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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...

Random Car Review: The Chrysler Kit Car Program – The Original Saturday Night Special

It is strange to picture just how incompetent management inside of Chrysler actually was during the 1970s. Lynn Townsend, who had been a strong benefit to Chrysler after the disastrous 1957 model...

SEMA 2019: Arrington Performance’s 1984 Dodge Rampage – All The Stops, Gone.

Apparently my tastes in cars are more well-known than I initially suspected. Within five minutes of getting my press badge and starting off my SEMA 2019 experience, I was pulled to the side....

Holley Intergalactic Ford Fest Short Take: The 2005 Mustang GT With War Wounds

In a sea of show-worthy cars and pretty race machines, a 2005 Mustang GT wearing some wrinkled body panels on one side didn’t seem right. In fact, when I first saw the Mustang rip through the...

The Bodywork Is Happening On The Mongrel Project, Check Out Everything That’s Being Done Before Paint

The Mongrel Project, from Matt at Urchfab, is one cool project that we’ve been having a great time following. It’s the melding of a cool, old, English Ford 100E and a Mazda Miata. If Ford...

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....

Project Binky Is Almost Done And Ready For Paint! Finishing Up The Final Details Is All That’s Left

That’s right, the beloved little Mini called Project Binky is nearing completion and man is this thing going to be cool as hell. The boys have been busy getting it ready for the final few...

The Story Of The Surfin’ Bird: 3 Strangers, 1 ’75 Abandoned Firebird, and 2000 Miles to Glory

(Words and photos by John Bunger) – Meeting strangers from the internet to revive a forgotten muscle car and drive it 2000 miles across the country might just be the worst idea I’ve ever...

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...

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...