VW Racingline R600 Cold Air Intake MQB Fitment
- Gain up to 15hp/tq
- Factory appearance
- Dual inlet design
- High flow TriFoam filter
The latest generation Audi / VW EA888.3 engine, a turbo power plant that replaces the 2.5L normally aspirated 5-cylinder engine in the Golf, and the 2.0TSI engine in the GTI, Audi A3 and S3.
The VW 2.5L and 2.0T begged for replacement, and the EA888.3 answered the call with turbo power, more revs and increased torque. The VWR R600 is a performance mod you can make to the EA888.3 right now at a cold air intake price that’s right.
Sophisticated Cold Air Induction
Inside, the VWR R600 boasts:
- Enlarged High-Flow TriFoam air filter
- Increased surface areaImproved dust capacity
- Lower restriction, meaning more air flow than with a stock filter
- Cooler air to maximize efficiency and power
For once, a superior performance part travels quickly across the Big Pond to the U.S.: The VWR R600 was designed in and is manufactured in the United Kingdom. It can be used with either the 1.8 or 2.0 versions of the EA888.3. It assures you of the same construction quality and durability you would expect from a factory part.
The increased capacity, larger surface area and freer flow spell higher performance at every level from this cold air induction system, even from low revs. Cooler intake means hotter performance: Drivability improves, and torque increases throughout the rev range for more grunt whenever your right foot demands it.
If you plan engine mods as they become available — and of course you do — don’t worry: There’s plenty of headroom here, with VW Racing rating the R600 for up to a 600 bhp capacity in dual-application testing. This VW Racing intake is a perfect first mod for an EA888 mill.
Even the details of this intake are well-thought out. Fitment is easy and reliable because the fittings use factory mounting methods. And there’s a drain plug connection.