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Thorney Motorsport have been tuning and servicing road cars as well as building and running race cars since 1999 making them one of the most established tuning firms in the UK. Initially specialising in the Vauxhall VX220 and BMW M3 models the company quickly expanded its expertise into the wider Vauxhall and BMW models becoming one of the most respected operations for tuning and servicing work for those brands.

Success breeds success and the company’s core belief in customer care as well as complete knowledge of the products its specialises in has lead the operation to expand into the off road and Mclaren road car markets with the result that Thorney Motorsport are now the leading Mclaren specialist in the UK for servicing and upgrades and the Yamaha UK works team for their YXZ1000RR sports UTV.

As a company we don’t believe in generic tuning, all of our upgrades are based on extensive road and race testing before they are released and are backed by our market leading warranty, we pride ourselves on having the most in depth knowledge of the cars we specialise in rather than try and be a jack of all trades. Typically this means that we invest heavily in our own fleet of development vehicles which are used as test mules for our products, not only does this mean that the final product is the best in the market but it also means we dont test things on customer cars, we use our own so our depth of knowledge is extensive.

Our racing operation is split for track and off road. On track we design, build and race cars for other teams and owners as well as provide consultancy and track side support for other teams. Off road our attention to detail has resulted in our being the official partner for Yamaha UK and the YXZ1000 sport UTV where we have developed the World first FIA specification frames, fuel tanks and other upgrades for sport and competition use. Our race experience covers series as diverse as the FIA World Cup, BTCC, ALMS and BGT and we support race teams all over the World.

Our race operation is based near Silverstone race track in Northants, UK. here we have a 2000ft2 showroom, 10,000ft2 workshops and a state of the art dyno cell with the latest Dyno Dynamics all wheel drive dyno, the cell benefits from 40,000 cfm of airflow so hotter running cars pose no issues for us. Here we also have our own 1.2km long off road race track which we use for developing our off road products.


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