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

Porsche Has Released The Specs On The All-New 992 Targa – Big Horsepower, Big Performance, Big Money

(By Tom Lohnes) – This week has been so far so good on new car releases with the Toyota Venza coming back and the Sienna minivan taking some styling cues from the Supra, but one in particular...

Big News: Holley MoParty Sept 18-20, 2020 at Beech Bend Raceway All The Mopar Fun You Can Handle!

The GM guys have their LS Fest, the Ford guys have their Intergalactic Ford Festival, and the Chrysler guys now have the Holley MoParty! This will be a monster event if history is any guide and it...

Ate Up With Grille: These Are The Nominees For Biggest, Weirdest, and Most Visually Controversial Grilles Out There

(By Tom Lohnes) – Having a giant grille on a car is a love-it-or-hate-it thing. Some automakers pull off the giant grille, and some miss by a longshot. Today we are going to be going over the...

Does The Supra Have A Super Future: Our 13-Year Old Analyst Looks Into The Crystal Ball To See!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The 5th generation of the Toyota Supra is not without its haters. The Supra which shares its basic chassis and engine with the BMW Z4 is a solid contender in the modern...

The Hulkin’ Hyundai – There Could Be A 350hp Mid-Engine Hot Hatch Brewing From South Korea

(By Tom Lohnes) – Homologation specials are a beautiful thing. Meant for racing but sold to the public, these cars have all been great. Some very famous homologation specials include the Dodge...

Long In The Tooth: The 1982 Maserati Merak SS Was An Italian Looker That Had Lost Its Fastball

There’s something kind of sad about seeing a once successful person, organization, or thing just kind of limping into its inevitable end. For Maserati and the Merak SS that was the situation in...

The C8 Corvette Is Set To Become A Monster: Rumors Abound Regarding Huge Horsepower Hypercar Versions In The Works

(By Tom Lohnes) – The newly redesigned mid-engine C8 Corvette is already a fantastic car with the base Stingray models dipping into the 2 second range for 0-60, and  some guys are already...

Beating Yourself Up: Is The Kia Stinger Doomed Due To Competition From…Itself?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Kia Stinger and its hot GT variant are for sure significant cars of the 2010 decade. Kia, the company known for making downmarket cars lead a brand revitalization with the...

Is There Another High Performance Long Roof Cadillac In The Works? We Sure Think So!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Cadillac CTS Sportwagon along with its mental supercharged V8 brother with a V badge, is a cool car and will remain that way for a while. But with the arrival of the new...

Were They That Bad? Are They That Bad? A Kid’s Take On A Couple Internet Hated Cars

(Words by Tom Lohnes) – Sometimes cars that are actually cool and interesting fail to impress audiences and are often laughed at by the public and internet. A few of these are even known as...

Here It Comes Again, Mazda Rumored To Be Brining Back The Rotary In Supposed RX-9 Model

(By Tom Lohnes) – Mazda has made headlines again. It was first the new Rear-wheel-drive Mazda6 a few days ago which is already exciting in its own right and now the folks over at Mazda have...

QuarantinePiece Theater: This 1976 Documentary About Mario Andretti Is Absolutely Awesome

“Sometimes he tries too hard,” are the words said in about the only critical sentence this documentary has to offer. A 1976 film that follows Mario Andretti through various different...

Mazda Grows Up: New Rear Wheel Drive, 350hp Mazda6 Looks Like The Car American Companies Should Make

(By Tom Lohnes) – Since its launch in 2002 the Mazda6 has been a boring, cookie-cutter daily driver, serving normal people on normal days. Its 2.5-liter naturally aspirated Inline-four and...

Incredible Send Off: This Collection Of The Top 10 Stirling Moss Moments At Goodwood Is Awesome

The world is still celebrating the life and times of Sir Stirling Moss, the British racing legend who owned the world of competitive driving from the late 1950 into the 1960s before suffering a...