Mountune releases performance upgrade for the Focus RS
Mountune has launched two new performance upgrades for the Ford Focus RS known as the m400R and m400X. Both tunes declare to supply massive will increase in performance, the use of the Focus RS’s usual turbocharger and a handful of bolt-on engine changes.
The m400R is a firmware replace for the corporate’s outdated m400 track, including extra purposes similar to an adjustable RPM restrict, a valet mode, full-time release keep watch over and enhance for full-throttle equipment adjustments. It’s to be had as a loose upgrade to homeowners of the outgoing m400 track, or to new consumers for £495.
To care for the Focus RS’s guaranty Mountune recommends that consumers set up a couple of supporting changes for the m400R remap. Extras come with an induction package, an uprated turbo recirculation valve, a bigger air-to-air intercooler and a three-inch sports activities exhaust.
Although now not strictly important for the m400R track, for the sake of reliability, Mountune additionally suggests that consumers are compatible their engines with cast pistons, more potent bearings, uprated conrods, more potent head studs and a baffled engine sump.
Mountune provides two applications, together with all the engine upgrades discussed right here. The upgraded engine ancillaries price £four,160, whilst the more potent internals retail for £four,750. Both costs come with the price of becoming and the m400R engine remap.
Should consumers set up all the supporting mods, Mountune’s m400R remap claims to reliably ship 395bhp and 560Nm of torque, which is round 50bhp and 120Nm greater than the factory-delivered track.
For the ones chasing extra performance, Mountune additionally provides a brand new m400X track. It contains all the capability updates from the m400R and keeps the identical top performance figures. However, m400X-tuned Focus RS’s broaden top energy and torque for longer in the engine’s rev-range.
As such, there’s extra pressure on the engine, so Mountune strongly advises shoppers to choose for each engine upgrade applications, and suggests becoming narrower-gapped spark plugs. On most sensible of the £eight,910 for the engine changes, the m400X remap prices £407.50 fitted.
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