The modified car scene has changed. Unless you’re a particularly skilled mechanic, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to pop the bonnet on a modern vehicle and perform the kind of DIY tune-ups that formed the culture decades ago. If tinkering…
Advice on tuning your car for extra performance or fuel economy, or even both, is one of the most hotly discussed topics at Diesel Car Towers thanks to a steady flow of reader enquiries and questions. Here we ask Doctor Diesel to answer all of the most important questions that are on the tip of our reader’s tongues, and many more that they wish they hadn’t.
Hot hatches aren’t just the preserve of petrol power, as this modified Fiesta proves.
Tweaking and tuning an MG is nothing new; it’s what created the company. But tuning a diesel MG? That’s something all together different, says Adam Sloman. The MGB owners won’t be happy…
We join the owner of a VW Golf 2.0 TDI who challenges Paramount Performance to tune his car for performance, as well to gain a few more miles per gallon. A tall order? Ian Robertson finds out.
Unichip Europe’s latest U-Connect plug and play Uni-Q ECU fitment now offers owners of Volkswagen 2.0-litre TDi (140) powered cars a significant performance upgrade at an affordable price. This covers the core popular VW models including the Golf, Jetta, Passat and Touran.
The latest 3.0-litre TDV6 variants of the Land Rover Discovery 4 and the Range Rover Sport HSE can now enjoy extra performance and refinement thanks to the ECU tuning skills of Superchips.
Hugely popular in the UK and Europe thanks to it’s on road driving prowess and four wheel drive capabilities, Unichip Europe is delighted to announce the launch of a ‘U-Connect’ plug and play performance ECU upgrade for the 2.2-litre Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4.
Mercedes’ turbo diesel powerplants have always garnered high praise for their refinement and economy, if not for their outright pace. But now Buckingham-based performance automotive electronics expert Superchips Ltd can rectify this relative lack of urge with the launch of an ECU remap for a range of Mercedes models using the 231bhp 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY engine.