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Autologic Engine Performance Tuning for BMW / Mini

The performance tuning capability of Autologic means a vehicle engine can be optimised for power and economy. Autologic Performance Tunes are modifications to the manufacturer's vehicle tune data.  These modifications are downloaded from the Autologic unit to the vehicle's Engine Control Module (ECM) through the on-board diagnostics connector.

Autologic Performance Tuning

The benefits of Autologic Engine Performance Tuning include:

CURRENT AUTOLOGIC BMW ENGINE PERFORMANCE TUNES RANGE
By vehicle type By ECM
  • 1 Series E81
  • 3 Series E36 / E46 / E90
  • 5 Series E39 / E60
  • 6 Series E63 / E64
  • 7 Series E38 / E65 / E66
  • 8 Series E31
  • X Series E53 / E83 / E71 / E72
  • Z Series E52 / E85 / E89
  • Mini R50 / R52 / R53 / R56
  • MS452 / MS453 / MS41 / MS42 / MS43
  • DME 5.2 / DME 5.2.1
  • DME 7.2
  • ME 9.2 / ME9.2.1
  • MSS50 / MSS52 / MSS54 / MSS60 / MSS65
  • MSV80 / MSD80
  • EMS 2000 / MS5150
  • DDE 3 / DDE 4 / DDE 5 / DDE 6 / DDE7

The benefits of Autologic Engine Performance Tuning are evident:

MINI ONE:
Cooper Performance from a Mini One
MINI ONE performance power
POWER
Standard Max Power 98bhp
Autologic Max Power 127bhp
Maximum Increase 30bhp @ 3750rpm
Mini Cooper Standard Max Power 118bhp
MINI ONE performance torque
TORQUE
Standard Max Torque 104lb/ft
Autologic Max Torque 118lb/ft
Maximum Increase 26lb/ft @6000rpm
Mini Cooper Standard Max Torque 118lb/ft
BMW E46 320D:
More Torque / Smoother Power delivery / Faster Throttle Response
BMW E46 320D performance power
POWER
Standard Max Power 149bhp
Autologic Max Power 165bhp
Maximum Increase 21bhp @ 2250rpm
BMW E46 320D performance torque
TORQUE
Standard Max Torque 218lb/ft @ 2719rpm
Autologic Max Torque 258lb/ft @ 2439
Maximum Increase 43lb/ft @ 2250rpm
BMW E46 330D:
More Torque / Awesome Acceleration / Fuel Efficiency / Sharper Throttle Response
BMW E46 330D performance power
POWER
Standard Max Power 208bhp
Autologic Max Power 243bhp
Maximum Increase 37bhp @ 3750rpm
BMW E46 330D performance torque
TORQUE
Standard Max Torque 329lb/ft
Autologic Max Torque 383lb/ft
Maximum Increase 54lb/ft @ 2750rpm
BMW 530D (E60 / E61):
More Mid to High-end Torque / Fuel Efficiency / Sharper Throttle Response
BMW 530D (E60 / E61) performance power
POWER
Standard Max Power 216bhp
Autologic Max Power 246bhp
Maximum Increase 33bhp @ 3500rpm
BMW 530D (E60 / E61) performance torque
TORQUE
Standard Max Torque 370lb/ft
Autologic Max Torque 405lb/ft
Maximum Increase 54lb/ft @ 3500rpm
BMW M3 E46 3.2l 6cyl:
More Torque / Smoother Power delivery / Faster Throttle Response
BMW M3 E46 3.2l 6cyl performance power
POWER
Standard Max Power 340bhp
Autologic Max Power 350bhp
Maximum Increase 29bhp @ 6750rpm
BMW M3 E46 3.2l 6cyl performance torque
TORQUE
Standard Max Torque 253lb/ft @ 6500rpm
Autologic Max Torque 275lb/ft @ 6500rpm
Maximum Increase 42lb/ft @ 2250rpm

Performance Tuning ... Frequently Asked Questions

What does tuning involve?
With Autologic, it is surprisingly quick and simple to carry out a Performance Tune upgrade, with great results for the consumer through enhanced performance.

Before tuning any vehicle, it is first necessary to undertake a diagnostic report to ensure there are no issues which may affect the performance upgrade. Once completed, the relevant performance tuning software is simply uploaded to the vehicle through the Autologic tool via the OBD diagnostic port.

The re-tuning process itself only takes around 25 minutes and involves the electronic removal and re-installation of a more refined and more enhanced version of the vehicle's computer programming. As ECUs cannot communicate during the upgrade process, at the end of the upgrade, the fault memory is cleared and rechecked before the newly tuned vehicle hits the road.

Why do manufacturers limit the output of their engines?
The standard manufacturer tune is a compromise of hundreds of factors. Principally, the manufacturer must ensure a high degree of engine reliability across the worldwide market taking into account factors such as:

During testing, manufacturers 'tweak' the tunes constantly to achieve individual results for individual tests, thus compromising the overall smoothness of the original tune. Autologic Performance Tunes are optimised for European driving conditions. As long as the manufacturer's service schedule is adhered to, there is no reason why this extra power cannot be 'unlocked'.

How will the emissions be affected?
All Autologic Performance Tunes are tested to ensure that they comply with UK emissions laws.

Is the tuning process reversible?
Yes. In the unlikely event that you require the Autologic Performance Tune to be removed, the process can be reversed without any side effects.

Are there any physical changes to the vehicle?
Not usually. Most Autologic Performance Tunes are ECM software downloads only. There will be no physical evidence that the engine has been up-rated. The exception to this statement is the BMW Mini Cooper S. We have two different tunes available. The first is diagnostic only, the second has been optimised for a smaller supercharger pulley.

Will the tuning affect my Insurance?
Performance tuning may affect your insurance premium and you may be required to inform your Insurance Company if the ECU is upgraded.

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