Category Archive: BangShift APEX, BangShift News, BangShift Road Test, BangShift XL, XL Truck News

Tweaked: The 2022 Ford Bronco Has Changes For The Better – Clutch Pedal, New Colors, More

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Ford Bronco has received some tweaks for 2022, and they only make it better. Starting with the big news, you can now get a manual transmission in the Bronco equipped with...

BOO! OPGI Is Running A Halloween Sale – Up To 20% Off The Parts You Want And Need!

Boo! Yeah, we know you are all gearing up for Halloween and that means putting a good scare into someone. Here’s the thing, you don’t want to do it with your car, right? Rather than look...

Listen To The Awesome Noise Of The Famed Novi V8 Indy Car Engine In This 1963 Recording – So Cool!

This is a literal trip back in history. The other day I posted a photo of a Novi V8 on my Instagram page (@brianlohnes) and people went nuts over it. Basically two Offy four cylinders joined a common...

Screamin’ Mimi: Watch This Formula 1000 Engine Make 185hp At 10,000+ RPM

Back in my road race announcing days I used to really like watching the SCCA amateur classes that featured open wheel cars. From Formula Vee right on up, those cars put on a heck of a show and really...

Battle In Bowling Green: OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Series Hits NCM Motorsports Park

(Words by By Jim McIlvaine) The regular season of OPTIMA’s 2021 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, wrapped up at NCM Motorsports Park on October 10th, leaving...

SVRA Speedtour Action Photos From VIR: Check Out This Collection Of Road Racing Greatness

(Photos by David Whealon) – From the lithe appearance of a vintage Lola to the modern scream of open wheel formula cars, the SVRA Speedtour has wowed crowds across America with the best in...

Leveled Up: Mazda Has Revamped Its Crossover Line And The Newness Includes RWD And A Turbocharged Inline Six

(By Tom Lohnes) – Mazda has just released a lot of news on their crossovers, and it’s all good. A refresh, a new standard feature, and an all-new model should be hitting the streets in...

Engine Building Brilliance: A Twin-Turbo, Fuel Injected, 500+ Horsepower Stovebolt Six Chevy Build For The Ages

This could be the coolest engine we have ever seen built. You are looking at a study in skill, in experience, and in mastery of the art of engine building. Keith Dorton created this most...

SVRA Speedtour Action Photos: Awesome SVRA Vintage Racing At Virginia International Raceway!

(Photos by David Whealon) – The SVRA (Sportscar Vintage Racing Association) is among the largest, if not the largest vintage racing series that tours the country with people from all corners...

New Parts: Ridetech Releases GM A-Body Chassis Braces – 1964-1972 Chevelle, Skylark, GTO, Loads More!

There’s always room for improvement and amazingly there is always room for innovation at Ridetech. The company has just released new bolt on chassis braces for classic GM A-bodies like the...

The 2022 Honda Civic Type-R Has Been Revealed – New Look, New Chassis, New Power, More

(By Tom Lohnes) – Honda has released images of a prototype Civic Type-R, and it is way different from the last gen. Based on the new Honda Civic, currently in its eleventh generation, the...

Legends On The Fly: Check Out These 10 Historic and Beautiful F1 Cars At Goodwood

About two weeks ago I spent the weekend in Detroit calling a vintage road racing event that will be broadcast on TV in the coming months. There were loads of old school Indy cars there and the...

Dreary Days: This Review of The 1982 Plymouth Reliant Is Pretty Depressing From Top To Bottom

From the tone of John Davis’ voice to the weather the car was being driven in, to the actual car itself, this MotorWeek review of the 1982 Plymouth Reliant wagon is just a depressing look at...

So Uncool It’s Actually Cool? The BMW 2-Series Active Tourer Is An Interesting Next Step For Piston Powered BMWs

(By Tom Lohnes) –   Usually, the euro-market exclusive cars in these articles are sleek, fast, dream machines, or some sort of wagon. At very least something us Americans think we need over...