Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Off Road Feature, XL Videos

Motorized Freak of the Week: The AMF Sur-Trek

This week’s Motorized Freak is a slick little 8×8 amphibious vehicle produced by AMF in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. It would make one bitchin’ pit vehicle at the dragstrip. We...

This 1951 Federal House Truck Is The Most BangShift Approved Home On Wheels We’ve Ever Seen

Federal house truck? First off, we don’t mean liked Federal Government because if they built it, the tires would be flat, the roof would be caved in, and…Ok, I’m stopping there. The...

Watch An Idiot Truck Driver Destroy A New Holland Tractor And Nearly Kill The Farmer Inside

Anyone who has ever lived or driven through a rural area dominated by farms has no doubt had to pass a farm tractor at some point in their travels. Yes, tractors are large and lumbering machines that...

Cruise With Jay Leno In A 27-Liter Merlin Powered 1930 Bentley – This Thing Is Awesome

It would crack me up months ago reading stories about people asking what Jay Leno would do when he finally left the Tonight Show and handed the keys to Jimmy Fallon. They were writing about the guy...

The Black Knight Transformer Is A Helicopter AND A Truck – This Video Of It Driving And Flying Is Stunning

Call it a transformer, call it a flying cargo van, call it whatever you want but the Black Knight Transformer built by Advanced Tactics is one of the neatest things we have seen in action for some...

This Ratty Looking, Diesel Powered 1947 Chevy Truck Is Fugly, Functional, And Flippin’ Fun (Video)

As I have mentioned a couple of times this week, I’ve been hanging out in Denver with 10 of the toughest street legal diesel trucks in North America and hosting the action as they have been put...

1980s Video Greatness: The Story Of The Heavy Metal Monster Van – Evolution Of The Coolest Ford Van Ever

One of the neatest things about 1980s monster trucks is that most of the original machines started out as street trucks at some point in their life and eventually morphed into what were the first...

FIA European Truck Racing Starts This Month. Check Out The Highlight Video And Trailer For 2014

The FIA, most famous for being the sanctioning body of Formula 1, puts on tons and tons of other races. And the truth is that when they come to a particular race track for an F1 race, there are...

Griztek Snow Challenge Hill Climb Racing Video That Has Us Wishing For White Stuff To Play In!

Last week we showed you cool video of what appeared to be sand drags, mud drags, and hill climb racers who were tearing it up going the wrong way on a ski slope, and it was awesome. Thanks to John...

MORE: XL Videos

Fantastic Historical Video: WWII Deuce and a Half Submarine

This old film features an M35A2 Army truck, known more commonly as a “deuce and a half.” It was rated for 5,000 pounds of cargo capacity when off road and a 10,000-pound capacity when on...

This Duramax Powered Sand Rail Is One Coal Rolling, Hill Climbing, Paddle Tire Hot Rod

Diesel engines don’t normally end up in conversations about insane power to weight ratios because more often than not, those type of mills are mounted into large and heavy vehicles. This video...

This Super Slow Motion Video Of Off Road Racing Trucks Wrecking, Jumping, And Racing Is As Hypnotic As It Is Awesome

There are few things more fascinating to us than slow-motion video. We’re not sure exactly when it showed up on network television but we’re sure glad that it did. Slow-mo is cool during...

LIVE Streaming Video From The Formula Offroad Races In Sweden On Now!

You know how much we love Formula Offroad, the high flying, hill climbing, flipping, rooster tail throwing races held in Sweden and Norway. And here is your chance to watch it LIVE right here on...

This Flying Dune Buggy Thing Looks Like A Great Way To Thin The Herd Of Rich Adventure Seekers

There are a couple of divergent elements in this video. The first is the relationship between the dune buggy looking “SkyRunner” while it is on the ground versus while it is on the air....