Superchips Tuning For Ecoboost Engines
Sat, 06/01/2013 - 01:47
The best way to gain a few extra horsepower is chip tuning. But you have to do it right to get the best result. Your best bet is of course getting a chip from experts, such as Superchips. They just announced a kit for Ford’s popular 1.6 liter EcoBoost engine which powers the Focus, Galaxy, C-Max, Grand C-Max, Mondeo and S-Max. Covering 150PS (148bhp,) 160PS (158 bhp) and 182PS (178bhp) variants of the range, Superchips technicians have managed to extract impressive, reliable power gains from Ford’s direct injection, turbocharged 1596cc Ecoboost engine, whilst retaining high levels of fuel economy and driveability. The 455 GBP package is plug and play and does not mess with the Ecoboost good duel efficiency. What it does is offer smoother acceleration and better driveability. Superchips press release: Developed exclusively at Superchips’ Buckingham technical centre and tested extensively on the firm’s in-house chassis dynomometer and in real world driving conditions, Superchips achieves the following performance gains across the three 1.6-litre Ecoboost variants:- i) 150PS 1.6-litre Ford Ecoboost C-Max, Grand C-Max and Focus models Superchips’ Bluefin gains 30bhp @ 5341rpm and 51Nm @ 1923rpm ii) 160PS 1.6-litre Ford Ecoboost Galaxy, S-Max and Mondeo models Superchips’ Bluefin gains 34bhp @ 5341rpm and 59Nm @ 1923rpm iii) 182PS 1.6-litre Ford Ecoboost used in Ford Focus Superchips’s Bluefin gains 20bhp @ 3760rpm and 44Nm @ 1923rpm From behind the wheel, the Superchips Bluefin upgrade delivers a wide spread of extra torque and power across all three models, whilst driveability and throttle response are also noticeably improved. Performance gains start from just 1500rpm and continue to the 6500rpm cut-out, offering Ford Ecoboost drivers the chance to enjoy the satisfaction of additional urge for overtaking, fast cruising, towing, load carrying, or for just adding excitement to their daily drive! Installing the Superchips’ ECU remap onto the wide range of Ford Ecoboost models is a speedy, reliable and fully reversible task, thanks to Superchips’ market leading Bluefin ‘Plug-in and Go’ handset. No technical skills are required as Superchips’ customers plug the Bluefin handset into these Ford Ecoboost models’ OBDII diagnostic port and then follow the simple on-screen instructions, a process which takes a matter of minutes.