PERON’s story begins with a passion for automotive performance. With more than ten years’ experience in the tuning and exhaust industry Technical Director, Charlie Orpen founded PERON Ltd in 2011. His vision was simple: to develop elite tuning solutions, without compromise.
Inspired by his own Focus RS Mk1, PERON initially began by developing products for the Ford market. Having tested many aftermarket manifolds and found them to be unreliable, we set about producing our own. Working closely with Europe’s leading aftermarket turbo hardware specialists, Nortech Performance, many months and thousands of miles of rigorous testing followed. When the PERON/Nortech robotically tig-welded tubular manifold hit the market, it was extremely well received and to date, almost half of all UK Focus RS Mk1s have one installed. From here, work began on developing complementary products that would allow the installation of performance enhancing aftermarket turbos such as the Garrett GT28 and GTX V-band.
Having demonstrated our innovative engineering ability with the Mk1 Focus RS, we turned our attention to other Ford models, including the Fiesta ST Mk7, Focus RS Mk2, Focus ST Mk3 and Focus RS Mk3. It was at this point that PERON acquired a new office space and workshop in South Yorkshire and brought Nortech Performance and our senior calibration engineer in-house. With this now complete team all under one roof, work began on our current range of Ford applications, with the latest being the much anticipated GTX turbo package for the Fiesta ST Mk7.
Having set the benchmark for Ford tuning, we are now building on this with a range of products for other selected marques. With a growing fleet of development vehicles, we are currently working on new software and hardware applications to expand our current range.
We view ourselves very much as a ‘boutique’ tuning house, focusing on a select few models and doing them extremely well, rather than attempting to cover everything. This allows us to keep a strict eye on quality and ensure that every product we sell offers proven performance benefits, as well as maintaining OEM levels of reliability and drivability.
Headed up by Technical Director Charlie Orpen, PERON boasts a highly skilled team of automotive hardware and software engineers. With over 40 years experience between them, finding solutions to engineering challenges is what makes these guys tick. We are proud to have Europe’s leading aftermarket turbo hardware specialists, Nortech Performance, based in-house, which means new products can be developed and tested quickly and efficiently. Our quality control is second to none and we only release a new product to market when we are 100% satisfied that it works and offers a tangible performance benefit to the end user.
We make no bones about it – here at PERON we aim to be the best at what we do. Whether it’s performance ECU software or a full aftermarket turbo system, we offer the same quality of customer service and support. Our small, but dedicated team is made up of genuine car enthusiasts, so we understand what our customers want. We only recommend products that we think are right for your car and style of driving; we’d rather lose a sale than try and sell you something that isn’t going to give you noticeable gains. The key watchwords for all of our products are Performance, Drivability and Durability.
Following months of intensive development work, we are delighted to unveil our brand new, state-of-the-art, acoustic, wind tunnel dyno cell. Based at our South Yorkshire HQ, this fully bespoke cell has been thoroughly engineered to deliver the highest possible standards of performance. Every single area has been carefully designed, from the highly efficient extraction system, through to the acoustic sound deadening and LED lighting, it represents the pinnacle of automotive engineering. At the heart of the cell is an industry-leading Dynojet 4WD 424xLC2 Linx dynamometer. With four-wheel drive capability and rated to 2000hp it delivers the consistently accurate figures that can be relied upon.