VW Turbo Upgrades
APR has developed a range of various stages of turbo upgrades for multiple Volkswagen vehicles, suitable for each customer’s application. These upgrades vary in output from extreme track ready performance to systems that offer a lightning fast response with smooth daily driving power that transforms your vehicle into a new class of enjoyment.
APR’s Engineers have spent countless hours testing to stay true to APR’s mantra of performance without compromise. Turbine inlet and A/R sizes are optimised in order to decrease turbocharger lag without negatively impacting peak power. Complementing the turbo’s lightning fast response characteristics is a newly developed anti-surge housing, which enables APR’s Calibration Engineers to increase the reliability of the system without limiting the area under the curve typically experienced during a top speed acceleration run.
Each turbocharger unit is assembled and clocked in house at APR with the necessary brackets to ensure proper wastegate fitment and orientation. Each wastegate is then calibrated for precise operation and control to ensure seamless integration with the expertly recalibrated OEM engine management system.
To take your the Golf 7/MQB 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 engine to the next level APR offer the Stage 3 EFR7163 Turbocharger System.
The kit is fully comprehensive to take your vehicle to Stage 3, including engine management, turbocharger & wastegate, manifold adapter, silicone hoses, exhaust downpipe, MAP sensor, oil & coolant lines, wiring harnesses, spark plugs, and install hardware. This system offers up to a potential 522 HP, 10 second quarter miles, and a 0-225kmph sprint 15 seconds faster that the stock Golf R, making it the most powerful 2.0T turbocharger system APR have ever created.
The APR K04 Turbo Charger System
For the budget minded individual, APR offers software and hardware utilising an APR proprietary customized version of the factory Borg Warner K04-64 turbocharger. The APR K04 Turbocharger System features many upgrades over the 2.0T’s factory equipped IHI turbocharger, with the potential of making 375hp, a 175hp gain over the stock 200hp figures. The integrated turbofold design features a cast stainless steel exhaust manifold and turbine housing, integrated into one single unit. This design aids in turbocharger spool while the stainless steel construction is capable of withstanding higher exhaust gas temperature for longer periods of time than lesser materials, such as cast iron. The CNC-machined, billet aluminum compressor wheel and higher flow exhaust turbine wheel expand the turbo’s efficiency range, allowing for higher output across a wider RPM range.
Stage 3 option for the Golf 7/Audi
S3/MQB 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 engine. Racingline Performance has a newly released 500hp rated turbo kit. The kit features a unique turbocharger that reuses the IHI turbo’s orginal housing while the factory internals have been replaced entirely with lightweight high-flow components. This hybrid turbocharger results in lighting quick spools and throttle response, giving it a considerable advantage when compared to turbo setups of similar horsepower figures which use physically larger turbochargers, which inherently have high radius internals causing greater rotational inertia and slowing spool response times.
This kit also features compatibility with pre existing Stage 2 vehicles as the kit does reuse essential high performance intake, exhaust and intercooler components that you may already own. This proves useful in minimising the costs for vehicles with pre existing upgrades required for prior stages as the kit will utilise pre existing high flow air intake, exhaust and intercoolers. While offering compatibility with other components Racingline Performance and German Auto do highly recommend the use of the Racingline Performance R600 cold air intake
As they will provide optimal performance and reliabilty due to the OEM+ performance software calibrations being developed around these products.
Turbocharger Loyalty Program
The turbocharger upgrade path just got a little easier for our loyal APR customers. If you’ve purchased an APR ECU Upgrade and want to upgrade to one of our turbocharger systems, you can take advantage of fantastic savings! It’s our way of saying “thank you” for enjoying our ECU Upgrades before stepping up to the big leagues! Pricing also includes a fully loaded APR ECU, where applicable!