-Words by Mike Burroughs-
The lowrider community has been one that we at STANCE|WORKS have admired from afar for quite some time. It is, after all, where the mindset of “low is a lifestyle” truly began. It is, without question, one of the most in-depth and involved niches of automotive society. Lowriders have led way to an entire subculture, and is, as a whole, one of the few styles born right here in America.
After a long and hot afternoon under the Las Vegas sun at WusteFest 2012, we took the chance to escape to old downtown for some quick shots of Rotiform’s latest project. This early-model Allroad falls directly in line with the Audis Rotiform has been known for building, and once again they’ve shown the beauty of Audi’s Avant line by building a surprisingly stylish yet entirely functional family hauler.
I found myself tracing the brand new Kugelfischer injection lines as they hovered over the infamous red Alpina velocity stacks. Engines like these don’t come around often; their parts are rare; their components, valuable. Each nut and bolt is torqued to specs chosen decades ago, proven correct by an era of winning races, and ensured by time. To encounter an engine like this is, in the simplest of terms, truly special to any BMW fanatic.
There is a myriad of car-related Facebook pages, ranging in quality and content styles from the craziest bosozoku cars from the streets of Japan, to the classic Concours beauties from Pebble Beach. Facebook has become a constant stream of media for an impressively large number of people.
It’s been a bit since our last Daily Grind piece, but as always, we’ve stayed busy working on the SW project cars. This time, Cody managed to wear through his control arms…