Category Archive: Apex Online Find, Apex Spotlight

This 1966 Chevrolet Beaumont, AKA Canadian Chevelle, Is Awesome And We Want It!

I have a soft spot for convertibles. I know that not everyone likes them, but growing up with a 1969 Corvette Convertible in the garage and my 1969 Camaro Convertible means that I like soft top cars....

For Sale: The 1934 Chrysler Airflow Was WAY Ahead Of Its Time, And This CY Is A Rarity With Only 445 Ever Built

The automotive industry is full of history lessons that teach how the best product isn’t necessarily the one people will buy and therefore make successful. Names like Chrysler and Tucker have...

Watch The Most Overly Dramatic Tire Safety Video Featuring Junky 1960s Tires We’ve Ever Seen

We have to hand it to Jam Handy and General Tire and Rubber for their excellent work on this 1960s tire safety video (read: advertisement). The general theme of the film is that you’re pretty...

Take A Cruise And A Full Throttle Rip In A Four Speed, Dual Quad, Buick Wildcat

There’s nothing quite like a rare muscle car, right? This week’s Parting Shift plunks us square inside the passenger compartment of a good one. A 1964 Buick Wildcat powered by the king of...

Watch This Real 1963 289 Shelby Cobra Suffer A Massive Crash At The Goodwood Member’s Meeting

If there is one risk with racing historic cars it is wrecking historic cars and this video shows just that. Amazingly, driver Karsten Leblanc walked away from the worst crash of a 1963 289 Shebly...

Watch A Couple Of Goofy Kids Destroy A Subaru Engine With Nitrous And Nearly Kill Themselves In The Process

You know the old saw, “it is all fun and games until someone loses an eye,” right? This video is a living and breathing example of that adage but thankfully everyone’s ocular health...

Ride With Jim Pace As He Jams Gears In A Small Block, Former John Surtees Can-Am Lola T70 – CRANK IT UP!

Sure, McTaggart gets all lumpy in the shorts area when he sees something about a Bugatti Veyron going 246mph or some such stuff but let’s be honest here. Jim Pace isn’t going anywhere...

Dyno Video: Watch And Listen To This 1.5L Coventry Climax V8 Make A Dyno Pull

The Coventry Climax company in England is likely the greatest accidental racing engine builder history. After becoming successful making engines for things like pumps, generators, and forklifts,...

This 1988 Starion Is A Legit Badass! Watch As It Gets Run Through The Canyons!

Last year, while I was shooting in the Optima Alley at SEMA, this 1988 Mitsubishi Starion caught my eye. It belongs to John Lazorack, and I’m pretty sure I called it a Chrysler Conquest. I was...

Wreckage Video: This Massive Formula 5000 Wreck From St. Jovite In 1969 Was Unintentionally Captured By A Documentary Team

The Circuit Mont-Tremblant race track in St. Jovite, Canada has been the scene of many memorable road racing moments but in 1969 the place gained some infamy for being home to a pair of massive...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Take A Flying Lap Of Spa With Chris Harris In A Low Drag E-Type Jag!

If you don’t know the name Chris Harris, you have apparently been away from the internet for, uhhh, years. The dude was all over the Drive channel on YouTube, he’s now a presenter on Top...

Watch And Listen To This NASCAR Engine Get Spintron Tested To 9,000 RPM – Wild Stuff!

The Spintron machine is one of the greatest tools ever devised for race engine builders, valvetrain manufacturers, and people who make their living making horsepower on the highest levels. This is a...

1977 Mack Vs 1972 Chevelle! The Chase Scene From Convoy Including An Under Appreciated Jump!

Listen, whenever we get the chance to get Earnest Borgnine some screen time here on BangShift, we take it. Why? Who the hell knows why, honestly. The real reason we’re posting this clip from...

This Is Bonneville: Rebuilding An Amazing Motorcycle In The Bed Of A Truck Sitting In Front Of A Motel 6 Hotel Room

(Photos by Bret Kepner) – It was a couple of years ago that we introduced the BangShift reader universe to Alp and Jalika. To me more specific we’re talking about Alp Sungurtekin and...