The Traband 601 is a unique machine. To provide some history for American readers, the 601, most commonly known simply as “the Trabant,” was East Germany’s response to the Volkswagen Beetle. It began production in 1963, and carried forth until 1990, decades past obsolescence. Its two-stroke engine made for a somewhat reliable, simple, and easy to maintain platform, but found itself lost in the growing automotive technology that blossomed in the 1970s and ’80s.
SEMA 2018 has finally come to an end. We’re back in SoCal, and for better or worse, we’re catching up on more than a week’s worth of missed emails, articles, and more. For many of us, wether we look forward to it or dread it, SEMA is an event that consumes the first week of November, year after year. It’s the largest event in the automotive aftermarket, bar none, and rich with things to see, both incredible and laughable.
Riley Stair’s name has undoubtedly become synonymous with incredible builds with incredible quality. With each passing year, we’ve featured his latest builds, eager to share the machines he brings to life with unparalleled quality and creativity. For the last twenty months, however, he’s been hard at work but shrouded in secrecy, utilizing every spare hour at his disposal to build his greatest creation yet.
Out latest StanceWorks Desktop Wallpaper: the IND M2 Gelbgrün project. As one of our favorite new BMW builds of 2018, its only fitting for one of our final wallpapers of the year to celebrate it. If you missed the full feature and writeup, be sure to read it here. To save this photo in its full resolution, simply right-click and save-as.
Drifting, Ultra-4 trucks, and blending the two: How’s that for an even better combo? The latest release from Nitto, Driving Line, and Race Service has the whole Nitto crew up to their antics. Enjoy a few minutes of fun on your friday afternoon.