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BangShift Top 11: Cars From The 1980s That You Showed Us On Facebook!

In the interest of full disclosure, I wrote the rant about 1980s cars and attitudes while I was seeing red mist. It isn’t the first time I’ve lost my temper over other people’s...

Top 11: No V8 Needed – A Selection Of Cars We Would Take A Different Path With

(Lead photo: Bret Kepner) I can’t speak for the other two, but in my automotive history I’ve only dealt with two vehicles that did not have V8s: a Chevy Blazer that had the 4.3 V6, and a...

Top 11: Worst Engines of the 1980’s

Ah, the 1980’s. Chevy Chase going ballistic at his family. Christie Brinkley in a droptop Ferrari. Hair metal. Things were good…unless you were into cars. The musclecar movement was only just...

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Top 11: McTaggart’s Best Pictures From 2014

If you had told me I would be doing this gig this time last year, I would’ve been floored. I’m writing this one year to the day I got my degree and walked across the stage. I started...

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The Top 11: Most Dominant Race Cars Of All Time

If there is one thing I have learned in five years of writing these BangShift Top 11 lists it is that nothing gets the Hater-ade flowing harder and faster. Today’s list will probably be more of...

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Top 11: The Cars McTaggart Did Not Expect To See On Vacation In Europe

As I headed towards the British Isles for my vacation, first and foremost on my mind was all of the cars that I would expect to see while I was there. No, seriously: after watching bootlegged copies...

Top 11: McTaggart’s List Of Euro-Only Rides That Caught His Eye While On Vacation

I’m sitting in a hotel in Dublin, Ireland, wrapping up the few weeks of touring that I’ve done. There will be more to the actual road trip story, fear not, but for now, let’s take a...

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Top 11: Non-GM Cars At The 2014 Holley LS Fest

Jamming an engine from Manufacturer A into a car from Manufacturer B can raise all sorts of rioting from the peanut galleries, especially now that the Internet allows people to voice their opinions...

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Top 11: McTaggart’s Top Japanese Imports

I’m not a Mopar guy…or a Ford guy…or even an American guy when it comes to cars. I can practically justify any car for merits and disregard one for it’s downfalls. At least...

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Top 11: McTaggart’s To-Do Automotive List

  Y’know, for a guy who is seriously in-depth with automotive culture, it is amazing how little I’ve actually done. That’s not to say I haven’t done anything, mind you,...

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Top 11: Join BangShift In Celebrating Dodge’s 100th Anniversary!

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the automobile manufacturer that Horace and John Dodge built up from the sale of their bicycle business. On November 14, 1914, the first Dodge vehicle rolled off...

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Top 11: We Pick The Top 11 Cars Of 1967 — Some Curveballs In Here For Sure!

(By Scott Liggett) – 1967 was a good year, not because you were a hippie trekking to San Francisco for the Summer of Love. But, for the amazing collection of cars being put on the road from...

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Mission Impossible: Nutting Picks Eleven Of The Best And Worst General Motors G-bodies

 Last night Brian called me up and we had the following conversation: Brian: “Nutting, it’s the middle of the week and your last two blog items have been weak sauce, so I’ve got a challenge...

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BangShifter Ron Ward Picks The Coolest Cars of His Birth Year….1964!

(Words by Ron Ward, photos by interwebs) – I was fortunate enough to have been born in 1964. The Beatles were hot, skirts were getting shorter, cars were getting faster and it was a great time...

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