Category Archive: BangShift XL, Craigslist Find, MOPAR, TRUCKS, XL Online Find

Rough Start: Would You Go All-In For A Dodge Flatbed With A Camper?

Old camper rigs are one of the stranger things we dig here at the offices, the more obscure the better. I wish I could better explain the “why” behind that…I get wanting one of...

A Full-Race Jeep Comanche? Engine Be Damned, Yes Please!

Who looks at a Jeep Comanche and sees a drag truck? Who does that? A rockcrawler, a mudder, a pre-runner, a Baja race clone…anything seems to be a better fit for Jeep’s midsize pickup,...

Would You Rather, The Alternate Future Edition: Which FWD Pony Car Concept Appeals To You Most?

We know how the pony cars managed to survive the 1980s: Ford managed to give the Mustang a desperately needed horsepower injection that really came into play in 1982, and over at GM, the...

Money No Object: The 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT, As It Should Have Been!

You can quit laughing now. I mean it, the money spent on this 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT is worth it. The story of the Fiero is one of growth, maturity…and then, a quick and glamour-less death. A...

Morning Symphony: This Supercharged V6 Dodge Charger Brings You The Worrying Sounds Of Silence!

Think about this: V6 engines are now putting out what V8s struggled to bring to the table as recently as the early 2000s. Proof: The LGX V6 in the Chevrolet Camaro is advertised at 335 horsepower,...

How To Sell A Crapbox Pontiac Grand Am, Lesson One: Honesty Is Your Friend!

Pontiac had many highs during it’s lifetime: the Safari, the GTO, the Firebird, even the Can-Am and the G8. While the company occasionally strayed into Brougham territory, overall their mission...

Rough Start: A Unibody Ford Pickup On Slot Mags…Tasty!

Ah, Las Vegas. Dry air, desert…car hunting paradise if there ever was one. From lots filled with project car material to the cable television fodder, the love of the car is alive and well here....

This 1963 Ford Econoline Is Completely Impractical And Perfectly Bitchin’!

I’m willing to go under fire for this opinion: some vehicles don’t do anything well. Take this 1963 Ford Econoline: it would be a cool truck, except that there is no useful bed left. Part...

LIVE: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Reveal!

It’s finally here! The car we’ve waited months for is on the stage…does it live up to your expectations?

The “WTF?” Files: A Flatbed Lincoln, For When You Need To Carry A Load With Class!

The behemoth that is a late 1970s Lincoln Continental four-door sedan is something to behold. Just like the pre-1977 GM full-sizes, and the Imperials and New Yorkers from Chrysler, the Continental...

Question Of The Day: Where Do You Think The Demon’s Horsepower Figure Will Be?

It’s been one of the longest tease-outs we can remember seeing in the automotive world that still has a mystery left hours before the reveal. The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon will be the no-bull,...

Money No Object: The “Orange Krush” 2009 Dodge Challenger Is Sitting On A Dealership Lot!

(Photos: Speedy’s Garage) Jay Orrand isn’t a name too familiar to BangShift, but you’ve seen his handiwork. Better known as Speedy, he is the driving force behind the ChallengerFest...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh-“Worthy News! This Week: Charity Done Right and More!

1. EcoBusted.(Photo: Ford) Need another set of headlights to memorize as you tear up the Interstate, late as usual? Here you go: Ford has unveiled Special Service Vehicle variations of the F-150 and...

Hellcat The Third: Meet The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

While FCA hasn’t dragged out the introduction of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk as long as the Challenger SRT Demon, make no mistake that the hot-rod Grand Cherokee has been a long time...