2010 Audi S5 by APS Sportec

Article by Christian Andrei, on September 2, 2010

APS of Brackley has announced that there is a new performance upgrade for the 2009 onward models of the Audi S5 quattro coupé and cabriolet using the 3.0-litre supercharged, V6, TFSI powerplant.

APS, which imports Swiss Sportec range of exclusive vehicle enhancements in the UK, said that Sportec’s S5 performance enhancement package is labeled the ‘Stage One’ upgrade, a free flowing air filter element and an ECU remap.

These result to the power levels of the supercharged 2995cc Audi engine, with peak power rising from 328 bhp at 6000 rpm to 425 bhp at 6640 rpm, a considerable gain of 97 bhp. Similarly, Sportec’s

Stage One upgrade offers an exceptional increase in torque output on the Audi S5, with an output of 520 Nm (379 lb.ft) at 4250 rpm, and a boost of 440 Nm (325 lb.ft) from the factory.

However, Sportec’s technicians make sure that more than 80% of the maximum torque output is offered from 2750 to 6250 rpm, which is a match to the car’s 7-speed S-Tronic transmission.

This also plays up the conversion’s user-friendliness. The added power and torque output created by the Sportec Stage One upgraded Audi S5 and significantly enhances the in-gear and fast cruising performance of the car, befitting its luxury GT credentials.

But when used to the full, it cuts the 0-62 mph (100 kmh) by 0.5 seconds to 4.6 seconds. Top speed is restricted at 155 mph due to safety reasons. The Sportec Stage One upgrade is well suited to the coupé and cabriolet models of the 3.0-litre TFSI supercharged Audi S5. It has already started selling. Its APS Sportec is priced at £1950.00, including VAT.

Press Release

Audi S5 - APS Sportec

APS of Brackley, UK importer for the Swiss Sportec range of exclusive vehicle enhancements, is delighted to announce a new performance upgrade for the 2009 onward models of the Audi S5 quattro coupé and cabriolet using the 3.0-litre supercharged, V6, TFSI powerplant. 

Labelled the ‘Stage One’ upgrade, Sportec’s S5 performance enhancement package consists of a free flowing air filter element and a carefully developed ECU remap. In combination this has a dramatic effect on the power characteristics of the supercharged 2995cc Audi engine, with peak power increasing from 328 bhp at 6000 rpm to 425 bhp at 6640 rpm, a significant gain of 97 bhp.

Similarly, Sportec’s Stage One upgrade delivers a prodigious increase in torque output on the Audi S5, producing a maximum of 520 Nm (379 lb.ft) at 4250 rpm, compared to peak figure of 440 Nm (325 lb.ft) from the factory.

Careful development by Sportec’s technicians ensures that over 80% of the maximum torque output is available from 2750 to 6250 rpm, which both perfectly suits the characteristics of the car’s 7-speed S-Tronic transmission and highlights the user-friendliness of the conversion.

The additional power and torque output realised by the Sportec Stage One upgraded Audi S5 considerably enhances the in-gear and fast cruising performance of the car, in keeping with its luxury GT credentials. However, when exercised to the full, it reduces the 0-62 mph (100 kmh) by 0.5 seconds to 4.6 seconds, while top speed is limited at 155 mph for safety reasons.

Suitable for coupéand cabriolet models of the 3.0-litre TFSI supercharged Audi S5, the Sportec Stage One upgrade is available now from APS Sportec priced at £1950.00 fitted including VAT.

Topics: audi, audi s5, sportec, coupe

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