Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, BangShift APEX

Simeone Museum Demo Day Part 2: The Wild History Of Shelby Daytona Coupe CSX2287 – Phil Spector, Bonneville, More

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The story of the Shelby Daytona coupe is one of the more amazing in American automotive history. They were built as an all out effort for Shelby to stand toe to toe...

Packing Up And Going Home: Volvo Plans To Pull Out Of All Motorsports By 2016

This one caught us by surprise. Volvo Cars’ Marketing Director Alain Visser has made it clear that Volvo will end all involvement with motorsports by 2016. In a statement made to Dagens...

So You Think Rally Is Easy? This Footage From The 2014 WRC Rally Deutschland Will Change Your Mind

We feature a lot of rally stuff here, but with most of the videos (especially the ones that don’t involve carnage), it’s not easy to understand just how difficult it is to actually do....

Lohnes’s Top 11: Fun Cars Driven And/Or Tested In 2014 – See ‘Em All!

Ok, so I have come up with some Top 11 lists that I’ll be posting over the next couple weeks as we careen towards 2015 and a fresh slate of fun in the new year. One of the things I got to do a...

Ridetech’s New C2 And C3 Corvette Suspension Systems Were A Big Hit At PRI 2014

A few months ago we told you that Ridetech was now offering a complete bolt in suspension system for C2 and C3 Corvettes, and included some installation videos and a cool new commercial that they had...

Watch Rally Legend Stig Blomqvist Wheel A 1984 Group B Audi Quattro At The Race Of Champions…Yesterday! Rally History Lives Here!

Stig Blomqvist is one of the greatest names in rally racing history. He was the 1984 Champion and is widely recognized as one of the best ever. Just this last weekend on the island of Barbados the...

This Video Of A Little Kid Loving Life As His Dad Slides A Car Around In The Dirt Is Fantastic

If this video doesn’t put a smile on your face, than you officially have no soul. Seriously, you are dead inside and need to get yourself to a funeral home before the rigor-mortis kicks in and...

Hyundai Bows Out Of U.S. Motorsports, Rhys Millen Racing Looking For New Automotive Partner

For the last six years, Rhys Millen Racing has been partnered up with Hyundai North America, running such events as Global RallyCross, Pikes Peak and Formula Drift. But recently Hyundai has stepped...

Here’s Another One For The Awful Welding File — Would You Trust This Tank?

A while back we showed you an ATV that was booger welded together so badly that even calling it booger welding is giving what we saw too much credit. That blog item spurred the collective memory of...

We Play Middleman Helping A Buddy Score This Cherry 1976 Datsun 280Z 2+2 – Is There Anything More Fun?

Recently, I got to help out BangShift web guy Scott Payton by being the middle man, bag man, pickup guy, final line of defense, or whatever you want to call it in a long distance automotive purchase...

Demo Day At The Simeone Museum – See Four Of The Most Legendary Cars Ever In Action: Daytona Coupe, GT40, Jag D-Type, Porsche 917 – EPIC!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a lot like other high-end car repositories, meaning, you pay your admission...

Crash and Burn: Only The Freshest Rally Wreckage For Your Entertainment!

The beauty of rally racing is actually it’s ugly side. Sure, it takes talent and brass ones to throw a car around in the woods at high speeds. Yes, there’s a technical side that appeals...

One Of None: The Supercharged Prototype 1953 Corvette That Never Saw Production – Lingenfelter Collection

As we’ve been telling you, there are stacks and stacks of photos and stories yet to be written from our extensive visit to the Lingenfelter Collection in Michigan. We’re planning on...

Project Buford T Justice’s Last Stand On The Dyno Video – Who Won The Shirt? How Much Power Did It Make? What’s Happening Next?

Last week I gave you a challenge. I had you throw in your best guess as to what kind of horsepower Project Buford T Justice would make on the dyno rollers at SMG Motoring in Hopedale, Massachusetts....