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We have features on interesting cars, members cars and unusual modifications and engine conversions. We want to bring a wide variety of different feature cars from around the world to appeal to our global audience. If you would like your ride to be featured please introduce yourself in our chat forum.

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Sleepers Nissan Stagea tuning project

Sleeper in nothing but name.

"Sleeper's Stagea Part 1"

This is the Clark Kent of the car world. It looks like a big estate car much because it is a large estate car.

In standard form this car has plenty of poke when you need it being a Nissan Skyline in slightly different clothes.

TorqueCars member Sleeper could not see any other car that would do.

His past includes racing a Desmodronic Ducati and he has a long history with fast cars.… Read More...

Mk1 Astra GTE engine swap to a 2.5 v6

ake is the sort of guy that sees a big engine and buys it and then works out how to fit it to his car. Most people do things the other way round but let’s see if Jakes buy it and see what happens philosophy paid off.

He tells us that he’s pretty much always been into mechanics, “fixing and repairing… I picked up this Astra in August 2004 for a bargain price of £130 tax and tested. It was a 1981 mk1 Astra 1200s, in red (apparently), although in the trade it’s called “shit brick orange”. The car was solid, 32,000 miles on the clock, and 4 previous owners. Read More...

Badgers 2.0 Vectra Turbo engine swap project.

Meet Torquecars member BAD63R or Badger, his name is really Andy but he’s been called Badger ever since he can remember (due to his surname) and lives in sunny England.

He currently owns a Calibra and a Vectra and has the habit of swapping engines in his cars. We knew that when he said he had got a Vectra and had no plans to modify it it would only be a matter of time before he started with the mods, but we were certainly not expecting a turbo engine transplant! Read More...

Sleepers Stagea Part 2

This is part 2 of the Sleepers Stagea build. If you thought the previous spec was impressive then we are sure you will be equally impressed by the totally reworked Stagea here.

After a lot of work and effort sourcing an impressive Stagea and doing it up, the engine sadly went pop! This is a common story among tuners and shows that you shouldn’t ever cut corners. Read More...

MrB Nissan Skyline R33 Tuning project

We thought it would get interesting when MrB joined TorqueCars. He told us about his latest project car a humble Nissan Skyline R33 GTSt RB30/25.

As will become apparent MrB joins the ranks of TorqueCars members with GTitus, an inability to separate GranTurismo from real life with the symptoms including spending all of his money on his car and frequent trips to the specialist tuners and test tracks. Read More...

Ivo Ivanovs street tuned Lada

Meet Ivo Ivanov – ‘master’ from Bulgaria. He sent us some picks from his latest project – it’s always interesting to see what’s hot in other cultures!

Note the ‘Lexus style’ clear light clusters on the rear and the huge exhaust. You could almost stealth launch missiles from these things. It would make an interesting James Bond (007) car certainly more individual than the Aston Martins. Read More...

Ian’s EVO 6 Tommi Makinen tuning

Ian’s Mitsubishi EVO 6 Tommi Makinen No 2 with Autronics & antilag

The standard Evo setup wasn’t quite right so Ian set about improving it the current spec of his Evo is:-
HKS racing suction kit , Blitz exhaust , downpipe & decat, Uprated fuel pump , fuel pressure regulator, Arp conrod bolts, Cusco heat shield ,exedy clutch, Forge dump valve Sabelt harnesses, fidanza flywheel….. Read More...

Ravs Toyota supra tuning tips 400bhp

We take a look at a rather impressive Toyota supra that is clearly loved and cared for by it’s owner, Rav! We asked Rav a few questions about this monster he calls a car.

What the best thing about owning your car?
It’s got lots of tuning potential and 320bhp straight out of the box. The car gets lots of attention and being able to beat all those BMW M3 and Porsche 911 owners is an added bonus. Read More...

Englands answer to the General Lee

We like to bring originality to TorqueCars and we are sure that you will have never quite seen something like this before. Fingers has painstakingly turned a ‘normal’ American sport satellite into a General Lee look alike and spent time tuning it up into a drag strip monster. Here is fingers remarkable story.

“On 25th July 2005, after an 18 month long search for a Black 1968 Dodge Charger I accidentally stumbled across this rare beast on eBay, a 1970 Plymouth Sport Satellite. Read More...

Rover 100 tuning project by Talon Sportscars

The Talon 100R conversion.

"A very Talonted performer"

Meet TorqueCars member Loz. He told us that he doesn't "do normal".

This is something he's proved time and time again.

His last car was a Smart City Coupe with a tuned Roadster engine in it.

He read up on sports cars and track day cars and decided that weight reduction was a good thing.

He then started thinking about this, "What if I started with a small car to begin with?"… Read More...