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Category Archive: BangShift 1320, Car Features

When Did You Know? A Story About A Kid, An AMC Javelin, And Flipping The Gearhead Switch

(Photos courtesy of David Goodwin) – There are times in just about everyone’s lives where they have profound moments that dictate a certain path they will take in the future. Those moments...

Random Car Review: The Chrysler/Plymouth Prowler – From Concept To Forgotten In Short Order

Chrysler, in the 1990s, was successful mainly because they became the company of “why not?” Here’s how this worked out: In 1989 the Dodge Viper was shown off in production form. The...

Electrical Box: We (Attempt to) Make An Electric Car Our Primary Wheels For A Week – The Future?

So sometimes you get the chance to do something in the name of science and you just have to do it. Having never driven a true electric car (only hybrids) more than around the block, I was...

Tucker: A Look At The Amazing Tucker Exhibition At The AACA Museum – Full Cars, Prototype Engines, More

(Photos by Joe Grippo) –The Tucker 48 will remain one of the most rare, intriguing, valuable, and interesting cars in American automotive history until the end of time. Was Preston Tucker a...

52 Photos of Gasser Style Cars!

Our on-going series of car specific galleries continues today with a collection of 52 photos concentrating on gasser style cars. In truth we could probably run a gallery of 500-1,000 gasser photos...

Trucks! Here’s A Collection Of Sweet Rigs From The 2014 Orange County Great Labor Day Cruise

Yesterday we ran a gallery of hot rods and cool cars from the 2014 Orange County Great Labor Day Cruise. We have hundreds and hundreds of photos from the event and we’re busting them out with...

Spring 2014 Chattanooga Cruise In—More Than A Thousand Cars Take Over Corkyville

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – In case you didn’t know, a couple blocks of downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee is known as Corkyville, because it’s the home of the Coker Tire Company...

2014 Spring Charlotte AutoFair – Huge Numbers Of The South’s Coolest Cars Gather In Charlotte

(Photos by Jesse Kiser) – Twice a year, the the Charlotte Motor Speedway is not filled with the rumbling noises of NASCAR stock cars but rather with the gleaming paint, shiny wheels, and...

Lucky’s Rod Run to the Chicken Oil Company 2014 – A Texas Sized Rod Run!

(Words and photos by Charles Wickam) – It is funny how things happen some time. Almost 20 years ago William Lucky of Conroe, Texas happened upon a great restaurant called The Chicken Oil...

Gallery: 50 Photos of 1932, 1933, and 1934 Fords!

When the words “hot rod” hit your ears, chances are that an image of a 1932 Ford shows up in your mind’s eye. If there were no 1932 Ford, there is an excellent chance that the car...

New Photo Gallery: 25 Gasser-Style Cars

One of my favorite rants is about Gassers. Like the fact that too many guys today want to put a straight-axle under the front of any car and call it a Gasser despite the fact that history shows us...

Event Coverage: Houston Cars and Coffee – Exotics, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Big Trucks!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We’re pretty sure that this takes the cake of the most diverse gallery we have ever published here on BangShift. Charles Wickam was juiced up to hit the...

Event Coverage: Goodguys Scottsdale 2012 – Autocross Action and Show Photos

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) – Well the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association season has begun and our man Chad is on the scene announcing the autocrosses at Goodguys events all across the country....

60 Photos of Chevelles and El Caminos!

In our continuing effort to bring you some relief from your office job each day, here’s a gallery featuring 60 photos of Chevelles and El Caminos. We may have even thrown in a GMC Sprint or two...