Category Archive: Apex Gallery, BangShift APEX

SEMA 2015 Coverage: Meet Most Of The Combatants For The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

If there is a cool tradition at SEMA that has really grown into something special it is the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational. This pro touring event has become the premier competition of pro...

We Check Out Chris Alston Chassisworks New Torque Arm Rear Suspension For Camaros And Novas

Torque arms are cool. And they can be found in everything from drag cars to road race machines, autocross to stock offerings from GM. They offer some really unique rear suspension geometry advantages...

This Class 11 Baja Bug Is The Toughest Vehicle At The 2015 SEMA Show – Here’s Why

The little car sits among a veritable garden of massive, lifted four by four trucks. It is a funny sight at first and if we could turn real life into the movie “Cars” those big trucks...

Late Model Performance Cars and Race Cars at SEMA 2015 – Lots of newer iron and faster iron here

If you have been wondering where all the race car photos were and where all the late model muscle photos were, wonder not more as you’ve found them! Both Chad and I agree that there are fewer...

Ever Wonder What A Car Designer Drives? In This Case A Bitchin Classic

“The car only screams when you put your foot on the pedal” says¬†Radu Muntean, a car designer with a serious passion for cool cars like his BMW 2002. We like someone that describes their...

2015 SEMA Coverage: Cool Cars, Motorcycles, and BangShifty Iron Outside The 2015 SEMA Coverage

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, we’re coming back at you with the cars of the 2015 SEMA show that we found outside the Las Vegas Convention Center. This million square foot...

This Is The Weirdest 1969 Camaro In the History Of Mankind…And You Can Own It!

Just when you think everything that can possibly done to a 1969 Camaro has been done, we find this steaming pile. The 69 Camarophiles among you, just move on to the next story. You’ve been...

This 1990 Mazda Miata “Rat Rod” Is Just About The Worst Thing Ever – Actually It IS The Worst Thing Ever

We have to “thank” BangShifter Kris Davis for sending us the link to this 1990 Mazda Miata “rat rod” that was for sale on Craigslist in Florida recently. The car is one of the...

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! Watch This 440 Powered Mid Engine Neon Run Around The Course

At this year’s Grassroots Motorsports $2015 Challenge there are apparently some pretty creative machines running around. We’ve already seen a front engine Volkswagen bug and now there is...

Ridetech’s Street Grip Explained In Video: This Stuff Really Works!

When Ridetech founder Bret Voelkel came to me and explained his thoughts on a complete system for muscle car enthusiasts that would come in one box and was focused on ride and handling without...

Bangshift Checks Out The 24 Hours Of Lemons Halloween HooptieFest!

Last weekend, New Hampshire Motor Speedway hosted the insanity that is the 24 Hours of Lemons, so naturally, we at Bangshift felt it necessary to check it out! The Halloween Hooptiefest is the final...

This 1979 Malibu Is A G-Machine In Waiting

We’re fans of G-Bodies around here and usually of the drag racing variety, but G-Bodies are a great platform for a pro-touring project as there are tons of parts available and with some simple...

Ever Wonder What Happened To Eddie Hill? At 78-Years Old He’s Still Racing!

Eddie Hill was once quoted as saying, “You only go around once in life but if you do it right, once should be enough.” Judging by the fact that the 78-year old Hill still seems to be...

Honda’s “Paper” Ad Is A Pretty Awesome Watch – The Mechanical History Of The Company

Sometimes people ask me where all the ideas and topics for all the different things I have written on BangShift come from and the fact is that many of them come from stuff I run into in everyday...