They say a car is only “new” once, and while the technical side of the statement is indisputable, the sentiment may not be entirely true. On rare occasions, a car reemerges from behind closed shop doors, returned to their former glory and sometimes, above and beyond the day the machine left the showroom floor. When Roland Graef of H&R set out to build the E30 of his dreams, he set the bar high, and his ambitions higher.
In 1988, the world was introduced to AKIRA, an animated film that tells the story of Shotaro Kaneda and Tetsuo Shima, both friends and adversaries, as their story of absolute power, corruption, and morality unfold in dystopian post-apocalyptic Neo-Tokyo.
The latest photos from Mike Crawat’s collection & travels: A gorgeous E12 on air ride and splits, a tried and true combination. The E12 5-series, the first of the fives, is an often-forgotten chassis, despite how much it shares in common with its successor, the E28.
You know the rules: lights down, speakers up. Our latest video find, “The Racer” by Brad Day, follows the life of a mans passion for Motor Racing and the Porsche 911 all the way from when he was a young boy.
The Racer – Short Film from Brad Day on Vimeo.
The E30 M3 has been, since my enthusiasm for BMW began, one of the coolest offerings from the marque, period. While it’s hard to ignore machines like the M1, the E9 CSL, or even my longtime favorite, the E28 M5, there’s something about the M3 that proves hard to beat.