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Lotus Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Lotuss driving pleasure

Lotus car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Lotus from small classic lotus to trackday setup race spec models. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire. Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done.

TorqueCars started providing Lotus modification tips, car modification and car tuning advice and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many,Lotus owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest.In 2007 we also organised our first full car show featuring many modified Lotus cars.

Our Lotus tuning articles and styling tips and features are constantly being updated and refined so to keep upto date with what is hot in the tuning world and for the most recent Lotus modification,modification and tuning advice,tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Lotus forums and swap modification ideas with like minded Lotus owners in the modification forums.

If you are have a Lotus tuning project underway we would love to hear about it, the Gallery section in the forum contains some interesting Lotus projects already. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Lotus.

Lotus Esprit tuning guide, general care and restoration

Lotus Esprit Tuning "A free Spirit" The Lotus Esprit is an iconic supercar. First produced by Lotus in 1976 it has had many revisions and model changes right up to 2004. It is a personal favourite of mine and probably the first car I ever really noticed! The Esprit sales figures peaked just after a […]

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Tuning mods for the Lotus Elise.

Elise Tuning "Unleash your Elise" Dismissed by many beacuse of its small size there is actually a very credible track car here without any modifications. The sharp handling and low stance give the illusion that you are not moving as fast as you actually are. Lotus have perfected the handling leaving little scope for additional […]

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Todays featured car tuning "how to..." article

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.

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