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2014 V10 R8: Stage 1 ECU Upgrade

2014 V10 R8: Stage 1 ECU Upgrade

Redline Speed Worx (RSW) recently had the privilege of performing an APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade on a customers' newly purchased V10 R8 Spyder!

We consider this to be 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.

Stage 1 ECU Upgrade

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.

Stage 1 ECU Upgrade

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Stage 1 ECU Upgrade

At this time the APR ECU Upgrade is offered 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 discretion.

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


  • AlamoCity Audi - Just had the APR ECU tune done today, and in a word: amazing. Car feels transformed with much quicker throttle response and the additional low end (~3k rpm) torque is a huge boon in city driving. Can't wait to get it on the track. I can't imagine a better power-per-dollar modification out there. And as an aside, kudos to the APR support staff (I called them several times and they were incredibly helpful).
  • gazza1 - It is APR day as I just had mine installed today as well on 98 octane. Quick brief is car NOTICEABLY quicker and pulls hard..hardcore is best word for now! Feels harder pull than my Cobb/mid pipe R35 GTR. Can start to feel real g force on the chest now. In second gear accelerating hard in a straight line the tyres now really squirm and the traction control works overtime. Best bang for buck out there...Worth every cent.

Contact Us NOW to complete this Upgrade on your V8 or V10 R8 TODAY & the team at Redline Speed Worx (RSW) will happily welcome you to power!

Stage 1 ECU Upgrade


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