Audi Tuning | VW Tuning

APR’s 2.0T Stage 1 and 2 ECU Upgrade Now Available for All Jetta GLI / Beetle Years!

Posted on September 1, 2015 – 2:22 pm

APR’s Stage I and Stage II ECU Upgrades are now available for all new Volkswagen Jetta GLI / Beetle models!  Previously unsupported late model 2014+ Simos 18 ECU equipped vehicles are now supported and available at Achtuning via an OBD-II port flash!

APR’s Stage I ECU Upgrade offers up to 264 HP and 303 FT-LBS of torque on 93 octane fuel without any other modifications to the vehicle.  Furthermore, up to 285 HP and 315 HP was achieved using 100 octane race fuel!  For customers demanding more, APR’s Stage II ECU Upgrade offers increased performance when combined with APR’s Carbon Fiber Intake System and APR’s Cast Downpipe Exhaust System.  Expect up to 280 horsepower and 321 ft-lbs of torque on 93 octane fuel and as high as 289 hp and 328 ft-lbs …

034Motorsport Billet Aluminum Dogbone Mount Inserts for Audi & Volkswagen

Posted on August 28, 2015 – 9:00 am

Achtuning is excited to announce the availability of 034Motorsport’s line of Billet Aluminum Dogbone Mount Inserts for Audi & Volkswagen vehicles, including the 8J/8P/8V Audi TT/A3/S3 (MQB) and MkV/MkVI/MkVII Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/GTI/GLI/R32! These precision-machined inserts are designed to fill voids in the factory dogbone mount, and limit fore-aft movement of the engine and transmission under load, which in turn improves shift quality and power delivery.

034Motorsport’s engineering team went through numerous revisions of each mount insert to find the optimum profile for minimizing drivetrain slop without introducing excessive noise, vibration, or harshness into the cabin. As a result, 034Motorsport Dogbone Mount Inserts for Audi & Volkswagen don’t place substantial preload on the factory dogbone mount, and allow for just enough movement to minimize NVH transfer while significantly limiting the unwanted movement of the torque arm.

These inserts were designed to be easy to install and completely reversible performance mods that offer …

APR DL501 S tronic TCU Upgrade for the 4.0 TFSI S6 and S7!

Posted on August 26, 2015 – 6:00 am

APR is pleased to present the ultimate transmission control unit (TCU) upgrade for the Audi S6 and S7 DL501 DSG and S-Tronic transmissions! APR’s TCU upgrade is conveniently flashed to the vehicle’s TCU through the OBD-II port with user definable options select-able at the time of install.

APR’s TCU upgrade goes beyond the overly simplistic norm of raising a few limiters, and offers a wide gamut of changes designed to enhance the driving experience especially when combined with APR’s performance engine software and hardware. With an in-depth knowledge of the transmission’s inner workings and control strategies, APR’s engineers have improved many aspects of the transmission from acceleration performance to daily drive-ability, while also incorporating new features including several that are typically reserved for higher-end Audi Quattro GmbH RS models.


Faster acceleration through application specific optimized shift points.
Drive and Sport mode …

HRS4-DTM Hartmann Wheels on our VW Mk7 GSW

Posted on August 14, 2015 – 11:55 am

The first set of high offset Hartmann HRS4-DTM ‪wheels‬ have just been installed on the Achtuning VW Golf Sportwagen‬!

Wheel specs are 18×8.5 +47 and the ‪‎GSW‬ is lowered on a GTI‬-specific “Sport Spring” kit from Vogtland while we wait for application specific coilovers to become available. What do you think?

HRS7-163 Hartmann Wheels

Posted on August 12, 2015 – 3:19 pm

Jason’s A4 avant as it sits on H&R “Street Performance” coilovers with our 19″ HRS7-163 Hartmann Wheels. The Achtuning “Signature Ride Height” leaves enough room for you to clear your daily obstacles without issue while allowing a more aggressive wheel offset to give the avant a more European stance.  Looks fantastic, if we are allowed to say so ourselves!

Both suspension kits and wheels are IN STOCK, ready to ship as soon as we receive your order! Call 425-895-0000 or email

Hartmann Wheel NEW ARRIVAL!

Posted on August 11, 2015 – 4:17 pm

The Hartmann HRS4-DTM is now available in an 18×8.5 with a 47mm offset, a new option and a perfect fit for our Audi A3 and VW (Mk5+) Golf/GTI/Jetta customers looking to outfit their ride with a timeless classic from Hartmann Wheels!


Click the image above to order online or contact the Achtuning sales team by calling 425-895-0000 or email

Hartmann Wheel Inventory Replenished!

Posted on August 11, 2015 – 2:10 pm

We’ve been receiving several containers to replenish our Hartmann Wheel inventory here at Achtuning!  Our sales team is reaching out to those of you who have backorders in place.  If you are anxious and want to finalize your order immediately, please do not hesitate to contact us!  Call 425-895-0000 or email


Posted on August 7, 2015 – 9:00 am

ACHTUNING is currently looking for performance oriented, enthusiastic Audi and/or Volkswagen factory trained (preferred) technician to add to our growing team!  If you feel you qualify, please email your resume to!

The AWE Tuning BMW F10 M5 Touring Edition Exhaust

Posted on August 5, 2015 – 4:58 pm

Perfect Sound. Perfect Power. The AWE Tuning BMW F10 M5 Touring Edition Exhaust is the ultimate compliment to BMW’s flagship sport sedan.

Peak power of 12 hp and 26 tq at the crank
Max gains of 28 hp and 34 tq at the crank
Axle-back design provides power with simplicity
Hand crafted 3” T304 Stainless Steel construction
Perfect tone and zero drone, thanks to AWE Tuning 180 Technology®
No Check Engine Light – Guaranteed
Laser cut fixtures ensure perfect fitment, guaranteed
Featuring the AWE Tuning Lifetime Exhaust Warranty
Engineered, designed, dyno tested, street proven and manufactured in-house at AWE Tuning

Simple. Better. 

The F10 M5 needed its V8 soundtrack unlocked, and a notable kick in horsepower wouldn’t be a bad thing either. The most straightforward way to accomplish this goal was by deploying a 180 Technology®-armed axle …

APR ECU & TCU: Combine and Save!

Posted on August 4, 2015 – 12:32 pm

The APR TCU Upgrade for the MQB platform DQ250 DSG / S-Tronic upgrade offers a wide gamut of changes to the transmission software that is designed to enhance the driving experience. This is especially true when combined with APR’s performance engine software and hardware. The TCU Upgrade is now available again at Achtuning and starting today through the end of August, we’re pleased to announce a bundle discount of $100 for those looking to get both the ECU and TCU Upgrade at the same time. This bundle applies to the new VW MK7 GTI & Golf R as well as the new Audi A3 & S3. No appointment necessary! Just roll through between 9am-4pm, M-F.

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