Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, Apex Event Coverage, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, Car Features, FORD

2019 America’s Most Beautiful Roadster Winner: George Poteet’s 3-Penny 1936 Ford, built by Pinkee’s Rod Shop

Big news tonight from Pomona, California as George Poteet’s 3-Penny 1936 Ford has won the 2019 America’s Most Beautiful Roadster Award. The car was built by Colorado’s Pinkee’s...

This 1991 IHRA Video Known As Crash-O-Rama Has Some Big Names And Big Carnage In It!

It is weird to think about now but there was a huge business in VHS tapes back in the era before YouTube, streaming video, and OnDemand, well, anything. The “And They Walked Away” Series...

Best of 2018: MCR Tuning’s 1998 Ferrari 550 Maranello Is Ready For It’s Debut At LS Fest Bowling Green!

The drive from MCR Tuning’s headquarters in Horse Cave, Kentucky to the park we had chosen to shoot the car at is about thirteen miles. For thirteen miles, I was having one of the best shows...

Best Of 2018: This 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS Ex-Stock Car Is Now Roaming The Streets!

From stem to stern, there is no denying that this Chevelle has led one hell of a hard life. Virtually every last body panel shows some kind of wear and tear. The old paint flakes, as does some of the...

BangShift Test Drive: 2019 Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody – 485hp, Fender Flares, Tire Smoke, and True Muscle Car Spirit

(Photos by Dave Nutting – Words by Lohnes, Sestito, Nutting) – For a guy who does not own a Challenger, I spend inordinate amounts of time in them. Between spending a week with...

Ride Along In A Screaming Lola T70 As it Takes on Daytona – Iconic Car and An Iconic Track

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...

2018 SEMA Show Cool Car: This 1934 Ford Truck By Jason Graham Hot Rods Knocked Us Dead

There’s plenty of beauty and downright majestic hot rod building on display every year at the SEMA show and the 2018 version of the event was no let down in that regard. Humans have this weird...

SEMA 2018: The SpeedKore Performance 1970 Charger “Evolution” Is An All Carbon Fiber Masterpiece

There are a handful of cars that actually live up to the their advanced billing at the SEMA show. The SpeedKore Performance 1970 Charger “Evolution” is one of them. A follow up act to...

SEMA 2018 Coverage: This Visual Feature on The Corruptt Mustang Rules – Twin Turbo Ferrari Power

While walking the 2018 SEMA floor last night I came across this car, a Mustang known as Corruptt. The body has been modified in so many subtle ways it will make your head spin. The interior is...

Awesome Video: Saving A 1934 Plymouth Hot Rod That Was Hidden In The Basement For Decades!

(Words and video by Tommy Lee Byrd) – In a time when it seems every barn, shed or field has been scoured, looking for the next great “barn find”, we’re pleased to announce that old cars...

Originality Is Only Skin Deep: Aaron Oberle’s 1965 Chevelle Is Pro Touring Perfection

(Words and Photos by Steve Chryssos and Ridetech) Editor’s Note: Aaron Oberle is a bad ass and so is this bitchin Chevelle of his. We’ve been lucky enough to spend time with him and the...

This JCG Built C3 Corvette Takes Show And Go To A New Level

(Words and Photos by Olivia Scaffidi) Garrett Randall’s 1970 Chevrolet Corvette is a perfect example of a car that equally combines both form and function.  Not only does the flawless execution...

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...

Hate The Idea Of Self-Driving Cars? Blame Charles Kettering, It Is All His Fault

The foundation of the self-driving car, which has become a reality that snuck up on most of us over the last couple years was laid 103 years ago and it is all Charles Kettering’s fault....