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Category Archive: BangShift News, FORD

Shakeup At Ford: Mark Fields “Retired”, Jim Hackett Now The CEO

(Photo: Ford Motor Company) Mark Fields, the man who took the reins of Ford Motor Company, produced the aluminum F-150 pickup truck, expanded the hot-rod side of the house that is known now as Ford...

We Went On The Internet, And Found A 604ci Rear-Engined Third-Gen Firebird That Is Mimicking A Ferrari!

In the world of internet meme jokes, “That’s enough Internet for one day” means that you’ve finally come across something so surprising and shocking that you feel the need to...

Rough Start: A Chevrolet Malibu Wagon That’s Worth Every Last Cent Of The Price!

This 1983 Chevrolet Malibu station wagon is good, period. It’s a V8/automatic longroof from Arizona coated in black, sitting on 16″ IROC knockoffs that look pretty damn good. For $3,000,...

Money No Object: Is This 1972 Continental Mark IV The Perfect Lincoln?

“The Perfect Lincoln”…is there really such a thing as “The Perfect _____”? What does that mean? Well, there are two good ways to measure a vehicle in judging whether or...

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Morning Symphony: Letting Freedom Ring From The Pipes Of A Corvette C7.R GTE!

Forget the American-car bashing. Forget anything Jeremy Clarkson ever said about the Corvette on TopGear. Forget gold-chainers in C3s and C4s. Forget it all. It used to be that the concept of a...

Genius Or Insanity? Check Out This 2005 Pontiac Vibe That Has Been Turned Into An RV!

Once again, I take aim at Chad’s kink for strange and unique recreational vehicles, and this time I’m going with one of the strangest finds I’ve ever encountered: a 2005 Pontiac...

Could You Resist This Minty Fresh 1974 Plymouth Satellite? Could You Resist Hot Rodding It?

Ooh, now this I like. I don’t care if you’re a Mopar person or not, you have to admit that seeing an untouched, unmolested 1974 Satellite coupe as it was the day it left the factory is a...

Rough Start: A Pontiac Fiero And Just About Everything You Need To Go Racing!

Forget a project car…let’s say that the need for speed has been burning at the back of your brain for quite some time. You want to go racing…and that is never a cheap venture, no...

The Rolling Dare: KingSpeed Race And Repair’s 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Is Built To Be Challenged

A built diesel truck, a real performance built, tuned-to-the-hilt truck that is much more than a monster exhaust pipe and clouds of smoke, is the most anti-sleeper thing there is. Big, loud, and...

Double Down: A Second Opinion On The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT – Is It Answering A Question No One Asked?

A couple of weeks ago McTaggart sweet talked the boys at the local Dodge dealer to let him take a new 2017 Dodge Challenger GT out for a spin. Well unbeknownst to him, the people at Dodge had sent...

Turbocharged Barra FTW! This Little Ford Cortina Gets Moving With Six Buzzing!

I’m still working on the culture shock I experienced when it comes to a turbocharged inline-six cylinder engine that can run. For an engine design that I’ve always figured was the...

Money No Object: This Sweet 1977 Chevrolet Monza Is The Most Wild Do-It-All Car We’ve Ever Seen!

We aren’t sold on this 1977 Chevrolet Monza because it was a magazine feature car (Super Chevy, May 2015) or because it’s eye-searing orange paint, a Lamborghini color, can be spotted by...

This 1977 Pontiac LeMans Was Supposed To Be A Figure 8 Car, But Was Spared – How Would You Finish It?

When I see things listings that say, “Figure-8” car, I automatically figure that within months, the car will be a dead carcass on a rollback headed to the crusher. Amateur racing is...

Check It Out: A 1978 Dodge Monaco That Wasn’t Crashed Or Turned Into A Fake Cop Car!

Has anybody ever bothered to count just how many 1975-78 Mopar B-body sedans were killed off in movies and on television? Lots of people know how many General Lee Chargers were launched into the...