Category Archives: Interior

Interior styling

A look at the latest car interior styling options

We look at the latest cutting edge trends in interior styling mods from seats and reupholstery to dials and gauges.

Find some inspiration for your cars interior styling in our articles showing the cutting edge in latest car interior styling mods.

[description]We look at the best and hottest cutting edge trends in car interior styling and reupholstery options. Covering everything from Steering wheels and seat upgrades to full interior dashboard deisgn and dials.[/description] [keywords]interior styling,styling kits,interior mods,modified car interiors,car interior mods,seats,gearknob,steering wheels,[/keywords]

Aftermarket steering wheels

The most used control in the car is the steering wheel (we hope!). Why not upgrade this essential component and go with something more visually appealing.

Is this an easy job and what pitfalls are there in fitting an after market steering wheel?

Looking for inspiration many aftermarket steering wheel makers look to the world of Motorsports for inspiration. Motorsport wheels are bare, and usally made from metal and plastic. Some have information displays in them and other have a flat base. Read More...

Plastic painting tips for car interior and exterior.

Personalising the interior of the car is for many the first thing they do. Although aftermarket interior modification parts look nice a custom look is within reach if you are prepared to put in a little effort and paint the interior yourself.

Preparation is the most important part in any paint work. Whatever is between the part and the paint (i.e. chips, scratches, grease etc.) will show through the layers of paint. Read More...

Re upholstery for your car from seats to dashboard.

Why put up with the boring colours and fabrics that manufacturers use to design a car interior. TorqueCars members have tried just about every interior mod available from custom re-upholsters to swap in aftermarket parts.

Most cars come with black and grey interiors and sometimes navy blue or a slight coloured cord finish and sometimes if you are lucky a slight variation in the fabric but from a distance it will still look dull. Read More...

Tailored fitted custom and off the shelf car mats.

This must be one of the most popular interior modifications that is made to a car. Fitting is a very simple process and there is a wide selection of car mats to choose from.

Tailored mats are cut to shape from the factory and will fit the foot well precisely and if the car has pegs to secure the mat this will also be accounted for in the tailored mat design. Not all cars have tailored mats available and older cars in particular will have to put up with off the shelf mats. The off the shelf mats are typically smaller and often have to be cut to fit the shape of the footwell. The cut to shape ones have rubberised edges with grooves to cut along which helps you to get a fairly professional finish. Read More...