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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Car Features, Gallery

2016 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Coverage: Incredible Machines Invade Greater Chicago!

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) – The 2016 version of the Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals blew in to the Windy City over the weekend and wowed all as it does every year. Show director Bob...

Carlisle Chrysler Nationals 2016 Coverage : Nearly 3,000 Awesome Cars Packed The Place

(Photos by Joe Grippo) –  The Carlisle Chrysler Nationals 2016 may be over but they have left a rousing impression on anyone who attended or even those who happened to drive through the area....

SEMA 2015 Coverage: Hey, Lohnes: I DARE You To Hate This Steve Stanford-designed Thunderbird!

I’ll explain later why, but for Tuesday’s coverage at SEMA, I didn’t have as much time as I would have liked. So Monday night I was jotting down a list of cars and people I needed...

When Did You Know? A Story About A Kid, An AMC Javelin, And Flipping The Gearhead Switch

(Photos courtesy of David Goodwin) – There are times in just about everyone’s lives where they have profound moments that dictate a certain path they will take in the future. Those moments...

Random Car Review: The Chrysler/Plymouth Prowler – From Concept To Forgotten In Short Order

Chrysler, in the 1990s, was successful mainly because they became the company of “why not?” Here’s how this worked out: In 1989 the Dodge Viper was shown off in production form. The...

Here Are 50 Roadsters (And A Couple Of T-Buckets) We Would Love To Own

Being that today is Friday and lots of BangShifters are already planning on fun car stuff for the weekend or the upcoming week, we figured that we’d give you plenty of reason to day dream your...

Electrical Box: We (Attempt to) Make An Electric Car Our Primary Wheels For A Week – The Future?

So sometimes you get the chance to do something in the name of science and you just have to do it. Having never driven a true electric car (only hybrids) more than around the block, I was...

Tucker: A Look At The Amazing Tucker Exhibition At The AACA Museum – Full Cars, Prototype Engines, More

(Photos by Joe Grippo) –The Tucker 48 will remain one of the most rare, intriguing, valuable, and interesting cars in American automotive history until the end of time. Was Preston Tucker a...

52 Photos of Gasser Style Cars!

Our on-going series of car specific galleries continues today with a collection of 52 photos concentrating on gasser style cars. In truth we could probably run a gallery of 500-1,000 gasser photos...

Trucks! Here’s A Collection Of Sweet Rigs From The 2014 Orange County Great Labor Day Cruise

Yesterday we ran a gallery of hot rods and cool cars from the 2014 Orange County Great Labor Day Cruise. We have hundreds and hundreds of photos from the event and we’re busting them out with...

Spring 2014 Chattanooga Cruise In—More Than A Thousand Cars Take Over Corkyville

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – In case you didn’t know, a couple blocks of downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee is known as Corkyville, because it’s the home of the Coker Tire Company...

2014 Spring Charlotte AutoFair – Huge Numbers Of The South’s Coolest Cars Gather In Charlotte

(Photos by Jesse Kiser) – Twice a year, the the Charlotte Motor Speedway is not filled with the rumbling noises of NASCAR stock cars but rather with the gleaming paint, shiny wheels, and...

Lucky’s Rod Run to the Chicken Oil Company 2014 – A Texas Sized Rod Run!

(Words and photos by Charles Wickam) – It is funny how things happen some time. Almost 20 years ago William Lucky of Conroe, Texas happened upon a great restaurant called The Chicken Oil...

Gallery: 50 Photos of 1932, 1933, and 1934 Fords!

When the words “hot rod” hit your ears, chances are that an image of a 1932 Ford shows up in your mind’s eye. If there were no 1932 Ford, there is an excellent chance that the car...