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  • Milltek Sport Unveils New Cat-Back Exhaust For Audi RS3 Sedan (8V MQB) With Multiple Configurations

    Milltek Sport UK

    We reckon we're on safe ground when we say that the re-emergence of the small, hatchback-derived saloon has been one of the more unexpected automotive industry developments of recent years, and much of the credit for the re-popularisation of the booted hatch sector can be laid squarely at the feet, or rather the wheels, of the RS3 saloon. Those fortunate enough to own an example of the booted RS3 8V MQB will no doubt be glad to learn that the model has just been added to the Milltek Sport range of performance exhaust systems.

    The latest version of Audi's premier hot hatch, the 8V RS3, remains one of the most capable performance cars on sale today. Immense, near 400bhp levels of performance are paired with classic, sure-footed Quattro handling, all wrapped up in a typically refined and understated body. It's a compelling mix and one that's enabled the RS3 to find countless thousands of homes, but there's always room for improvement – hence the expansion of the Milltek range to accommodate it.

    Milltek's latest exhaust offering for the 8V generation can be specified in the firm's customary, open-ended manner, giving buyers the freedom design the system best suited to their requirements. It begins with a choice of core systems, either a large-bore downpipe and de-cat (a product intended for the race/track market), or a large bore downpipe and high-flow sports cat. Milltek also offers a further option, one aimed at those buyers seeking to enhance both the sound and performance of their RS3, a secondary catalyst bypass. It fits both OE and Milltek cat-back systems.

    The Milltek Sport range opens with a duo of non-resonated cat-back options. While still completely legal to use on the UK's road network, non-resonated systems will be significantly louder than those mentioned below, able to emit a suitably aggressive exhaust note. Both options consist of a front silencer bypass, a rear silencer with HollowTek Technology (one which re-purposes the OE electronic valves), electronic valve motors, wiring adaptors, a pair of trim connecting pipes, and a choice of oval twin tail pipe options; Cerakote black or polished.

    Those RS3 owners seeking a quieter, less raucous exhaust note would be well advised to consider Milltek Sport's other cat-back options, both of which are resonated. Again, the two options consist of beautifully designed and manufactured exhaust components, namely a front silencer assembly, a rear silencer with HollowTek Technology (one which re-purposes the OE electronic valves), electronic valve motors, wiring adaptors, a pair of trim connecting pipes, and the tail pipe options outlined above.

    Obviously the Audi RS3 is a highly desirable, wonderfully designed and manufactured car, one that demands that any aftermarket product bolted to it be at least as well engineered as the OE equivalent, and the Milltek Sport cat-back exhaust more than delivers in this respect. Not only is it made from high grade steel and to exhaustive standards, the Milltek silencer delete system has been proven to offer subtle increases in both power and torque, plus a soundtrack that really does need to be witnessed to be fully appreciated!

    Constantly striving to build the best exhaust systems technically possible has resulted in a number of Milltek firsts and breakthroughs, with one of the most notable being their HollowTek manufacturing technique. This involves the careful placement of shaped silencer casings, reflection plates and varying lengths of solid and perforated internal tubing, all designed to create special chambers within the silencer itself that cancel out resonant frequencies and drone while driving at speed.

    HollowTek ensures that no additional under-hang is visible beneath the system, reduces overall weight, permits the use of smaller boxes, results in a deeper sound, and enhances the pops and crackles that characterise the over-run sound of vehicles fitted with electronic exhaust valve control modules.

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  • Water Trapped Inside Car?

    Milltek Sport UK

    It's Absurd How Much Water Can Get Trapped Inside A Car! Apparently there are a lot of first-generation Volkswagen Touareg owners that have been noticing sloshing noises while driving their SUVs, only to find A LOT of water stuck in their rocker panels. Just watch how much this owner drains from his car's side sills. It seems [...]

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  • Upgrade Under Warranty

    Milltek Sport UK

    Driving your performance car can be a lot of fun, there is no question about that, but why not make it even more fun? For many a fear of voiding the vehicle’s warranty is a major deciding factor that plays into their decision on whether or not to make any modifications to their vehicles. With [...]

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  • Horsepower vs. Torque

    Milltek Sport UK

    Horsepower or torque?Two words that are often stated in the car community, but often misunderstood. The video below seeks to clarify the difference between the two. Torque is a force acting at a radius, while horsepower simply incorporates time into the equation. This video will discuss the differences, how each apply to internal combustion engines, how [...]

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  • Porsche Brake Squeal

    Milltek Sport UK

    Brake Squeal is often times not a sign of any larger problem with your vehicle. Porsche has dealt with its fair share of complaints about squeaky brakes over the years and finally decided to make a video dispelling some of the myths surrounding brake noises. The video gets into the various sources of brake noises found in [...]

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  • BBS Wheels

    Milltek Sport UK

    Who is BBS?BBS has been engineering true high performance wheels for more than 40 years. Over the past 40 years, BBS wheels have won over 250 series Championships, ranging from F1, Touring Cars, Prototypes, Silhouette, Open-wheel, World Rally Championships, Hillclimb and Motorcycles. BBS understands what it takes to engineer wheels and technologies that can not only [...]

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  • Thunderhill Findings

    Milltek Sport UK

    As always we had a great time out at the track putting our shop Audi A3 to the test. We always enjoy seeing what our new parts additions do to contribute to the overall performance of this car. Being able to really test the products that we offer allows us crucial insights that help shape [...]

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  • 5 Simple Winter Car Care Tips

    Milltek Sport UK

    Griffin Motorwerke Winter Service Special Winter is fast approaching and with that comes the challenges of winter car ownership and operation. For many, escaping to a snowy wonderland for the weekend is an appealing idea, and for others driving in those harsh conditions is a fact of life. Whatever the case may be, being prepared for [...]

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  • Come see us at the Goodguys West Coast Nationals! August 25-27

    Milltek Sport UK

    G-WERKE will be exhibiting the latest from Recaro, Schroth Racing and BBS. Be sure to stop by and say hi. For for details on the event, check out their website. 

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  • G-WERKE @ EuEx May 19-21 Savannah, GA

    Milltek Sport UK

    The G-WERKE crew will representing @ European Experience with our partners from Milltek Sport. Stop by to see the latest products from Milltek (including all-new B9 S4 systems) and test your skills on Milltek's racing simulator for a chance to win big!

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