It was BMW’s “Neue Klasse” post-war sedans that are credited with saving the brand, and following them, the “02” series coupes have stood as one of the brand’s icons and established their role and leadership as a sports sedan manufacturer. Introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1973, the 2002 Turbo was the pinnacle of the New Class lineup, sporting a turbocharged, mechanically fuel-injected variant of the famous m10 power plant.
With a history that spans from early formula racers through saloon racing and into touring car championships, the United Kingdom has a rich heritage in motorsports. As such, they also have one of the premier historic racing venues in the world. Each year Goodwood hosts a handful of legendary vintage races and last year our photographer, Jonathan Szczupak, was there to capture the 73rd Members’ Meeting for us.
In many ways, the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona International Speedway elicits the same emotions as the first days of school. After a long, cold winter absent of racing and cars, we all converged on the Florida beach town to kick off the racing season. I saw familiar faces as I made my way through the paddocks and into the photographers’ room. The smell of race fuel flooded my mind with memories backed by the throaty exhaust notes echoing through the row of garages.
“Never Done” isn’t just a phrase to Tyler Coey. It’s his mantra, his brand, and his way of life. As an artist, he is always looking for ways to express himself and share his ideas and imagination. As a designer, he is always aiming to utilize space and put concepts to production. As a car guy, he is always striving to make his cars more bespoke and enjoyable.
Each year, the SEMA show concludes with a handful of stand out cars, and for 2015, Dominic Le’s “Hakotora” pickup was one of the stars. We unveiled his truck here on StanceWorks, and as one of our favorite builds in recent times, we felt obligated to offer our readers a desktop wallpaper in tribute.
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