Today we installed a collection of performance parts on this brand new 2016 Audi SQ5. We started by removing the oem exhaust system and removing the oem front brakes. The next step was to replace the oem front brakes with the Brembo Gran Turismo Big Brake Kit featuring 380mm drilled rotors. By utilizing larger calipers and discs, thermal capacity and brake torque is increased. This kit is a great option for vehicles that see a mixture of street and track use while maintaining functional ABS and traction control systems.
After that we began removing the underbody panels so that we could begin the installation of the 034Motorsport X-Brace Aluminum Chassis Reinforcement as well as the their drivetrain mount insert package. The X-brace is beautifully crafted from billet aluminum and is designed to replace the factory front subframe brace to increase torsional rigidity, resulting in improved steering feel and handling performance. After completing the x-brace, we began on the installation of the drivetrain mount insert package. This package includes a transmission mount insert, rear differential mount inserts, and rear differential carrier mount inserts. These seemingly small modifications offer a significant upgrade to the driveability of the car. They have been proven to limit drivetrain movement without sacrificing ride quality or introducing any additional noise, vibration, or harshness into the cabin. This package eliminates the associated slop to ensure that you experience crisper shifts, harder launches, and a smoother driving experience.
The last piece of the build on this SQ5 was the AWE Tuning Touring Edition Exhaust. This gorgeous 2.5″ exhaust is designed with direct bolt-on fitment and driveability in mind. It offers very reasonable and low noise levels when cruising and at partial throttle and opens up to produce an intoxicating exhaust tone when you put the pedal to the floor. The finishing touch to the system was the 102mm Quad Outlet Chrome Silver tips.
We will be posting video of the entire project soon. Stay tuned!
If you are interested in having this service done please contact us at..
Phone: 980 226 5527
441 Springbrook Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217