Following a detailed examination of the Audi A1's 1390cc direct injection, turbocharged engine, Superchips has announced a performance boosting ECU remap.
Tested both in real world driving conditions and on Superchips' in-house chassis dynometer, The Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport ECU provides a maximum power boost of 26bhp at 6168rpm with increases from 2000rpm throughout the rev range, up to the 6500rpm rev limit.
Torque is increased by 28NM at 1917rpm alongside an increase between 1500 - 6500 rpm, providing more flexibility from the engine, suitable for everyday use around town and on the open road.
Independent tests show that with the Superchips upgrade, the Audi A1's 0-60mph time is reduced from 8.9 seconds to 7.8 seconds. In-gear acceleration has been improved, with the 50-70mpg 5th gear 1.1 seconds faster than the standard Audi A1.
Fuel economy of the Audi A1 remains uncompromised, with average fuel consumption remaining at 45mpg if driven in a 'like-for-like' manner with a standard Audi A1 1.4 TFSI.
The Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport ECU remap requires installation by trained technicians at one of 80 Superchips performance centres. The conversion is covered by a full Customer Service Guarantee and a 12 month / 30,000 supplementary full vehicle warranty.
The Superchips ECU remap is suitable for both six speed manual and seven speed semi-automatic S-Tronic variants of the 120bhp Audi A1 produced from May 2011 onwards, with a price of £455.
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