Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX, BangShift News

The Mistubishi Lancer Evolution Is Coming Back, Kind Of: New Evo Set To Be Electric Crossover

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has long been a staple of Japanese performance, with AWD, up to 440 horsepower, and a standard manual transmission, the Evo was about as close...

Luxury Tank: The Upcoming Horch A8 Will Have A Twin Turbo V12 To Battle Offerings From Alpina and Maybach

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Audi A8 has been a slow seller compared to the BMW 7-series, Mercedes-Benz S-class, and even the Lexus LS500. Well, a new ultra-luxurious A8 is coming out bearing the...

9s The Easy Way: The New McLaren 765LT Runs The Quarter In 9.33 Seconds, Drains Your Bank Account Faster

(By Tom Lohnes) – A few months ago, McLaren confirmed their wild 765LT supercar will achieve under 10 seconds in the quarter mile. Well, they were right, but we sort of expected a 9.9 or 9.8....

Gettin’ Weird: This Video Profile Of Five Odd and Bizarre 1990s Supercars Is Awesome – Remember Any Of Them?

It is funny how time and age change your perspective on things. As a magazine devouring teenager in the 1990s I saw all kinds of seemingly amazing supercars teased month after month. There was always...

Top 11 Video: The 11 Coolest Cars At Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020! Open Wheel, Historic, Iconic, Rally, More!

We’re glad that we didn’t have to try and make this list! The team at Goodwood locked themselves in a Zoom meeting and didn’t stop streaming until the screaming was done and the 11...

Et Tu, Corvette? Judging By The Looks Of It There Will Be A Corvette SUV Coming From Chevrolet

(By Tom Lohnes) – This is a majorly sad day. On a GM investor call set on a stage of unreleased cars, sat a white SUV with the headlights from the current generation C8 Chevrolet Corvette....

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Teasers Have Been Released And It’s Looking Futuristically Retro

(By Tom Lohnes) – Hyundai has teased its first addition to the Ioniq sub-brand, and it looks a whole lot more interesting than the normal Ioniq. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be sort of a bridge...

Can A Facelift Salvage Sales For The Awesome Kia K900? The Price Is Right, Why Is No One Buying?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Kia K900 has been somewhat of a failure in America, moving only 305 units in 2020.  With a luxurious interior and optional V8 power, it’s anonymous looks hold it back...

Suicidal Speed and Splinters: The History of Board Track Racing In America

For a span of about 25 years in America, the fastest racing venues in the country were not made of asphalt, concrete, or brick, but rather wooden boards. These tracks, which ranged from less than a...

Enter the Blackwing: Cadillac Has Two Blackwing Sedans Coming And They’re Ready To Throw Down

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Cadillac Blackwing cars are about to come out and although they’re not carrying the Blackwing engine, they’re going to punch above their weight class in performance...

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Outside: Here Comes Another Weird and Awkward Convertible To The Market!

(By Tom Lohnes) – With the outright failure that was the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet and the more recent Range Rover Evoque convertible, it is safe to say convertible SUV’s aren’t...

Here We Go Again: With Weak Sales Chrysler Nameplate May Be On The Chopping Block After PSA Merger

(By Tom Lohnes) – After selling only just over 31,000 vehicles in 2020, the Chrysler brand may be on the chopping block after the recent merge with PSA. If you do not live under a rock, you...

The Rotary Engine Is Coming Back To America…Kind Of?

(By  Tom Lohnes) – Remember that weird little Mazda MX-30 from a while back? Well it is coming to America and it is bringing its rotary engine with it. As an optional extra that will be...

A Second Electric SUV Coming From GM? Can The Bolt EUV Be The Hummer’s Little Brother?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Chevrolet Bolt is pretty much the epitome of the electric car. It is conservative looking, it has strong range, and does many things well, but doesn’t have a lot of...