The VW MK6 offers an excellent tuning platform across all its variations. The downsides of production cars are the sacrifices made in their design which favor comfort for performance. The brand new ECS Luft-Technik Intake System or Kohlefaser Carbon Fiber Intake will a bit of that power with improved airflow and the added benefit visual improvement.
The Luft-Technik Intake System gives HP and torque back to the impressively tuned powerplant of the MK6, adding more “punch” and an aggressive induction noise.
Enthusiasts seeking satisfaction from a physical reaction under the hood from their throttle inputs will find enjoyment in the sharp whistle of the unrestricted tubing featured on the intake. Of course, there are other ways to get more fun out of your hot hatchback. If you haven’t, check out our MK6 GTI performance post to see what else we have available to add power and enjoyment.
While these performance gains are generally the initial appeal, the ECS Kohlfaser & Luft-Technik Intake Systems add more than power and noise. The kit’s silicone couplers are available in three attractive colors: the wrinkle black intake tube, and red pod filter, your boring stock airbox is replaced with a simple, clean, and color-coordinated alternative that gives a reserved style to your engine bay.
Performance-robbing heat soak, restrictive filters, and turbulent airflow are all downsides
to the stock airbox in the MK6. They are compromises to achieve a level of comfort and quiet the designers aimed for that would appeal to the largest market. Gain back the power, feel, and sound that makes the MK6 appealing to you with the ECS Kohlfaser & Luft-Technik Intake Systems.