APR ECU Upgrade - Audi C8 S6, S7 2.9T
APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 2.9T EA839 engine equpped in the Audi C8 S6 and S7!
APR’s ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to the 2.9T engine. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for an exceptionally quicker and more exciting vehicle. This is made possible through APR’s optimization of the factory engine management system to take full advantage of the engine’s capabilities, without needing any end user adjustment. Once the ECU is unlocked, the software loads to the factory ECU through the OBD-II port, resulting in a clean and headache-free install.
DirectPort Programming is now available for this ECU! This means that your vehicle can be tuned in as little as an hour at one of our shops.
APR ECU Upgrade Stages
APR Plus ECU Upgrade with a Limited Powertrain Warranty
The APR Plus ECU Upgrade is the first step towards making more power, and it includes our limited powertrain warranty. This simple upgrade requires no engine hardware modifications, and produces 488 HP with 537 FT-LBS of torque. Gains as high as 75 HP and 89 FT-LBS of torque are available throughout the power band, making the vehicle exceptionally quicker in all scenarios.
The APR Plus ECU Upgrade matches the performance of our Stage 1 ECU Upgrade (91 octane). To get even more power, you can add any of APR's other Stage 1 compatible products and still be covered under the APR Plus warranty! To learn more about APR Plus, please visit the APR Plus website.
If you're not interested in the APR Plus limited powertrain warranty, and want even more power, check out the other Stages.
APR Stage I ECU Upgrade
The APR Stage I ECU Upgrade is the first step towards making more power! This simple upgrade requires no engine hardware modifications, and produces 488-550 HP with 537-606 FT-LBS of torque depending on fuel grade. Gains as high as 75-129 HP and 89-168 FT-LBS of torque are available throughout the power band, depending on fuel grade and factory output, making the vehicle exceptionally quicker in all scenarios.
APR Stage 1 is available for 91 AKI, 93 AKI, 100 AKI, 104 AKI, and E60-E85 fuel grades in North America, and 95 RON, 98 RON, 104 RON, 108 RON, and E60-E85 in the Rest of the World.
Please note, APR's E85 software is not a full flex fuel program. In this mode the engine is only designed to work on E85, as found directly at the pump, including both summer and winter blends from E60-E85. Using traditional pump fuels in this mode may result in engine damage. Do not manually blend with traditional pump fuel or race fuels or use race specific barrels of E85. To ensure proper E85 content levels, APR recommends using an E85 content sensor. Before using Ethanol, educate yourself and follow APR's switching guide.
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