1963 Volvo P1800 with a Turbo Redblock Inline-Four

1963 Volvo P1800 with a turbo Redblock inline-four

This 1963 Volvo P1800 is owned and built by Juha Uusitorppa from Recycle Racing Finland. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 2.5 L 16v Redblock inline-four producing 128 hp and 217 Nm (160 lb-ft) of torque on low boost or 496 hp and 595 Nm (438 lb-ft) of torque on high boost. The motor features … Read more

Custom Volvo PV544 with a 38 L Diesel V12 Update

1960 Volvo PV544 with a 38 L Diesel V12

Victor Jönsson owns a very unique hot rod. It started in 2014 when he built a custom chassis to hold a 1960 Volvo PV544 body and a 38.8 L diesel V12. The huge tank motor typically produces 520 horsepower and 1,969 lb-ft of torque however Victor built a custom planetary gear set that reduces the … Read more

1UZ V8 Swap Mounts for Volvo 240

Luca Car Mods 1UZ Volvo 240 swap mounts

Luca Car Mods started selling engine swap mounts to install a Toyota 1UZ-FE V8 into a Volvo 240. The mounts cost €274.95 or around $304 and come with A95 polyurethane bushings. They also offer a transmission crossmember for the Toyota 1UZ automatic transmission and Volvo throttle body cable kit. The company is currently developing a … Read more

Custom Volvo S40 with a BMW V10

Custom Volvo S40 with a BMW M5 V10

This custom Volvo S40 was built by DA Motor in Kållekärr, Sweden. The car was converted to rear-wheel drive thanks to a custom tubular chassis and BMW M5 powertrain. The engine is a 5.0 L S85 V10 producing 500 horsepower and 384 lb-ft (520 Nm) of torque. It sends power through a BMW ZF manual … Read more

1975 Volvo 242 with a Turbo B230

1975 Volvo 242 with a turbo B230 inline-four

This 1975 Volvo 242 was built by Kim Norgren from Overload Racing in Sweden. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 2.3 L B230 inline-four producing 649 horsepower. Swedish Metal reports the motor uses JE forged pistons, ZRP forged connecting rods, 16-valve head, Enem camshafts, custom exhaust manifold, and 7268 turbochargers. Power is sent to the … Read more