Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, XL Truck News

Bucks Up Bug Out Rig: The Upcoming 2023 Mercedes-Benz G63 4×4 Squared Will Tackle Rodeo Drive and The Rubicon

(By Tom Lohnes) – Are you an eccentric millionaire? Do you want to parade around Beverly Hills knowing you have quite possibly the most off-road capable vehicle on sale? Well, Mercedes-Benz...

Legend At Work: Watch Bigfoot One Hammer Through A Mud Pit Back In 1988 – The Roar Of The Engine Rules

There’s a lot to love here. Firstly we have Bigfoot 1, the coolest truck ever built in the history of mankind. Then there is a long and gumbo filled mud-pit which looks like it has swallowed up...

Big Dollar Fun Machine: The 2023 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Is Loaded With Options and Horsepower

(By Tom Lohnes) – Are you a millionaire farmhand with a love for beige? Well, That is a very niche group of people, but for some reason Ram now has a truck made just for you. Meet the 2023 Ram...

Super Spark: Is The Next Chevrolet Model To Wear A Super Sport Badge An Electric Blazer?!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Chevrolet Blazer of the current generation has been both a success and a failure. It has sold many units and is apparently very nice to drive in RS form, but it is about...

The Capable Sloth: This Review Of The 1994 Land Rover Discovery Is Heavy On Praise And Glossy Over Shortcomings

Back in the 1994 Land Rover was still a fully British concern and the name had some real cache here in the USA. They had the hardcore Defender which was expensive and designed to be lacking in frills...

Truck-Ology: Another Look Into The History Of Trucks – A Fresh Load Of 100 Year Old Photos!

(Photos: DPL Digital collection) – Since last week’s look into the history of trucks from the early 20th century was such a hit, I am going to make a regular thing of it and call the...

Your Swap Is Weak: Watch These Farm Boys Swap A Caterpillar 3412 Into A Big Bud Tractor!

There are engine swaps and then there are ENGINE SWAPS! This is an example of the second because you are firstly looking at a Big Bud tractor, which is completely awesome and then you are looking at...

The 20-Mile Journey From Shipyard To Sea At This German Shipyard Is The Most Incredible Thing You’ll See Today

Meyer Werft is a shipbuilder in Papenburg, Gremany. It’s located on the Ems River, about 20 miles inland from the North Sea. It was located there in 1795 to isolate it from storms. They were...

The Worst Tank Ever: This Look At The WW2 Valiant Assault Tank Is A Study In Failure

Of all the rabbit holes I have gone down in the last year, studying old tanks may be the weirdest. Early on in the quarantine adventure of 2020 I found a series called “Age of Tanks” on...

Blazing Inferno: Watch This 1974 White Road Boss Perform The Most Epic Big Rig Burnout Ever – Detroit Diesel Power!

Oh, internet how we love thee. The KT3406E YouTube channel has been home to some of the most wild and awesome big rig videos ever created. These are the guys who ran a rig on ether until the engine...

Peak 80s Goodness: This United States Hot Rod Association Promotional Video Is A Gearhead Highlight Reel That We Love

The United States Hot Rod Association was at its peak in the 1980s. Putting on the indoor monster truck shows, pulling events, mud bogs, and more they were drawing massive crowds in cities big and...

The Roar Of Power: This 1970s Allis-Chalmers Dealer Film Is All In On Killer Tractor Pulling Footage

This is some gold right here. Between the cool tractors, the basic and awesome old sleds, and the footage of them both working together, this is about 10-minutes of gearhead heaven. The name of this...

Massive In Miniature: This 1988 USHRA Broadcast From The Pontiac Silverdome Is Bonkers!

Well, this is peak 1980s right here. You are going to see an awesome and totally bananas UHRA broadcast from the Pontiac Silverdome made in 1988. What’s crazy about this is not any one specific...

Goofy Fun: Check Out The Destruction Of The Easy Evans Used Car Lot At The Houston Astrodome

Sometimes it’s about having fun, right? When you flip on the tube or click on a YouTube link, you want to be entertained. This is one of the best examples of the magic of Brock Yates and Steve...