Archive for the ‘Citroen’ Category

Citroen DS3 Racing by Superchips

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

British tuner Superchips has come up with a new ECU kit that benefits Citroen DS3′s 1.6 liter engine.

In-house dyno testing of the Citroën DS3 Racing by Superchips reveals that the ECU conversion produces a maximum power gain of 26 bhp at 6312 rpm.

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Superchips has also placed great emphasis on improving the low speed and mid –range performance of the DS3 Racing’s EP6CDTX engine. Throttle response is noticeably improved, while torque increases from 2000 – 6750 rpm, culminating in an impressive peak gain of 46 Nm at just 3130 rpm.

So with a gain of 26 bhp and 46 Nm of torque, the car is expected to achieve 6.5 seconds 0-60 mph time and 149 mph top speed.

Citroen DS3 by Kenzo

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Citroen DS3 is one of the best looking hatchbacks on the market, and to maintain its position as a trendy car the French firm keep making special editions for it.

The latest is designed in collaboration with Japanese fashion brand Kenzo.

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It’s a one-off for the time being and we hope it stays that way! Because what they’ve done to it, garnishing the roof and the interior with stupid designs, might look good in a gallery but it’s ghastly down on the street!

Carlsson Does Citroen C5

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Carlsson is a widely famous Mercedes tuner, but in their spare time they occasionally work on other brands as well. Like now with this Citroen C5!

Set to be unveiled at the Leipzig motorshow, Carlsson C5 features some styling tweaks such as front LED lights and spoiler, modified rear apron, dual tailpipes and new 19-inch wheels.

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They also provide performance tuning for all the engines in the range, with the most powerful version be the 240 hp Bi-turbo V6. The interior of the car also gets a nice treatment with leather and alcantara plus aluminum and stainless steel parts.

Citroen DS3 By H&R

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

H&R is a suspension specialist, and a good one. So no matter what kind of car you throw at them, they can fit it with a great set and improve the ride and handling.

The latest car they have tricked out is the new Citroen DS3 hatchback.

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This kit with its sport springs lowers the ride height by 40mm, and beside enhancing its road behavior, it also improve the looks by reducing the empty space between the wheels and the fenders.

As usual, H&R provides new sets of wheel spacers to complete the suspension work.

Citroen C5 Tourer with H&R suspension

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

H&R is the maker of most sophisticated adjustable suspension systems for sports and supercars, but they also provide professional kits for family cars, even if it’s a Citroen C5 estate!

The C5 comes standard with Citroen’s air suspension which is comfi but not sporty. So what H&R does is installing their sport springs which lower the ride height and increase drivability and handling.

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With H&R system the C5 Tourer drops by 40mm on each axles.The springs cost 290 euros.

The tuner also offers a set of wheel spacers for the car which give the from 10 to 40 mm wider track, also helping with the dynamics. Prices vary from 42 to 103 euros.