Unitronic is a performance software and hardware powerhouse that has been serving the VAG (Volkswagen Audi Group) community since 2004. Unitronic’s mission is, “providing the highest quality Performance Software & Hardware products, engineered to maximize performance, while maintaining complete OEM-like reliability and drivability from your V.A.G. brand vehicle.” They provide both ECU and TCU software upgrades.
As authorized Unitronic dealers since 2012, Island Sport Works can attest to this statement and stand behind the quality and performance of Unitronic’s products. Unitronic also offers unique features (which vary based on the specific application) that cannot be found elsewhere, as well as an excellent support network of dealers.
Unitronic Software Features Include:
- Factory-like Reliability
- Power Increase throughout Powerband
- Optimized Torque Management by Gear (for maximum acceleration)
- Quicker Engine Response
- Improved Fuel Efficiency
- Engine Temperature Protection (Rev Limit based on Engine Coolant Temperature)
- Ignition Timing Precisely Calibrated for Higher Octane Fuel
- Speed Governor Removed
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Unitronic’s software upgrades provide an incredible return on investment for enthusiasts and offer tailored solutions depending on your particular goals and expectations for your car.
Stage 1: The Unitronic Stage 1 ECU Upgrade is designed to add performance to a completely stock car running 91 Octane fuel. This software offers incredible value for money. For example, a Unitronic Stage 1 Mk7 Volkswagen GTI can expect gains of +87 hp and +88 ft lbs of torque.
Stage 1+: The Unitronic Stage 1+ ECU Upgrade is also designed to perform on a completely stock car, however you must run no-less than 93 Octane. On this tune, a Mk7 GTI can make an additional +100 hp and +89 ft lbs of torque!
Stage 2: Unitronic’s Stage 2 ECU Upgrade is for the enthusiast this is looking to make serious power and perform additional hardware modifications to his or her vehicle. The Stage 2 ECU Upgrade requires an upgraded exhaust system., but further modifications, such as a performance intake or intercooler will increase gains. A Unitronic Stage 2 Mk7 GTI can expect gains of +127 hp and +112 ft lbs of torque.
Stage 2+: Simply put, a Unitronic Stage 2+ vehicle is a monster. This software is designed for use in conjunction with a an upgraded turbocharger (in most cases), as well as a performance exhaust, intake, intercooler, and possibly more modifications such as an upgraded clutch depending on the application. On a Mk7 GTI, the Stage 2+ Software is designed for use with a IS38 turbocharger (the same turbo that is used on the Golf R and Audi S3) and will provide gains of +171 hp and +119 ft lbs of torque.
Software Upgrades from companies like Unitronic have proven to be the most reliable way to add horsepower and torque to your vehicle at all levels of performance. If you’re interested in learning about Software Upgrade options for your Volkswagen, Audi, or Porsche, call Island Sport Works at 732-341-3400 or email us at email@example.com.