Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, Apex Project Cars, BangShift APEX, Car Features, OTHER

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...

Video: This 1905 Fiat Isotta Racer Has An Airship Engine, Power For Days, And An Incredible Story

If there’s an era of racing that we have fallen more and more in love with over the last few years it’s definitely the stuff that happened from about 1900 through 1920. This was the era...

Hauling In Style: Three Pedals’ “Shaken And Stirred” 1989 Pontiac Safari Rules All!

(Lead photo: Three Pedals) What do you have to do to prove to any and everyone in attendance at a show like the 2017 Car Craft Summer Nationals that the product you make is the product that they...

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...

Destroyer: The Merc9 Is A 555ci Kaase Ford Powered 1971 Mercury Cyclone That Started In NASCAR And Now Mangles Road Courses (Video)

(Photo credit: Merc9.com) – BangShifter Todd Staege gets the credit for tipping us off to one of the most awesome road racing cars we have ever seen in the form of the absolutely evil Merc9, a...

Welcome To The Deep End: Randy Kirkley’s 2008 Challenger SRT-8 Wing Car Is A Commitment To Going All-In

Opinions on a late-model Dodge Challenger that has been transformed into a retro-modern take on a Mopar Wing Car are going to vary wildly, from love to hate, with very little middle room. On one...

The Beast of Both Worlds: A Guy In His 20’s Built A BMW 2002 With The Heart And Bones Of A Honda S2000, And It’s Nuts!

(Photos by Kevin Adolf and Grassroots Motorsports Magazine Staff) Author’s Note: Recently, our buddies over at Grassroots Motorsports Magazine asked me if I’d like to help them out with...

Cool Old Press Photos: Beauty and the Beast, the 1957 Lincolns

If there were ever two cars produced by the same brand in the same year that were on complete opposite ends of the styling and beauty spectrum, the 1957 offerings from Lincoln were them. Yes, the...

Project De La Vega Update: The 1973 Vega GT Gets A Cage And The LTG 2-Liter Turbo Four Shows Up!

(Photos by Drake Maroc) – It’s been awhile since David and I have made an update for Project De La Vega and we apologize for that, but I think you’ll agree that it was worth the wait....

A Preserved “Day 2” V8 Vega? This Thing Is A Time Capsule!

Lately, I’ve had a thing for the diminutive Chevrolet Vega. Bone stock, they were boring and unreliable, and let’s face it: they weren’t very good at being cars. That’s why...

Cool Car For A Good Cause: Hot Rod Chassis and Cycle Reveals The Dagger Fairlane

Many of you are familiar with our pals at Hot Rod Chassis and Cycle, the Illinois based shop that cranks out some of the coolest cars of all shapes and sizes in the country. From their Craftsman...

Wanna Win A Truck? Classic Car Liquidators Has A 1971 C10 Up For Grabs

(By Kaleb Kelley) –  A few weeks ago, we showed you our 1969 Camaro from our Win A Classic Sweepstakes here at Classic Car Liquidators. Well, we have a winner! We brought our winner Paul Riffe...