APR MQB Intercooler


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Manufacturer:
APR
OEM Part number:
IC100019
Model Number:
IC100019
Make Model Chassis (year) Engine
Audi A3 8V (2015+) 1.8T TSI
Audi A3 8V (2015+) 2.0T Gen 3 TSI
Audi S3 8V 2.0T
Audi TT MKIII (2016+) TT - 2.0T Gen 3 TSI
Audi TT MKIII (2016+) TTS - 2.0T Gen 3 TSI
Volkswagen Golf/GTI MKVII (2015+) 1.8T TSI
Volkswagen Golf/GTI MKVII (2015+) 2.0 TSI
Volkswagen Golf/GTI MKVII (2015+) Golf R
 Product Description


The APR Intercooler System is a OEM-location upgrade that dramatically reduces intake air temperature (IAT), minimizes heat soak, and provides increased performance! The system is a direct bolt-on upgrade that requires no trimming and is recommended at every stage of performance.

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Quick Facts:

  • Dramatically lowers intake air temp (IAT)
    Increases horsepower while minimizing power-robbing heat soak!
    Effectiveness tested to over 500 HP!
    21 horsepower gain over the factory system!
  • Massive core size
    Use of the OEM-location allows for a massive intercooler core.
    24.25” x 16.25” x 1.25” – 492.5 in³ – OEM GTI
    24.25” x 16.25” x 1.37” – 541.8 in³ – OEM Golf R
    24.00” x 16.25” x 2.25” – 877.5 in³ – APR
  • Intercooler installed in the best location for this platform
    Utilizes factory air dams for exceptional airflow across the core.
    100% compatible with the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) system.
  • Highly effective core design
    Bar-and-plate core with staggered and louvered fins.
    Rigorous testing determined core style, fin density, and size.
    Low pressure drop + highly effective cooling = high performance!
  • Smooth cast end tanks
    Engineered for low turbulence/restriction and maximum flow.
    Organically shaped to promote airflow across entire core.
    Pressure tested to prevent power robbing boost leaks.
  • No hidden labor costs or permanent modifications
    No trimming, cutting, or other costly modification required.
    No modification to the Adaptive Cruise Control System required.
    Full directions and APR world-renowned customer support included.
  • Designed by engineers with lasers
    With the best equipment and smartest engineers, it just works!

Design

APR pioneered the OEM-location direct-replacement intercooler system in 2006. Unfortunately, to the untrained eye, many intercooler designs appear the same. However, effectiveness of the system and overall performance are greatly determined by several key metrics. Alloy selection, end tank design, construction type, fin style, fin density and overall core dimensions must be analyzed and balanced accordingly to deliver class-leading performance. While the OEM’s goal is to create a lightweight, easy to manufacture and inexpensive to produce, cross-platform design capable of supporting factory power levels, APR’s intercooler must be capable of supporting more than double the factory output. Achieving this goal took a multi-step approach focused around intercooler core selection, end tank design and install location.