Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, Apex Event Coverage, BangShift APEX

SEMA 2016: Want To Shave 600lbs Off The Curb Weight Of A Hellcat? Just Put A Carbon Fiber Body On It!

People always like to bring up the two ton heft of the Dodge Challenger Hellcat when the topic of the car comes up. It is kind of a weird obsession to us. Has anyone actually used curb weight as a...

SEMA 2016: What Do You Get When You Put A 1970 Mustang On Top Of A GTR? Muzilla

This one should garner some reactions one way or the other. What you are looking at is a car called Muzilla. It is a 1970 Mustang that has essentially been draped over a late model Nissan GT-R....

This Insanely Tired and Flared 1970 AMC Javelin Is Our Favorite SEMA 2016 Car So Far

So here;s the bad news. We have no details on this car. The good news is that this car exists and in this moment, the thing is our favorite machine we have seen at SEMA 2016. Equipped with (if we...

Do You Know The Twisted Tale Of The Chevy Iraqi Taxi Malibus? No Options, Three Pedals, Three On The Floor!

(By Greg Rourke) – There has been some discussion about manual transmissions in G body GM cars. BMcT recently showed us an Olds with a factory manual. Apparently, they aren’t as rare as...

Meet The Cheapest Car In History: The Briggs And Stratton Flyer Would Still Only Cost $1,683.88 Today – (w/Video)

When the A.O Smith company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin decided to get into the car business by building a very cheap form of transportation we’re not sure they were aiming to build the cheapest car...

This ’86 Omni GLH Helped Bring America Out of the Automotive Dark Age

While Ford and General Motors both continued to build V8 pony cars in the 1980s as attainable sports cars, Chrysler instead tried to turn their econoboxes into their performance offerings. They did...

Mechanix Illustrated’s 1962 Highway Kart Is Nuts And They Encouraged You To Build It And Drive It On The Street!

No fooling, no kiddin’, we’re not joshing you, leading you on, or exaggerating a damned thing. In 1962, the famous Mechanix Illustrated Magazine actually published a story with complete...

Hate The Idea Of Self-Driving Cars? Blame Charles Kettering, It Is All His Fault

The foundation of the self-driving car, which has become a reality that snuck up on most of us over the last couple years was laid 103 years ago and it is all Charles Kettering’s fault....

LS Fest Outtake: The Crunched Camaro That Was Still Going To Race

All Adam Prante wanted to do was to come down to Bowling Green and have a good time at the 2016 LS Fest with his late-model fifth-gen Camaro SS. Entered into the Grand Champion set of events, he had...

A Mid 70’s Mopar Bluesmobile In The 24 Hours Of Lemons? It’s Real, And It’s Awesome!

(All photos by the author unless otherwise noted) Last weekend, the 24 Hours of Lemons descended upon Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park for the The GP Du...

Remember The Challenger Deputy? This Was One Of The Cheapest Stripper Machines Mopar Ever Offered!

(By Greg Rourke) – A Mopar aficionado I am not. I love them, and am always amazed at how the real experts can spout option codes and production figures. “This is one of 37 1970 Cudas in...

Duramax Fifth-Gen Camaro! – Also, The Story Of The Cummins Charger – HERE!

Engine swaps are a thing that has become so commonplace in hot rodding that you really have to do something amazing to blow people away. It just so happens that Minnesota’s Nathan Mueller is...

Triple Threat Corvette! A Guy Is Using A 1977 Corvette For Daily Driver, Autocross, And Rallycross Duty!

A lot of car guys out there that have a cool race car or toy often have a more mundane and reliable daily driver, which more times than not is a boring appliance or maybe a useful truck or family...

Video: This 1905 Fiat Isotta Racer Has An Airship Engine, Power For Days, And An Incredible Story

If there’s an era of racing that we have fallen more and more in love with over the last few years it’s definitely the stuff that happened from about 1900 through 1920. This was the era...