Category Archive: Apex Sideways, Apex Video, BangShift APEX, MOPAR

Morning Symphony: The Supercharged Snake Slithering Up The Grass-Lined Driveway

The thing that appeals most to me about the Dodge Viper is it’s roots. Namely, the fact that one of the wildest cars of the last thirty years, with the V-10 engine that was a marvel at the time...

Morning Symphony: Beater Heaven! Listen To This Lincoln LS Drift The Day Away At King Of The Heap!

It is easy to dismiss a race of $1,000 beaters as nothing more than crapcans toddling around a racetrack sometimes. Sure, it’s something fun to do during the off-season, but just how exciting...

Classic YouTube: Tanner Foust, Shredding The Cheese With A Drift Car

Did you ever hear of the show “Masters of Champions”? Probably not…only a small handful of episodes were aired by ABC before the plug got pulled. I never watched it, but from what I...

Hoonitruck Test Footage: The Twin-Turbo V6 Screamer Was Wild From The Start!

Without question, there is plenty of hyping up going on involving the Hoonitruck and the upcoming Gymkhana X video. Without a doubt, some of you might already be rolling your eyes at the thought of...

Scalpel, Meet Sledgehammer: A Dakar Kamaz And A Drift-Set RX-8 Meet Up In Russia

Mike Whiddett has the nickname “Mad Mike” for a reason. His penchant for taking rotary-powered Mazdas and flinging them as far sideways as he dares is something to behold. His RX-8, known...

Classic YouTube: Teaching The Press How To Drive A Rally Car In 1974

For those who are lucky enough to make a living writing about cars, the pinnacle highlight is being cut loose with someone else’s car and doing a touch more than just putting about from Point A...

Footloose And Fancy-Free: Watch Bartosz Ostałowski Whip His Skyline Around Like Fred Astaire!

A Fred Astaire reference on BangShift…wow, that’s a reach. Or is it? You see, Astaire’s most well-remembered feature wasn’t his singing or his acting, but it was the way in...

Holley LS Fest 2018: Everything Goes At This Monster Show!

Two autocross courses to handle the amount of machines present, ready to carve corners. The entire oval track opened not only for an autocross, but for drift machines and come Saturday night, the...

Morning Symphony: This Jaguar’s Straight-Six Scream Is A Much-Needed Palate Cleanser!

For the better part of a week now, the only two soundtracks I’ve been hearing involves all sorts of rock music from satellite radio…no shock there…and the booming noises that...

Hard To Starboard: The Project Neighbor Crown Vic/Shelby Mustang Mashup Goes Drifting!

The most fun vehicles I’ve ever thrashed, or have been around during the thrashing, haven’t been sports cars, or muscle cars, or any kind of purpose-built machine. No…they have been...

Lead By Example: Ken Block Tears Up The Hoonigan Shop’s Lot With His Rally Fiesta!

Leading by example…one of the many lessons that years in the Army drilled into my head. The difference between a leader and a loudmouth barking orders and hoping nobody will tell him to pound...

Conduire Énervé: The Drifting Charger Is Back For A Full Video In An Old Factory!

It takes solid stones to take on an icon like a 1960s Dodge Charger and go your own way with it. This is a car that Hollywood movie makers fantasize about when they lay their heads down to sleep at...

The Rollercoaster From Hell: What Genius Put A Jump On A Drift Circuit?!

  Some of you readers don’t understand the fascination with drifting. In a short, sweet form, it’s chaos that has only the tiniest element of control. Drifting is right up there with...

Beginner’s Luck? This Is Only The Second Run For This Drifting Buick Regal Ever!

Drifting always seems to bring out the same kinds of cars…Nissan S-platforms held together with zip-ties, rivets and hope, a whole legion of LS-swapped BMWs, Mazda RX-7s with V8s, 2JZ Toyotas,...