The Car Tuning Guide look at the Grand Espace tuning options. Which are the best modifications for the Grand Espace.
Available in standard form with power of upto 241bhp (depending on the year), so this goes to show the tuning potential of the Grand Espace. From this you can increase the power from anywhere between 265.1bhp to 409.7bhp but this is far out of the reach of your local part store.
You will need some extensive work on the engine block, gas flowing, porting, 3 angle valve job, fast road cams, a remap, full balance and blueprint and even then you will need to add some pretty serious forced induction upgrades.
Renault certainly know what they are doing when it comes to making a fun car and the more powerful Grand Espaces provide and excellent tuning base to work from. Grand Espace tuning projects should generally start with some improvement to the intake/exhaust of the engine. So get a stainless steel exhaust and good quality induction kit. A good fuel pressure regulator will up the throttle response.
The Car Tuning Guide recommend that on the Grand Espaces , you get a fast road cam. Getting better flow through the head of the engine would reward your Grand Espace with more power. So get the engine head polished and ported.
The most powerful Grand Espace in our database offers 241 bhp. From this you can increase the power from anywhere between 265.1 bhp to 409.7bhp with mods we have outlined above.
You will get even larger power gains for these tuning mods on a Grand Espaces. A simple remap and better intercooler will almost double your power.The most powerful Grand Espace has a healthy 241 bhp. In a competition setting you may well, with some forced induction, reboring and other major work see power figures between 313.3 bhp to 457.9bhp with mods we have outlined above.) Many Grand Espace owners improve the handling of their cars with slightly stiffer springs. A drop of 35mm will work well on most cars, any lower and you will hit other problems.
We will be covering Grand Espace modifications in more detail in the future so plase bookmark this site and check back for regular updates.
For further reading on any of the topics we have discussed we suggest you visit some of these links:
Car Modification articles with lots of tips on the pros and cons of each mod.
Car Tuning Guide Good common sense online car tuning guide.
Car Styling A photo blog with pictures of inspirational show cars.