A COLLECTOR’S DREAM

With predictions of rising value in limited production sports cars from the 1980’s and 1990’s flooding the car collectors’ forums, one can only imagine the amount of buzz surrounding our upcoming restoration of the 1991 Acura NSX....

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Alyson Yarberry
A DAY AT THE TRACK

Stretching the 02’s Legs in Celebration of its Completion On April 23rd, Clarion, in conjunction with Clarion Builds’ team racing driver Chris Forsberg, and New Century BMW, brought Clarion Builds’ freshly finished 1974 BMW 2002 to the track at Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, California…

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Alyson Yarberry
K&N AIR FILTER DESIGN & INSTALLATION

Clarion Builds BMW 2002 Custom K&N Air Filter Design and InstallationWritten by Jeremy Templeman, Brand News Writer / Reporter at K&N Engineering, Inc. When Clarion Builds delivered the 1974 BMW 2002 to K&N Air Filters headquarters in Riverside, California the ‘O2 lacked air filtration. As…

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Alyson Yarberry
1974 BMW 2002 AUDIO SYSTEM

With the paint completed, the suspension and brakes installed, the engine bolted on to our 02’s chassis, and all the Hushmat sound dampening products laid down, we finally got to move on to what we like the most: The Audio! Enlisted to help, BP Autosound,…

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Alyson Yarberry
BMW 2002 PREPS FOR AUDIO INSTALL

CoupeKing in Wilmington, California has been working around the clock to get the finishing touches on Clarion’s BMW 2002 project car’s interior, getting it ready to move on to the audio installation, where Clarion has some very big plans that will be announced in the…

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Alyson Yarberry
CHRIS FORSBERG INTERVIEW ON “THE DRIVE”

Clarion Builds’ official team test driver and 2X Formula Drift champ Chris Forsberg sits down with Alan Taylor of “The Drive” radio show at CES 2015 to share his enthusiasm for the Clarion Builds program and to discuss the public unveiling of the BMW 2002 at the show.

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Alyson Yarberry
ARRIVING AT DIAMOND HILLS

The crew at Diamond Hills Collision Center are experts at all thing auto body, and the caliber of the vehicles they work on serves as a testament of their reputation for quality and attention to detail.

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Alyson Yarberry
THE HUNT FOR THE UNICORN

Days slowly turned into weeks as we searched high and low to find the classic BBS RS 001 wheels for our BMW 2002 in a hard to find 15×7-inch diameter with an even more challenging +25mm offset that has long been discontinued by BBS. 

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Alyson Yarberry
ROLLING IN STYLE

There is no denying that a nice set of wheels is key to setting your car apart from the crowd, not to mention, making or breaking the appearance of your ride.

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Alyson Yarberry
THE TRIP BACK TO CYPRESS

The ’02 started out just fine. The motor started and ran smoothly. The gas needle was paged at the full indicator and with the windows down and the wings swiveled (poor man’s AC) the trip down to Cypress looked like it would be a breeze.

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Alyson Yarberry