Category Archive: XL Spotlight, XL Videos

Bryce Menzies Is No Stranger To Awesome Desert Race Performances, But This Video From His BAJA 500 This Year Is Great

Anyone who reads my posts here on BANGshift knows that I’m a big fan of desert off-road racing and that I want to race at BAJA so bad I can taste it. I also can’t get enough of the bad...

Vintage Promotional Video Win: Watch Ford’s Big Red Turbine Big Rig In Action

Over the years we have posted lots about Chrysler’s turbine program and talked about how it was the most robust automotive turbine program that any of the OEM companies had embarked on. While I...

This Is What It Takes To Win The Baja 500. Watch The Action Behind The Win

Desert off-road racing is a completely different beast than any other kind of racing. I’m not saying that winning races in any series isn’t hard, because winning takes work, but there is...

This Big Block 1971 Chevrolet Suburban Is One Family Owned And Awesome. Make It Yours!

Big block 1960s, 1970s, and 1980’s trucks are one of those must have trucks that everyone is always looking for. Finding one in a 3/4 or 1 ton model is most likely, but the early 1/2 ton trucks...

Watch The Awesome Trophy Rat Truck Attack The Woods With Jumps, Sideways Action, More

The ability to take a couple of differing themes and blend them into an awesome hot rod, car, or truck is something that we have always thoroughly admired. It doesn’t always go well and it...

This Is Sand Hill Climbing At Its Finest! The Big Hill Climb From Liwa, United Arab Emirates Has Dudes Running Over Their Own Crankshafts

Seeing cars, trucks, and buggies hauling ass up giant sand dunes is something we’ always like watching, but seeing it going down on the dunes of Liwa in the United Arab Emirates is an entirely...

BangShift Destination Photo Gallery: The Massive Pumping Engines Of The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum – Watertown, Massachusetts

It’s always amazing when you live near something incredible and had no idea it existed. Such was the case with me and the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum in Watertown, Massachusetts. This place...

Race Day Video Fun From Iron Horse Mud Ranch – Mega Truck And SxS High Flying Action

Mud, Mud, Mud and Horsepower. Lots of mud and high flying action is what you get when you come to the Iron Horse Mud Ranch for Race Day. Thanks to the guys at Uncle Packy’s Adventures,...

Holley LSFest West In Las Vegas Was One Bad Ass Event And Here Is Where Our Photos Start

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) We were at Holley’s LSFest West in Las Vegas all weekend long and are trying to recover from sensory overload now that we’re back home. With drifting, off-road...

Project Binky Is Getting A Hauler! Meet Project Escargo… It Ain’t Pretty And It Never Will Be. But It Should Do Some Hauling.

Unique car haulers are cool. We’ve all seen and admired them at one point or another, but many of them have not just been built on a whim, but rather out of necessity. That necessity could be...

Ken Block’s New Boosted Ford Raptor Is A Mid Travel, Street Driven, Bitchin Ride.

When Ken Block decides he wants a cool Ford Raptor to drive on the street, you know it is going to be something cool even if it is more mellow than his typical race rigs. With that said, he is Ken...

Watch Bryce Menzies Running His Bad Ass Red Bull Ford In The SCORE San Felipe 250

Man this makes us want to haul ass across the desert! This cool video of Bryce Menzies, running in the SCORE San Felipe 250, looks like a whole lot of fun. The team was hauling ass in the San Felipe...

The SCORE International San Felipe 250 Is LIVE Right Now! Off-Road Racing At It’s Finest!

It is an awesome day in the desert, and that means it is your chance to watch the SCORE International San Felipe 250 LIVE right here. If you love Trophy Trucks, buggies, dirt flying, high speed, and...

This 1964 International Metro Mite Van Has An Almost Done LS Swap And Would Be A Rad Cruiser!

I have a weakness for step vans for some reason. I don’t know what it is, but they seem to fit into my love of station wagons, Suburbans, and custom vans, so why not. I’d LOVE to own this...