Loder1899 Boosts the Ford C-MAX to 263 km/h
Now that we’ve got your attention, let’s go through the details together. The German tuner’s modification package targets, the engine, the connection to the road, as well as the exterior of the vehicle, which receives an aerodynamic package.
The C-MAX’s 2.0-liter TDCI oil-burner, which delivers 163 hp and 240 Nm (251 lb-ft) of torque in a factory stock form, has been gifted with an ECU remap (tuner working on a set of stainless steel tailpipes) and now produces 190 hp and 390 Nm (288 lb-ft) of torque. The 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) sprint is completed in 8.3 seconds.
So, you won’t be left trailing a hot hatch’s wake on the straights. But what about the corners? Well, the tuner has lowered the suspension, bringing the people mover 35 mm closer to the road, and offers lightweight alloy rims with sizes ranging between 18- and 20-inch.
Don’t get too excited however, as this go-fast diesel MPV comes with a price tag of EUR28,115 (tuning bits and pieces are worth EUR3,105) and you’ll have to pay extra for the paint and assembly.
“If the German "Van" market was a school class, the C-Max would probably be the one who sits at the front not allowing his shoolmates to copy his homework. The girls in the class wouldn't even have noticed him and in the sport lessons the Ford C-Max would be the last picked for the team. He could have resigned himself to this fate, but not Loder1899. With only a few cosmetic and technical touches to the unpopular geek and he turns in to one of the most popular jocks in the school,” the press release jokes.
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