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Superchips offering performance ECU remap for latest Ford Focus ST

Performance ECU remap specialist Superchips Ltd. is offering a more dynamic and more menacing Mk3 Focus ST 2.0T. The latest production Ford Focus ST is already considered as dynamic and menacing, thanks to its 2.0-litre direct injection turbocharged Ecoboost engine that provides up to 246bhp of power and allows the hatchback to reach 154mph.

But the specialist’s latest latest product – a Superchips ECU remap for the Focus ST 2.0T -- is set to further improve the hatchback’s performance. Banking on a combination of chassis dyno and road testing, Superchips developed a performance remap for hatchback’s ECU, thereby optimizing boost levels, fuelling and ignition timing on the Ecoboost engine.

This results in a Superchips conversion that boosts power output and enhances response and refinement, but still retains factory failsafe protocols and reliability levels.

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Superchips boosts the 1.0-liter engine found on Ford Focus models

Superchips Ltd. is launching another product this year – an ECU remap for the diminutive 1.0-litre, 125 PS (123 bhp) turbocharged Ecoboost Ford Focus that boosts performance significantly. Superchips is widely regarded as the top automotive electronic tuning company in the world. Consumers can get the Superchips ECU remap on the company’s Bluefin ‘Plug-in and go’ DIY programming handset.

With this product, owners of the Focus 1.0-litre Ecoboost would be able to provide a fully reversible performance upgrade at an inexpensive price. The new ‘downsized’ 1.0-litre Ecoboost engine has been praised for being efficient and refined as well as for having a ‘reasonable level of urge.’

But when the units are dressed in the Focus’ 1240 kg bodyshell, it becomes clear that the Superchips remap would make cars more powerful and more responsive as well as enable them to get higher torque.

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Superchips upgrades the Abarth 500

The Abarth 500 has the capability of making heads turn wherever it passes in the UK due to its compact and sporty look. The scorpion logo is prominently shown off in the model too, making the vehicle appear even more imposing. It is powered by a 1.4-litre turbocharged engine that produces 133 bhp. The competition involving hot hatches has always demanded better performances, a challenge that tuning company Superchips Ltd. is willing to meet.

Superchips equipped the 500 with a 1.4-litre turbocharged engine that has been given Abarth’s Bosch MED7.9.10 engine management system so that it could offer more power.

After several weeks of heavy rolling road dyno testing and real world assessment, Superchips’ technicians were able to make an ECU remap that merges enhanced performance levels with total reliability. Superchips conducted extensive dyno testing to prove that its new ECU remap for the Abarth 500 boosts power by up to 22 bhp at 5654 rpm. It has recorded gains from the 1368cc FIRE turbocharged engine from only 2000 rpm all the way to the 6500 rpm cut out.

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2011 Citroen DS3 by Superchips

Superchips Ltd. has created a tuning package for Citroën’s special edition 204 bhp DS3 Racing. The electronic tuning experts worked to boost the model’s performance even more. The DS3 Racing gets an ECU remap that significantly enhances the performance so that those who drive Citroën’s current flagship model get the best experience.

Superchips’ engineers studied the DS3 Racing’s Bosch MED 17 ECU and did some intense dyno and real world road testing so that the Superchips remap improves the performance but doesn’t lessen its reliability.

After Superchips conducted an in-house dyno testing of the Citroën DS3 Racing, it found that the ECU conversion delivers a maximum power increase of 26 bhp at 6312 rpm. The Superchips upgrade raises the rev range of the DS3 Racing’s 1.6-litre, direct injection, twin-scroll turbocharged engine, from 2000 rpm to the 6750 rpm limiter.

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The in-house engineers at Superchips have taken on the challenge of improving the engine performance of the Audi A1, which is already recognized for its frugality, build quality and style. And now, owners of the 122 PS Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport can experience the performance that results from the launch of a performance-boosting ECU remap.

The performance electronic experts at Superchips have thoroughly examined the A1’s direct injection, 1390cc, turbocharged engine as well as the Audi’s Bosch MED17 ECU. This allows them to determine opportunities to safely enhance engine performance through a high-performance ECU remap.

