Author: Billy Bergman

Project Syclone

1990 Syclone LSR — World Record 204.145 mph “Banks team of Bonneville veterans’ fine-tuned race strategy tweaked the truck to top performance. It put GMC in a

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World’s Fastest Pickup

Despite possessing the aerodynamics of a brick, Banks/GMC Syclone pickup truck tops 210 mph, becoming both World’s Fastest Pickup Truck and the first pickup to exceed 200

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Banks Twin-Turbo V6 DeLorean

World’s Fastest DeLorean Gale Banks Engineering, a firm located in Azusa, CA, makes a habit of taking sports cars and turning them into absolute fire-breathing animals that

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Quiet Revolution

This “Quiet Revolution” ended when NHRA banned turbocharging in the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories, but the science and knowledge live on at Banks. With the

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Banks-collaborated Buick Regal Turbo

A Banks-powered 450-hp twin-turbo Buick V-6 becomes the prototype for the Buick Grand National production car. Banks-collaborated Buick Regal Turbo debuts. General Motors decides that their Buick brand

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