Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, Apex Spotlight, Apex Video, BangShift APEX

The Flare Witch Is One Bad Ass Nash American Station Wagon You Just Can’t Help But Stare At

When Suzy Bauter decided to drag this Nash American Wagon home, and then proceeded to plan out a Pro Touring style build for it, the only person that didn’t think she was crazy was her partner...

No Blower, No Problem: The 475hp 2021 SRT Durango Is An All-Wheel-Drive Family Truckster And Entertainment Center

There’s always been a fun element of difference between the Hellcat and Scat Pack Chargers and Challengers. That same strata has been achieved in the Dodge SUV world as well with the hellcat...

Mechanix Illustrated’s 1962 Highway Kart Is Nuts And They Encouraged You To Build It And Drive It On The Street!

No fooling, no kiddin’, we’re not joshing you, leading you on, or exaggerating a damned thing. In 1962, the famous Mechanix Illustrated Magazine actually published a story with complete...

Road Tour Episode 5: Screw 1,500 Miles, They Went 2,400 In These Bad Ass Hot Rods, Including This Rad Mercury Racing Powered ’67 Camaro

Episode 5 of the Road Tour is pretty darn cool! When you get to run a Mercury Racing powered boat, that makes 3,100 horsepower, flat out next to a Mercury Racing powered 1967 Camaro, it makes for...

The Mongrel Project Finally Hits The Chassis Dyno! Time To Tune This Little Beast And See How Much Power It Makes!

When Matt from Urchfab started the Mongrel project I was hoping it would be something like Project Binky, which I absolutely love. It has some similarities for sure, but I am actually glad that the...

Project Binky: Finally In Color! Painting The All-Wheel Drive Swapped Mini Cooper Project That Has Been Seven Years In The Making!

I love Project Binky, and I have since the very first episode I ever watched which was probably a handful into the build. These guys are some of the most inspiring builders you’ll find, not...

The Final Installment Of Bargain Racement, Bad Obsession Motorsports City Cup Race Car Build On The Cheap

The Bargain Racement Project was supposed to show just how much fun you can have on the cheap, by putting together a little bitty compact racer to beat on at every race possible. The idea was that...

How Smokey Yunick (Almost) Beat ‘Em All At Talladega With This Boss 302

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – While Smokey Yunick often gets recognized most for the work he did with General Motors products, it is important to remember his time spent wrenching on and improving...

Random Car Review: 1995 Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205 – The Most Innovative Cheat System Seen

Before the Subaru vs. Mitsubishi rivalry that kicked up in the later 1990s, there was another big player in the game: Toyota’s Celica GT-Four. The Celica had seen rally duty since the early...

Random Car History: Renault 5 Turbo, The Little French Surprise

We got it in America as the Renault “Le Car”. I remember thinking it was a joke as I saw a few of them around growing up. “Le Car” did not look like a Mustang, did not look...

Meet The Hyperion XP-1: Is It The Future Or A Financial Hindenburg Waiting To Happen?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Right now it seems that every other day a new million-plus dollar supercar or hypercar comes out with some outrageous claim. Well, this new million-plus dollar hypercar has...

The Story Behind Tim Richmond’s NASCAR Pontiac LeMans And How It Was Found And Restored

Tim Richmond isn’t a name that immediately springs to mind when NASCAR is involved, but the story behind him and this NASCAR Pontiac LeMans car is a unique one. Richmond, a playboy and in some...

Swan Song: As Mitsubishi Fades Into Oblivion, We Look Back At Their Coolest Performance Cars

(By Tom Lohnes) – With Mitsubishi cutting all sales in Europe and likely here next year, I’ve decided to go into detail of the best Mitsubishi cars ever made. This once great company was...

Meet The Cheapest Car In History: The Briggs And Stratton Flyer Would Still Only Cost $1,683.88 Today – (w/Video)

When the A.O Smith company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin decided to get into the car business by building a very cheap form of transportation we’re not sure they were aiming to build the cheapest car...