The E30 chassis is one of the most recognizable, widely known BMW body styles, and for great reason. With confident body lines, sharp but friendly features, and wide availability, it is quite often the first foray for many BMW enthusiasts’ addiction to vintage cars. For this exact reason it has become increasingly difficult to find a pristine and polished example of an E30 in the enthusiast world.
Enter Dave DelTorto with his beautifully refined 325is.
40 years ago, Hans Stuck, Brian Redman, Sam Posey, and Allan Moffat stood at the podium, celebrating the first win for BMW of North America. Just days after its founding, BMW of North America had made its mark with the BMW 3.0 CSL and the victory introduced the American population to Bayerische Motoren Werke and the Ultimate Driving Machine.
“Do you prefer the build or the ride?” It was a question for Brandon that I had assumed might come with a shaky answer. Motorcycles have, in many ways, defined themselves as a quintessential part of the American Dream, along side classic pickup trucks, Coca-Cola, and denim jeans.
The Volkswagen Beetle is an iconic and cult classic automobile. Its timeless design has been built and modified in a multitude of ways, but somehow there are still those that manage to separate from the status quo. One of those people is Mike Unland.
Mike’s 1959 Karmann Kabriolett was built with a philosophy of fusing old school with new, aiming to create a nice blend of styles while maintaining the foundation that made these cars so special.
With the return of Daylight Savings just days away, it almost feels as though summer is upon us here in California, despite being mere days into the beginning of March. We’ve forded the frigid 55-degree winter nights, and the worst of winter’s beautiful sunny days are behind us in favor of equally pleasant spring afternoons.