Category Archive: Apex Sideways, BangShift APEX

What’s The Best Way To Sell Shoes? How About An 550 HP V8-Swapped Toyota Minivan?

This is one of those “way out of left field” things we tend to find in the odd corners of the Internet that just makes us smile. Famous Footwear has debuted their “Momkhana”...

Mountain Screamer: Watch Yves Faber Blast Up A Hillclimb In One Nasty Fox Mustang!

While I’m not in the same snow-induced landscape that Lohnes is currently stuck in (and I’m very, very grateful for that), the weather around BangShift Mid-West isn’t exactly...

Ken Block Takes On The 2017 Ford Focus RS – THIS Is How You Introduce A New Vehicle!

Say you’re in a position of power within Ford Performance. You’re still riding high after the coup d’etat that you just pulled off at the North American International Auto Show,...

What’s It Like To Be Thrown Into A Strange Racing Series? Roadracer Mike Musto Gets His First Taste Of Drifting

A day after I took our project Chrysler 300C to the NCM Motorsport Park’s road course, I was having a chat with a friend of mine who shares the whole automotive addiction thing, explaining the...

Somebody Built A RWD, Drifting Toyota Prius – Here It Is In Action

It actually happened. An enterprising individual converted a Toyota Prius to rear-wheel-drive and got the thing to go sideways, do donuts, and fry the rear tires. And surprisingly, they did it...

Gold Standard Video: Peugeot’s “Climb Dance”, With Ari Vatanen On Pikes Peak

It is five minutes of driving perfection, pure and simple. Finnish rally racing master Ari Vatanen manhandled a Peugeot 405 Turbo 16 GR rally car up Pikes Peak in in 1988 to set a new record, and...

Rally Video: Chris Harris Takes On An R-GT Prepared Porsche 911 In Wales

Porsche and rally racing actually have a long and successful past, with technological advancements culminating in the creation of the 959, one of the baddest Porsches ever made. If you need any more...

Watch Sam Hübinette Drift A Charger SRT8 Like He Absolutely Hates It

It doesn’t matter how good you think you are at something, there is always someone out in the world who’s just a wee bit better at it than you. Sam Hübinette is one of those who is...

Ride Along With Andy Seuss As He Races A Modified On Ice!

If you haven’t noticed, today’s theme is “cold”…mainly because that is exactly what I am right now. It is bitterly cold, yet it’s sunny and otherwise beautiful...

In-Car Rally Footage: How To Scare Your Co-Driver In One Easy Smack

There’s no question that it takes courage to be a rally driver, but it takes a special kind of bravery…or insanity, whatever…to be a co-driver. You are in the middle of barely...

What Do You Get When You Cross Australian Touring Car and Drifting? Awesome. You Get Awesome.

We love V8 Supercars here at BangShift. Real cars (ok, more real than NASCAR) hauling serious amounts of speed around killer road courses in a land that seems to always be ready for a track...

And Now, A Little Japanese Craziness: Drifting Kei Truck And Nose-Standing Kei Van!

ExtremeDrivingTV is, near as best as I can tell, a YouTube channel that showcases Japanese drift culture. I watched a couple of episodes, just to make sure I would like it. There is always and...

How A Classic Camaro Changed My Life – One Woman’s Battle With “The Mistress” Turns Into An Interesting Threesome

(Words and Photos by Suzy Bauter, Intro by Rodney Prouty and Chad) I first met Suzy Bauter in a hotel parking lot after her and her partner in crime, and Sideway’s author, Rodney Prouty...