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MQB 8V Audi A3/S3 & MkVII Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R Performance Downpipe

034Motorsport is proud to unveil the all-new Cast Stainless Steel Performance Downpipe for 8V Audi A3/S3 & MkVII Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R models equipped with EA888 Gen 3 1.8T/2.0T engines! Offering increased horsepower and torque throughout the powerband, reduced turbocharger lag, and an enhanced exhaust note, this is the ultimate downpipe solution for the discerning Audi/Volkswagen enthusiast.

Optimized for increased flow and maximum performance, the MQB 1.8T/2.0T Cast Stainless Steel Performance Downpipe features organic geometry and a massive 101.6mm diameter Euro 3 racing catalytic converter in the factory location. This complete downpipe solution includes an integrated v-band flange at the turbine outlet, integrated oxygen sensor bung after the catalyst, OEM-style corrugated flex bellow, and factory-location exhaust hanger. The MQB 1.8T/2.0T Cast Stainless Steel Performance Downpipe is constructed from 304 stainless steel and TIG-welded for maximum durability and corrosion resistance.

MQB Cast Stainless Steel Performance Downpipe Cutaway

034Motorsport's MQB 1.8T/2.0T Cast Stainless Steel Downpipe was developed entirely in-house on 034Motorsport's Development MkVII Volkswagen GTI & 8V Audi S3 utilizing the latest in 3D Scanning Technology, CAD Software, and Rapid Prototyping Techniques. Final production units were then tested extensively on multiple enthusiast-owned 8V Audi A3/S3 & MkVII Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R vehicles before release.

Cast Downpipe Features

  • Increased Horsepower & Torque Throughout the Powerband (+ 19-26 HP / + 44-47 TQ)
  • Quicker Turbocharger Spool & Faster Transient Response (150-300 RPM Quicker Spool)
  • Enhanced Exhaust Note & Turbocharger Sounds
  • Direct, Bolt-In Upgrade for Both AWD & FWD Vehicles
  • Engineered In-House by 034Motorsport's Engineering Team
  • Factory-Location 101.6mm Euro 3 Racing Catalytic Converter
  • OEM-Style Corrugated Flex Bellow & Integrated Exhaust Hanger
  • 304 Stainless Steel Construction with Integrated V-Band Flange & O2 Sensor Bung
  • TIG Welded & Backpurged with Sand-Blasted Titanium Finish

What's Included

  • 034Motorsport Cast Stainless Steel Performance Downpipe
  • Integrated Euro 3 Racing Catalytic Converter
  • 304 Stainless Steel MQB AWD Midpipe
  • 304 Stainless Steel MQB FWD Midpipe
  • 76mm to 65mm Transition for Factory Exhaust System
  • 76mm Exhaust Clamps (2)
  • Installation Guide

Supported Vehicles

  • 2015 - Present Audi A3/S3 (8V - MQB)
    • 1.8T & 2.0T Gen 3
  • 2015 - Present Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R (MkVII - MQB)
    • 1.8T & 2.0T Gen 3

034Motorsport MQB 1.8T/2.0T Downpipe Performance Comparisons

These Performance Comparisons were performed using in-house vehicles with 034Motorsport Performance ECU Software (91 Octane).

IS20 vs. IS38 - IS20 Performance Comparisons are applicable to 8V Audi A3 2.0T and MkVII Volkswagen GTI 2.0T models equipped with the factory IS20 Turbocharger. IS38 Performance Comparisons are applicable to Audi S3 and MkVII Volkswagen Golf R models equipped with the factory IS38 Turbocharger.

IS20 Stage 1 vs. Stage 2 - 91 Octane

IS20 Power Gains - 91 Octane

IS20 Stage 1 (91) IS20 Stage 2 (91) w/ Downpipe Gains vs. Stage 1
Peak Horsepower 294 HP 302 HP 19 HP @ 2,200 RPM
Peak Torque 334 FT-LBS 341 FT-LBS 44 FT-LBS @ 2,200 RPM

IS38 Stage 1 vs. Stage 2 - 91 Octane

IS38 Power Gains - 91 Octane

IS38 Stage 1 (91) IS38 Stage 2 (91) w/ Downpipe Gains vs. Stage 1
Peak Horsepower 294 HP 302 HP 26 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Peak Torque 366 FT-LBS 382 FT-LBS 47 FT-LBS @ 2,600 RPM

 

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