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2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels Photo Coverage: Horrid Weather And Awesome Cars!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks and thousand of his Pittsburgh area hot rodding pals kept a steel city tradition alive recently by attending the 2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels. This...

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Street Racing In Sweden Is Arguably Some Of The Coolest On Earth. Man We Want To Go See This In Person!

I’ve been following street racing in Sweden for years. Magazines, online publications, and video crews have been sharing the action on the highways of Sweden for decades and each and every time...

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Our NHRA Winternationals Wheels Up Sportsman Action Photos Start Right Here

The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season is officially underway, with both Sportsman and Professional classes hitting the famed strip in Pomona Thursday and Friday. We’ve got great wheels...

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Video: Masters Of Motors 2018 PRI Edition – Judging The Coolest Engines At The Hardest Core Performance Show In The Wold

It’s back! Below we have the Masters of Motors 2018 PRI edition video for you to enjoy. If you checked out the 2018 SEMA show Masters of Motors competition, you know that JE Pistons stepped up...

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The Dirty Cougar: The Moment Of Truth – Would The $400 Mercury Survive King of the Heap?

If you missed the last update on the Dirty Cougar project, click here to check it out! So let’s recap on the progress we’ve made with the 1987 Mercury Cougar LS that has become a...

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Grand National Roadster Show Photos: There Is So Much To See, You Won’t Believe It

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) There is never a shortage of things to see at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona. It’s in all the main halls at the Fairplex, home to the Pomona Swap Meet and...

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Racing Junk Find: A 1950 Plymouth Business Coupe That is All Business on the Strip

Back in the days of yore, most manufacturers sold some variation on the “business coupe”. Designed with a minimum of options and luxury but lots of trunk space, these were cars designed...

Cool New Product: Global West Suspension Blackline Suspension Bushings for 2005-2012 Mustangs

Chad and I had been hearing some buzz around the show floor at SEMA regarding Global West Suspensions and their new “Blackline” series of products. The Blackline name signifies that all...

Drag Gallery: The 2011 NMRA/NMCA Lonestar Shootout

While the “official” NMRA/NMCA season may be over, the organization is still running a few races to round out the competition for the year. Just this past weekend they were at Royal...

Cool or Not: The Trans Am Depot 6T9 Goat Camaro Conversion

Our “Cool or Not” series rages on today with this, the “6T9 Goat” from Trans Am Depot. The folks at Trans Am Depot have been making conversion kits for late model Camaros for...

New Parts: RideTech Announces New Rear Coil Over Conversion for 1978-88 GM G-Bodies

The venerable General Motors G-Body platform was an amazingly popular run of cars from the late 1970s right throught the 1980s. Being rear wheel drive, having a frame and of svelte weight, they are a...

eBay Find: A 600-HP Ford RS200 Evolution Group B Rally Rocket

We’ve written lots about the Group B rally cars of the 1980s. The so-called “Killer Bs” were machines so far ahead of their time, the FIA banned them after only a couple of seasons...

eBay Find: A 1968 Ford Fairlane That Comes With a Free Elephant in the Room

Drag Illustrated Magazine’s Ian Tocher is wholly responsible for this lime green, mega-winged, four door 1968 Fairlane ending up here on the front page. He sent us this eBay ad tip and we could...

Car Show Gallery: The 2011 Pumpkin Run – Vintage Junkyard and Hot Rod Greatness

One of the coolest shows that I’ve never been to is the annual Pumpkin Run that is held at Fleming’s Junkyard in New Jersey each Fall. The show encompasses everything from tractors to...

BangShift Says Thank You To All Veterans on This Veterans Day 2011

We here at BangShift.com would like to extend our sincere thanks to all of the veterans who have served our country through the years. The sacrifice of time, sweat, and blood have preserved our way...

Video: Jay Leno Checks Out the Hand Built Magnolia Special at his Big Dog Garage

JT Nesbitt is a guy who defines what it means to be a BangShifter. After seeing a video on the Leno’s Garage website years ago, he decided to take up the challenge personally of building a sexy...

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Car Show Gallery: Goodguys Charlotte – 2011 (With Bonus Detroit Speed Shop Photos!)

Our man Doug Garrison ventured out of his native Pennsylvania to the southern climes of Charlotte to take in the Goodguys Rod and Custom show at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The sprawling facility...

Video Alert: Stolen Race Car – 40K Reward Offered To Find It – Help Needed!

Thieves are the worst level of human scum. Unfortunately some struck recently and they stole an entire drag racing operation that was parked in Aiken, South Carolina. The brazen jerks made off with a...

Cool or Not: A 1974 Mazda RX4 Powered by a 2JZ Engine

A Toyota powered Mazda on the front page of BangShift?! Sure, as we continue our “Cool or Not” series we’re challenging you yet again with an unusual machine that will make some...

In-Car Wreckage Video: An 8-Second Integra Eats The Wall at 150-Mph

Evans Tuning is a high performance shop that focuses on the import side of the car hobby. They have a wicked little race car in the form of a highly modified Acura Integra. The video you are about to...