Category Archive: BangShift XL, CRASH & BURN, Videos, XL Videos

Gonna Be Sore In The Morning: Watch As The “Buck Fever” John Deere Bounces Itself To Death!

The amount of forces present in a tractor pull pass is incredible…there might not be a replacement for being on the starting line of a dragstrip when two Top Fuelers launch, but I’ll...

The Best Way To Sell A Product Is To Use It Yourself…But What If You Make Armored Cars?

I’ve seen just how well an armored vehicle can hold up to small-arms fire. Generally, armored SUVs and sedans can take some serious lead before the armor or the unbelievably thick glass becomes...

Watch Roger Lessman’s Massive 1990 Streamliner Crash At Bonneville – He Lived…Somehow

Since Roger Lessman himself posted this video to his YouTube page, we don’t think that he’d have a problem with us sharing it here on BangShift. During the 1990 World of Speed meet on the...

Video: Awesome Locomotive Crash Testing Video – Six Minutes of Unbelievable Destruction

In terms of pure, unbridled, wanton destruction, this six and half minute video depicting multiple locomotive crash tests is unmatched. Shot at normal speed and in super slow motion, you’ll see...

“Dirt Don’t Hurt”? Tell That To These Off-Roaders – Four Minutes Of Maximum Destruction Inside!

“God made dirt, and dirt don’t hurt.” Uh-huh…right up until the first time you lost a war with gravity while riding a bicycle, anyways. The dirt hurts plenty, especially when...

The Grand Tour’s Richard Hammond Escaped This Monster Crash With A Fractured Knee

The Grand Tour presenter Richard Hammond must be part cat, because he’s using up spare lives rather quickly. The former Top Gear presenter, who in 2006 very nearly bought the farm after a jet...

The Parachute Isn’t Optional! Watch What Happens When This Corvette Loses The Chute!

Over 150 miles an hour in the quarter requires a parachute, according to the NHRA. And for good reason…no shutdown area is long enough for brakes only when you are coming in hot. I don’t...

Friday BOOM: Funny Car Blower Explosions

As evidenced by the wild lead photo of the funny car belching fire from every possible place, blower explosions in drag race machinery can be spectacularly awful. With the modern advent of burst...

Flying Caddy! Watch This Backyard Daredevil Launch A 1990s Eldorado – Lands Like A Ton Of Bricks!

I actually really like 1992-2002 Cadillac Eldorados. I like the way they look, I like the interior appointments, I like the way they drive (for a gigantic front-driver, they aren’t too bad) and...

The All Pontiac Showdown From 1973’s “The Seven-Ups” – High Speed Wreckage

The 1973 cop thriller called The Seven-Ups featured Roy Scheider in the starring role as the leader of a group of plainclothes cops that pushed the edge of legality to get the bad guys. The movie was...

Watch This Pulling Tractor Break Free Of The Sled And Launch Itself Into The Air Like A Rocket!

The fearsome power of pulling tractors is kept in check only by really strong hooks and chains. About 99.9999% of the time, this is a wholly acceptable method of restraint but this video shows that...

Video: Danny Sullivan’s 1985 Spin and Win At The 1985 Indy 500 With Interviews and More

One of the most historically crazy moment from the history of the Indy 500 happened 31 years ago this weekend with Danny Sullivan’s famed “spin and win” move during the 1985 running...

Wild Video: The Infamous 1971 Indy 500 Pace Car Crash

The 1971 Indy 500 Pace Car situation was screwy from the start, but no one in their right mind could have predicted the stunning crescendo to the story that would take place on the opening lap of the...

This YouTuber Had “The Cheapest AMG Mercedes” Stolen And Recovered In A Week – Check Out His Story!

Thieves suck. Period. Doesn’t matter what they took, doesn’t matter why they took it. Though, it must be said: stealing an Internet famous Mercedes in a rare color from a guy who knows...