Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, Apex Racing News, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift News

The 3hp Hellcat Tune Can Now Be Yours: Dodge Offering Security Mode That Locks Engine At Idle

(By Tom Lohnes) – Are you tired of your SRT vehicle getting stolen? Well, Dodge is too, and they’ve come up with a way to stop it. At the end of 2021, any Dodge Charger, Challenger, or...

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...

NOS Nitrous Unveils Biggest Nitrous System In History! The Moonshot Is Capable Of 3,500 Horsepower!

That’s right folks, in a move that follows along with recent Holley firsts, you can now buy ready to install NOS nitrous systems that are capable of supporting unreal power levels. To get...

We Want The Van: The Hyundai Staria Is A Weirdly Awesome Machine That Needs To Hit American Shores

(By Tom Lohnes) – With the recent announcement of the Kia Carnival minivan coming to America, there’s also room for its cousin, the spaceship-looking Hyundai Staria. With a 3.5-liter V6...

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,...

Can’t Hide Money: The Upcoming Mercedes Mercedes-Benz EQS Adds Hyperscreen To Its Resume -Interior Jumbotron Fun!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Mercedes-Benz, a company known for pioneering the whole car industry, has sort of taken a break from innovating in the past 5 or so years, but it appears they’re back at...

Ultimate Street Cars Back In Action: The Best The West Has To Offer Invade Las Vegas!

(Words by Jim McIlvaine) Season eight for OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, tipped off at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 20th and a full field of...

2022 Kia Stinger Revealed: More Power, More Styling, Still The Same Crazy Bargain Compared To The Competition

(By Tom Lohnes) – A few months ago, Kia was considering not reviving the Stinger in America for the upcoming facelift. Well, after a recent surge in sales, they have reconsidered, and here it...

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...

Is Toyota Planning Another Sports Car Collaboration? This Time With Porsche!?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Recently, rumors started going around that there is going to be a new Toyota MR2 based off the next generation of Porsche 718 sports car. Well, another rumor said that the...

Crazy Money: Charities Win Big With Insane Spending On Bronco, Cadillacs At Barrett-Jackson

(By Tom Lohnes) – It’s a good day to be a charity, because three giant automotive sales happened the other night at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, ringing in a combined...