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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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The Greatest Drag Race Wreck Photo Sequence of All Time? With Video, Too

We’ve been wondering when we would see the insane crash photos shot by British drag photographer Andy Wilsheer at the 2009 NHRA World Finals held at Pomona. Thanks to a tip from our pal Darr...

Video: Twin-Turbo V10 Cuda Runs 208 MPH at Chrysler Proving Grounds

Here’s a high-end muscle car that puts its reputation on the line and comes out clean. It’s the Super Cuda, built by Legendary Motor Cars, and it’s loaded with a twin turbo V10 that...

Chaos? New Buick Chief Quits After Nine Days On The Job

Things at the top of the GM food chain are pretty wild right now. Interim CEO Ed Whitacre is drawing up management structure changes by the hour, people are coming and going from majorly important...

Preview Video: BangShift Chad and David Freiburger Star in a New Car TV Show on TRU, Premiering Dec. 15

We have not been able to announce this until now, but myself and Hot Rod editor David Freiburger are in a new car-guy TV show that is airing Tuesday, December 15, at 11:00 pm Eastern (but check your...

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Incredible Celebration Photos from Mark Rebilas

We always watch the blog from Mark Rebilas, because even though he shoots more stick and ball sports than motorsports, the guy is just an amazing photographer and nearly everything he shoots is worth...

AHRA “Takes Over” a Louisiana Track

The new and improved AHRA has made the interesting move of taking over the operations of Thunder Road Raceway Park located in Gilliam, Louisiana. This move comes on the heels of the NHRA announcing...

Carnage Video: 4 Minutes of Jumping Muscle Cars

Many BangShifters are totally against wrecking perfectly good old cars in the name of movie action, but we figure that as long as the cars were already wrecked 20-plus years ago, we might as well get...

Roush Starts a Club to Celebrate Roush

In the past, owners and fans of Roush tuner cars could sign up for the independent, volunteer-based Roush Owners and Enthusiasts Association (ROEA). It seems those guys are now getting pushed to the...

Great Thread: Odd and Amazing Military Vehicles

We have to thank eagle-eyed BangShift.com reader Jeremy George for the tip on this incredible thread of weird and awesome military vehicles. We were surprised to find it on VWvortex.com, but that is...

Stunning Promo Video: The 1,000-MPH Race Between a Jet and the Bloodhound LSR Car

This is one of the best promotional videos ever. It depicts England’s Bloodhound SSC versus a jet fighter plane in the race to 1,000 mph in video-game-like detail. The Bloodhound is being built...

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eBay Pick of the Week: Wild V8 Bike (It is Not Our Fault if You Die on This Thing)

First off, this thing is totally BangShift approved. An all-aluminum 383ci small block Chevy, mounted sideways in a motorcylce, EJ Potter style, is perfection. It is the kind of perfection that can...

BangShift’s Christmas Wish List from Jegs.com

No matter how young or old you are, every man, woman, and child makes a wish list for Christmas or Hanukkah. As we get older, that list gets shorter and ultimately more simple, but the items on it...

Monday Time Killer: Sick Car Wrecks of All Kinds

Enjoying violence is a good way to work out your aggressions over a nice latte at the desk on a Monday morning. Get a good helping with this unusual blog site that has nothing but sick videos and...

The Parting Shift: Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am Action

We know what you’re thinking. The Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am is legendary, but it’s an automatic. At least the interior of the car is shown to have an automatic transmission shifter,...