APR Official release – ECU upgrade

APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the Q5 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 engine.

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 A4, Allroad and A5. 

Ricci concept becomes a Scorpion red power performance exhaust fitting centre and supplier

Ricci Concept have teamed up with scorpion to offer the full range of automotive systems which can be supplied and also if required fitted here in Hull.

Scorpion exhausts have been helping to win motorsport championships for over 20 years, consistently beating teams heavily supported by rival exhaust manufacturers. Those who follow motorsport, will most likely have seen the Scorpion support team in attendance at a huge range of motorcycle, and four wheel series, often without even knowing it. As Scorpion moves into a new era, the intention is to adopt a higher profile with their motorsport program, providing the most relevant development environment to allow true technology transfer from track to road. In particular they intend to build on successes in the BTCC- 4 out of the last 5 championship winning teams have won with scorpion exhausts! Porsche Cup, VW Racing Cup, World Endurance, Time Attack and Superbike.

These craftsmen are the same engineers that build the race systems and the systems fitted to the road cars…. Share the excitement.

Give us a call to see what scorpion can offer for your car.

DSG PADDLE REPLACEMENTS

PART NUMBER: VWR49G700 (PIANO BLACK) /// VWR49G701 (TITANIUM SILVER FINISH)

It’s all about the attention to detail. And what is more important than the elements of your car that you see and touch every time you drive?
Currently Golf 7 DSG only – but more models in development!
Our new DSG Paddle Replacements are exquisite CNC-machined billet aluminium, beautiful to look at and cool to the touch. The +/- symbols are delicately cut out of the top of each blade.
By extending the size of the paddles above and below the steering wheel spokes, it makes pulling that next gear easier in tight turns when your hands are busy with the steering.
There are many cheap ‘stick-on’ paddles available. But as a full replacement unit, the RacingLine versions are completely different. The stick-ons, as they rely on double-sided foam tape laid on top of the factory plastic paddles will never give the positivity or rigidity that you or your car deserve.
As with all our upgrades, the quality and attention to detail on our DSG Paddle Replacements is instantly apparent. Polished, then gloss-anodised in a choice of Piano Black or Titanium-Silver before a laser-etched RacingLine logo is placed on the bottom of each blade as a discreet assurance of quality

APR Presents the Audi S8 4.0T Cast Downpipes!

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.

Volkswagen Racingline

Volkswagen Racingline go to endless lengths to perfect every one of there suspension upgrades – by benchmarking against the very best ride & handling set-ups anywhere in the industry.The full range is available here at Ricci Concept

APR presents the TT/TTS Carbon Fiber Intake System!

The APR Carbon Fiber Intake System is an attractive high performance upgrade for the latest 1.8T and 2.0T engines as found in various MQB platform vehicles.
The factory intake design has the foundation for excellent performance, but much of this is sacrificed in an effort to meet other design requirements. With requirements set forth for only supporting factory power output levels, low engine sound levels and long service intervals, there is plenty of room for improvement.
The APR Carbon Fiber Intake System increases performance primarily by improving mass airflow through the system while still proving adequate filtration. Expect greater horsepower and torque through the power band with a more direct and responsive feel upon pressing the throttle. Sounds from the engine and turbocharger are enhanced and some may even experience better fuel economy depending on driving style.
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.

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APR Presents the Stage 3/3+ Cast Downpipe

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 system also includes a new replacement gasket and nuts.

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APR Presents the B9 A4 Intercooler System!

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.

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VWR Brake Line Kits use race-spec braided lines

The VWR Brake Line Kits use race-spec braided lines to help avoid the spongy pedal feel under demanding conditions as heat build-up grows, giving greater braking efficiency as well as providing superior resistance to any damage or corrosion. A must-do upgrade!