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Top Gun Maverick Is Coming Soon! Here’s The First Trailer For This Iconic Sequel

When Top Gun came out in May of 1986 it received mixed reviews but quickly became an absolute blockbuster hit that has become as iconic as any American action film out there. With a budget of $15...

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Unveiled: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – Mid-Engined Corvette Has Finally Arrived

(Photos: General Motors) We had to wait. We had to wait through a presentation by renowned astronauts. We had to wait through concept cars like the CERV test vehicles and the Corvette Indy prototype....

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2019 All-Ford Nationals Carlisle Photo Coverage: Once Again, Pennsylvania Was Transformed Into Blue-Oval Heaven!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The 2019 All-Ford Nationals at Carlisle were what they have come to be known for in the Ford community. Huge! Expansive! Full of awesome cars, trucks, vans, muscle,...

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2019 Columbus Goodguys Nationals: From The Highest End Hot Rods To The Most BangShifty Rumblers, They Were All There!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks may not have had the smoothest experience with his trip to Columbus, Ohio, but he sure gathered some awesome photographs during his time at the show. Many...

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Photo Coverage: 2019 Highway Creeper Car Club Rock N Rods Car Show

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – Back in April, we attended the Highway Creepers Car Club’s 6th Annual Rock N Rods Car and Bike Show. This is one of our favorite shows to attend...

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FoxKart: How An Ohio-Rotted 1986 Mustang Convertible Got A Second Lease On Life!

The first words that came out of my mouth once I exited the car were as straightforward as it gets: “How the hell do you have a car like this in a neighborhood that has to have the HOA from...

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610 HP LS Crate Engines from Wegner Motorsports

This new series of crate engines from Wegner Motorsports are pretty stout. Available in a bunch of different trim levels from short-block all the way to turnkey motors, there’s something in...

Rig and El Camino Stolen from Spectre Performance has been Recovered!

On the 13th we reported that a truck and trailer and a radical El Camino had been ripped off from Spectre Performance. We just got word that the stuff has been found! Here’s the email text from...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: GM Axing 1,700 Dealerships, and Fast

As GM’s management thrashes to meet the June 1 restructuring deadline imposed by the U.S. government, word was leaked on Thursday that the company will be terminating the franchise agreements...

SEMA Says Lots of Pontiac Owners Race

SEMA recently polled owners of classic Pontiacs and discovered one in three of them were planning on racing at some point in the next year. This is in stark contrast to a recent survey of new Buick...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Signed Earnhardt Sr. Fender

This week’s pick comes from the great state of Texas and is a truly cool piece of memorabilia related to Dale Earnhardt. The man selling the piece worked for the SCCA at Laguna Seca Raceway as...

New Spec Motor for Top Fuel Cars?

A new Top Fuel engine rule? That’s what Jeff Burk is saying in a piece over at DragRacingOnline. Burk claims that the NHRA is working with a couple of people/teams to develop a spec engine that...

New Big-Block Chevy CNC Heads from RHS

Big-block Chevy engines are the weapon of choice for the majority of fast sportsman drag racers out there. Yes, all three makes are represented in some form, but walk though the staging lanes at an...

Celebrity Drivers at this Weekend’s Long Beach Grand Prix

It’s that yearly ritual that lets us know Spring has arrived, the Long Beach Grand Prix. It’s also the same weekend that the Toyota Pro/Celebrity race takes place. This event has been...

Photo Gallery: 31 Cool Buicks

We’ve been collecting up photo galleries of all sorts of car that we see during our car-guy travels, and this time it’s a gallery of 31 Buick photos. We would have liked to have more, but...

Cool Old Press Photos: 1957 Buick Century

When we hear the words Buick Century we think, 84 year-old woman. They weren’t always Q-tip cars, though. In fact, the Century was a pretty hot number back in the day and it was drop-dead...

Cyclekarts: We Want One!

BangShift.com forum member Mr4Speed sent us along a link to this website about cyclekarts. What the hell is a cyclekart, you ask? Picture a tiny version of a 1920s race car and you’re getting...

Gearhead Destination: Woodward Dream Cruise

With all the junk going on with the domestic car makers, Detroit needs a lift. The good news is that they’ll get a good one on August 15th, 2009, in the form of the 15th Annual Woodward Dream...

Video of the Week: How Not to Pull Out a Stuck Jeep

With the news that our pals at StreetFire and CarDomain recently joined forces, we realized that we were relying way to heavily on YouTube for our Video of the Week selections. After all, if...

Yet Another Fast and Furious F-Bomb Camaro Clone on eBay

All of a sudden, clones of Freiburger’s F-Bomb Camaro are showing up everywhere like they are the next Eleanor or something. Earlier this week one of the former movie cars from Fast and Furious...