Volvo Powered by Lexus 1UZ-FE V8

Take a $500 Volvo Amazon and gut everything besides the body. Then take a Lexus SC400 and cut off the entire body. Glue them together and you have this, a Volvo powered by a 4.0L 1UZ-FE V8 with a complete modern drivetrain. The Lexus frame had to be shorten three inches to match the Volvo … Read more

Twin Turbo LSX Volvo Wagon

This 1989 Volvo 745t normally came with a 4 cylinder turbo putting out around 150-200 HP. This car is a project of sorts for the owner’s father who was heavily in the Volvo community. The Volvo called “Volvette” has a 1999 LS1 with twin turbos, 6 speed transmission (probably T-56), custom intercooler, bumper off a … Read more

Volvo 244 with 1JZ-GTE

The Volvo 200 series was one of the safest cars of it’s time and set the standard for certain safety features. But I am sure the original Volvo engineers did not think about having a 276 BHP 2.5L twin turbo engine when they dreamed up the 244. The motor was yanked from a Toyota Soarer … Read more