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APR 1.8T 150bhp ECU Upgrade

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate ECU Upgrade for the 1.8T engine. After months of long nights and many hours of testing, development and more testing, we are pleased to offer you an ECU recalibration that is second to none. APR's extensive research and development provides you with a powerful ECU Upgrade with no loss of drivability or reliability. Expect huge increases in low-end torque, improved throttle response and a smoother, more powerful top end.

The APR 1.8T ECU Upgrade is an expertly recalibrated engine control strategy that remaps the boost pressure, timing and air fuel ratios to provide smooth and reliable power as if intended by the OEM. APR's ECU Upgrade is developed to work within the OEM and Tier 1 Supplier specifications for engine component stress tolerances and performance specifications. APR's ECU Upgrades are available in octane specific versions to allow you to take full advantage of the fuel quality available in your area. APR's patented EMCS functionality puts the control of the engine's operation at your finger tips and allows for additional features and options to be installed to your OEM ECU.
 
Stage I ECU Upgrade Guide
Engine Code Stock 95 Oct
Performance Mode
98 Oct
Performance Mode
DirectPort
Available
AUM etc 150hp / 162b-ft 209hp / 242lb-ft 215hp / 247lb-ft Y

EMCS

EMCS is APR's revolutionary patented Enhanced Modular Chipping System. EMCS is an industry leading technology that brings many new features to the automotive enthusiast. This technology was developed exclusively by Audi Performance & Racing, LLC and demonstrates APR's continued commitment to lead the industry with the most technologically advanced products available.

Want chipped mode? Want to be able to switch back to your stock settings? Want a race mode to run 100 octane fuel at the track? How about a valet mode that limits power? EMCS is the lone technology on the market that can give you all of these options. No changing of the chip or ECU is required. These programs are available at the touch of a button.

Other companies have attempted to imitate EMCS with clumsy external switching devices that only replace portions of a "base" calibration. EMCS is still the only Bosch Motronic Engine Management System enhancement that gives the ECU the ability to completely rewrite the entire operating map data when selecting different programming options. This allows for completely new and independent calibrations for each program selected giving you the best, most powerful and complete Stock Modes, 91, 93 and 100 octane Performance Modes and Valet Modes.

APR's EMCS features and program modes are activated via your OEM cruise control buttons for ease of use and stealth. Your cruise control will continue to function as normal, but will give you the ability to scroll through the programs you have purchased with your APR ECU Upgrade. The procedure is simple and involves only two steps.
 

Stage I ECU Upgrade

Free Trial Software Yes
Calibrations Stock, 95 Octane, 98 Octane, 100 Octane and Valet
Required Hardware None to Meet Advertised Results
Recommended Hardware APR/Carbonio IntakeAPR 3" Catback ExhaustAPR IntercoolerAPR R1 Diverter Valve
APR Compressor Inlet hose & APR Throttle Body Hose

Stage II ECU Upgrade

Free Trial Software Yes
Upgrade Incentives Existing APR ECU Upgraded Customers may Upgrade for Free
Calibrations Stock, 95 Octane, 98 Octane, 100 Octane and Valet
Required Hardware APR 2.5" Downpipe or APR 3" Downpipe
Recommended Hardware APR/Carbonio IntakeAPR 3" Catback ExhaustAPR IntercoolerAPR R1 Diverter Valve
APR Compressor Inlet hose & APR Throttle Body Hose

NOW: £362.39

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