Category Archive: BangShift Road Test, BangShift XL, XL Off Road Feature, XL Truck Feature, XL Truck News

BangShift (Off) Road Test: The 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon

(Photos by Dave Nutting and Tony Sestito) – Athletes come in all shapes and sizes. From the string bean marathon runners to the brutes that power lift twice their body weight, there’s a...

BangShift Road Test : The 2016 Subaru Series.Hyper Blue BRZ Is The Sharpest Tool In The Shed

I have never been accused of being the sharpest tool in the shed but the fact of the matter is that the 2016 Subaru Series.HyperBlue BRZ is. The car is engaging, hilarious fun to drive, coolly...

Quick Review: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro RS 2LT Four-Cylinder – How Does GM’s Pony Car Stack Up With Only Half Of The Deck?

In the fall of 1981, the new-for-1982 Chevrolet Camaro offered up an option that pretty much told you how bad the situation was: the LQ9, better known as Pontiac’s “Iron Duke”...

Used Car Lot Review: 2006 Cadillac STS-V – Meet The CTS-V’s Equally Angry Big Brother

There are really three types of Cadillac: the old-school all-visual, ultra-luxury Caddy that pretty much went away after the early 1970s Eldorado, the big floaty barges that filled in both front and...

The Green Needle: Four Days With A 2015 Challenger Hellcat Has Us Addicted To 700hp Blown Hemi Fun

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – If I had never considered speed or horsepower drugs before getting four days with a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, I sure as hell do now. It is everything I have in...

BangShift Test Drive: The 2015 Ford Edge Titanium SE and EcoBoost Sport – A True Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde Crossover

The Ford Edge isn’t the first vehicle that you would think should pop up on BangShift’s radar. It’s a crossover SUV that does it’s job and that’s that, right? Pretty much what we thought,...

BangShift Road Test: 2015 Corvette Stingray Convertible – We Flog GM’s New 8-Speed Automatic

(PHOTOS BY DAVE NUTTING) – We’ve been chomping at the bit to get our hands on a C7 Corvette since they started rolling off the line in Bowling Green and our ticket finally got punched...

BangShift Road Test: The 2015 Volvo V60 T5 (Or: Please Don’t Burn My House Down)

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – Nutting kept asking me if this was a good idea. He kept nervously telling me that someone was probably going to try to set my house on fire if I wrote a review of a...