Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, BangShift APEX, CHEVY

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...

Chew ‘Em Up and Spit ‘Em Out: The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Is An AWD, Family Hauling Version Of Thor’s Hammer

There are many, many things one could spend $99,500 on in this life. Homes, boats, jewelry, companionship in a city filled with casinos for, well we guess that depends, but nothing you can spend...

The Huracan Sterrato Is The Most Oddly Interesting Lamborghini Ever Built – 200 Car Production Run Already Sold Out

(Words by Tom Lohnes – Photos by the manufacturer) – You’d probably never think that the same company that made the record-setting Aventador SVJ, the car that shattered the Nurburgring...

Best of 2019: Ride Along In A Screaming Lola T70 As it Takes on Daytona – Iconic Car

The Lola T70 stands and will forever will stand as one of the most beautiful road racing cars ever made. The machines were produced in the 1960s first as an open top unit and then in a couple of...