Can you remap an electric car?

By designbox on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Automotive manufacturers like Tesla are showing the world that electricity can be just as exciting – and a lot more efficient – than fossil fuel. Tesla’s genius is not that they’ve created a range of super-fast, super-luxurious electric cars though, it’s that they’ve achieved this on their own, using their own engineers and designers. Such […]

Top 5 engine performance mods

By designbox on Sunday, March 29th, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

If you have a vehicle that you’re modding right now, you’ll definitely be exploring every avenue for performance gains. We’ve provided tuning services to a large number of modders over the years who we’ve loved talking to because they really know their stuff and are passionate about anything with a combustion engine – just like […]

Is it worth installing an aftermarket air filter after my remap?

By designbox on Sunday, March 29th, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

People who have their vehicle remapped often do so for performance or a combination of economy and performance. To this end, a remap is the single best modification you can make to your vehicle because pound-for-pound it results in more horsepower for your money than, say, a new cylinder head, uprated pistons and a performance exhaust. Another […]

The hot hatch market is, quite possibly, the most exciting there is

By designbox on Monday, March 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

The hot hatch market is really starting to hot up. The recent announcement of the Ford Focus RS and the Audi RS3 means that we have yet more 300bhp+ hot hatches to choose from, on top of the real-wheel-drive BMW M135i and the AWD Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG. And that’s not to mention all of the hot hatches which have […]

How much faster is a remapped car vs. stock?

By designbox on Monday, March 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Quoting performance gains from a tune is one thing, but actually figuring out how much faster a car is after it has been remapped is another. In an ideal world, you would have two cars that are exactly the same and an airfield to test both back-to-back and side-by-side. But this isn’t an ideal world, […]

Tractor remapping – should I get tractor remapped?

By designbox on Monday, March 9th, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Working outdoors, you’d be surprised how easily a Land Rover or Jeep will get stuck even with an experienced off-roader behind the wheel. And even after a remap which increases the torque of 4x4s considerably, these go-anywhere do-anything cars can be grounded in the most challenging of conditions. Which is why those of us who live in […]

Is off-road remapping worth it?

By designbox on Monday, March 2nd, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Off-roading is a way of life. Whether you live in a rural area and have to drive off-road regularly or you’re passionate about off-roading and do it as a hobby, there’s no mistaking the fun it involves nor the way it changes our interest in cars. It’s an adrenaline-fuelled challenge and one of the most […]