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.

Exige Tuning

Lotus Exige Tuning “Tuning guide to the most effective Lotus Exige modifications.” The Exige hit the roads back in 2000 […]

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Evora Tuning

Lotus Evora Tuning We review Evora tuning and summarise the greatest mods that work. Lotus Evoras great bases for a […]

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3-Eleven Tuning

Lotus 3-Eleven Tuning “Thank you for reading my Lotus 3-Eleven tuning tips.” We review 3-Eleven tuning and summarise the best […]

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2-Eleven Tuning

We review 2-Eleven tuning and provide tips on the premier upgrades. Lotus 2-Elevens really good project cars and with carefully […]

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Low ratio sport gearbox setup and selection.

Gearbox – Lower ratios give better acceleration times and lower fuel economy. Six or seven speed boxes are better matched to modern engines.

Most street applications are closer 1st and 2nd gear ratios for that off the line 0-60 boost or for the fast exec a lower 2nd and 3rd ratio give improved overtaking flexibility and 30 – 70 mph acceleration with a high 4th and 5th gear to give motorway fuel economy.

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Building a 10 second car

We look at what it takes to build a 10 second car and examine the power and weight requirements to reach the sub 11 second goal on the drag strip.

Follow our tips and you can make a 10 second car quite cheaply and within your budget with some power mods and serious weight reduction.

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Silicone hoses

Guide to Silicone hoses So will silicone hoses improve performance? What are the benefits and pros from replacing your rubber […]

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