“Pictures don’t do it justice.” It’s a line we’ve all heard before, and these days, it’s to be taken with a grain of salt. When it comes to Mateusz Karwowski, though, it’s something to be heeded, for in 2016, Mateusz dragged this 520i home on a flatbed, in dire need of “TLC.” Truth be told, it appears to have been a nice car: nice enough for the likes of you and I, most likely. A layer of dust sat atop the car, the windshield hardly anything past translucent.
If you’re reading StanceWorks, there’s at least some chance you’re familiar with Luke Huxham and his outlet, Miaham Media. For more than a decade, Luke has been pumping out incredible videos that, for the most part, center around Japanese car culture in one form or another. It was his showcasing of the “Underground Hero” story of bosozoku Lamborghinis that pushed him into the limelight, and ever since, he has focused and honed his talents to a razor sharp edge.
Photography contributed by Charlie Scott. No, it’s not 2020’s “StanceWorks Off Road” annual excursion, although we wished it could have been. There’s been a number of curve balls this year, which comes as no surprise to anyone at this point. Between the June birth of Justin and Rose’s daughter, Charlie’s race schedule, COVID restrictions, and everything in between, it almost appeared as though 2020 might go by without so much as a major camping trip at all.
StanceWorks favorites Geoff Tumang and Kyle Deneau are back at the track and once again the stars of Nitto Tire & Driving Line’s Driver Battles. With Geoff behind the wheel of his latest Phoenix Yellow E46 M3, and Kyle behind the wheel of his new-to-him 996 911, the competition is fierce at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway. As Driving Line puts it: Who’s faster down the strip?
Driver Battles: Track Edition is back for another episode at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway.
When it comes to the ’90s era of BMW, the E38 is, in countless ways, definitive of the marque. The chassis represents a direct focus a unique blend of comfort and power, with the now iconic BMW V12 standing as the must-have power plant option. The autobahn stormer boasted impressive figures: 322 horsepower and 361 pound-feet of torque in stock trim, making for a prime example of what a grand touring sedan could and should be.