July 19th, 2019
APR’s suite of ECU Upgrades are now available or the 2019 model year 2.0T as found in the Golf R and S3. The TTS update will follow shortly. Power starts at 288 HP, but with APR’s Stage 1 ECU Upgrade and no other modifications, expect up to 357-381 HP with 349-392 FTLBS of Torque. For those interested in a limited powertrain warranty, check out APR Plus! Next up is our Stage 2 upgrade, which offers 372-387 HP with 367-409 FTLBS of torque when adding our hardware upgrades. New for 2019, the auto start-stop feature is now disabled by default, and can be enabled by clicking the button! Lastly, a new and more aggressive pops and bangs mode is optionally available for stage 2 customers. For more details, visit our product page.
July 19th, 2019
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 associated with the driving experience. Sporty driving is far more capable with increased torque capacity, clamping pressure, faster shifting times, more capable launch control, and more, handily shaving .2 seconds off our Stage 2 S3’s quarter mile time! Both are optimized to deliver faster acceleration by matching the power output delivered by our ECU Upgrade. This all comes with customizable features you can choose while flashing the TCU to personalize the transmission to your desire! Lastly the software loads to the factory TCU through the OBD-II port, resulting in a clean and headache-free install. See our full feature list rundown on our product page.