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

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...

Random Car Review: The Hagan/Felton 1982 Chevrolet Camaro LeMans GTO Racer

When an American car heads to LeMans, eyes are watching, and it’s because it appears that anyone who seriously takes on the Circuit de la Sarthe is deadly serious about the task at hand. Think...

Morning Symphony: It’s A Twin-Turbo, All-Wheel-Drive 1971 Chevelle That Puts Down About 1000 Horsepower In France!

Matting the throttle on a big-power muscle car is a riot for all of the right reasons: loud noises, mosquito-fogging levels of tire smoke, and you save your local DOT money by repaving the roadway in...

Project Binky Update: Turbo, Transmission, And So Much More For This Turbo 4 All Wheel Drive Mini

While Project Binky is in the body shop getting the outside, inside, and every nook and cranny painted in preparation for final assembly, there are plenty of parts that need help before all that can...

Random Car Review: The 1981 Mercedes-Benz 500SL, The Teutonic Rally Terror That Could Have Been

Mercedes-Benz had a unique take when it came to auto racing at the beginning of the 1980s: If their vehicle didn’t outright dominate, they didn’t want to play ball. That pride put a...

Birth Year Car Battle Slapfight: 1983 Lancia 037 Rally, Because Poster Car, Not Poseur Car

I should’ve seen Lohnes’ pick for this battle going the way it did. The Lamborghini Countach? Don’t church it up by calling out the LP400S…90% of the kids who sold enough in...

Birth Year Car Battle Slapfight: I Chose An Icon – The 1980 Lamborghini Countach LP400 S

I don’t blame McTaggart for his “best car of 1983” pick because he had total garbage to work with. The fact that he landed on a freaking Oldsmobile with less than 200hp, a snappy...

A Teen’s Take: A 13-Year Old Kid’s Opinion On The Cars That Defined The Decades From The 1950s To Today

(Words by Tom Lohnes) – With the semi-recent change of decade and newer designs covering up those of the 2010’s, I decided today was a good day to look at what cars embodied and symbolized...

No Blower, No Problem: The 475hp 2020 SRT Durango Is An All-Wheel-Drive Family Truckster And Entertainment Center

A few short weeks ago I told you about the fun I had spending a week with a 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. It’s the big daddy of high performance SUVs in the world today and it’s...

Wild: The $1.3-Million Koenigsegg Agera Has A 600hp 3-Banger Engine And 1,100hp Of Electrical Backup

(Words by Tom Lohnes – Photos by the manufacturer) – There’s a car for everything. If you need a cheap, fast, fun to drive car, there’s a Subaru WRX. If you need a fast sedan then...

The New Crop Of McLarens Are In And There’s No Better Pound For Pound Performance Car On The Planet

(Words by Tom Lohnes – Photos by the manufacturer) – Think back 10 years. You probably had no clue what a McLaren was. You probably remember their racecars and the iconic F1, but have...

The 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S Are German Strongmen Who Continue To Adapt To The Times

(Words by Tom Lohnes – Photos by the Manufacturer) –The Porsche 911 Turbo is an icon of the 80’s. Its turbocharged flat six-cylinder was a very potent engine at the time of its...