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2019 Mecum Harrisburg Coverage: The Incredible Todd Werner Collection – Race and Muscle Cars 1

(Photos by Joe Grippo) –¬†Generally speaking, car collections are all pretty incredible. They tend to have themes or eras, or some sort of thread running through them to create some language...

This 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby FP350S Is A Road Racing Monster Still In The Plastic Wrapping

Having driven the road going version of this car, the 2017 Shelby GT350R, I can tell you from experience that the actual race-only version has to be an animal beyond your ability to conceptualize....

Horsepower For Peanuts: This Dude Takes A Forlorn Chevy 307 And For Nearly No Money, Makes A Fun Little Engine

The 307ci Chevy small block was never intended to be a performance engine. This was a piece designed as a prime mover for any number of cars and trucks in the Chevrolet and GMC families over the...

1985 Shelby Charger Review: Turbos Fixed Everything, Even 30 Years Ago

After Chrysler escaped the clutches of bankruptcy in the early 1980s and started to actually make some money, the company finale decided to build some performance cars. Hooking up with Carroll...

Real Micro Machines: The Hot-Rodded Power Wheels Hit The Dirt Track!

There’s something kind of sad about hearing a Power Wheels in action. We’re not sure if it’s the fact that they always sound like an electric drill that’s about ten seconds...

Hearing Is Overrated Anyways: Enjoy This Hayabusa-Swapped Toyota Starlet’s Run Up A Hillclimb!

172 horsepower seems pretty paltry, doesn’t it? We live in the age of 797 horsepower cars with payments if you can swing the bill and where 300 horsepower V6s could embarrass the ponycars of...

Problem, Fixed: The Coyote-Swapped, RWD Converted Fusion Is Alive And Kicking Ass!

Australians got the Falcon all the way up until Australian production got cosigned to history. You could get one meek and mild with a turbocharged four. You could choose one wicked six that could...

Your Wildest Dreams: This 1978 Sales Video Is Pitching The Incredible Vince Granatelli Turbine Powered Corvette

This is AWESOME. In the 1970s Vince Granatelli dreamed up and worked with a load of people to create one of the most wild street going cars ever and certainly the most insane thing on the road in the...

Flyin Blind: Watch Jim Pace Haul Around Spa In Driving Rain Looking Through A Broken Opaque Windshield

Jim Pace has been our adopted road racing boss here at BangShift for years. This video may be his crowning one here on these electronic pages. Why? You are about to watch the man take one of the most...

Dyno Video: Watch And Listen To This 1.5L Coventry Climax V8 Make A Dyno Pull

The Coventry Climax company in England is likely the greatest accidental racing engine builder history. After becoming successful making engines for things like pumps, generators, and forklifts,...

Morning Symphony: Bugatti EB110 SS LeMans and IMSA Racers – Stretching The Legs Of Giants

From the moment you first hear the engine and see the livery adorning the body, a race car is all about getting your attention and holding onto it. That’s the truth…most race cars are...

Retro Road Test: Check Out MotorWeek’s Look At The 1990 BMW M5 – No V8 Here!

Listen, I am a simple guy to please. I like large cars that can handle and make great horsepower. There are more of them available now than there ever has been but back in 1990, the idea of a larger...

Get In On The American Powertrain Summer Smokeout Sweepstakes – It’s FREE To Enter!

The crew at American Powertrain are at it again! This time they have created the Summer Smokeout Sweepstakes, a free to enter giveaway that will net the lucky winner a $300 American Powertrain gift...

Morning Symphony: The Ford GT40 Roadster – One Of Five Ever Made

You know the story of the Ford GT40. Ford and Ferrari were about to merge, but at the last moment a note about Ferrari cars no longer racing at the Indianapolis 500 because Ford didn’t want...