APR Carbon Fiber Intake - 1.8T/2.0T EA888 Gen 3 MQB
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.
Turbo Inlet Pipe
The APR Carbon Fiber Turbo Inlet Pipe replaces the rear factory plastic accordion tube with an attractive carbon fiber inlet, complementing the APR Intake System’s aesthetically pleasing design. The intake and inlet hose are joined via a necessary flex coupler to allow for adequate engine movement under use without damaging the intake. The turbo inlet pipe is completely compatible with all factory turbochargers and APR’s Stage III Turbocharger System.
CAUTION: The engine moves substantially under load and as such the factory turbo inlet pipe and APR turbo inlet pipe flexes. Replacing this pipe with a non-flexible silicone hose will damage the intake. Doing so is not recommended and voids the intake’s warranty.
The factory coolant hose is designed to be routed over the top of the intake system. However, when routed underneath the intake, it’s far more aesthetically appealing. The APR coolant hose replaces the factory unit and routes cleanly under the intake and around the APR catch can without kinking or adding extra stress to the mounting points.
Secondary Air Injection (SAI) Filter
For Vehicles equipped with secondary air injection (SAI), an SAI filter is required.
TT Adapter Kit
The Audi TT and TTS requires an adapter.