Rigorously tested on Superchips’ in-house chassis dynamometer as well as on real-world driving conditions, the Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport ECU remap provides impressive gains. Power is enhanced by a maximum of 26 bhp at 6168 rpm, with increases beginning 2000 rpm right throughout the operating range, up to the rev limiter at 6500 rpm.

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Superchips Ltd.’s latest Bluefin release is a high performance ECU remap for the petrol-engined Mk7 120 PS 1.6-litre Ford Fiesta Zetec S. Superchips is one of the most popular providers of Ford tuning products in the UK. Superchips had optimized the settings for the ECU remap through dyno tuning and real world road testing.

As a result, Superchips was able to generate 10 bhp more at 5986 rpm from the Fiesta’s 1.6-litre Ti-VCT twin independent cam timing engine. Torque was also boosted by 13 Nm at 4390rpm.

The Superchips conversion achieved practical performance improvements from 2500 rpm. Together with the 6750 rpm rev limiter, the Fiesta Zetec S is made to be sportier and to offer better response through the rev range.

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British tuner Superchips has recently presented its phase 2 ECU remap intended for the turbocharged 1.6-litre, 181 bhp engine that will be used to power the R56 MINI Cooper S (built from March 1, 2010 onwards). Amid the rising demand for customization parts for forced-induction hot hatches, Superchips’ in-house engineers were pleased on how the performance can be improved by the Cooper S’s direct injection turbocharged powerplant.

Assessments on the MINI’s Bosch MED 17 ECU, as well as the comprehensive dyno testing and on-road assessment led to the creation of a Superchips ECU remap for the 181 bhp ‘phase 2’ Cooper S that increases power by up to 25 bhp at 5,444 rpm.

The Superchips upgrade is felt throughout the range, with increases from 2,000 rpm to the significant gains at the top of the range. Additional twisting power was gained by the MINI Cooper S R56 as a total of 32 Nm (23 b-ft) were added at 3,765 rpm, with gains from 3,000 to 6,000 rpm.

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Superchips Ltd. now offers an affordable upgrade for the Mk VII Ford Fiesta, Britain’s top-selling car. Not only is this car frugal, it is also stylish and sharp to drive. But as it is powered by the popular 1.6 TDCi variant, which delivers from 88 bhp to 95 bhp (for the March 2010 and onwards versions), it’s far from being exciting.

To boost its performance, Superchips (the world’s leading automotive ECU remapping enterprise) gave it a significant power gain for both the 88 bhp and later 95 bhp versions of the Fiesta 1.6 TDCi. Fuel efficiency was also improved.

Dyno testing revealed that the Superchips ECU remap for the Ford Fiesta 1.6 TDCi enhances power by 23 bhp at 4275 rpm, resulting in a drive that’s sharper and more fulfilling, with power gains right through the engine’s operating range.

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Superchips Ltd. now offers a high performance ECU remap that delivers a more exciting, efficient driving experience for certain Ford cars featuring the latest version of the 163 PS 2.0 TDCi turbo diesel engine. Ford’s Galaxy, Kuga, Mondeo and the Focus S-Max are included in this list.

Superchips technicians analyzed the latest version of the Ford 1995cc, 16-valve TDCi engine and were able to determine performance enhancement possibilities within the models’ Delphi DCM3.5 ECU, which can be accessed to allow a fast and uncomplicated installation.

The Galaxy, Kuga, Mondeo and Focus S-Max can have a sharper, more stimulating drive as after the upgrade, the Superchips ECU remap for the Ford 2.0 TDCi engined models will boost the power by up to 22 bhp at 3301 rpm.

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Superchips, the automotive electronics specialist based in the UK, revealed that it has created an ECU remap for BMW’s 245 hp 3.0-liter six-cylinder direct injection common rail diesel engine.

This powerplant can actually be found on a wide range of existing BMW models: 3 Series (E90/1/2/3), 5 Series (F07), 7 Series (F01), GT (F10), X5 (E70) and X6 (E71/2).

The engineers at the tuning company were able to boost the performance as well as the efficiency of the 3.0D engine. As a result, it optimized the fueling and turbo boost settings.

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