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Audi S6 and S7 Get an ‘Evolution’ from Akrapovič

posted by on 21 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Audi’s S6 Avant, Saloon, and S7 Sportback models have been given the Akrapovič treatment, with totally new Evolution exhaust systems developed for the German high-performance cars. The Audi ‘S’ models feature a V8 power-plant. The addition of the latest system from Akrapovič’s Evolution line of high performance products will increase the power and torque levels […] More…

Tech Firm Cruise Designs Aftermarket Piloted Driving Unit for Audi Models

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Depending on who you ask, cars with automated or piloted driving is either a hot new technology that’s either just down the road, or perhaps already arrived. Google made big news when it sent out a group of driverless Toyota Prii in a grand experiment and plans oval-shaped controlless cars in just a few short years, while Audi and partners at the Volkswagen Group and Stanford University have been tackling places like Pike’s Peak with a driverless TT. Now, it seems there’s a Silicon Valley-based startup named Cruise who aims to beat them to the punch with their new bolt-on automated driving unit currently tailored specifically for certain Audi vehicles.
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APR Releases ECU Upgrade for MQB Platform 2.0 TFSI Cars

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the Generation 3, 2.0 TSI engine as found in the MQB platform vehicles. APR’s ECU upgrade is available in octane-specific variations and is conveniently flashed to the vehicle’s factory ECU through the OBD-II port without any physical modification to the factory ECU. More…

APR Releases Carbon Fiber Intake System for MQB 1.8 TFSI and 2.0 TFSI Powered Vehicles

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The APR Carbon Fiber Intake System is an attractive high performance upgrade for the latest 1.8T and 2.0T engines as found in various MQB platform vehicles. More…

Akrapovič Designs an ‘Evolution’ for the Latest Audi RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Sportback

posted by on 16 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Akrapovič has launched the latest in its range of Evolution exhaust systems, with two superb new products designed for Audi’s flagship RS models. More…

APR Presents the SQ5 3.0 TFSI ECU Upgrade

posted by on 10 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the Audi SQ5 3.0 TFSI V6. APR’s ECU upgrade is available in octane-specific variations and is conveniently flashed to the vehicle’s factory ECU through the OBD-II port without any physical modification to the factory ECU. The Continental SIMOS 8.5 engine management system […] More…

Audi allroad by TAG Motorsports

posted by on 10 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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If you’re a regular reader, there is a very good chance that you are quite familiar with the team at TAG Motorsports.  Alex and crew have been lighting the Southern California Audi scene on fire in recent years with shop builds like their Nardo Grey RS 5, and customer cars like Dennis Tang’s RS4-flared S4. […] More…

Audi Exclusive Signal Green RS 7 is the Four-Wheeled Incredible Hulk

posted by on 10 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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There’s an interesting thing about the Incredible Hulk. This mammoth green superhero is the strongest of Marvel’s Avengers, and his in-your-face primary green makes sure you won’t forget him just the same. He’s in your face, huge and likely the most powerful thing going – a fitting analogy then for one of ECS Tuning’s latest project cars. More…

Rieger Tuning Gives Audi A5/S5 Sportback an RS Look

posted by on 8 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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German tuning house Rieger Tuning has released a set of photos of their B8.5 A5/S5 Sportback body kit. Not surprisingly, the kit is identical to the firm’s fitments for coupe and cabriolet styles… and that’s just fine. More…

AWE Tuning/German Performance Service #Commutemonday B8.5 S4 Takes Second In Class, Fourth Overall To Pastrana, Higgins, and Purpose-Built Hill Climb Car, Largest Field Ever

posted by on 2 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Mt. Washington, NH The AWE Tuning/German Performance Service Audi B8.5 S4 piloted by Ramana Lagemann placed second in class and fourth overall, in what has been called one of the most grueling races in the country. “The fact that we were able to fare so incredibly well with products that anyone can grab off the shelf, vouches for the products’ engineering strength. The car ran incredibly […] More…

PhotoGraphic: TAG Motorsports & ADV.1 Present Matt Steffy’s B7 Audi RS 4

posted by on 29 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News PhotoGraphic

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TAG Motorsports is at it again, posting yet another incredible mix of photos of another car they’ve been involved with. This time around it is a B7 RS 4 sedan owned by Matt Steffy and shot by Grubbs Photography. More…

New Quaife ATB Differentials for Audi 02E DSG S-tronic Models

posted by on 25 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Automotive drivetrain specialist RT Quaife Engineering Ltd is expanding its market leading range of high performance helical gear automatic torque biasing (ATB) differentials for Volkswagen Audi Group cars using dual clutch transmissions (DSG).
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