12 year rolling restoration. Was painted white when I bought it in 2007. Bare metal repaint in original Riviera and full mechanical and cosmetic restoration. Mostly stock except 5 speed, LSD, Recaros from an E21.
From BMW archives: "The BMW 2002 US VIN 2577101 was manufactured on August 23rd, 1971 and delivered on August 25th, 1971 to the BMW importer Hoffman Motors Corp. in New York City. The original colour was Riviera, paint code 036.”