Best cars to convert into a track cars

Modified track car engine bay
Now who doesn’t like to floor their gas pedal and drive around the corner in track cars without any speed limit. That’s possible when you are on a track and with the right car. For a car to perform on track there are some minor modifications that you need to make to your car. Let’s look at some of the cars that are track rides in India.

Volkswagen polo GT TSI: one of the best track cars

Volkswagen polo track car
We are talking about modifying a car and not include the VW Polo? One of the favorite track cars among the car enthusiasts. The VW polo TSI has great stock engine performance and with a little bit of tweaking can be a beast on the track. Some major mods done for the polo include stiffer suspensions for gliding through the corner and carbon fiber hood.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno (1999-2007)

Baleno modified
The Maruti Baleno is the most used car in Indian rallies. The Baleno can be the best choice if you are looking for a car for modifications. The stock 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol motor makes 95bhp making it a perfect pick for mods. Some engine tuning , cold intake and if you want to go wild a turbo and your ride is ready for the track. 

Honda City VTEC

Honda city modified
Honda City is another beast for modification in India. In the corner the city inherently wants to stick on the road. The old city (1997-2000) gets a 1.4-liter petrol motor that makes 100bhp and the new one gets a 1.5-liter unit putting out 119 horses. Put in some cosmetic changes if you like and stiffer suspension and you are good to go.

Fiat Punto (Abarth Punto)

Fiat punto track modified
 Fiat Punto is another hot hatch for modification after the VW Polo. The Old Fiat Punto gets a 1.4-liter petrol motor that makes 88bhp. The newer model was the Abarth Punto that has a turbocharged 1.4-liter petrol that makes 140bhp. The Punto has great driving dynamics due to which it makes way on the list of track cars.

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Maruti Suzuki swift
The old swift was considered to be a dynamic hatch. It gets a 1.3-liter petrol motor that makes 81bhp. In India many swift’s are used for rally races. The swift is heavily modified for rally races and the modes include engine tuning, turbo charging, carbon fiber doors, roll cages and some stiffer suspensions. The easy availability of parts makes it easy to maintain or if you want to get it back to stock.

Ford Fiesta: one of the underrated track cars

Ford fiesta track cars
Ford Fiesta is an underrated sedan in India. It is known for its handling and the 1.6-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine makes 100bhp. The fiesta has a non ageing design that looks good and with some stiffer suspensions you are ready for a track. 
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