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Category Archive: Top 11

BangShift Top 11: McTaggart’s “What Car Do You Want Today?” List

Alright, there’s a reason for this cheap-shot of a Top 11 list…today is the day that I don’t get a dirty look for asking for a piece of cake with my dinner. It’s my birthday,...

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BangShift Top 11: Strangest NASCAR Stock Cars Raced

Ever since I could identify what the cars were that flew around superspeedways on ESPN, I could tell you two things about NASCAR: The cars all look the same. The amount of manufacturers seems to be...

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The Top 11 Reasons Why 1964 Was Bar None, The Greatest Year For American Cars And Will Never Be Topped

Since McTaggart took us through his twisted mind today I thought it was a good idea to take you through some history as well. 1964 was of course 51 years ago and it was the greatest year for the...

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Top 11: Underrated Movie Cars – Which Lesser-Known Big-Screen Cruisers Deserve More Recognition?

You know the great movie cars. Yes, you do…1977 Trans-Am in black and gold. 1958 Plymouth in Autumn Red and Ivory White. Black 1969 Dodge Charger. (Whoops…might need to get a bit more...

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Top 11: Special Edition Models That Never Appeared (But Should Have!)

The special edition models…what better way is there to tart up an ordinary car for sales? Many cars sold past and present rely on the special models to keep up the sales momentum after launch,...

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The Top 11 Best Muscle Car TV Commercials

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, the biggest commercial day of the year. Undoubtedly some car company will be running ads during the game and trying to make a splash with whatever creative ideas they have...

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The Top 11 Items We Never Thought We’d See On Display At Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson is a HUGE event, but it is far from just about cars. In fact it’s about anything that sells for money. Anything. We’re talking mattresses, jewelry, planes, patio...

Top 11: The Strangest Special Editions We Could Find – The Lengths That Manufacturers Will Go To Sell Cars Are Pretty Long

Special editions are, in my eyes anyways, just a way to peddle more iron out of the door by giving off the illusion that you are holding on to something truly special once you have the keys in hand....

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Top 11: Best Craigslist Road Course Trackday Cars You Can Get For The Money!

(Lead photo courtesy of Car and Driver. Seriously…road racing a Suburban? AWESOME!) If you haven’t driven at a track day, especially on a purpose-built road course like Pacific Raceways...

Top 11: Lessons Learned From Running The Show At SCSN’s Anarchy At The Arch III In St. Louis!

When I was told that I would be running the show for the live feed from the 2016 Street Car Super Nationals’ “Anarchy at the Arch III” event at Gateway Motorsports Park, I...

Top 11: The Best “Decal GT” From The 1970s – When Looks Mattered More Than Performance!

It’s a new phrase in my lexicon: “Decal GT”, coined by Jim Wangers, the guy better known for Pontiac performance, but is responsible for some of the most well-known examples of...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy’s Top 11: Reasons To Drag Your Hide Into Work In The Morning!

You know the feeling: the alarm clock has gone off just as soon as you were deep in slumber, the bed is comfortable, warm and soft, and you’ve found the perfect sleeping position. You are even...

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Top 11: Colors That Need To Make A Return To Brighten Up The Seas Of Gray Cars!

Remember when the paint options for cars had color in them? Not just muted tones of white, gray, silver, and inoffensive shades of red and blue? How about the last time a car’s color grabbed...

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Top 11: We Rifle Through The Consignment List For Mecum’s Houston Auction For Some Gems!

When I paw through Mecum auctions each month, I always try to stay away from the obvious answers to “Which one would you have?” and go for what could be really interesting, really...