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APR “Unlocks” OBD-II Port Flashing for all 1.8T and 2.0T Simos 18 ECUs

by on 10 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to announce all previously known “locked” Simos 18 ECUs are now DirectPort Programmable with any current stage of APR software at all APR dealers across the globe! The software install process is now a simple flash over the OBD-II port, just like the earlier models, and does not require removal of the […] More…

APR Presents the 1.8T/2.0T Silicone Boost Hose System

by on 3 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate boost hose upgrade for MQB platform vehicles with the 1.8T and 2.0T engines! Product Page The APR Boost Hose System is a comprehensive, direct replacement upgrade, to the factory rubber hoses found in the charge piping system. The system includes a multitude of enhancements designed for maximum performance, […] More…

APR Presents the 1.8T/2.0T Intercooler System

by on 2 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Product Page The APR Intercooler System is a OEM location upgrade that dramatically reduces intake air temperature (IAT), minimizes heat soak, and provides increased performance! The system is a direct bolt-on upgrade that requires no trimming and is recommended at every stage of performance. Quick Facts: Dramatically lowers intake air temp (IAT) Increases horsepower while […] More…

APR Releases OEM Audi S3 IS38 Turbocharger ECU Upgrade for Audi A3

by on 4 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Product Page APR is pleased to present the OEM Golf R/S3 IS38 Turbocharger ECU upgrade for Audi A3 platform vehicles! APR’s IS38 Turbocharger ECU Upgrade is designed for use with the factory S3 turbo on A3 platform vehicles and produces an asphalt-shredding 386 HP on 93 octane fuel, and over 400 HP using APR’s upcoming […] More…

APR Releases Stage 1 and Stage 2 Software for the Audi S1

by on 28 October 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR’s ECU Upgrade for the 2.0 TFSI EA888 Gen 3 is now available for the Audi S1! The APR Stage I ECU Upgrade is designed to work with an otherwise unmodified vehicle and provides a max gain of 67 ft-lbs of torque and 74 HP, taking power figures to 323 FT-LBS of torque and 302 […] More…

New APR Audi C7.5 S6 / S7 4.0 TFSI V8 ECU Upgrade

by on 8 September 2015 in Audi News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the C7.5 Audi S6 and S7 4.0 TFSI V8. APR’s ECU upgrade is available in octane-specific variations, including 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 EMCS functionality […] More…

APR Releases S-Tronic Software for 4.0TFSI S6 and S7

by on 26 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Product Page APR is pleased to present the ultimate transmission control unit (TCU) upgrade for the S6 and S7 DL501 DSG and S Tronic transmissions! APR’s TCU upgrade is conveniently flashed to the vehicle’s TCU through the OBD-II port with user definable options selectable at the time of install. APR’s TCU upgrade goes beyond the […] More…

Find of the Day: APR Stage 3 TT RS

by on 13 August 2015 in In Market

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All this talk of TT RS’s has got us dreaming.  Taking the relatively tame second generation TT and stuffing the perfect number of cylinders beneath it’s bonnet (that’d be 5), Quattro GmbH created what just might be the most true-to-formula RS car in quite some time.  Add in that it could chase down an R8 […] More…

APR Announces Boost Leak Testing Systems for Various Engine Configurations

by on 11 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Product Page APR is pleased to present Boost Leak Testing Systems for various engine configurations. Boost leaks are a common cause for running issues and power loss on turbocharged vehicles. Leaks can come from scenarios as simple as a tiny hole in an intercooler or charge piping, a leaky connection, damaged DV or PCV and/or […] More…

APR Releases RS 6/7 Turbo ECU Upgrade for S6 and S7

by on 3 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Product Page APR’s RS6/7 Turbo ECU Upgrade is now available for the S6/7 4.0 TFSI! APR’s RS6/7 Turbo ECU Upgrade is designed for use with Audi’s high output RS6/7 4.0 TFSI turbochargers, which are a direct bolt on to the factory S6/7 4.0 TFSI Engine. This upgrade offers 634 HP and 671 FT-LBS of torque […] More…

Photo Shoot: Heffner Audi R8 Twin Turbo in Indy Car Paddock

by on 3 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News PhotoGraphic

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Perusing through old backup drives of our photo shoots over the years, we stumbled across a folder of feature car shoots of various modified and/or privately owned Audis. Given their age, evolution and likely change of ownership over the years, we’re not in a position to publish them as feature cars, but we wanted to publish the photos just the same. First up is this R8 twin turbo built by Heffner shot in an Indy Car Paddock. More…

APR Releases ECU Upgrade for C7.5 RS 6 and RS 7 4.0 TFSI

by on 30 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Product Page APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the C7.5 RS6 & RS7 4.0 TFSI V8. 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 EMCS functionality […] More…