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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question of the Day: Which Failed Car Brand Has the Worst Reputation in America?

So yesterday I was driving down the road and nearly crashed when an old Peugeot 505 passed me going in the other direction. I had not seen one of these things in years, let along spoken to anyone who...

Question Of The Day: Has The Time Come For 1980s Cars To Finally Get Built?

The 1980s…forget all of the clichés and look at the cars as they are for a moment, and not just the last few years of the decade, either. Fox Mustangs, Thunderbirds, Cougars and Fairmonts....

Question Of The Day: Would You Actually Buy A Car From Wal-Mart?

“Would you buy a car from Wal-Mart?” Strange thought, isn’t it? You can buy just about anything else at your local Wally World, from clothes to food, medicine to liquor and yes, in...

Reader Request: What Photos And Information Can You Share On The Mythical 1977 Chevrolet Chevelle SE?

Ok, readers, I have to tap into your extensive knowledge bank again. In the middle of the night a few days ago, I was hunting down 1973-77 Chevelles just to see what’s out there in the world....

Question Of The Day: Does The Low Volume Motor Vehicle Act Actually Benefit You?

When the Low Volume Motor Vehicle Act of 2015 passed, many in the automotive world celebrated, and for reasons we fully understand: instead of having to go through the full-fat system of red tape to...

Question Of The Day: Can EVs Ever Make It As A Performance Car?

If you look at the top-tier machines right now for performance, the hypercars, they all have something in common with a Toyota Prius: they are all hybrids. It’s kind of a strange statement, but...

Question Of The Day: What Makes This Brazillian-Sourced 1972 Dodge Charger R/T Worth $50,000 (And Climbing)?

Don’t bother doing a double-take at the photo: yes, we said Charger, and yes, we mean it. While Chrysler had thrown in the towel on performance by 1974 at the latest, the Latin America and...

Question Of The Day: What Would You Use The Conley Precision Engines “Stinger 609” V8 For?

Would you just look at that. At eleven inches tall, fourteen inches long and six inches wide, the Conley Precision Engines “Stinger 609″ V-8 is a mighty little terror. And don’t...

BangShift Question Of The Day: If Santa Had A Hot Rod What Would It Be?

After rocking out with the kids to the Beach Boys Classic, “Little St. Nick”, we got to wondering what ol’ Santa Claus would have for a hot rod, other than the sleigh of course. we...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Pistons, Turbines, Multiple Engines, Or One? Does It Matter When Talking Streamliners?

This is a personal preference question, not a tech question. I wanted to qualify that because of course there is a difference in classification between a streamliner running a turbine or piston...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Most Exciting Class In Drag Racing Today?

This is a pretty interesting question in our eyes because the sport of drag racing has drastically changed over the last 20 years. It is more scattered, fragments, and splintered than it has ever...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The Best Gearhead Christmas Gift You Have Ever Received?

The more enlightened and evolved among us receive more pleasure from giving stuff than from getting it. We dig the giving thing, but the getting part, especially when the stuff we’re getting is...

Question Of The Day: What Is Your Favorite Automotive Wintertime Activity?

Bit nippy out, ain’t it? It sure is…and chances are pretty good that you might be seeing some snow in your neck of the woods, or maybe there is some ice hanging off of the tree branches...

Would You Rather, The “Dear Santa” Edition: American Motors AMX/3 or Lancia Stratos HF Stradale?

The beginning of the new year kicks off the auction season, especially around Scottsdale, Arizona, where snowbirds from all corners of the Earth congregate to squawk about cars at any of the major...