Alabama-based tuning company APR has made a nice reputation for being one of the best Porsche, Audi, and Volkswagen tuners in the States. For their latest offering, they’ve created an ECU upgrade for the all-new Audi TT RS.

While the TT-RS already sports a pretty impressive 2.5-liter five-cylinder turbocharged engine that delivers 340 horsepower and 332 lb/ft of torque. Feeling the need to increase the Audi sports coupe’s power, APR prepared the Stage 1 ECU modification pack that significantly raises the TT-RS’ power to a sweet 414 horsepower and 430 lb/ft of torque.

Best of all, APR is only charging $899 for the program, which, according to them, is the “the best power per dollar modification for the new 2.5 TFSI.”

Taking the Audi TT-RS, a car that we have high regard for, and giving it a performance boost is the kind of program that a lot of people can enjoy - and afford. And judging by the way APR is packaging the program, we won’t be surprised if we see a more powerful program sometime soon.

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  (570) posted on 04.16.2012

APR’s modification has improved TT-RS’s appearance further. The performance certainly did too.

  (444) posted on 04.13.2012

Because of this, I have acknowledged APR’s fine tuning job. It basically means that their modification has satisfied me.

  (595) posted on 04.12.2012

APR has efficiently upgraded the Audi TT-RS. I bet Audi was enthralled to see this modified version.

  (580) posted on 03.30.2012

That sure is pricey. I won’t deny that APR has done a good job, but other brands have the same specifications with lower price.

  (453) posted on 03.21.2012

Audi is already competitive. They are testing some independent company to tune their cars for partnership in the future.

  (579) posted on 03.20.2012

Whoa, I never knew that APR does a fine tuning. They have really boosted up the power of this one.

  (762) posted on 03.19.2012

This is a convenient tuning company charging for 899$. Why Audi still needs another company if they’re capable on doing it alone. 

  (727) posted on 03.16.2012

This is a convenient tuning company for charging $899. Why does Audi still need an independent company if they’re already competitive?

  (1211) posted on 03.15.2012

The $899 is not bad after all, if your Audi is in a top-notch performance. If I have one, I’ll let APR tune my car.

  (531) posted on 03.14.2012

APR is such an ingenious tuning company. I have no doubt that this is a lot more efficient and powerful as it is APR we are speaking of. Besides, the Audi itself is already competitive even before the tuning.

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