New Fall 2020 ECS Tuning Upgrades for Volkswagens

Gloss black hatch spoiler extension MK6/MK7.5 Brand new for you MK6/7.5 Golf R or GTI, our hatch spoiler extensions now come in the attractive, yet affordable, gloss black plastic material. You can have the exceptional look of a more aggressive rear spoiler without breaking the bank. This is also the perfect solution for anyone who [...]

Be Cool: New ECS MQB Cast Aluminum Intercooler Upgrade

Basic Performance Upgrades, or BPUs, are the parts we enthusiasts primarily pursue. Most folks don’t do engine building, honing, boring, fabrication, and extensive custom work themselves, and certainly not on their daily drivers. No one is going to break any records with BPUs, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth it. The simple formula of [...]

2020-05-27T12:32:44-04:00May 27th, 2020|Intake, New Products, Performance|Comments Off on Be Cool: New ECS MQB Cast Aluminum Intercooler Upgrade

Pegasloth for the People

We all love the underdog story. The plot is one we can trace back to the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible, the David and Goliath story. Perhaps more relatable to us car folk would be the story of Takumi Fujiwara in Initial D, where an unknown kid from a mountain town in Japan bested [...]

2019-04-29T16:41:53-04:00April 29th, 2019|About, BMW, New Products|2 Comments

M7 Speed New Rally-Tested Lift Kits for MINI Clubman, Paceman, Countryman

We’re going to go the opposite direction here that we normally do, literally and figuratively speaking. While ECS Tuning is primarily concerned with street and track performance, we do have an adventurous side. So too does M7 Speed, a well-known manufacturer of aftermarket upgrades for MINI variants. While ordinarily, we would be talking about how [...]

2019-02-18T18:45:07-05:00February 18th, 2019|About, MINI, New Products|Comments Off on M7 Speed New Rally-Tested Lift Kits for MINI Clubman, Paceman, Countryman

Koni ACTIVE Shocks at ECS Tuning for a Demonstration

The most coveted parts of the tuning community tend to be oriented around the best performance options with the highest price tags and the most awards and racing successes. There are times, however, when a car enthusiast can take his or her praise about the most sophisticated parts and eat those words. KONI is [...]

2018-07-19T14:05:56-04:00July 9th, 2018|About, BMW, New Products, Suspension|Comments Off on Koni ACTIVE Shocks at ECS Tuning for a Demonstration

Slammed to the Arctic: Official Update

The Rallywagen has now made its full journey to the Arctic Circle, all the way from Wadsworth, Ohio to Alaska, and the Street Shield survived. We did our best to put the protective belly plate through the roughest environments we could imagine our MK5 Jetta Sportwagen would experience, but nothing could break through the [...]

2018-08-07T13:48:53-04:00July 2nd, 2018|About, New Products, Performance, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Slammed to the Arctic: Official Update

New Product: Volkswagen MK4 1.8T (Transverse) Ignition Coil Harness Replacement Kit

The Volkswagen 1.8T found in the MK4 generation is a staple in the European tuning community. This engine spanned almost a decade in one version or another and found its way into a number of different VW chassis that benefit from its awesome low-displacement power curve and turbocharged goodness. As the engine ages and [...]

2018-06-11T16:47:12-04:00June 6th, 2018|About, Engine, General, New Products, Volkswagen|Comments Off on New Product: Volkswagen MK4 1.8T (Transverse) Ignition Coil Harness Replacement Kit

Carbon Fiber Visual Upgrades for Audi B7 S4

The Audi B7 S4 succeeded the B6 S4 in 2005 with minor mechanical changes and a redesigned exterior. The more contemporary styling, paired with the 4.2-liter V8 engine, made the all-wheel-drive sedan a popular choice amongst business executives and performance enthusiasts alike. While it has become dated as the B8 and B9 have respectively succeeded [...]

2018-05-31T20:37:53-04:00May 31st, 2018|About, Audi, Body & Exterior, Carbon Fiber, New Products|Comments Off on Carbon Fiber Visual Upgrades for Audi B7 S4

New From ECS Tuning: The Volkswagen MK6 Golf R Carbon Fiber Front Splitter

The VW MK6 Golf R is the baddest form of that chassis around. Everyone in the tuning community is readily aware of the peak-performing hot hatchback, but that isn’t to say they would hate visual improvements. That’s why we have added yet another way to make your MK6 R stand apart with our 3-piece [...]

2018-05-24T13:49:23-04:00May 16th, 2018|About, New Products, Volkswagen|Comments Off on New From ECS Tuning: The Volkswagen MK6 Golf R Carbon Fiber Front Splitter