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Makeover for your car

Thinking of giving your car a snazzy makeover? Just a little overhaul in your car’s interiors can make it look absolutely new.

autos Updated: Jun 10, 2011 01:53 IST
Sandeep Verma
Sandeep Verma
Hindustan Times

Thinking of giving your car a snazzy makeover? Just a little overhaul in your car’s interiors can make it look absolutely new. We have some expert aid that might help you choose the right accessories. So, here’s your guide to all that you need to know about giving your car that hip makeover.

There is a lot you can do to your car’s dashboard. In fact, you can even choose a design for the dashboard that reflects your personality. “The designs that are popular these days include F1-style steering wheel, fancy propeller air vents and LED displays. Depending on the kind of technical changes that you go for, dashboard modifications can cost you anything from Rs 8,000 to Rs 26,000”, says Ayush Vohra of Autopysche, a car decor company.

LED lights:

LED lights are used for accent lighting, both internally and externally, for an enhanced appearance. Auto expert Ravish Rai says, "If you loved watching the TV series Knight Rider, then you’d have noticed the amazing KITT 3000 car with those amazing LED lights. However, the difference is, now you get them in multiple colours, waterproof materials, and have a remote control to change the pattern. These can cost you anywhere between Rs 2,000 and Rs 4,000."

Customised seat covers:
Did you know that apart from the regular car seat covers (including the head gears), there is much more that you can play with? To make your baby feel like the spoilt brat, get the baby car seat covers specially designed with doodles. And, if you are game for more, you could even have dog seat covers for your pet to travel with you. Good seat covers can cost you anything between Rs 8,000 and Rs 18,000.

Spoilers help in keeping the grip right for the cars that are low on weight. Rai says, “Normally a car has a better grip on the road if it’s heavy. For cars that are light-weight, spoilers work like an airplane wing, but upside down. They generate a ‘down force’ on the body of the car and helps the car gain better control on the corners too.” These stylish add-ons can cost any where between Rs 3,500 and Rs 8,000.

Get accessorised Places where you can get a makeover for your car
Autopsyche: Auto Scanners, 503, Phase III, Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon, Haryana, India, 122016. Phone Number: 0124-4003444
Kar Zone: Office No 3 Varun Tower 1 Ajronda Chowk, Opp Thomson press, Faridabad, Faridabad - 121001
Torque Studios: Khasra No-606, A Block, Rangpuri, Mahipalpur, Delhi - 110037

First Published: Jun 09, 2011 16:39 IST

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