APR has designed the best intercooler upgrade for your 2.0T engine as found in the VW GTI, Jetta, Eos
and Audi A3 and TT. Charge air cooling is essential to maintaining powerful and safe operation of a
turbocharged engine and as performance is increased, so must the thermal effectiveness of the intercooler.
The APR FSI/TSI Intercooler is a perfect OEM intercooler replacement with an intercooler core size almost
three times the size of the original unit.
The all aluminum end-tanks are factory like cast pieces. A cast piece ensures consistency in the production
process, which in turn guarantees proper fitment to the core. Once mated and welded to the core, all assemblies
are pressure tested to 60psi. This intricate end tank design allows the APR intercooler to fit in the factory location
with the stock air conditioning condensor and radiator bolted to it. No sheet metal endtanks here... You won't find
this attention to detail in any other offering.
There are two primary core designs commonly used for cooling: the bar and plate design and the extruded tube.
While both offer similar performance, a bar and plate intercooler is more efficent for cooling the intake charge
The size of the core is also very important. The APR intercooler for the Transverse 2.0T FSI is a massive 16.25" tall,
2.25" thick, and 23.2" wide. From a standard chipped car to a Stage III, this core is extremely efficient and does an
outstanding job in reducing intake temps.