Mercedes C43 AMG Performance Tune – Huge Gains All Around
At Pressertech, we recently wrote about tuning the Mercedes C63 AMG — the “iron fist in an iron glove” — and how we were able to provide a 19% increase in horsepower and a 27% increase in torque with a Stage 2 tune. Today we’re looking at the C63’s little brother, the Mercedes C43 AMG Performance Tune. It’s been described as “balanced, competent, and just powerful enough to be exciting.”
Mercedes C43 AMG vs. Mercedes C63 AMG
The Mercedes C43 AMG sits in the Mercedes lineup between the Mercedes C63 AMG and the C300 coupe, making it an appealing middle ground between the two models. Instead of a V8, the Mercedes C43 AMG has a twin-turbo V6 (“one of the best sounding V6 engines out there”).The standard 4MATIC all-wheel drive makes for a ride that won’t drift as easy. It boasts balanced and composed suspension, and an overall better ride quality than the Mercedes C63 AMG. Tested on the autobahn, the Mercedes C43 AMG proved to be solid and confident, even at speeds upwards of 140 mph.
Mercedes C43 AMG Specs
At stock specs, the Mercedes C43 AMG brings 362 horsepower and 384 LBS-FT torque to the table. It’s a distinct upgrade in performance from the C300 coupe. At PRESSERtech, we have the ability to upgrade the C43 AMG to two levels through our comprehensive Mercedes Performance Tune. A Stage 1 Tune would bring this coupe to 403 horsepower & 441 LBS-FT torque. For even more power, a Stage 2 Tune would bring the C43 AMG to 413 horsepower and 464 LBS-FT torque. That is just amazing!
Mercedes C43 AMG Performance Tune Process
Mercedes Performance Tunes are a great way to boost the capability of your vehicle without having to replace any stock components. It’s a cost effective way to get more power out of the car you already own and love.
When tuning the C43 AMG, our expert technicians targeted the car’s engine control unit (ECU). After removing the ECU with extreme caution, we use our in-house technology to modify its stock settings. By modifying the ECU, we’re able to unlock the true potential of your vehicle’s engine. We’ll also keep your original Mercedes flash tune on file, so there should be no fear of trying out a tune on your car. If the tune isn’t to your liking, we can always modify it or change it back.
Mercedes C63 AMG Performance Results
When we tune a Mercedes, we see better throttle response, increased efficiency through all loads and gains all around. For this Mercedes C43 AMG Coupe, a Stage 2 Tune provided a stunning boost of 51 more horsepower and 80 more LBS-FT torque. That’s a 14% increase in horsepower and a 20% increase in torque. It’s incredible to see what kind of performance upgrade can be achieved simply through tweaks to a car’s ECU, without making other expensive upgrades and being perfectly safe with all stock components.
Give Pressertech A Call
If you’re thinking about a Mercedes Performance Tune, give us a call at (770) 648-0500 or use our Contact Form. We’re happy to chat with you about what a performance tune can do for your vehicle.