Car Styling articles – create an original car.

Welcome to the Torquecars car styling section. For inspiration, advice or suggestions please browse our car styling articles below.

We cover a full range of styling options from minor interior styling modifications to major transformations of the body work. To discuss styling projects and ideas more fully you can join us in our fast growing forum where you are sure to meet like minded car enthusiasts.

Generally speaking the more you plan your cars styling the better the end result will be. We see too many similar looking cars on our road the aim has to be to create something unique and that reflects your personality.

The rule that you get what you pay for will also apply to your styling projects. So the more you spend the more complete the transformation will be – with the ultimate aim of creating a truly unique car. We cover the best modifications and highlight problem areas that result from cost cutting. Many of our articles also have a few different methods to achieve a look to fit most budgets. Good planning and preparation are key to everything.

Re-upholstering your car seats & dashboard.

Car interiors can look very boring when left standard, use our tips to create a perfect custom interior for your car.

Reupholstering your car will dramatically change it’s look, adding custom dials, dashboards and door cards will complete the custom interior. We look at custom seats and interior parts suggesting the best route for your custom interior mods.

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Tips and how to respray: Respraying a car

Respraying your car – some common sense tips a step by step guide and hints from TorqueCars. A fantastic way of changing the appearance of your car is to respray it.

The scratches scrapes and paint degradation quickly build up and the only way to restore a cars appearance is to do a bare metal respray. Please note that you will not usually get a perfect professional finish from a spray can.

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Car bodykits. Side skirts, sills, bumpers and wide body kits.

Body kits although primarily cosmetic can dramatically alter the appearance of the car and sometimes for the better!

Choose a kit that compliments the lines of the car, it can look very wrong to have a curvacious kit on an angular car or vice versa.

Kits that require spraying must be properly prepared and sprayed or they will start to peel and look shabby – this can add another £300-£1000 to the fitting cost.

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Scratch removal

Modern car paints are fairly easy to restore especially when you get the inevitable scratch or imperfection. Our guide details how to remove both deep and light scratches from your car paint.

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