Peugeot 208 GTI – Stage 4 RCZ turbo kit

Combining a THP200 engine with upgraded parts is always good. Specially if you take an RCZ turbo, a front mount intercooler, a full exhaust and Water-methanol injection, the combination can bring fantastic results. With 300hp at the flywheel on a stock engine, what else could anyone ask of their THP200? The power gains are just crazy.

How it works

The bigger turbo helps with power at high rpm. The front mount intercooler controls intake air temperature. The full exhaust gets rid of unwanted backpressure, making the whole system more efficient. The Water-Methanol Injection kit cools down intake air temperature and improves the fuel’s octane rating.
To top it all, the THP200 cylinder head systems makes sure that performance is consistent all the way to the rev limit. Variable cam timing adjustments and valve lift adjustments ensure that the car behaves as if it was on upgraded camshafts.

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Remap parameters
The remap combines torque remodelling, cam timing and valve lift modifications, injection modifications, ignition modifications and boost management hacks. Operating at just 1.4bars across the rev range with 1mm of valve lift higher than stock, the power output climbs smoothly to 300hp at the flywheel.

Upgrade specifications

  • Stock THP200 engine
  • Kit RCZ (Turbo and front mount IC)
  • 98 RON fuel
  • Kit Metanol AEM V2
  • Full exhaust 2.5″
  • CUSTOM Short Ram cold air intake kit
  • Stage 4 ECU remap

Performance results

  • Maximum Power:  300 Hp (262 WHp), gains 100 hp over stock
  • Maximum Torque: 42.7 Kgm (37 Kgm wheel), gains 12Kgm over stock


Many thanks to Etuners Performance !