APR Catback Exhaust System for the Audi S3 Sedan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32910"] source: APR For the more track minded enthusiasts where weight, sound and price point all are highly desired metrics, our Valveless system is the desired configuration. In this configuration the axle back portion of the exhaust has the mufflers and valves removed. Weight drops considerably and the system becomes more aggressive. With the factory DP in place, the system is louder and more aggressive, but thanks to the center Helmholtz cham...

Find of the Day: APR Audi Sport customer racing RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32424"] words: Bill, photos: APR Every once in awhile, a car comes across my screen that will send me into daydream race car country...like this APR Audi Sport customer racing RS 3 LMS. I've just wasted about an hour dreaming of driving this at Laguna Seca or VIR or anywhere instead of actually finishing this article or packing for Monterey or even cooking dinner for my hungry pack of teenage boys. The last time we featured an R8 race car Find o...

APR C7 / C7.5 RS6 / RS7 4.0 TFSI Catback Exhaust System

source: APR The APR Catback Exhaust System personalizes your 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. Strong high-quality bracketry and OEM-style clamps hold the system steadily in place, making the install or removal a snap, and fitment simple, yet precise. Cast 2.75” to dual 2.5” r...

AddArmor Debuts World’s Fastest Armored Car: 202 MPH $205,000 APR RS 7

  source: AddArmor Respected for designing the world’s most sophisticated mobile safe-rooms, AddArmor is excited to announce its latest creation: the world’s fastest armored car. The new 202 mph AddArmor APR-tuned RS 7 showcases the new developments in lightweight combat-proven polycarbonate armor paneling. With armored vehicles long being associated with slower, heavy duty trucks, AddArmor wanted to showcase an armored car to highlight just how far modern armoring technology has come....

APR C7 / C7.5 S6 / S7 4.0 TFSI Catback Exhaust System

source: APR The APR Catback Exhaust System for the 2013-2018 Audi S6 and S7 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. Strong high-quality bracketry and OEM-style clamps hold the system steadily in place, making the install or removal a snap, and fitm...

The APR RS 3 Front Mount Intercooler System (FMIC)

[source: APR LLC] 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. Quick Facts: Dramatically lowers intake air temp (IAT) - Increases HP while minimizing power-robbing heat soak! Dynoed 26 AWHP over to the factory system (STG 1 93)! Effective cooli...

APR Tuned RS 3 Runs Deeper into the 9s with a New Record

[source: APR] APR has raised the bar once again, resulting in a new record for the 2.5 TFSI EVO platform. An exciting 9.722 second quarter mile elapsed time was achieved at Montgomery Raceway Park on July 16th, 2018 and backed up with five 9.7 second passes. Many may recall this is same vehicle that was the first RS3 into the 9’s, owned by Keith Brantley. Results were achieved using a new hybrid turbocharger and various upcoming APR hardware modifications on an unopened stock engine lo...

Video of the Day: Keith Brantley’s APR Tuned RS 3 Runs 9s in the Quarter Mile

[video: APR] The current gen RS 3 has been the darling of the automotive world since it was released and now it's the darling of the drag strip. Keith Brantley has an impressive list of mods on his APR Tuned 2018 Audi exclusive Orange Pearl Effect V3 RS 3: APR ECU & TCU Upgrades with E85 TTE625 Drop-in Stock-Housing Turbo Intake System Straight-Pipe / Dump Tube Exhaust System Intercooler System Fueling System 18x8.5 Wheels 245x40R18 Hoosier Drag Radials Seats Removed On M...

Event Report: Waterfest 2017 + Photo Gallery

words & photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: With the news that Waterfest has found a new home at Atco Dragway in southern New Jersey, we thought we would rerun this article. This story originally ran in the Fall 2017 issue of the Audi Club North America quattro quarterly print magazine. If you don’t receive quattro quarterly and wish to subscribe, join the Audi Club North America HERE. America’s largest Audi and Volkswagen tuning event continues to throw an incredible s...

Compass Racing Adds Third Audi TCR Car to IMSA CTSC Effort

source: Compass Racing Toronto, Canada - Compass Racing today announced that Britt Casey Jr. and Tom Long have been signed to drive the team's No. 77 Audi RS 3 LMS in the burgeoning TCR class in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, with primary sponsorship from German industrial machine tools manufacturer TRUMPF Inc. The duo paired for a number of races in the ST class in a Mazda MX-5 last year for a best result of second place at Road America. This marks a third full-...

Watch APR’s RS 3 Pass Car After Car at Road Atlanta

words: Bill Cho, video: APR Though this video is a couple of months old, it's always a thrill to see a driver's point of view on a track. The track is Road Atlanta, home of the Petit Le Mans, and the driver is Ian Baas. The vehicle in question is APR's Audi RS 3 outfitted with APR 93 and Ethanol ECU upgrades, APR 19x8.5 forged wheels, Pirelli Trofeo R tires, and APR Development lowering springs. On what looks to be a track day, Ian passes Porsches and BMWs with ease. Make sure you have...

Compass Racing Launches IMSA TCR Program with Audi Sport

source: IMSA Compass Racing launches its 15th-consecutive season in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge by opening a bold new chapter in the new-for-2018 TCR class with two Audi RS 3 LMS race cars. “We were proud to be the first team to commit to this new IMSA class, and to now be the first to announce our driver line-ups,” remarked Team Principal Karl Thomson. “We’ve run for many years in this series, having not missed a race since January 2004, and we’re grateful ...

2017 SEMA Show Photo Gallery

words & photos: George Achorn Last week marked the 2017 SEMA Show, the industry trade show for the automotive aftermarket. Held at the Las Vegas Convention Center annually, the week-long event is equal part industry networking event, enormous stage for some of the world's most incredible car builds, and a place for manufacturers to show their latest and greatest products geared toward those who wish to modify their cars. Given its own burgeoning aftermarket, SEMA remains significant t...