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Category Archive: BangShift News, CHEVY

The Final Sinkhole Car Saved: The 1962 Corvette Debuts, Freshly Restored, At The National Corvette Museum

In the early morning hours of February 12, 2014, the floor inside of the Skydome area of the National Corvette museum opened up wide and deep, swallowing up eight cars into a dusty pile of rubble and...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Is The 1977 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 More Important Than The 1973 Pontiac Trans-Am?

There is no denying that out of the two, 95% of gearheads will choose the 1973 Pontiac Trans-Am over the 1977 Chevrolet Camaro Z28. No doubt in my mind or yours, I’m sure. And if that Pontiac...

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BangShift Question Of The Day: Should Blowers Through Hoods Make A Comeback?

Every car magazine that wasn’t Road and Track or Automobile had them on the cover: a hunkered down piece of wicked creation that had a massive blower sticking through the hood. It was the...

Big Wheels, Big Power, Big Body: A Look Back At The “Kut Da Check” Chevrolet Caprice

Building a monster out of a 1977-90 Chevrolet Caprice isn’t anything new. It seems like it, but it isn’t. Lohnes has had Buford T. Justice for six years now, and those in the know have...

Rough Start: A Clean-Bodied Malibu Is Getting Hard To Come By…

If there is one high point of vehicles made at the turn of the 1980s, it was that manufacturers were forced to learn how to package together light and lean versions of vehicles in an effort to make...

It Means “Summer”: This 1973 Chevrolet Veraneio Is A South American Rarity!

That doesn’t look like any 1973 Chevrolet you’ve ever seen roaming the streets in the States, does it? Not in the least. There are hints to it’s GM origins…the taillights look...

Money No Object: Skip Barrett-Jackson’s Crowds And Check Out The 1964 Bill Thomas Cheetah!

Chad and Cole Reynolds will be on the grounds at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona to check out the massive layout and the cool iron that is going to be crossing the block, among...

Chevrolet Has Released More Information On The Upcoming 2019 Silverado – 3.0L Inline-Six Duramax Diesel For Half-Tons!

We’ve seen the 2019 Silverado that Chevrolet is putting up against long-time rival Ford and the new Ram that’s just about to be unveiled, but it’s only now that we are learning the...

The Snow Wagon: This 1979 GMC Jimmy Is Exactly What You Need For The Winter!

One of the stupidest moves I’ve ever made in my automotive history was to sell a 1984 Dodge Ramcharger off. The only four-wheel-drive vehicle I’ve ever owned, the Ramcharger was found...

Oh, No, It’s Here: Meet The General Motors Cruise AV, The First Vehicle Without Manual Controls

At first blush, you’d think that you are looking at a Chevrolet Bolt EV, and you aren’t too wrong. The vehicle, officially known as the General Motors Cruise AV, is based on the bolt, but...

So Innocent, Yet So Guilty: This 1985 Chevrolet Caprice Is Church-Fresh And Country Boy Wild!

Before I explain anything about the Chevrolet Caprice you are looking at, I should probably explain why I was standing in front of it shooting photos in the first place. We all know that Lohnes has a...

Money No Object: This 1939 Chevrolet Hauler Rules All! Big-Block Power FTW!

Yeah, I’ve been in the Barrett-Jackson catalog again. At least, with the weather outside going to hell in a handbasket, I’ve got a reason to look at cars I can’t afford and dream...

Same Great Speed, Now With Less Noise: Meet The Genovation GXE, The Electric Vette!

Outside of the sensation of being somehow better than others because you are not burning fossil fuels when you drive, what is the one true benefit to an electric car? All the torque, all at once....

Rough Start: The Stretch Geo Metro Is A Real Thing And Could Be A Solution To Your Parts-Hauling Problem!

“The car was built to fill a need that no car on the market could. To haul big loads and still get over 40 MPG.” That is the plan that set David Cloud on the path to stretching out a...