Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, BangShift Road Test, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

When 320 Was Plenty: This Look At The 1995 Kenny Brown 320X Mustang Is Fun

Oh how the times have changed. You can waltz into a Chevrolet or Ford dealer these days, buy yourself a four banger equipped Camaro or Mustang and give the 1995 Kenny Brown 320x all it would handle...

Old Equipment Video: This 1961 Allis Chalmers Promotional Video Rules All

If you love old equipment you will really love this film called “This Town Sure Has Changed” and it features Allis Chalmers equipment doing everything from building roads to harvesting...

Engine Video: A Look At The 1992 Chevy LT5 Small Block Assembly Line And Machining Process

There was nothing as exotic as the 1992 Chevy LT5 small block coming from a domestic manufacturer during that time period. The Lotus designed heads, the Mercury Marine connection for building them,...

Fun Historic Video: The 1982 NHRA US Nationals Sportsman Finals Were Full Of Cool Cars and Drivers

Why run a video showing the sportsman final rounds from the 1982 NHRA US Nationals on a random Sunday in March? Why not? It’s the internet. Plus, who does not like to see cool drag cars getting...

Retro Review: This Look Back At Motor Week’s Drive Of The The New 1988 Chevy Cheyenne Is Great

There are certain cars and trucks that hit the ground as both an advancement and a risk. For General Motors, it was the release of their 1988 trucks that stood as both of those things. After the...

1940s Vide Zen: Using the Universal Jeep In Every Way You Have Ever Dreamed Of – Amazing Array Of Implements

Before WWII was over, the guys who ran the Willys Overland company were already thinking about how they could take their wartime mighty mite, the Jeep and turn it into a commercial seller across the...

Historic Video: 1950s Stock Car Racing In Pomona Is Awesome To Watch

Pomona, California has been a hot bed of racing for nearly 70 years, and it’s more varied than you think. Since 1953 there have been drag racing events at the place and while that is the type...

Retro Review: This MotorWeek Review Of The Then New 1991 GMC Syclone Is Awesome

In today’s world when we hear of a company launching model with a turbocharged V6 engine, everyone shrugs. Its the way of the world these days. Turbochargers are everywhere and even lame little...

Drag History Video: Awesome Quick 8 action from Shuffletown in 1988 – Big Names, Cool Cars

This weekend the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series heads to the palatial zMax Dragway in Concord, North Carolina. The state of North Carolina has been a hot bed of drag racing for decades and the...

Hagerty Cadillac 365 Build: It Is Time For Final Assembly – Watch This Classic 365ci Cadillac V8 Get Screwed Together

It has been a fun process to see this really cool classic Cadillac engine get torn down, machined, and now put back into its beautiful final form. This has been a cool process because the engine is...

Bodacious Battle: Watch This TVR and a Shelby Cobra Battle Wheel To Wheel In England – Our Favorite Hybrids!

American engines, British bodies and chassis. Yes, these are our favorite hybrids. That’s doubly true when they are on the rac track battling each other at full throttle. This video, taken in...

The Start Of The Beginning or The Beginning Of The End? This 1989 SUV Buy’er Guide Video Shows The Start Of The SUV Craze

In an automotive universe completely dominated by the SUV, CUV, and LUV (lame utility vehicle) segment, it stands to reason that this whole ball got rolling somewhere, right? Well, that somewhere is...

Happy 3/20! Let’s Take A Look At The 320ci Buick Straight Eight – Fireball Power!

From 1931 through 1953 the Buick straight eight really made its mark in the American automotive landscape. They were made in varying displacements and even varying block sizes but the one most people...

The Ultimate Hot Rod Engine: This 1960s Rocketdyne Film Shows Off The Incredible Saturn V F-1 Engine

This is an amazing piece of history caught on film and an awesome look at the engines which powered mankind’s ultimate hot rod, the Saturn V rocket. If you can imagine it, the Saturn V used...