034Motorsport Cast Stainless Steel Racing Downpipe

034Motorsport is proud to unveil the all-new Cast Stainless Steel Racing Downpipe for 8V Audi A3/S3 & MkVII Volkswagen Golf R models equipped with EA888 Gen 3 1.8T/2.0T engines!

Designed to replace the restrictive factory downpipe and catalytic converter to yield 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.

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Description

034Motorsport is proud to unveil the all-new Cast Stainless Steel Racing Downpipe for 8V Audi A3/S3 & MkVII Volkswagen Golf 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 Racing 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 Racing Downpipe is constructed from 304 stainless steel and TIG-welded for maximum durability and corrosion resistance.

034Motorsport’s MQB 1.8T/2.0T Cast Stainless Steel Downpipe was developed entirely in-house on 034Motorsport’s Development MkVII Volkswagen Golf R & 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 AWD 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-Look Finish

What’s Included

  • 034Motorsport Cast Stainless Steel Racing Downpipe
  • Integrated Euro 3 Racing Catalytic Converter (200 CPI)
  • 304 Stainless Steel MQB AWD Midpipe
  • 76mm to 65mm Transition for Factory Exhaust System
  • 76mm Exhaust Clamps (2)
  • Installation Guide

034Motorsport EA888 Gen 3 1.8T/2.0T Downpipe Performance Comparisons

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

IS20 Stage 1 IS20 Stage 2 IS38 Stage 1 IS38 Stage 2
Octane 91 91 91 91
Peak Horsepower 294 HP 302 HP 338 HP 358HP
Peak Torque 334 FT-LBS 341 FT-LBS 366 FT-LBS 382 FT-LBS
Peak HP Gains 19 HP @ 2,200 RPM 26 HP @ 2,620 RPM
Peak TQ Gains 44 FT-LBS @ 2,200 RPM 47 FT-LBS @ 2,620 RPM


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.