Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, Apex Spotlight, XL Spotlight

We Think This Lawnmower Would Make One Awesome Pit Bike!

A lawnmower? Yeah, but not just any lawnmower. This is a really cool Fairbanks Morse Lawn mower that was marketed towards women in the 1950’s and is an awesome example of early riding...

The 1957 Chevy Trucks on the Alcan Run – An Absolutely AWESOME 1950’s Chevrolet Promotional Film

Some videos are just timelessly cool, like this one. The nearly four minute promotional video for the 1957 Chevy truck lineup is great on all levels. From the trucks that are showcased to the booming...

These Hot Rodded Big Rigs Lay Down Some Impressive Numbers At Famoso! Fast Muscle Car Territory

Today we have for you some large and lovely quarter mile entertainment that was captured at Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California at the National Hot Rod Diesel Association drag races a couple of...

Vintage Petty Video: A TV Ad For the 1972 Richard Petty Special Lawn Mower at Lowe’s

Long before life and NASCAR got very complicated for Richard Petty, he was living the dream. Racking up wins and earning sums of money that few if any other drivers in the world of motorsports could...

Watch An Idiot Truck Driver Smash A Too Tall Crane Into A Bridge Repeatedly – This Is Incredible

Potentially the most basic rule of being a truck driver is knowing how tall the load on the truck is and paying attention to structures (like bridges) that may be too low for the truck and its cargo...

Epic Save Video: Bad Company Jeep Nearly Tumbles To Its Doom On A Wild Hill Climb Pass

We’ve had Ben Dozeman’s crazy “Bad Company” Jeep on the pages of BangShift before. This is the same machine we showed you video of pulling power wheelies at will in the...

This Guy Put An Allison Airplane Engine In A 1939 Chevy, Added EFI And We Love The Wacky Looking Thing!

Tom Carrigan’s 1939 Chevrolet is absolutely friggin’ insane and we love it. Powered by an Allison V-1710 12-cylinder engine that was purchased from epic BangShift hero EJ Potter, this car...

230 MPH With The Aero Of A Brick Wall: Meet The Land Speed Cruiser!

Toyota’s Land Cruiser is in a strange place. Rumors are floating around that the 66-year-old nameplate could soon be sent to the bin since it costs as much as a Range Rover, weighs as much as...

This Worked Up, 440 Powered, Mud Bogging Winnebago Could Be The Most BangShifty Thing Ever (Video)

I was initially planning on writing this item mocking Chad obsession with old motorhomes and then I actually pressed play on the video below and a little pee came out. With a hot rodded 440ci...

Torque Video: A V12 Detroit Powered Euclid Bottom Dump Tractor Claws to a Full Pull

Conceptually, there is no simpler motorsport than pulling. Strap your junk to the weight sled, wait for the green flag and then drop a wrecking ball on the throttle until something blows up or you...

Call The Chiropractor! It’s Another Compilation Of Rockbouncer Crashes!

Start engine, climb hill, done. Driving a rockbouncer doesn’t sound so hard, does it? Sure…if you’ve never seen one in action before, you can be fooled into thinking that all you...

Watch An FIA Racing Big Rig Powerslide Its Way Through A European Hill Climb

It is Friday, hopefully the man is not keeping you down with work and you’re counting the seconds before you get to blow out of the office for the weekend. If you are being held down by the man...

Watch This 1980s Apache Off Shore Racing Boat Skip Across The Ocean Like A 2,000hp Stone

(Editor’s note: Sometimes massive power, massive stones, and massive amounts of skill all come together to create a situation that’s violently poetic and beautiful. Such is the case here...

Motorized Freak of the Week: The LeTourneau L-2350 – W/Video!

This week’s freak hasn’t been chosen because it was a failure, quite the opposite actually. This thing is a (literal) huge success. The LeTourneau L-2350 is the largest front end loader...