Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, XL Online Find, XL Truck Feature, XL Truck News

Luxury Beast: Meet The Bespoke 520hp, Himalaya Defender 110 LS3 Crew Cab – Big Money Romper

It’s always cool when we learn of the existence of something new. In this case it was a couple of things. Firstly the fact that there is a company called Himalaya that builds custom Land Rovers...

BangShift-Approved Tour Bus: The Foremost Terra Bus…Nothing Will Stop This Monster!

When Brian sent me a link saying that he found “the most BS approved vehicle manufacturer on Planet Earth” I will admit I had a moment of skepticism. BangShift has easily the widest...

Formidable Ford: This 1962 F-700 Is A Custom Made, Four Wheel Drive, Slogging Monster Truck

Few sights take my breath away quicker and harder than an old medium duty truck turned into a pickup for fun. I’ve lived that life, owned one, and loved it with all my heart. Trucks like this...

Overland Extrodinare: This Stewart and Stevenson LMTV Luxury RV Is Ready For Rocks, Rivers, Zombies, and Whatever Else!

When one combines a giant military truck with a small luxury condo, you get this. A Stewart and Stevenson LMTV based luxury SUV with only 31,000 miles on the clock is for sale on eBay. Yeah, the...

Random Car Review: The 2005 (sigh, do I have to say it?) Bad Boy Heavy Muscle Truck

Considering that I didn’t spend the better part of 2004-2005 in the United States, when I returned the first thing I did was to scratch my head and wonder what the hell was going on. The big...

LS Fest X Quick Take: Polaris RZR

Last year I got the opportunity to blast a Polaris RZR around on desert trails in southern Nevada as part of a BFGoodrich promotion for the Mint 400. Of all the things that I could say about the...

The Rtech Fabrications Built Ponderosa 1966 Chevrolet Crew Cab 4×4 Dually Truck Is One Awesome Beast

If you aren’t familiar with the crew over at Rtech Fabrications, you certainly need to be. They build trucks that never came from the factory and build them in a way that makes you question...

This Super C Motorhome Is A Military Grade Giant That Would Be An Epic Off-Road Adventurer

I like RVs and I cannot lie! Of course my norm isn’t something this gnarly and huge, but I’ll take it! This is one of those things that pulls into the campground or out on the beach and...

Coolest Race Car Transporter Ever? The Restored Ecurie Ecosse Bus Hauler Is Absolutely Amazing

There are race car haulers and then there are RACE CAR HAULERS. This historic piece of iron from Europe is one of the coolest ever made and the video below not only profiles the rig itself but the...

A Diesel Stroker That Isn’t A Cummins: Innovative Thinking And Machine Work Make This 383cid Power Stroker Fly

Normally when we talk about stroked diesel engines around here, we’re talking about Cummins inline six power plants. There are multiple options out there on the market for stretching the...

The Biggest Peterbilt 389 Conventional Ever? This Sucker Is A Bad Ass!

With a 192 inch sleeper, this Conventional Peterbilt 389 is a HUGE bastard but man it is awesome. And thanks to a CAT X15 under the hood, which features more than 600 horsepower and 2000 lb ft of...

This Old School Two Door Tahoe Is A Bad Ass Ride No Matter What You Call It.

When GM went from the Square Body series of trucks to what is now referred to as the OBS, or Old Body Style, trucks in 1988 they also started changing names. Instead of being called a Blazer, the two...

More On-Road Photos From Rocky Mountain Race Week! Drag Cars In The Rain!!!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Day 4 of Rocky Mountain Race Week was fun for some, an adventure for others, and hell for those that are left. As a full travel only day, this was one of the days to let it...

Watch Bigfoot 1 Get Driven Harder Than We Have Ever Seen – Think The Front End Fails?

There’s always something interesting about watching an icon get used and used hard in motorsports. In this case we’re talking about Bigfoot 1, perhaps the coolest monster truck of all...