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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Car Shows, Trade Shows

BANGshift Contributor Rob Bennett Picked Some Of His Favorites From The 2018 SEMA Show

(Photos by Rob Bennett) Yesterday we shared some of Rob’s photos from the back exit door at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. It’s a cool spot to see many of the featured cars in the show...

We’ve Got Your SEMA Favorites Driving Out Of The Show! Even The Ones You Think Don’t Run!

(Photos by Rob Bennett) SEMA ready and road ready are very often two different things. It is not uncommon to find cars that don’t even run sitting in the show. Those that do run are usually not...

2018 SEMA Show Coverage: The Endless Stream of Cars and Truck Just Keeps On Coming!

(Photos by the author) – We’re back with more cars and trucks from the 2018 SEMA show floor. This year’s show was packed full of the kind of excitement and anticipation that we...

2018 SEMA Show Gallery: Things To Love And Things To Sneer On The Floor At SEMA

(Photos by the author) – The fun thing about SEMA is that you never know what lurks around each particular corner. Because companies sometimes move spots and that there’s no 100% cut and...

SEMA Show 2018 Floor Photos: More Of The Iron You Want To See From Las Vegas

(Photos by the author) – Annnnnd we’re back with more images from the 2018 SEMA show floor. From the incredible Andy Leach built coupe we used in the lead photos to the wild Mexican Ford...

SEMA 2018 Photo Coverage: More Cool, Different, Awesome, and Unique Iron From The Show Floor

(Photos by Brian Lohnes) – Even a couple of days after the show I have been waking up post SEMA 2018 and thinking I needed to get my ass moving and over to the Las Vegas Convention Center. We...

SEMA 2018: Optima Row – Where The Corner Carvers Show Off Before They Hit The Track!

Between the Westgate Hotel and the Las Vegas Convention Center is an alleyway that most any other day of the year is simply an access road for trucks that are dropping off food, supplies and whatever...

SEMA 2018 Images: The Images Of Automotive Greatness Keep On Coming – More Photo Coverage

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) – We’re continuing to pound the daylights out of the pavement here at SEMA 2018 to scour each and every inch of the more than 1-million square feet of display...

SEMA Show 2018 Photos: Our Photographic Tour Of The Mammoth Show Continues

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) – Like a huge locomotive pulling out of the station, the SEMA show has this accelerating quality that always catches us by surprise when we get to the end of the...

2018 SEMA Show Photo Coverage: More Cars, More Trucks, More Stuff To Make You Smile and Scowl

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) – There’s so much stuff to see and do at the SEMA show that it really is ridiculous. Every year there are more cars, activities, people signing junk, people...

SEMA 2018: A Final Sweep Of The Current Automotive Scene

Every year I go to SEMA, I tend to trot out one tired old trope: there was too many things to see and not enough time to see them in. Amazing, then, how I can waste a week. This year, though, those...

SEMA 2018: Did You Ever Expect Custom Vans To Return?!

A lot of people will deride just about every 1970s automotive trend, but as I have been expecting, we’re seeing an embrace of car culture with each passing year that comes from the Decade of...

SEMA 2018: And Now That The Show Is Officially Open…

(Photos: Chad Reynolds) It’s only now that SEMA 2018 is officially open! Yeah, no joke, Tuesday morning is the first official day of the show…which means that we’ve been...

SEMA 2018: More After-Hours Work With Some Of The Most Gorgeous Cars You Can Find!

A flathead Ford with Ardun OHC heads and a supercharger. Challengers made of carbon fiber. A Charger merged with a Hellcat Charger. A whole row of pristine white Toyota Supras, representing each...