbench in the Downtown district. Locate the sewer entrance inside of a car garage, and then head down into the sewers to find this collectible waiting to be claimed.
6 – February 1965
Locate a building with a set of metal stairs going to the roof in Tickfaw Harbor, then climb the steps to find this Hot Rod magazine resting on the roof of this building.
7 – December 1968
To find this collectible you will need to locate the used car lot in Frisco Fields. Head into the lot and look for this Hot Rod magazine on a bench near the south side of the building.
8 – May 1964
Look inside a garage between two nice homes in the French Ward to find this Hot Rod magazine resting on a workbench. Claim it to add it to your collection.
9 – March 1968
This issue of the Hot Rod magazine can be found on a workbench inside of an industrial garage in the Southdowns district.
10 – September 1966
One of three Hot Rod magazines hidden in the Bayou Fantom, this special collectible can be found under a shelter, resting on top of a picnic table at a campsite in the area.
11 – November 1968
The second of three Hot Rod magazines in the Bayou Fantom, this collectible can be claimed by locating a small office behind one of the big warehouse shops. Head inside the office to find the magazine resting on a cabinet.
12 – August 1968
The final issue of the Hot Rod magazine that players will need to collect can be found on a workbench in the corner of the Targo Fueling Station in the Bayou Fantom.
That’s all the Hot Rod magazine collectibles hidden through New Bordeaux. Be sure to check each area carefully for the items, and we’ll be updating our guide soon with images to help you find things easier. If you followed the instructions we listed above, you should have been able to locate and claim all 12 of the Hot Rod magazine collectibles in Mafia 3.