Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, ENGINES, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

The Evolution Of Power: This History of F1 Engine Development Is A Really Fun Watch

If there is one thing that really can’t be denied about Formula One it’s the fact that these cars have employed the bleeding edge of engine technology for about 100 years now. The...

The E-Stands For Epic: Watch Five Minutes Of Driving Fury In A Lightweight Jaguar E-Type With Alex Brundle

This should hopefully settle the debate once and for all that racing vintage cars isn’t about going out on to the track, driving around like you are on a Sunday tour, and then returning to the...

Wicked Fast Isle Of Man TT Motorcycle Racing Footage – Near Miss, Crazy Action

The Isle of Man TT is arguably the most bad ass motorcycle race on the planet. It just is. Held on public roads, with bikes of all kinds in a variety of classes, the entire place shuts down during...

Ride With Jochen Mass As He Drives A Legendary Mercedes 300 SL Harder Than You Have Ever Seen

Jochen Mass is known far and wide by people who love the history of international racing. Mass participated in a number of F1 races of the years but his real calling was answered when he started...

Mondo Torque: Watch This Twin Turbo, Iron Headed, 455ci Olds Make Power Like A Cummins Diesel!

Dare we say it, but with advances in turbocharged technology have come a kind of uniformity in what people are building these days. The famed turbocharged junkyard LS engine is a combo that makes...

This Vintage Lola Formula 5000 Car Crashes At Goodwood In The Snow!

A couple of weeks ago we showed a video of guys drag racing into very, very thick fog. There was a general furor about the safety of the racers and how they were allowing cars to be on the track in...

Kia Has A Supercar Killer You Can Buy: Watch The New EV6 GT Destroy The World’s Best In A Drag Race

(By Tom Lohnes) – Earlier this month, Kia unveiled the EV6, which is a promising all-electric sedan that delivered on a lot of fronts, but didn’t give much in the face of performance. Well,...

Fat and Happy: This Video Romp Back Through 1970s Car TV Ads Is Pretty Entertaining In Retrospect

As we are all well-aware, the 1970s were not the high point of automotive success here in the good ol’ USA. The porcine cars that manufacturers were making did not serve the needs of a customer...

Cold Start Education: This Video Tells The Tale Of Why Your Car Sounds and Acts Different On The Cold Start Cycle

The Jason Cammisa hosted series, “Know It All” has been one of the best additions to the Hagerty programming lineup this year. We have showed you previous episodes about stuff like AWD...

Inspecting A Weirdo: This Teardown Of A High Mileage VW W8 Engine Is Revealing and Interesting

Now this is a trip into the unknown, for us anyway. We have long known of the VW W8 engine (and the massive W-16 used in cars like the Bugatti) but we had never seen one taken apart and torn down,...

When 320 Was Plenty: This Look At The 1995 Kenny Brown 320X Mustang Is Fun

Oh how the times have changed. You can waltz into a Chevrolet or Ford dealer these days, buy yourself a four banger equipped Camaro or Mustang and give the 1995 Kenny Brown 320x all it would handle...

Redline Rebuild: Here Is The Long Awaited Cadillac V8 Time Lapse Video!

We have been giving you the blow by blow video series installments of the latest Redline Rebuild from Hagerty. The engine is a vintage 365ci Cadillac V8 and it has been a fun thing to watch it get...

Engine Video: A Look At The 1992 Chevy LT5 Small Block Assembly Line And Machining Process

There was nothing as exotic as the 1992 Chevy LT5 small block coming from a domestic manufacturer during that time period. The Lotus designed heads, the Mercury Marine connection for building them,...

More Painful And Impossible European Hill Climb Video – Rachau Hillclimb Circa 1998

It was a couple of weeks ago that we showed you footage from a hillclimb event in Belgium that we deemed completely impossible. Well, we’re back with more video of another hill climb that may...