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Volvo Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Volvos driving pleasure

Volvo car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Volvo from small engined family cars like the 240 to the insane T5 turbo charged executive cars. 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 enthusiastic Volvo owners and see what modifications and performance parts they have fitted to make their Volvo run better.

TorqueCars started providing Volvo upgrade advice tips, car performance and car styling suggestions and advice back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Volvo owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest.

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

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

Tuning the 760 for more bhp power and 760 performance increase

Volvo 760 Tuning “Showing that Square is Beautiful” The 760 was used as a police car, and rightly so as it offered a lot of storage space, a turn of speed and a very solid chassis. The turbo models are the ones to go for if you are after a tuning project. We were surprised […]

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Tuning the 850 for more bhp power and 850 performance increase

Volvo 850 Tuning “850 shows aerodynamics are not needed with lots of power!” Following success in the Touring car championships, Volvo carved out a name for themselves. Today there are lots of tuning options and upgrades for the 850 and if you choose them wisely you can have an awesome supercar chaser. Handling modifications are […]

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Tuning the 740 for more bhp power and 740 performance increase

Volvo 740 Tuning “The 740 is one of the best Volvos from a tuning point of view.” The 740 was introduced in 1984 and ran right up to 1993 and has been a good solid mid size car in the Volvo range. Because of its smaller body (than the 940 at least) it offers great potential as […]

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Tuning the 260 for more bhp power and 260 performance increase.

Volvo 260 Tuning “The 260 could be a real surprise.” The Volvo 260 had a long production run in Europe from 1974 right up to 1993 so there are plenty of useful project shells around. With the top of the range T5 engines there are also plenty of tuning options around, with engine swaps being […]

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960 Tuning


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240 Tuning


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940 Tuning


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Cabriolet Ford Escort Project

A stunning example of the Ford Escort Cabriolet with custom interior, custom paint, stunning wire wheels and a full makeover. We have yet to see a better example of this future classic car.

This car went on to win the best in Britain 2007, and was in a music video by Platinum & H20 Love Shy.

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