In 1987, Car and Driver Magazine set out to find the fastest street car in America. In that same year, the Ferrari F40 proved to be the first-ever production car to break the 200mph barrier; however, urban legends told of street machines that could hang and beat it. It was at the dawn of the horsepower wars, and the exchange rate of 500 ponies in 1987 is as daunting as 1,000 in 2020.
Today, we reflect on one of our all-time favorites, and lift a high-resolution shot out of the archives for the latest StanceWorks desktop wallpaper. This time, it’s the PTG E36, as celebrated by our complete article from October, 2012. Be sure to check it out by clicking here, and if you’d like to save this wallpaper in full-res, simply right-click and save-as.
After Cars & Coffee Irvine’s departure many years ago, there’s been a hole left in weekend mornings ever since. It was the originator, so to speak, and given the cars it managed to bring out on even the gloomiest of Saturday mornings, nothing has compared in the years that have followed. That’s not to say, however, that no one has tried. Up and down the coast, groups have made varying efforts to bring car enthusiasts together.
At first glance, there’s an undeniable simplicity exuded by Gehn Fujii’s HJ60 Land Cruiser. From front to back, it relies on its core character to make a statement, leaving “staple” mods behind in favor of practicality, purpose, and pragmatism. Beneath the surface, however, is a truck rich with personality, history, and a story to tell.
On the heels of selling his beloved 911, Amir Bentatou is hard at work prepping his latest and greatest on-track machine: a turbocharged K-swapped NSX, soon to hit the pages of StanceWorks, of course. With a borderline legend on its way out the door, we felt what better time than now to take a look back at one of StanceWorks’s all-time favorites. From the depths of the archives — 2012 — we raise the 911 once more as a proper send-off.