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Category Archive: BangShift News, BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, Car Features, NutJob

Wait until you get a look at this 1954 Pontiac “Tribute” Car. Awesome? YES!

At my old job, I got an email from this guy, who said he was working on building a tribute to the Pontiacs of the late 1940s and early 1950s. For reference, here’s what one of those cars looks...

There’s something uniquely badass about seeing vintage cop cars in their natural habitat

I don’t know what it is, but I have a serious thing for vintage photos of cop cars in action. I get some special thrill seeing cars you normally see in car shows going about their daily...

Quick Look: A Bad Ass 1967 Olds 442 Under The Knife At DMC – Real Olds Engine With Exotic Parts And Twin Turbos!

(EDITOR’S NOTE: WE’RE RE-RUNNING THIS STORY FROM EARLY 2013 BECAUSE NEXT WEEK WE’RE GOING TO BE ON THE CHASSIS DYNO AT DMC RACING WATCHING THIS CAR PUT MASSIVE NUMBERS DOWN ON THE...

Car Feature: A Perfectly Simple 1966 Buick Special That’s Simply Perfect – Stage 1 455 And All!

We get as wrapped up in stuff as anyone else. Following all these big builds all over the place with guys shoving massive turbos into tube chassis cars capable of running harder and faster than full...

Mini-Feature – This Recreation Of The 1954 Buick Wildcat II Concept Car Is Really Awesome

The maverick spirit of Harley Earl is on full display on the SEMA 2013 show floor in the very accurate recreation of the legendary 1954 Buick Wildcat II concept car that Earl and his legendary design...

Car Feature: The 186mph LSR 1970 Cadillac Coupe de Kill – Caddy Powered And Homebuilt!

(Just about a month ago we ran this feature on Sean Mote’s wild turbocharged Caddy. Well, it went viral and was viewed by seemingly half of the gearhead world. It quickly jumped into our top 10...

BangShift New Car Review: The 2012 Buick Regal GS [w/video]

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – Buick fans, it’s time to tell your friends that “Going Fast with Class” is back! After seven days and seven hundred-plus miles behind the wheel of a 2012 Buick...

BangShift Project Car Spotlight: A Crazy Tube-Chassis Fiero From the Netherlands

One of the truly cool things about this whole BangShift deal is the fact that we’re international. Guys are building nasty hot rods all over the world and thankfully we’re able to see...