6 Classically Modified Retro Cars

The saying, “Old is gold”, meticulously applies to cars. While most cars are ignored after the end of their life cycles, some live on as enthusiast-modified retro rides. Here are 06 such gorgeous cars.

Maruti SS80




The Maruti SS80 became a passion in India when it was launched in the 1980s in India. The car came with big waiting period and considered as a luxury by Indian households. The Maruti SS80 broke the dull design of the likes of Hindustan Ambassador and Padmini 118 NE.
The car gets a smart blue colour with wide tyres. The rims get painted in white features the whole look of the vehicle. The modified SS80 even gets a new grille. The yet powerful mods give the vehicle an all-new look.

Mahindra MM540



The spiritual former  of the Mahindra Thar. The sturdy MM540 has been beautifully restored and modified to fit in the modern day race of vehicles. The MM540 gets 1.8-litre Isuzu engine swap or supercharge and better fuel injection.
There are also supporting modifications like stage 2 clutch upgrade, PLX wideband, 4WD Isuzu trooper 5-speed gearbox.

Maruti Esteem



The Maruti Esteem was the first car from Maruti in India and it became the status symbol of the middle-class families in that time. The Esteem seen here has been tastefully modified to looks brilliant. The 1.3-litre petrol engine of the vehicle gets supported by custom exhaust system.
 There are now 15-inch 9J rims and customised body kit. At the front, the vehicle also gets aftermarket projector lamps with angel eyes.

Hindustan Contessa




Hindustan Contessa was India’s first muscle car inspired car. There are many fine examples of the modified vehicle in India, here is one such example. The Contessa here gets a matte green paint job with a huge intake system on the hood.

The Hindustan Contessa gets good looking wide rims with fat tyres. The car also remind you of the iconic Dodge Charger used by Vin Diesel in the Fast and Furious series

Jeep low rider



This low-rider from the land of five rivers, Punjab is truly attractive . The SUV gets close to ground low stance and wide profile tyres. Even the body is aftermarket with a wide kit that makes the vehicle look very unique.

Maruti SS80




When it was launched, people were only used to large cars that were not too reliable. The SS80 showed them that a family car didn’t need to be big. This SS80 has been given a complete make over. The front end now gets a larger grill.
There is now a front lip which houses the number plate. The same design theme can be seen on the back as well. On the inside, there is a roll cage to stiffen the shape . The car has been lowered and fitted with wide tyres that awesome .  The vehicle is a 2 door version and looks cool. 

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