Matt Robinson 6 years ago 1
Euro

A Retro Volvo Amazon With An LS3 V8 Is A Match Made In Heaven

This has to be one of the coolest engine swaps we've ever seen

Remind me later
Source: Swedish Ops Source: Swedish Ops
When it comes to modified cars, you can't beat a tasty engine swap. And this is one tasty engine swap. Built by tuning specialists Swedish Ops, this mad creation combines two things we love: an old Volvo and a big V8. The recipe was simple: take a Volvo 122 Amazon, drop in a 6.2-litre GM LS3 V8, and drop in countless bespoke parts to help the car cope with all that extra firepower.
Source: Swedish Ops Source: Swedish Ops
The V8 belts out over 600bhp, a very potent figure in an old, light car like this. Adjustable coilovers and high-performance six-pot Wilwood brakes keep everything under control, while the car sits low on a set of chunky 18-inch brushed aluminium Boze wheels. Volvo X engine You can see this awesome creation in action in the videos below. Video 1
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