January 18th, 2017
APR Stage 1 version 2.3 and APR Stage 2 version 2.5 are now available for the ROW market MK7 Golf R, MK7 Clubsport GTI, S3 8v (Simos 18), Cupra 5F, B8 Passat and Superb 3B. This upgrade is free to existing customers and is available at all APR dealers.
January 10th, 2017
APR is pleased to present the APR Plus Volkswagen dealership program. APR Plus is performance engine software for new Volkswagen vehicles. It is available directly from Volkswagen dealerships, can be financed within the purchase of the vehicle, and includes a 5-year/60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty with roadside assistance.
APR Plus will launch on January 16th, 2017 at our pilot dealership, Linden Volkswagen, in Linden, New Jersey. To learn how you can purchase an APR Plus equipped Volkswagen, contact Linden Volkswagen or contact your nearest Volkswagen dealership to ask when they will offer APR Plus. To learn …
December 16th, 2016
Our popular Stage 1 and Stage 2 ECU Upgrades are now available for the North American 2017 Golf R, S3 and TTS. The upgrades add +66-104 HP and +68-125 FT-LBS of torque, depending on stage and octane, making for an outstanding driving experience. To learn more, visit our product page and contact an APR dealer to schedule an install today!
December 13th, 2016
This update expands upon our recently updated stock turbo software suite for the 2.0T engines, and is avaialble now at all North American APR Dealers. The updates were made based on customer feedback and touch upon the following:
- DSG / Tip Tronic shift quality
- Reduced startup engine roughness
- Reduced idle RPM fluctuations
- Increased engine braking
- Tighter boost control, reducing unintended oscillations
- Increased horsepower and torque limits in 5th and 6th gear
- Improved throttle mapping
- Improved manual transmission throttle feel at take-off and low speeds
- Addressed Tip Tronic support tickets
The new update includes 1,106 files that have been uploaded to DPP over the …
December 6th, 2016
APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the Q5 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 engine found in ROW markets.
The APR Stage I ECU Upgrade is the first step towards making more power! This simple upgrade requires no engine hardware modifications, and produces 288-299 HP with 363-374 FT-LBS of torque depending on fuel grade. Gains as high as 66-75 HP and 93-104 FT-LBS of torque are available throughout the power band, depending on fuel grade and factory output, making the vehicle exceptionally quicker in all scenarios. Also fits the ROW Market …
December 5th, 2016
The APR Cast Downpipe Exhaust System replaces the restrictive factory catalyst cross pipes and resonators with an upgraded 76mm stainless steel mandrel-bent system, featuring port-matched cast inlets, high-flow catalysts and various other features. Expect better throttle response, more horsepower and an intoxicating exhaust note, while remaining civilized during normal daily driving. It’s the best performance upgrade for the 4.0 TFSI following the APR ECU Upgrade and it’s all designed and assembled in-house, using premium materials and world-class manufacturing techniques few can match. Read More
December 1st, 2016
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 any number of other locations making troubleshooting very difficult. Furthermore, locating a leak is made more difficult due to the necessity to pressurizing the system, which typically only occurs while physically operating the vehicle. The APR Boost Leak Testing Systems allows for both visual and auditory inspection on a stationary vehicle. …
November 30th, 2016
Our popular Carbon Fiber Intake System for VW/Audi’s latest lineup of 1.8T/2.0T vehicles is now available for the Audi TT & TTS with our new TT Adapter Bracket. Read More
November 29th, 2016
Earlier this year we developed a new cast downpipe for these turbocharger systems, which may interest you. The new cast downpipe is now available for purchase for those interested in updating their system to the latest specifications. The new design offers a smoother flow path for exhaust gasses exiting the turbo, with several advances in terms of quality, fitment and more. The system is cast from 304 stainless steel, with a high quality, low profile flex section, thick billet bracket, integrated o2 bung and bracket, and beautiful argon-back-purged TIG welding. The …
November 28th, 2016
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. Read More!