Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, Apex Racing News, Apex Spotlight, BangShift APEX

Haas VF-18 First Out The Gate For 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship!

America’s own Formula 1 team, Haas F1 debuted their new designs for the 2018 season today.  There’s no doubt that owner Gene Haas and the evolution of his industry leading CNC machines...

BangShift Test Drive: The BMW M760i Is A Twin Turbocharged, All-Wheel Drive, 600hp Monster – Gallery, Video

Let’s get a few things out of the way right off the bat. Yes, this car costs $179,586 per the window sticker provided by BMW. Yes, this car is designed to transport people with big bucks in...

The Bullitt Is Back – Ford Introduces 2019 Bullitt Mustang – 475hp, 163mph, and Ford Unveiled It With The Original Car On Stage!

Ford has revived the special edition Bullitt Mustang as a tribute to the car from the famed movie that starred Steve McQueen and more importantly one of the most iconic car chases in movie history....

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s The Best Looking Year For The Pontiac Firebird?

I don’t think it is controversial or weird to say that that for as long as the Pontiac Firebird was in production it was either the stylistic equal or superior of its sister, the Chevrolet...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017 Coverage: The Sin Cars R1 Is Heavenly If You Want A Bad Ass Track Car

Being the upright citizens that we are, McTaggart and I got to the 2017 Performance Racing bright and early anticipating (rightly) a big crowd. There are exhibitors in the main hallway outside the...

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...

Trepanier’s ’29 Model-A Tudor Crowned 2017 SEMA Battle Of The Builders Winner!

Troy Trepanier was announced as the winner of the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition during SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show after-party held at the conclusion of the 2017 SEMA Show in...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: The Sled Alley Built Camaros – Which One Would You Take Home?

Our friends at Holley always have something cool parked at their booth in the SEMA show, and this year it was a trio of Camaros. One was Big Red, the well-known 1969 Camaro, and these two choices...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: This 1952 Cunningham C-3 Vignale Is One Of The Most Interesting Cars Of SEMA 2017

American really never cared much for sports car racing until after WWII. GIs that had been in Europe and got to witness and sometimes play around in lithe little cars designed to bend corners really...

Avert Your Eyes Ford Guys! This Dude Mashed Up A 1967 Mustang And A C5 Corvette – Video Q&A About Car

(Photo credit: @MustangKyle Instagram page) – There are certain projects that come along and they inspires a smile for some and complete and utter hatred from others. We’re reasonably...

Project De La Vega Is Turning Into One Bad Turbocharged Machine! This Is Going To Be One Of The Baddest Vegas Ever.

(Words by Kaleb Kelley, Photos by David Carroll) It’s been a long time since David and I have graced you with an update on the glorious Project De La Vega… I promise it isn’t...

First Look: This 1963 Rambler American 440 Wagon Is Going To Be Sweet When Done, But We Got To See It Before It Went In For Paint!

The frenzy that is LS Fest is over and on my schedule, and in my world that means that the next major event I have to gear up for is SEMA in Las Vegas. I’m always looking forward to the week of...

A Hand-Me-Down Plymouth Duster And A Recycled C6 Corvette Combine Into This Track Monster!

A Mopar running around at LS Fest is like seeing a clown run by on fire: you are going to notice, even if you weren’t looking. In the sea of GM products and swapped Fords and Nissans, a...

Carolina Ripper! This E30 BMW 3-Series Is Packing Some Serious V8 Motivation!

One of the things we love here at BangShift are parts-bin specials, or cars built from factory parts that didn’t come that way when they rolled off the assembly line. Whether it’s a...