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Category Archive: Car Features, Event Coverage, FORD, OTHER

PRI 2016: This 1965 Ford Cortina GT Was Our Favorite Car At The Show – Check This Little Beast Out!

The 2016 PRI Show in Indianapolis might not have had the stunning amount of cars on-hand than the SEMA show in Las Vegas, but that doesn’t mean that cars aren’t present. There’s...

2016 PRI Show: A First Look From From McTaggart’s First Day Ever At The Show

I’ve been told for years that if I enjoyed the SEMA show, that I needed to go to the PRI show. I didn’t quite understand what they were talking about…SEMA is a huge deal, a massive...

Cruise Coverage! The Georgetown Cruise Drew The Nicest Iron That Central Kentucky Has To Offer

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) –  The Southern Knights of Central Kentucky is a car club that puts on a huge yearly show at Boonesborough State park, but they also have monthly events...

Barrett-Jackson Previews All-Original Fast Times At Ridgemont High Z28 for Palm Beach Sale

It’s taking “All-original” to the max. Barrett-Jackson today announced that it will be selling the silver 1979 Z/28 wrecked by Sean “Jeff Spicoli” Penn at its April 11th...

More I-X Piston Powered Autorama Coverage: Trucks, Cars, Equipement, Fun Lurking At Every Corner

(Photos by Jose Ferrer) – We like that fact that a few of the guys you see contributing to BangShift actually travel in packs. For instance, Mike Brooks and his buddy Jose Ferrer can be found...

Barrett Jackson Insanity: A 1979 Pontiac Trans Am Sells For $187,000!

(Photos courtesy of Barrett Jackson’s website) For years, the Barrett Jackson auctions that happen every January in Scottsdale, Arizona have been looked to as a premier event for car lovers and...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2015: Cool Cars and Engines We Saw On Day 1

We’re here in Indianapolis at the Performance Racing Industry Show 2015. Think of this event as SEMA’s hardcore brother. PRI is cool because it is about racing and really gnarly high...

SEMA 2015: The Cars (and Trucks) Of The Mopar Display

There are many OEM manufacturers that maintain a solid presence here at SEMA. Obviously people know that Ford and Chevrolet are here each and every year as they maintain huge, sprawling dedicated...

More Elburn Pull Action Photos – Trucks, Tractors, Flying Dirt, and Carnage

(Photos by Greg Rourke) –  Here’s another great collection of photos by Greg Rourke that were taken at a pretty intense truck and tractor pulling Elburn, Illinois. This time of the year...

Sinkhole Be Gone: The National Corvette Museum’s Skydome Will Reopen September 3rd!

A year and a half has gone by since the floor opened up underneath the National Corvette Museum’s Skydome, allowing eight of the Museum’s most prized Corvettes to drop into the karst...

Everybody’s Going Nuts Over The Miami Vice Ferrari That Mecum Is Selling, But Here’s Some Other Cars From The Auction We’d Rather Blow Our Non-Existant Money On!

If you’ve been paying attention to news feeds or your favorite automotive sites besides us, then you’d know that the white 1986 Ferrari Testarossa from Miami Vice is going to cross the...

Elephant Hunt: Here’s All Of The Best Hemi Cars That Hit The Block During Mecum Indy – We Were There!

(Words and photos by Jacob Marshall) – The illustrious Chrysler Hemi Engine has been renowned for many reasons, but when the context is an auction such as Mecum, one in particular comes to...

Unveiled: Hyundai RM15, A Veloster With A Mid-Rear Mounted, 296hp Turbocharged Four. Can You Say “Homologation Special”?

I never expected that in my lifetime, I would want a Hyundai. I’ve driven four in my lifetime: a 1988 Excel three-door hatch that fogged mosquitoes out with all of the burned oil, a 1989 Sonata...

Hot Rod Hoarder: The Koepke Collection Is Going To Auction – From Early Fords Through Late ’70s Exotics, It’s Here!

(All photos courtesy Yvette VanDerBrink) The latest in a recent string of collection auctions isn’t just a random collection of vehicles that were left to fend for themselves. No, instead this...