Category Archive: tuning

  1. March 23, 2018

    APR Shift Into Spring Sale – March 22nd to April 15th

    It’s spring and that means it’s time to get out and enjoy your car. We’ll help you do that by taking 10% off all of our ECU and TCU Upgrades¹! As an added bonus, we’ll give you 20% off our TCU Upgrade if you purchase the ECU and TCU on the same day! Take advantage […]

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  2. March 24, 2017

    What You Need To Know Before Buying a Used Car (Part 1)

    Are you interested in buying a used car, but unsure how to make sure you’re getting a car that is worthy of ownership?  Just like millions of Americans every year, you are about to embark on a fun journey filled with excitement, disappointment, and everything in between!  You’ll find the perfect car but it will […]

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  3. October 27, 2016

    What the Check Engine Light can mean on your European Car

    The check engine light can be a scary sight – but don’t fret as the cause is not always a serious problem. Many BMWs, Porsche, Mercedes and other newer vehicles will turn on the check engine light for something as simple as a loose gas cap. So the first thing you should check is that […]

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  4. July 20, 2016

    APR DQ250 Clutch Packs

    APR is pleased to present the ultimate clutch pack upgrade for the DQ250 transmission! The APR DQ250 Clutch Packs replace the factory transmission’s friction disc and steel plates with an advanced and proprietary design that allows for greater performance. The system goes beyond the norm of simply increasing the disc and plate count, and takes […]

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  5. December 3, 2015

    Don’t Let the Clock Stop on Your Timing Belt!

    When you buy a new (or used) car, look over the maintenance schedule so you can have some idea of what preventative work the vehicle is going to need over time. One very important reason to pay attention to this schedule is to make sure you replace the timing belt before it wears out. Depending […]

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  6. January 15, 2014

    APR 2.5 TFSI Rods and Pistons

      APR and Alex’s Autohaus are pleased to present light-weight, high-strength forged connecting rods and proprietary light-weight, high-strength forged OEM profile MAHLE pistons for 2.5 TFSI engines. As the leader in high performance engine products for the Volkswagen Automotive Group, APR is capable of creating horsepower and torque levels outside of the original equipment’s stress […]

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  7. December 18, 2013

    What is an Oxygen Sensor?

      So, you come in to Alex’s Autohaus to get a check engine light diagnosed and Willy tells you that it is an oxygen sensor.  So, what the heck is an oxygen sensor and what does it do? An oxygen sensor is an electronic device that helps modern fuel injected engines control the air to […]

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  8. December 16, 2013

    APR Audi RS6 & RS7 4.0 TFSI V8 ECU Upgrade Announced

        APR has just announced the ECU upgrade for the Audi RS6 & RS7 V8 and, wow we have some nice gains.  The 91 octane tune bumps power to 645 horsepower and 656 lb-ft of torque.  The 100 octane gets you 728 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque.  That is 162 horsepower and 223 […]

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  9. November 14, 2013

    VWR Adjustable Drop Links

    Alex’s Autohaus is pleased to present the Racingline range of parts developed by Volkswagen Racing UK and distributed exclusively through APR’s global dealer network. Upgrade your factory front suspension with the VWR Adjustable Drop Links.  These were developed for the race cars to allow us to lower the ride heights yet keep the preload on the […]

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  10. June 24, 2013

    More Tuning Options

    Did you know that Alex’s Autohaus tunes more than just VW’s and Audi’s?  It’s true we can tune Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Porsche, Ferrari and even the new Fiat 500 Abarth!  We can improve the power in your Fiat by nearly 40 horsepower and 60 lbs of torque.  Or how about increasing the power of your Bentley […]

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