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

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...

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...