Roman Goldberg considers himself well-versed in classic BMWs, and understandably so. In his garage, you’ll find a stunning example of a Dakar Yellow E36 M3, and an E12 528i. Parked between them? This gorgeous M635CSi, one of just 5,859 BMW Motorsport-developed 6ers built for a worldwide audience. That tidbit, though, was part of a lesson learned by Roman after discovering the car in an online classified ad.
Apples rarely fall far from the tree, or so they say, but the sentiment rings true for Alvin Louie and the Louie family. As a group of BMW-owning car enthusiasts, it came as a surprise to no one when Alvin eventually set out to build one of his own. The undertaking involved, however, was nothing short of monumental. The yield, on the other hand? One of a kind.
Alvin attributes his BMW roots to his older brother Alex.
While the namesake might suggest otherwise, the E24 6-Series was born as a clearly defined successor to the iconic E9 Coupe. As a grand-tourer built to hybridize and balance the ideals between sports car and luxury traveller. In many ways, it’s the car that helped to define BMW as a marque for at least a decade, if not two. It comes as no surprise, then, that BMW fanatics throughout the world continue to celebrate its prowess and poise.
As one of the busiest Automotive photographers on planet Earth, Mike seems to be accruing an incredible archive of machines, both new and old. Amidst the incredible features he sets up for the homepage, a slew of cars and mini-shoots here and there bubble to the surface. We lovingly refer to this extra body of work as “The Crawat Files,” and our latest peer into Mike’s archives reveals a gorgeous and firmly-planted E24 coupe.
Unless you’re new to the StanceWorks homepage, chances are you’ve heard of Riley Stair. Aside form being one of StanceWorks’s closest friends and supporters, he’s also responsible for a number of notable builds, most of which have earned screen time here on the S|W homepage. There was 2015’s most popular StanceWorks feature, his LS6-powered Datsun 260Z, and there was his Cummins-powered ’49 Chevy 3100 pickup, built as a project between him and his father.