Nowadays, even small and medium-sized engines meet the requirements for sovereign everyday travelling. A good example is the 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine, which is used by the Volkswagen Group for a wide range of models: Whether Audi A3, Golf VIII, Seat Leon or Skoda Kodiaq – to name but a few. It can be found in several small cars as well as in middle class or larger SUVs. However, sporty and ambitious drivers soon seek a little more power. A performance upgrade would be the solution, but is the cost adequately to the benefit? After all, a less powerful engine was originally chosen for cost reasons. From now on, the answer is a resounding "Yes!". The world’s largest automotive aftermarket and performance parts specialist for Audi and VW is launching the newly developed ABT Engine Control (AEC) Power onto the market. The best part: The high-tech control unit is available for the first half of 2021 at an introductory price of only EUR 999. Thereafter, it will cost EUR 1,249. Check availability of ABT Engine Control Power for your vehicle via the following link: www.abt-sportsline.com/tuning/products/abt-power.
The price-performance ratio is enormous: Compatible vehicles receive 27% more power. Instead of 150 HP (110 kW) and 250 Nm, 190 HP (140 kW) and 290 Nm are unleashed. Hands-on enthusiasts can of course install the high-tech control unit themselves. Thanks to the hermetic seal via a glued housing, waterproof plugs and a Gore-Tex membrane which prevents condensation inside the device, the product is optimally protected against all environmental influences (dust and waterproof according to IP67).
However, ABT Engine Control Power does not "squeeze" the last bit of performance out of the 1.5-litre TSI at any price. Rather, it is an obliging companion who places engine protection above all else. Intelligent performance release ensures that full power is only available when the engine is warm. The software, which is specially adapted to each product variant, also works with 3D mapping incorporating several sensors. And there is no need to worry about increased fuel consumption: The increased torque makes it easier to drive in a higher gear than usual, so your fuel bills can even be reduced.