Category Archive: BangShift XL, Monday Shopper, XL Online Find

Money No Object: A 1952 Ford F5 Car Hauler With A Supercharged V-10 For Power!

This is pure indulgence. If you are in a position where you need a car hauler in your life to get your toys moved around, you’re already doing pretty well. You don’t need a monster...

Money No Object: This 1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 Is The Draft Horse…Big And Powerful

Yes, you could still get the 429 Super Cobra Jet in the Ford Mustang if you worked over the options sheet just fine. The biggest Mustang with the largest amount of cubes available does seem like a...

Street Racer Sled: An Air-Ride Equipped, Rat-Motor 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne Up For Auction!

Baldwin-Motion referred to it as the Street Racer Special. It flew in the face of common sense, but it was effective: you picked up a 1968 Chevrolet Biscayne with a 425-horse 427, a four-speed, and...

Cobra Benz: This 1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL Is Now A 429 Cobra Jet-Powered Drophead!

Besides the air of superiority that the cachet of the Three-Pointed Star is supposed to bestow onto the buyer, what are the good things about a Mercedes-Benz? Good build quality, surprising...

Pontiac’s First Ute: This Factory Prototype Pontiac “El Catalina” Concept Is All Class!

Pontiac wanted a coupe utility, that much is for certain. In fact, there were at least three attempts between 1959 and 2008 that had Pontiac actively involved in a concept car/truck combo: this very...

The Plain Package: This 1971 Ford Mustang 429 SCJ Was Optioned To Hurt Feelings!

Most of the 1971 Mustangs with the 429 Super Cobra Jet engine were Mach 1 package-equipped vehicles. It made sense…the Mustang had entered it’s “Fat Elvis” stage and between...

Money No Object: This 1969 Dodge Charger 500 Is The Pinnacle B-Body Mopar!

Dodge and Ford were at each other’s throats over NASCAR supremacy in the 1960s, and it was a consistently escalating war. Engines were getting bigger and more powerful, to the point that...

Monday Shopper: This 1983 Buick Regal Estate Has Flavors Of Both Grand National And Gran Sport In One Unique Blend!

There is something about phantom builds that is too cool. When done right, you stand there looking at the car that the company should have built themselves…like this 1983 Buick Regal, you...

Auction Score: This Pre-Production Lincoln Mark VIII Has Bonneville History Under It’s Belt!

The new-for-1993 Lincoln Mark VIII would be the final Mark-series car that Lincoln would churn out, the final two-door, and one of the last true efforts of a high-performing luxury coupe to come out...

Day Two Beauty: This 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Is A Beauty Of An Emerald!

The C3 Corvette is more than the low-rated disco machine that many remember. When it debuted in 1968, they were almost an entirely different animal. With looks that came straight from the Mako Shark...

The Way They Should Have Been: This Crown-Converted Corvair Needs To Be Driven Hard!

Ralph Nader’s one-man offensive against the Chevrolet Corvair worked. Between the bad press and the upcoming Chevrolet Camaro, there was just no more room for Chevrolet’s rear-engined...

Money No Object: The 1968 Dodge Hemi Dart Tribute That Was Built For Bill Goldberg Is Worth It

In the 1960s, there were levels to cars. You had daily drivers, cars that simply went here and there, didn’t step on toes, didn’t cross any lines. You had powerful cars, muscular and...

Money No Object: The Monster 1967 Chevrolet Flatbed From Fast And Furious Is Going Up For Auction

I may not appreciate the plot or the acting in the Fast and Furious franchise, but I will say that part four, 2009’s Fast and Furious, was the film that finally got me interested in the cars....

Another One? This 1966 Mercury Monterey S-55 Is Crossing The Block In Kansas City!

Yesterday, Lohnes found you guys a 1966 Mercury Monterey that was in perfect Rough Start territory…packing a 428, looking like a very well-aged survivor, and priced within the realm of reality,...