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This Smokey Yunick Built L88 427 Chevrolet Prototype Could Be Yours…If You Have The Scratch!

Lots of times when we see an eBay listing for something like this Smokey Yunick built L88 427 Chevrolet big block prototype there are clouds of mystery surrounding the thing. Was it really something...

This New Game, Used By Lotus To See If You’re Worthy Of Their Cars, Is More Maddening Than “Flappy Bird”

Lotus’s PR department has taken a new and frankly twisted path when it comes to how they sell the Evora 400. Instead of extolling the virtues of the Evora, which is a carryover model while...

This 1958 Hillman Husky Two-Door Wagon Is Awesome But It Needs More Motor – Do You Agree?

Balance baby, it is all about balance. Ok, most of the time we have no problem with being completely unbalanced and out of our minds around here but there are some cars built by people with restraint...

This 1980 Monza Is A Cool Little Car With An Engine We Would Have (wrongly) Scrapped In Our Younger Days

While I don’t think I am necessarily getting any wiser as I advance through the years, I do believe that my ability to make rational and informed decisions is getting better. This 1980s Monza...

Thunder-Stang? Is This Mashup Of A 1965 Mustang And A 1957 Thunderbird Genius Or Terrible?

The internet is a font for all things automotive, great and terrible. We got an email from pal-o-BangShift Jason Lewis who sent us the Craigslist as link for the car you see above and below with the...

This Pro Touring 1973 ‘Cuda Is A NASCAR Powered Destroyer That Was Built With The Best Of Everything – Stunner

There are cars that we stumble upon every now and again that leave us bewildered with how awesome they are and this 1973 ‘Cuda is one of those. Why? For starters the fit and finish of the thing...

This Is The Coolest Dune Buggy/Racer We Have Ever Seen – Slot Mags, Chaparral Engine, Killer Looks

Here’s a public admission I may get pilloried for but I am not much of a dune buggy person. I mean, I like them enough and they have cool nostalgia value and all but probably because I am a New...

Copart Cadaver: This 1973 Dodge Challenger Was Pristine Before Being Meeting An Immovable Object

I really like 1973 Challengers. I’d actually argue that styling-wise they represent the best of the E-body lineup. That’s they way it always is at the end of a run though, right? Subtle...

This Could Be The Coolest Pro Touring 1966 Nova We Have Ever Seen – Ultra Clean, Radio Delete, Not The Engine You Expect

To steal a quote from Freibuger, if you don’t like this car, your opinion is wrong. Wow is this 1966 pro touring Nova good. It combines the best of a factory style, rotisserie restoration with...

This 1967 Buick Skylark GS400 Is A True Buick From Front To Back And 100% BangShift Approved – Buy It!

Oh man is this car good. This is one of those cars that we find on eBay and then nervously scan the photos for some sort of horrifying gaffe in the build, the engine choice, a stray limb poking out...

Looks Can Be Deceiving! This Craigslist 1978 Pinto Wagon Project Looks Like A Mess But Is It Hiding Something Cool?

Looks can be deceiving. When Ron Ward sent me the link for this 1978 Pinto wagon, I saw baby-blue, primer, some bodywork that was best described as “cringeworthy” and wheels I wouldn’t put on a...

The F1 Track That Wasn’t: How Korea Wound Up With The Race Track And How It’s Started A Racing Culture

(Lead Photo: New York Times) In October 2010 the Korea International Circuit hosted it’s first F1 race. The course had been built with the promise that it would be on the F1 circuit, that...

This Street Legal 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie Tribute Stock Car Is Absolutely Awesome From The Paint On Down

Normally when we talk about street legal tribute funny cars we’re actually talking about street cars that wear a period paint job or have a look close to something that would have been found on...

Would You Lay Out $2,500 For This (Claimed) Original Camaro Cowl Air Cleaner?

Of all the muscle car stuff that I am interested in, rare parts are pretty close to the top of the list. Not necessarily because I know everything about them, where they came from, who invented them,...