August 13th, 2018
APR has created a custom-tuned VW Atlas featuring more horsepower and greater off-road capabilities
Opelika, Ala. (August, 2018) – APR, the leader in Volkswagen and Audi tuning, has built a one-off custom Atlas featuring more horsepower, improved braking and greater off-road capabilities.
The custom-built Atlas is equipped with a 2.0 TSI engine and an all-wheel-drive, making it the perfect off-road test bed for APR’s lineup of performance hardware and software. The project started life at 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, but APR’s engineers were able to increase output to 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. This was made possible by installing a factory IS38 turbocharger from the VW Golf R along with APR’s ECU Upgrade, Carbon Fiber Intake System, Cast Race DP Exhaust System, Turbo Inlet Pipe, Turbo Muffler Delete, and a custom fabricated Catback Exhaust System. In addition to the powertrain modifications APR installed its 6-piston 350mm Performance Brake Upgrade to bring the SUV to a commanding stop.
“We were thrilled to have the opportunity to work on this project to bring the Atlas 2.0T to the next level,” said Mitch Williams, CEO …