Making the car faster.

Asked by Feb 03, 2017 at 12:02 PM about the 2008 Toyota Corolla LE

Question type: Car Customization

So i have a 2008 toyota corolla LE. Is there anyway
of making the car faster? Would switch out the
ECU for a toyota matrix xrs ECU? Would that make
the car faster?

3 Answers

52,535

Yes, take it up in a cargo plane and shove it out the door at altitude. It will be faster for a minute or two. Maybe consider buying a faster car? It IS a Corolla you know and they are not made for speed. You will only get minor HP gains unless you use forced induction. Forced induction (turbo or supercharger) would cost more than the value of the car.

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101,885

Bob's right, it's just a Corolla, doing any kinda of mods to this car means that you will need to upgrade suspension, brakes, exhaust, all the mounts for the engine and tranny, it's just not worth the cost of doing it right. If you want to go faster then buy a car designed to go fast.

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79,365

Yes there is a way to make it faster but you would need a lot of money to have a race shop build you an engine. After you spent $10,000 on it, it would be slower than a stock Mustang.

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