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Audi to Offer Akrapovic-Designed ‘Audi Sport’ Exhaust System for RS 7 performance

by on 5 February 2016 in Audi News

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Whether it be at our friendly neighborhood Audi dealer, or the counter of an In-N-Out, we’re quite fond of hidden menus.  Sometimes found in the form of a special color (like our former Suzuka Grey S4 long-term car), other times merely some subtle badging (our current Project allroad comes to mind), we feel its imperative to […] More…

APR Releases Upgraded Intercooler for B8/B8.5 A4 and A5 2.0 TFSI

by on 4 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Product Page The APR Intercooler System is a massive front mounted upgrade that dramatically reduces intake air temperature (IAT), minimizes heat soak, and provides increased performance! The system is an easy to install, direct bolt-on design, that is recommended at every stage of performance. Quick Facts: Dramatically lowers intake air temp (IAT) Increases horsepower while […] More…

Gallery: Audi allroad on Vorsteiner V-FF 102 Wheels

by on 3 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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While perusing Instagram this morning we came across this allroad posted to Vorsteiner’s page, sporting 20 x 10″ versions of their Flow Formed V-FF 102 wheels.  Unfortunately, we haven’t been able to find much more about the car, but there are a few things we deduce from the images. First up, we can see that the car’s […] More…

Neidfaktor Releases Custom-Tailored Steering Wheels with Shift Light Functionality

by on 29 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Hamburg, Germany’s Neidfaktor has made quite a name for themselves by taking Audi’s interiors, and applying an overwhelming amount of leather, alcantara, and carbon fiber while maintaining an OEM appearance.  For their latest release, the firm has taken a bit of a new approach, combining their tried-and-true approach to custom tailoring with a steering wheel mounted shift-light. […] More…

Air Lift Performance Releases Updated Suspension Kit for Audi A4 and A5

by on 28 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Sleek Euro styling with sporty handling straight from the factory – Audi’s B8 platform is all about performance and luxury, making it the perfect candidate for a little Air Lift Performance magic… This high-performance threaded body air suspension kit has been improved with a revised upper mount for 2016. At the push of a button, […] More…

APR Releases Software for 1.4 TSI Applications

by on 27 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 1.4T EA211 engine. 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. APR’s ECU upgrades are one of the best horsepower-per-dollar […] More…

APR Releases Stage I Software for 1.2T EA211 Powered A3

by on 26 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 1.2T EA211 engine. 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. APR’s ECU upgrades are one of the best horsepower-per-dollar […] More…

Akrapovič Commemorates 25 Years of Technology and Innovation

by on 15 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Akrapovič is marking an important milestone in the company’s history in 2016, when the Slovenian exhaust specialist is observing its 25th anniversary. This significant landmark will be celebrated throughout the year with various events and the highly exciting production of a very limited edition of selected motorcycle and car exhaust systems. To kick off the […] More…

034Motorsport Puts First Stage I B8 S4 in the 11s

by on 15 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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We took our Stage 1 B8 Audi S4 3.0 TFSI Development Vehicle back to Sacramento Raceway on December 12th, 2015 after finalizing the 104 octane tune and making some changes to the DSG calibration. The car was very consistent and managed a best of 11.855 @ 116.56 in the quarter mile at full weight on (not very good) […] More…

USP Presents Billet Spulen Spherical Catch Can Kits for Audi A4 and A5

by on 28 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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With the introduction of direct injection engines, intake valve carbon buildup has become a common occurrence especially on the 2.0T engines. Carbon buildup on the intake valves is largely attributed to oil vapors being recirculated back into the intake system. While the 2.0T does feature a factory oil separator, it is prone to failure and […] More…

APR Claims “500hp+” is Coming to MQB Platform S3 and A3 2.0TFSI

by on 21 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR has been hinting for quite some time that their highly anticipated big turbo kit for MQB platform vehicles would be one of the most impressive they’ve ever done.  Recently, the firm made their kit Facebook official, showing an image of the forthcoming system which will go on sale early next year.  And while the kit […] More…

APR Releases Carbon Fiber Turbo Inlet Pipe for 1.8TFSI and 2.0TFSI Applications

by on 17 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR Presents the Carbon Fiber Turbo Inlet Pipe! The APR Carbon Fiber Turbo Inlet Pipe Product Page The APR Carbon Fiber Turbo Inlet Pipe replaces the rear factory plastic accordion tube with an attractive carbon fiber inlet, complementing the APR Intake System’s aesthetically pleasing design. The intake and inlet hose are joined via a necessary […] More…