I’m not entirely sure if I’ve ever actually seen a Chevy Monza on the road. Sold from 1975 to 1980, it’s not entirely surprising, considering it was somewhat of an economy car car built some 45 years ago, and to suggest that the Monza isn’t a pop culture hit is a bit of an understatement.
It’s all but impossible to believe that we’re already nearing the end of 2019. It seems like I’ve only just begun writing the date on checks correctly, not needing to scribble out an “18” to look more like a poorly-written “19”, but SEMA is just two weeks away, and we’re hardly more than two months from 2019’s conclusion. It’s been a whirlwind of a year at StanceWorks, and even moreso at Protomachine. Behind the big shop door, there’s been a constant ebb and flow of changes.
Those quirky “sorta convertible, sorta not” tops. That’s what Baur is largely synonymous with in the classic BMW realm. For fans of classic roundel and normal-sized-kidney sporting BMWs, it’s unlikely that a Baur example hasn’t crossed your path at some point or another, but for many out there, the concept is as foreign as they come.
In the early 1970s, Volkswagen was well aware that their Karmann Ghia platform was due for a replacement. Having been in production since 1955, its nearly 20-year-long run was well earned but well worn in. As a replacement, the internally-designated “Typ 53” Scirocco coupe was born.
As we continue further and further into the digital age, digital automotive art continues to rise in prominence amongst the automotive community. Digital renderings, profile vectors, and coffee shop sketches have all earned a place in the social feeds of automotive enthusiasts.