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APR Brings 2.0 TSI Updates For 2011-2012 Volkswagen Models

posted by on 21 October 2011 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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APR is pleased to announce 2011/2012 Model Year 2.0 TSI ECU Upgrades are now available for the Jetta, GLI, Passat, CC, Tiguan, Beetle and Eos! Delivering 254 HP and 303 TQ with an APR Stage I Upgrade and over 400 HP with an APR Stage III Turbocharger System, APR customers can experience the same power […] More…

AWE Tuning adds the Mk6 Jetta 2.5L Track and Touring Edition Exhaust Systems to its VW Performance Lineup

posted by on 1 September 2011 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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AWE Tuning adds their signature attitude to the Mk6 Jetta 2.5L, with the newly released Mk6 Jetta 2.5L Track Edition Exhaust and Mk6 Jetta 2.5L Touring Edition Exhaust. Available in two configurations to give customers their choice of sound volume, the Mk6 Jetta 2.5L Track and Touring Edition Exhaust Systems are hand-crafted from mandrel bent […] More…

C2 Motorsports Releases New Cast Turbo Manifold for 2.5 Engine

posted by on 1 September 2011 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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C2 Motorsports, pioneer in VW 2.5-liter performance, is proud to announce the release of its new cast turbo manifold for the 2.5-liter inline-five engine. This is the very same manifold as used in the revolutionary $2999 C2 Motorsports 2.5 EL turbo system, as well as the Stage 1 through Stage 3 kits, but now it’s […] More…

ECS Tuning Announces New Billet Aluminum Oil Filter Housing

posted by on 29 July 2011 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Wadsworth, OH. – July 28, 2011 – ECS Tuning is proud to launch the innovative new Billet Aluminum Oil Filter Housing that will replace the failure-prone plastic version on select Volkswagen models. ECS’s research and development team wanted to produce an oil filter housing that could stand up to even the most intense maintenance schedule, […] More…

HPA Motorsports to Represent KW Suspensions at Waterfest 17

posted by on 12 July 2011 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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HPA is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year it will team up with KW Automotive North America to represent both the KW and ST Suspension lines at this year’s Waterfest 17 event, held July 16th and 17th at Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ. The annual pilgrimage to Waterfest is a highlight on […] More…

Full-Service Hess Motorsports Opens in Anaheim Hills

posted by on 12 July 2011 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Hess Motorsports is the ultimate “One Stop Shop” for performance enthusiasts. Located in Anaheim Hills, CA, in a beautifully-appointed (former Land Rover dealership) building near the 55 and 91 freeways, the shop currently occupies over 17,000 square feet. Hess Motorsports features all-new, state-of-the-art equipment with a computerized 4-wheel laser alignment rack, metal fabrication shop, AWD […] More…