Category Archive: volkswagen

  1. September 10, 2019

    APR High Output 2.0 TSI/TFSI Gen3 ECU Upgrade for the VW Arteon

    APR and Alex’s Autohaus are pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 engine! How do gains of 104 horsepower sound to you? APR’s ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to the 2.0T engine. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for […]

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  2. August 28, 2019

    V2.0.x Software now available for the MK7 GTI / A3 Platform 2.0T

    APR has updated their Stage 1, Stage 2, and Stage 3 IS38 ECU Upgrades bringing new features, power, and safety. This is mostly available in the newly released 2019 GTI / A3 ECU Upgrades and is now available for all previous years in North America. Key Updates: – Better power delivery with flatter torque, and […]

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  3. August 28, 2019

    How Do I Tell if I Have Carbon Build Up in my Engine?

    If you are not sure what carbon build up is then you should go read this article first.  It is a big issue on the directed engines that are so prevalent now, and cleaning of this carbon needs to be considered as part of your normal vehicle maintenance routine. The advantages of a carbon clean, […]

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  4. July 19, 2019

    APR DQ381 7-Speed DSG and S Tronic TCU Upgrade

    APR is pleased to present the ultimate Transmission Control Unit (TCU) Upgrade for the DQ381 7-Speed DSG / S-Tronic Transmission! APR’s TCU Upgrade dramatically improves upon the DQ381 transmission’s function, drivability, and performance through a myriad of enhancement and custom features. Normal daily driving is smoother as we’ve improved upon the normal quirks and complaints […]

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  5. June 26, 2019

    APR MK7 / MK7.5 Golf R Catback Exhaust Systems

    The APR Catback Exhaust System personalizes your vehicle’s looks, sound and performance. Beautifully hand-crafted T304-stainless-steel components adorn the system with stunning TIG-welding throughout. Our straight-through brushed-finished mufflers smooth the exhaust note to a deep growl, without adding restrictions, while our Helmholtz resonator reduces unwanted frequencies. Strong high-quality bracketry and OEM-style clamps hold the system steadily […]

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  6. May 24, 2019
  7. May 24, 2019

    Common Problems With the Volkswagen MK6 GTI

    So, you are out car shopping and you have found yourself looking at hatchbacks and found that the Volkswagen MK6 GTI (model years 2010-2014) is appealing to you.  Being the good consumer that you are you ask yourself what are the common problems with the MK6 GTI that you should be aware of.  You are […]

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  8. March 15, 2019

    Differences Between 058 and 06A VW Blocks

    There are a lot of subtle differences between the 058 and 06A VW blocks although what isn’t different is how versatile their use was for Volkswagen. Both blocks were used with variety of different internals, cylinder heads, and even were used for both gas and diesel configurations. The most noticeable difference between the 058 and […]

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  9. March 9, 2019

    APR 20×9″ A01 Flow Formed Wheels Now Available!

    The APR A01 Flow Formed Wheels are manufactured using the latest strengthening and weight savings techniques to provide an attractive solution ready for the street and track. This race inspired wheel design features a curved 5-spoke Y design with a deep outer rim inlay, and weight saving spoke pockets. The A01 is the perfect wheel […]

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  10. March 4, 2019

    APR MK6 GTI Catback Exhaust

    The APR Catback Exhaust System personalizes your vehicle’s looks, sound and performance. Beautifully hand-crafted T304-stainless-steel components adorn the system with stunning TIG-welding throughout. Our straight-through brushed-finished muffler smooths the exhaust note to a deep growl, without adding restrictions, rasp or drone. Strong high-quality bracketry and OEM-style clamps hold the system steadily in place, making the […]

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