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Category Archive: BangShift Road Tests, MOPAR

BangShift Test Drive: 2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat – More Side Effects Than Prescription Medication

You need no introduction to what the top-tier model of the Dodge Charger line can be. The Hellcat legend is cemented…707 horsepower for the masses in cars that are the farthest cry from boredom...

Rough Start: All The Heavy Lifting Has Been Done On This Sweet Little 1965 Plymouth Valiant!

More than ever, the idea of a bitchin’ daily driver that doesn’t suck or suck fuel like the Queen Mary has been on my mind. While I’m whittling away slowly but surely at the Great...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: FCA And Mopar At SEMA – Jeeps And Hellcats And Hemis For Everyone!

FCA has been quite busy in their engineering bays, design studios, and out with the people who buy their products, especially through their Mopar channels, and they’ve been working a...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: ECS Automotive Concepts’ Four-Door 1970 Barracuda In The Flesh

This is a car whose build I’ve genuinely followed for years. It’s a car that shouldn’t exist, a car that was a memory in the mind of a former Chrysler employee before being brought...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL – The Biggest Calculated Risk FCA Has Yet Taken Has Broken Cover…What Do You Think?

FCA knows exactly where they get their money from…a four-letter word known and held dear by soldiers, farmers, and the worldwide public for decades: Jeep. J-trucks have come and gone, Cherokees...

Money No Object: This 1965 Plymouth Sport Fury Is One Of Four 426 Street Wedge Drop-Tops!

Mopar fans live by numbers, be it cubic inches, elapsed times, millions of dollars spent at auction, or how many times they’ve been threatened with bodily harm if they bring home yet another...

SEMA 2017: FCA/Mopar Will Livestream Their Press Conference Straight From The Show!

If you aren’t lucky enough to be on the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center on Halloween, don’t worry: FCA has a treat for you anyways! This year the Mopar Press Conference will be...

Rough Start: We Hunt The Vegas Craigslist For A Low-Buck Project, One For Each! Which One Would You Take Home?

The three of us are within days of making our yearly migration to Las Vegas, Nevada, to perform our duties at the 2017 SEMA show. There will be photo galleries by the ton as we analyze what’s...

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The White-Out: This 1979 Chrysler Three Hundred Is A Tempting Offer On The Table

The Chrysler Cordoba was the one bright spot during the second half of the Seventies for Chrysler Corporation. While Monacos, New Yorkers and Newports stacked up in lots, while the Aspen and Volaré...

The Brick House: This Australian Chrysler 300C Is A Ten-Second Street Sweeper!

Here in the States, the Chrysler 300 has gone from an iconic rebirth sedan to rental-car fodder in three facelifts. The 300 SRT model was axed in 2015 for the U.S. market since some genius within FCA...

The Minivan: The Axle-Eating, Turbo-Popping Drag Week Bucket Of Fun!

There is a contingent of turbocharged, front-driver Mopar types that have been growing within the Drag Week ranks for a couple of years now. Cars like Shelby Omnis, Daytonas and the like putting down...

Rough Start: This Effing Jeep Has The Best Argument For It Ever!

We here at BangShift do our best to keep our site family friendly…at least, we stay within a PG-13 area for sure. But catch us in person sometime…we all are human, and we all can easily...

Like Finding Bigfoot Hair: This Dodge Daytona Wing Is Purported To Be The 1970 Daytona Prototype’s Unit!

Chrysler legend and lore when it comes to the Musclecar Era is a strange thing. There is no mystery to where all eleven 1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda convertibles wound up, but there are many...

Walk Softly: This 1967 Plymouth Sport Fury Looks Gorgeous. Look Underhood If You Want Your Excuse To Buy It.

Elwood Engel’s slab-sided design theme was the dominant feature of the mid to late 1960s Chrysler lineup. Engel, who had been instrumental in keeping Lincoln alive during his tenure at Ford,...