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Watch As This Jaguar Test Driver Turn His Passenger Into Gumby!

You’ll have to forgive the video quality, but this one is worth it. This footage comes from a Jaguar test drive at the factory about four years ago. The gentleman who is driving is one of the...

Copart Cadavers: Here’s 11 Classic American Cars And Trucks That are Smashed, Burned, Or Otherwise Violently Dead

It has been a while since I cruised the automotive morgue and looked for gnarled, melted, crashed, and otherwise destroyed cool American cars up for purchase on Copart.com. Pretty much every gearhead...

Watch The Kenworth From Hades Pull Off High Speed Drifts, A Tire Smoldering Slalom, And More Wild Tricks At Sanair Speedway

So far this week we have showed Sylvain Noel’s Kenworth W900 beating a BMW M5 into submission at the drags, beating up on other big rigs in a street race while fully loaded and empty, and...

Midget Engines For Sale: Sawed In Half 350ci Chevy Blocks, Heads, And A Tiny Blower – V4 Awesomeness

Sometimes the simple solution is the right solution. In the case of these V4 midget engines, the proof is in the pudding. Using small block Chevy blocks and cylinder heads sawed in half, specially...

Craigslist Find: It’s A Daytona! It’s A Jeep! It’s…Well, Interesting…

Brian and Chad love a good trar around here, but it takes a bit of convincing for me to jump on board with the idea. Don’t get me wrong, seeing a 1990 Cadillac hearse set up as a southern mud...

Cadillac CEO Tells Dealers They Need To “Step Up”…Does That Mean A Downsizing Is Immiment?

Johan de Nysschen isn’t messing around with Cadillac, for better or for worse. His latest move was to notify dealers at a meeting in Las Vegas that they had to “step up” to assist...

Listen To A BRM V16 Scream Up The Hill At Goodwood – This Is The Best Sounding (Non-Nitro Burning) Race Engine Ever

BangShift reader Jack Church sent us the tip on this cool video that was made at the 2014 Goodwood event and it is really awesome for two reasons. The first reason is the fact that we get some fun...

Michigan Signs Bill Into Law Reinforcing Ban On Direct Vehicle Sales. GM celebrates, Tesla Left In The Cold

Governor Rick Snyder put his signature on H.B. 5606 into law on October 21, 2014, as reported on Jalopnik. What does that mean? In short, the bill restates that it is against Michigan state law for a...

Action Gallery: NTPA Pulling At The NC State Fair – Soot Shooting, Dirt Throwing, Blown Craziness With A Sled

(Photos by David Whealon) – David Whealon is one of our most diverse contributors here at BangShift. We have run great photos he shot at the TUDOR road races up in Virginia, land speed...

PDRA World Finals Action Photos: Door Slammers At The Never Ending Event In Virginia

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The second PDRA stop at Virginia Motorsports Park (VMP) was also the last 2014 event for the series. Continuous rain forced the event to last an extra...

Craigslist Find: V8-Swapped And California-Legal 1988 Toyota 4Runner – Really Clean, Pretty Pricey

The Toyota 4Runner of the late 1980s is a very lovable truck…they were light enough, peppy enough, and could play in the dirt just fine. They also had Toyota reliability going for them, and...

Bayou Bomb: Leroy Brown Is Heading For The 8s – Here’s A Last Look At One Of The Tamest Looking Deep 9-second Street Cars In America

(Photos by Charles Wickam) We’re breaking from normal protocol here. Why? Normally when a car owner tells us that he’s going to be blowing the car apart to make changes that should speed...

Question Of The Day: If You Saw A Trucker Driving Down The Road Steering With His Foot, What Would You Do?

After watching this video, the first thing I can tell you is that words don’t fail me for my reaction. What is keeping me from publishing them, however, is that by doing so I’d probably...

Watch The Dodge Brothers Rip Along During A 100-Year Car Chase In This Cool New Ad

Chrysler is living a weird double life right now. They have the whole Dodge mojo working with the Hellcat powered Challenger and Charger, they have the blown Challenger Drag Pack on the way, and they...