What, you thought Stanceworks’ Sharknose Week ended with last week? You thought wrong. It went into a little overtime, and the winner is our eyeballs.
The lightened, widened BMW 3.0 CSL might be the high point of the company’s modern ethos. From the street to the track, the car ruled and did it with style. This is the story of bringing one back to its original glory.
How much widebody BMW is enough? Trick question! There’s no such thing.
The sharknose fronts of 1960, 1970s, and 1980s BMWs remain legendary to this day. StanceWorks is celebrating them now!
There are many cars in this world, and a significant percentage of them are not the BMW 3.0CS. This is somewhat troubling.
I think if I were to put together a list of the sexiest coupes of all time, the case could easily be made that the shark-nosed BMW E9 deserves to be somewhere near the top. BMW must know this too, because it’s they’re set to debut a modern version of the E9 — specifically, the 3.0 CSL that became so successful in…
The E9 3.0 CSL was a homologation special built for European Touring Car Championship eligibility. As opposed to other BMW designations, where "L" meant lang (long), the "L" in CSL meant leicht (light). See, size does matter. [via SaveTheEnzos]
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's an example of one of BMW's best-looking designs.
We saw a somewhat rough E9 BMW last fall, and now we're going to look at one that's a bit nicer. I've seen this '74 3.0 CS moving around under its own power pretty regularly, while the '73 3.0 CSi seems to be more a work in progress. The 2002s seem to get a lot more love than the big 6-cylinder cars of this era, but…
In another setback to French dreams of displaying the All-Time Eternal Project Car Damnation MegaTrophy (which turns into a pile of red powder within a few weeks) at the top of the Eiffel Tower, the hybridized British Leyland machine obliterated the Peugeot diesel in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll. The endless…