Category Archive: Apex Online Find, Apex Video, BangShift APEX, eBay Find

Seats Of Power: These Are The Actual Seats From One Of The Original Pre-Production Corvette Show Cars

Long before the Corvette was put into production, GM did some extensive design studies with a pair of prototypes. These cars were traveled around the country and showed to crowds where their reaction...

Rough Start: 1986 Buick Skyhawk IMSA Racer

Normally, a 1986 Buick Skyhawk wouldn’t garner attention here at BangShift. It’s a J-car, a Chevy Cavalier with a nose job. Even in top trim and in top condition, it’s a very...

eBay Find: This Aluminum Boss 429 Block, Awesome Heads, and Experimental Crankshaft Are Can-Am History!

You are looking at Boss 429 valhalla. Seriously. This is the block, heads, and crank that would make up the major components of a 494ci Can-Am engine Aluminum block?! XE (experimental) marked crank?...

Vintage And Vivacious: This 1964 LeGrand Mark II Sports Racer Has Been Restored And Now It’s Time To Race It!

An admission. I’d love to go vintage sports car racing! The vintage sports car scene looks really fun and there’s loads of amazing cars and people involved in that whole program....

Quick Kart: This 1967 Vintage Margay New Breed Has Dual West Bend Engines And A Gearbox!

There’s loads of vintage racing out there these days and one of the fastest growing segments is that of vintage karting. Karts can be found for reasonable money, they don’t have to put...

So Cool: This 1965 Buick Skylark Has A Hot Rodded Grand National Drivetrain In It!

Yeah, this is pretty much perfect on every level. It’s a car that is beautiful to look at, is not come cookie cutter bodystyle, has a unique and awesome drivetrain, and it can run 10.0s at the...

She’s Real Fine: This 1962 409hp 409 Is Stunningly Original and Complete – A True Time Capsule

One of the things we love about the horsepower wars of the early 1960s is that they were really the launching pad for the muscle car wars that would follow a few short years later. Engines like the...

No Frills Fun: This 1964 Chevy Biscayne Has A Four-Speed, A 283, and Nice Black Paint

We constantly hear guys telling us that all they want is the most basic, no-frills, old-school car to have fun in. Well, fellas are it is. We found this 1964 Chevy Biscayne for sale on...

The Happy Rebel: This 1970 AMC Rebel Station Wagon Is A Perfect Cruiser Or Starting Point For Your Wild Build

We hav long loved station wagons around here and every now and again we see one pop up that really strikes out fancy. That’s the case with this 1970 AMC Rebe wagon, which may be the first one...

Small Wonders: Honda Appears Ready To Bring Back The CRX and CR-Z Names – Here’s Our Take On What They’ll Be

(By Tom Lohnes) – Honda, the company who just made their lineup a whole lot more boring for 2021 by removing the Fit hatchback, Civic Si, and the Accord with the manual transmission,...

This Restored 1977 Lindblad Badger Midget Is A Beautiful, Incredible Machine

Midget racing is one of those things that happens in lots and lots of places but has a larger fanbase in specific locations around the country. Take for example the Chili Bowl or the numerous midget...

Where’s The Beef: Here’s Three Of The Most Pokey New Cars You Can Buy Right Now

(By Tom Lohnes) – The average amount of horsepower a new vehicle sold in America makes is right around 200, give or take. As there is a lot of high-horsepower exotic cars there are also a few...

Century Of Speed: This Rajo Intake Manifold/Exhaust Header Is A 100+ Year Old Relic Of Horsepower Making

When it comes to names in the high performance industry, Rajo Manufacturing Company of Racine, Wisconsin stands tall. Why? Because the company existed before there was even the faintest idea of...

This 1970 Cadillac Deville Convertible Will Get You All The Chicks!

Cadillacs rule. Period. Old, New, Caddys are just awesome as long as they weren’t built in most of the 1980s and 1990s. And they have always been the classy cruiser until the advent of modern...