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Gallery: Neidfaktor Optimized RS 6 on mbDESIGN KV1 Wheels

by on 11 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Just because Neidfaktor has built a reputation on custom-tailoring Audi’s interiors, doesn’t mean they’re neglecting the exterior of Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm’s finest.  The latest example of this, is one particular Nardo Grey RS 6 featuring subtle body modifications, used to showcase mbDESIGN’s KV1 wheel in 22 x 10″ ET20 and 22 x 11″ ET23.  As […] 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…

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…

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…

APR Releases Stage I ECU Upgrade for 1.8 TFSI A4 and A5

by on 14 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Product Page APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 1.8T EA888 Gen 3 engine found in the B8.5 Audi A4 and A5. 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 […] 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 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…

ABT Congratulates the Audi A3 on its 20th Anniversary

by on 14 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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For it is a jolly good fellow… ! ABT Sportsline congratulates the Audi A3 on its 20th birthday. The original version, 8L, based upon the Golf IV, was a real innovation. After all, it was the first premium compact car in the entire group and to become very important for ABT Sportsline. And the body variants […] More…

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…