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APR Audi R8 5.2L FSI V10 ECU Upgrade, Gen 1 (2008-15)

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APR Audi R8 5.2L FSI V10 ECU Upgrade

APR is pleased to present the ultimate ECU Upgrade for the Audi R8 5.2L FSI V10 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 increases in power across the entire power band, improved throttle response and a smoother, more powerful top end.

The APR Audi R8 5.2L FSI V10 ECU Upgrade is an expertly recalibrated engine control strategy that remaps the timing, air fuel ratios and other engine management paramaters 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.

The Audi R8 GT and Lambororghini Gallardo Superleggera offer OEM ECU Calibrations for the same 5.2L FSI V10 to achieve power levels as high as 570HP. APR's first opportunity was to equalize the R8 V10's calibration with the higher output versions.

Stage I ECU Upgrade

Not only does our Stage I ECU Upgrade give you higher peak numbers of 583 horsepower and 431lb-ft. of torque, but also gains of up to 53 FT-LBS of torque is available at lower rpms! APR's ECU Upgrade is the best power per dollar modification for the Audi R8 5.2L FSI V10 and gives it just the extra edge these cars lack from the factory without pushing the limits. With factory like smoothness and drivability APR's ECU Upgrade will fill the void in an otherwise excellent car.
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91 Octane Crank Horsepower

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91 Octane Wheel Horsepower

APR Stage I ECU Upgrade Calibration Report
 Stock
As Reported by Audi
Stock
As Measured by APR
91 Octane (R+M)/2 or
95 Octane RON
93 Octane (R+M)/2 or
98 Octane RON
Rev Limit 8,400 RPM 8,400 RPM 8,400 RPM 8,400 RPM
Speed Limit Limited Limited Unlimited Unlimited
Power (HP@RPM) 525 HP @ 8000 RPM 526 HP @ 7750 RPM 559 HP @ 7950 RPM 583 HP @ 7850 RPM
Torque (LB-FT@RPM) 391 TQ @ 6500 RPM 395 TQ @ 6600 RPM 411 TQ @ 6650 RPM 431 TQ @ 6500 RPM
Largest Power Gain Over Stock (HP@RPM)   36 HP @ 8000 RPM 59 HP @ 7950 RPM
Largest Torque Gain Over Stock (LB-FT@RPM)   24 TQ @ 7950 RPM 53 TQ @ 3350 RPM
North American Application Guide
VehicleEngineTransmissionOptionsPrice 
¹ Customers purchasing the APR ECU upgrade will be entitled to a fully loaded ECU when it becomes available at no additional charge.
Audi R8 Coupé & Spider 5.2L FSI V10 6MT & R-Tronic APR Stage I 91 Octane (R+M)/2¹ or
APR Stage I 93 Octane (R+M)/2¹
$1,499.00

At this time the APR ECU Upgrade is offerd as a single program only. Customers may choose APR software specific to their local fuel grades. North American customers may also return to an APR dealer at any time to reflash back to Stock or any other available octane. You are free to choose between any stock or performance mode without purchasing the software again, however select dealers may choose to charge labor fees at their descression.

North American customers purchasing the APR ECU upgrade will be entitled to a fully loaded ECU, as listed below, when it becomes available at no additonal charge.

Program Switching Technology
OptionsPricing
¹Prices applicable to the North American market only.
²Due to many variations between ECU's some programs/options may unavailable.
For a total of 2 programs (i.e. - Stock and Chipped)¹ ² $149¹ FREE!
For a total of 3 programs² $219¹ FREE!
For a total of 4 programs² $289¹ FREE!
Other Available Options
OptionsPricing
¹Prices applicable to the North American market only.
²Due to many variations between ECU's some programs/options may unavailable.
Security Lockout² $59¹ FREE!
Fault Code Erase/Throttle Body Alignment (FCE/TBA)² $59¹ FREE!
Anti-Theft System² $199¹ FREE!

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.

How EMCS Works

Step 1

Press and hold the "set" button on your cruise control. After approximately five seconds, the "check engine" light on your dash will begin to blink once per second. This will tell you that you are activating program one. This blinking sequence will continue for approximately five seconds.

After this five second interval, the "check engine" light will begin blinking twice per second. This will indicate that you have activated the second program. This process is continued to access any remaining programs you may have purchased. (three blinks = program three, four blinks = program four).

Step 2

Once you have activated the desired program, simply release the "set" button. The "check engine" light will stop flashing. Turn the ignition key off for 10 seconds, turn the key back on, and you will be locked in that program until you change it again.

It's that simple.

Available Features

APR's EMCS is a truly modular system that allows for future enhancements and features to be added as they are developed without the need for additional hardware. EMCS makes the following advanced features possible:

  • Program Switching Enables you to swap between two or more engine programs using the cruise control stalk. All cars have stock and standard chipped program versions available. Valet, race-gas, and other specialty programs are available for most models.
  • Fault Code Erase/Throttle Body Alignment (FCE/TBA) Fault Code Erase allows you to erase and reset engine related trouble codes without having to use a specialty tool. Throttle Body Alignment allows you to manually perform throttle-body adaptation.
  • Security Lockout Prevents unauthorized personnel from accessing EMCS functions. The user may select any 2 to 4 digit security code. The security code is entered using the cruise control buttons.
  • Anti-Theft You can render your car immobile to thieves, even if there is an attempt to start the car with your own key! For more information about Anti-Theft, click here.

Security, Warranty and Money Back Guarantee

All APR ECU Upgrades are fully encrypted to prevent theft of our valuable and proprietary coding information by lesser companies and to provide protection to our clients by keeping the upgrade undetectable to a dealership's VAG diagnostic tool.

All APR ECU Upgrades include a limited lifetime warranty against defects in the software and to provide free updates and reflashes as they become available. Installation may be additional and is not included in the warranty.

All APR ECU Upgrades offer a 30 day money back guarantee with no questions asked. If for any reason you are unhappy with your APR ECU Upgrade you may return the upgrade to your place of purchase for a full refund provided you are within a 30 day period from your time of initial purchase. Installation is not included in the guarantee and is at the discretion of the place of install.

 

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