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Category Archive: Car Features, CHEVY

Vintage Race Car of the Week: Bruce Larson’s 1966 Chevelle

It’s darn near impossible to nail down who exactly had the “first” Funny Car and when it debuted. Dick Landy’s 1964 altered-wheelbase Dodge is most often credited, but different...

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...

Daily Update 4: We Spend A Week Driving A ZL1 Camaro Everyday And So Far We Love It

If you haven’t been watching our back and forth antics with regards to the ZL1 Camaro and Z71 Silverado that GM loaned us for a week, you have missed a lot. Besides the daily update videos like...

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The ZL1 vs Z71 Battle Continues: Here is Chad’s Day 3 Update After Saturday’s Autocross

Somehow Brian thinks the Z71 vs ZL1 Battle is a tie so far. I don’t get it, but I’ll play along since he tends to be kind fragile. Don’t get me wrong, I want to break him. Break him...

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Brian and Chad’s ZL1 VS Z71 Battle Moves Into Day Two – They Have Fought To A Draw So Far!

 So if you missed the memo, Chad was handed the keys to a 2014 Camaro ZL1 late last week to test out and review. At about the same time, Lohnes was handed the keys to a 2014 Chevy Silverado Z71...

Video: We’ve Got A New ZL1 Camaro For A Week: Dragstrips, Autocross, Smack Talk, Oh My!

That’s right folks, yesterday at 4pm the guys from GM dropped of a brand new Red Hot 2014 ZL1 Camaro for me to beat on, errr test out, for a week. Well at 5:30 we made out first pass down the...

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Roadside Find: A 1929 Chevy That Came Out Of A Barn And Is Begging For Traditional Hot Rodding Love!

So a friend of mine has put me on the job of hunting down a traditional hot rod for him. He’s not looking for a cartoon rat rod, some sort of weirdo mish-mash, or anything along those lines....

Luxury Liner: We Drive The 2013 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD Crew Cab – A Velvet Brute!

(Words by Brian Lohnes Photos by Dave Nutting) – As the resident lover of all things truck related here at BangShift, I was more than happy to get my grubby mitts on this 2013 GMC Sierra Denali...

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New England’s Newest Pro Mod Is Going To Be A Tim McAmis Lightweight Bad Ass!

Very few classes in drag racing have had the kind of incredible groundswell of development and performance gains as Pro Mod has had over the last 10 years. From the technology in the suspension and...

Steve Magnante’s Bad Seed Caddy Powered Chevette Lives!

(Photos by Scott Liggett) – The public loved it, the magazine company lawyers hated it, Steve Magnante built it, and gearheads still are obsessed with it to this day. The infamous “Bad...

Mini-Feature: The Wildest Paint Job We’ve Ever Seen On A Car That Actually Gets Driven

While walking through the grove at Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield last Friday during  the rain, BangShifter Randal Burns and I spotted the most amazingly painted 1954 Chevy I have ever seen…and...

Goliath’s Younger Brother! A 1972 Chevy C50 Pickup That Is Cool Truck Perfection

You are never going to believe this one! Jeff Angeleri, GM Design engineer extraordinaire, among other things, sent us a picture of his super cool 1972 C50 pickup which is the brother of Goliath,...

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Feature: A Cummins Powered, Laid Out, Custom, 1957 Chevy 2-Ton Shop Truck

Being the resident old truck lover here at BangShift, I nearly drove our golf cart into a ditch when I laid eyes on Brad Starks’s absolutely bitchin’ 1957 two ton truck at the Holley NHRA...

PRI 2012 Featurette: The Lucas Oil/MavTV Super Modified Pulling Tractor – Four Blown Elephants!

Of all the booth vehicles that were on display at the 2012 PRI Show in Orlando, none drew a larger crowd than the Lucas Oil/MavTV Super Modified pulling tractor that’s campaigned by Rick and...