PP-Performance has become the latest tuner to unveil its range of modifications for the latest Mercedes-AMG 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine found in the C63 and AMG GT models.
In Mercedes-AMG C63 S and Mercedes-AMG GT S guises, the compact engine delivers 510 hp. To improve on that figure, PP-Performance offers a chip tuning package for the models which sees 613 hp being extracted alongside 769 Nm of torque. That results in the sleek GT S sprinting to 100 km/h in just 3.59 seconds as well as a 307 km/h top speed.
Meanwhile, a tuning package is also offered for non S-badged AMG models, meaning the regular C63 and AMG GT. The chip tune results in a total of 610 hp and 765 Nm. For customers looking for even more power, an additional 33 hp can be achieved with a catless exhaust system and a racing air filter.
The chip tuning package has been priced at 2899 euros.
“Power food stuff for MB 4-L-V8 BITURBO engines by PP-PERFORMANCE
New stages of power upgrading appear in the result of experiences lasting many years, in order to reach the reliance on approved brands. In this frame, the PP-Performance GmbH at the Baden-Wuerttemberg city of Weissbach is setting new standards – together with another international cooperation partners. The company’s founder Przemyslaw – since many years better known as Jimmy – PELKA controls carefully the data development and the engine set-up. By the way, he is the only one who writes the software for all PP-Performance subsidiaries. Thus, the customers, however, learn the difference in comparison to all kind of “conventional” in the truest sense of the word.
Starting point this time was the recent Mercedes-Benz 4 liters V8 biturbo engine that is installed in the C and GT class AMG versions. Via chip tuning and after PP-Performance “surgical intervention” 613 HP (= 451 kW) with 769 Nm of max. torque, 307 kmph (190 mph) of Vmax and 3.59 seconds for the sprint distance are elicited out of the 3,982 cm³ sized C-class engine instead of serial 510 HP (= 375 kW) of power, 700 Nm of max. torque, limited 250 kmph (155mph) Vmax and exactly four seconds for the sprint from zero up to 100 kmph (60 mph). The GT class serial values – 510 HP (= 375 kW), 650 Nm, 310 kmph (192 mph) Vmax and 3.80 seconds from zero up to 100 kmph (60 mph) – look after “cure” as follows: 610 HP (= 449 kW) of power with 765 Nm of max. torque, 324 kmph (201 mph) of Vmax and 3.40 seconds for the above-mentioned sprint. In both cases, the chip tuning is available for 2,899 Euro. Who wants to have more, has the opportunity to get another 33 HP out of the engine by installing a racing filter (199 Euro), a catless kit (2,499 Euro) and the belonging to it engine characteristics optimization.
Innovative optimization of road admitted and racing car engines are in the focus of PP-Performance since 1998. Besides own developments, there is also a large range of various products for the efficient exploitation of present capacities. In any case, a request without engagement is worth to be made in Weissbach. At this point, we want to refer to the tuning configurator, to be found under the address www.pp-performance.de in the tuning section. This feature permits to choose engine and the possible tuning options, but also to have a look at possibilities of power upgrade and prices.”