Unichip now offers latest U-Connect plug and play Uni-Q ECU device, which boosts the 2.0-litre TDi with 140hp of Volkswagen to a maximum of 163bhp at 3300RPM.

It covers the core popular VW models including the Golf, Jetta, Passat and Touran. Supplied preprogrammed with revised ECU settings designed to improve the performance of the 2.0-litre, 16-valve, turbodiesel powerplant, the Uni-Q piggy back ECU is designed as a DIY fitment via its plug and play ‘U-Connect' wiring loom, allowing for easy fitment (or removal) in minutes.

The performance gains produced by the Uni-Q are immediately noticeable on the VW 2.0-litre TDi powerplant. – peak power increases 19BHP to a maximum of 163 bhp at 3300 RPM and a torque gain of 33 Nm (24 lb-ft) is recorded.

Furthermore, the fuel economy remains unaffected by Unichip conversion.

Unichip U-Connect package is now available directly from Unichip Europe, priced at £528.45 (excl. VAT) and carrying part number ppVW05. The device suits both manual and DSG gearbox equipped versions of all VW 2.0-litre TDi 140 models produced between 2004-2008.