For Sale: 1991 Volvo 240 with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Volvo 240 with a turbo 1UZ V8

This 1991 Volvo 240 is for sale in Bedfordshire, England for £12,000 or about $15,700. The engine is a 4.0 L 1UZ V8 from a 1996 Lexus LS400 that features a Holset HX40 turbocharger, larger injectors, custom exhaust manifolds, ARP head studs, and upgraded head gaskets. It makes 360 horsepower and 500 Nm (368 lb-ft) … Read more

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Volvo 245L with a 1UZ V8 – Part 4

1974 Volvo 245L with a 1UZ V8

Luca Car Mods is back with a new video on his 1974 Volvo 245L project. The goal is to swap the factory B20 inline-four for a 4.0 L 1UZ V8 from a Lexus LS400. The car will also receive an upgraded suspension, fuel, and exhaust system with the entire project costing €5,000-€6,000 ($5,795-$6,954). In this … Read more

Volvo 945 Wagon with a Twin-Turbo LS1 V8

Volvo 945 Wagon with a Twin-Turbo LS1 V8

Tim Bäckman and his Father built this Volvo 945 Estate to compete in Sweden’s Time Attack Series. Tim’s Volvo races in the Unlimited class with a twin-turbo 5.7 L LS1 V8 that makes 870 horsepower and 1,000 Nm (737.46 lb-ft) to the wheels on E85 fuel. The engine features Wiesco forged pistons, Eagle forged rods, … Read more

Volvo 245L with a 1UZ V8 – Part 3

1974 Volvo 245L with a 1UZ V8

Luca Car Mods is back with a new video on his 1974 Volvo 245L project. The goal is to swap the factory B20 inline-four for a 4.0 L 1UZ V8 from a Lexus LS400. The car will also receive an upgraded suspension, fuel, and exhaust system. The entire project will cost €5,000-€6,000 ($5,795-$6,954). In this … Read more

Volvo 245L with a 1UZ V8 – Part 2

1974 Volvo 245L with a 1UZ V8

Luca Car Mods is back with a new video on his 1974 Volvo 245L project. The goal is to swap the factory B20 inline-four for a 4.0 L 1UZ V8 from a Lexus LS400. The car will also receive an upgraded suspension, fuel, and exhaust system. The entire project will cost €5,000-€6,000 ($5,795-$6,954). In this … Read more

Video of Volvo PV544 with a 38 L Diesel V12 Running

1960 Volvo PV544 with a 38 L Diesel V12

The last time we featured Victor Jönsson’s unique hot rod it was still being built. Fast forward several months and Victor has the huge 38.8 L diesel V12 running and the project driving under its own power. The tank engine makes 520 hp and 1,969 lb-ft of torque but Victor’s custom planetary gear drops the … Read more