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Category Archive: BangShift News, MOPAR

First Known Totalled Hellcat Challenger Will Head To Auction – 64 Miles On The Odometer, And It Still Runs! Can You Say “Engine Donor”?

One person’s loss is about to be someone else’s gain. The Sublime Green Dodge Challenger Hellcat that met it’s end in Colorado after on 64 short miles on the road will be put up for...

Unhinged: Love ‘Em Or Loathe ‘Em, The Seventies Are Coming!

I often catch flak around here for being a fan of Malaise-era vehicles. Let’s face it: I’m 31 years old. Growing up, I rode in a mix of mid-1970s to mid-1980s vehicles, with very few...

Rumors Of A Supercharged Viper Were (Mostly) True: Enter The Sledgehammer!

With Dodge’s unveiling of the Hellcat twins last year, the immediate question that popped into everyone’s mind was, “What about the Viper?” While there is a huge amount of...

This 1969 Daytona Is The Lowest-Mileage Hemi Daytona Known, And It Sold For $900,000. Guess Who Bought It?

Anyone who knows Mopar guys knows that it’s all about numbers, so here’s some to digest: in 1969, 503 Dodge Daytonas were built. Out of those, 70 were Hemi-powered, twenty of those had...

This Is The Story Of A Corner-Carving Plymouth Valiant That Started Out As A $400 Bucket [VIDEO]

A two-door post Plymouth Vailant isn’t normally something to get feverish over. The Mopar A-body had some better shapes (1968 Barracuda and the Duster/Demon twins come to mind), but underneath...

BangShift Project Files: A 1971 Dodge D100 For A First Truck

I remember my first car. I remember bragging my ass off about a rotted-out ’76 Camaro that looked like Old Bumblebee on meth. I remember pulling the carpet out of the car and seeing the grass I...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-worthy News: The New Mitsubishi SUV, The New Big Caddy, And Your New Mustache Ride!

Another week, another weak set of stories that came down the pipes in the vain hopes that someone would take the time to read them. Do they appeal to somebody? Maybe, but as far as we’re...

Gratuitous Burnout: This 660HP 1969 Super Bee Is Just The Thing For Your Thursday

We don’t know what is powering this 1969 Dodge Super Bee, and frankly, we really don’t care. Whatever lives underneath that hood has more than enough entertainment potential to satisfy...

Some Deals From The 2015 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction – At Least A Few Cars Weren’t Priced Through The Stratosphere!

Barrett-Jackson equals stupid money. We’ve known this combination for years, yet somehow we still pay attention to the train wreck of “more money than brains” in the desert as cars...

Blog War: The First Strike Is Delivered By A B-1…This Restomodded 1949 Dodge B-1

Just because the Wagon War wound down doesn’t mean that I agreed to a ceasefire. Watching Lohnes slide the pocket ace that was that L72 Kingswood drag wagon was like pouring jet fuel on a tire...

BangShift Tune Up: “The Best Things” By Filter (1999)

It’s a Monday morning and it’s time to get motivated. Yours truly is either running around the garage trying to get things accomplished on the car while the weather is tolerable, or is...

This Aussie Charger Is Packing A Turbocharged Hemi-6 That’s Good For Low Nines In The Quarter

Some cars just can’t be a sleeper anymore, and the Australian Valiant Charger is one of them. Chrysler Australia’s main Mopar muscle car, the Charger and it’s 265ci Hemi-6 was a...

Ebay Find: This Turbocharged Big-Block Dodge A100 Is The Fine Line Between Sleeper And Insanity

Seeing a Dodge A100 isn’t a common event outside of a car show. If you do, you might see a dead stocker puttering along somewhere in the Southwest, or maybe someone held onto their ’70s...

Would You Rather, The Military Pickup Truck Edition! Will It Be CUCV or M880?

When the restrictions were lifted late last year on the sale of ex-military HMMWVs, we were excited for a moment, only to have our excitement dashed at learning that there was absolutely no possible...