Product Features


• Stage 1 & Stage 2 files available to match any level of bolt-on parts

• Horsepower & torque gains maximized on stock engine & turbo

• Switch between 91, 93, & 104 octanes at no extra cost

• Stock boost control entirely reworked for a much smoother driving experience

• Rev limiter increased to 7100 RPM in manual mode or with DSG flash  

• Quick and easy to tune your car at home

• Launch control boost pressure increased for faster starts (DSG)

• Increased rev limiters (transmission stock shift points remain)

• Road speed limiters removed

• All engine safety protocols remain for reliability and long engine life

• POWERlink allows file and octane switching in less than 2 minutes  

• Engineered for all climates and elevations

• Simple data logging for diagnosis purposes

• Flash back to stock at any time

IE Audi 8V S3 Performance Tune 2015-2016

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Unlock your Audi S3's performance potential and fully release hidden horsepower while retaining factory reliability! Adding IE's Performance Software to your VW adds impressive power gains on stock hardware or Stage 2 cars with upgraded hardware. The software is installed easily yourself in minutes from the comfort of your home garage or driveway.  

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IE PERFORMANCE TUNING FOR AUDI 8V S3 (2015-2016) 2.0T

Adding an IE Performance ECU Tune to your S3 packs a serious punch both in performance gains and in additional features resulting in extremely competitive power that will give you the edge on the street or track. IE’s in-house calibration engineers have taken several steps to ensure you a smooth and safe operation by maintaining factory safety limits, or “fail safes”, resulting in reliability. As a final step, the software has been calibrated in test environments that ensure smooth operation in all types of climates and elevations.

 

POWER GAINS

Click on the Power Gains tab to view dyno charts.

 

AVAILABLE TUNES

IE STAGE 1
Stage 1 is precisely calibrated to make the most of your stock hardware S3. Power gains are delivered smoothly across the entire powerband and many performance features have been added. Enthusiasts will have the choice between 91 & 93 fuel octanes and the ability to flash back to stock within minutes. As another added benefit, your IE Stage 1 Tune has been designed to adapt to minor bolt-on modifications, such as an intercooler or intake. Low torque and high torque files are available.  

IE STAGE 2
Ready to release every last ounce of power from your stock turbo 2.0T engine? Stage The 2 ECU tune take full advantage of performance bolt-ons including downpipe, intake, and intercooler. You can install this setup in a single weekend and transform your 15+ S3 into a true AWD monster with 432HP and 467TQ! Easily switch between free octane tunes whenever you want to add more power with your choice of 91, 93, or 104 octane files. Load Stage 2 and get ready to experience the true power monster that has been hiding under the hood of your Audi 8V S3.  

DSG TUNE REQUIRED FOR SELECT ECU FILES

Required for Audi S3 Stage 1 high torque and all Stage 2 tune files, IE's DSG transmission tune will no longer lug the engine in drive mode or short shift the larger powerband. Clutch clamping forces are increased so the transmission can safely handle and deliver the increased power and torque. To get the most out of your tune investment, a lot of features have been added to make a fully rounded performance vehicle with more aggressive launches, faster shifting, higher RPM, and optimized shift points, and selectable launch control.

IE POWERlink DIRECT PORT FLASH TOOL

IE's own in-house developed POWERlink cable gives you the control to unlock your engine’s true potential from your own garage or driveway. Enjoy the freedom to quickly reflash your car’s engine control unit (ECU) or transmission control unit (TCU) with IE’s line of performance tunes. The cable simply plugs into your vehicle’s OBD-2 port delivering instant access to choose different IE Tune stages to match installed hardware, take advantage of different fuel octanes, flash back to stock, perform engine diagnostics, read/clear codes and gather high-quality operating data via logging.

EASY OPERATION
Simply plug your IE POWERlink cable into your S3’s OBD-II port and the USB port on your Windows-powered laptop to use the included IE Flash Wizard software.
 
SIMPLE TUNE UPGRADES
Upgrading to Stage 2 or beyond is easy! You only pay the difference in cost between the files with no additional or hidden fees. Upgrade at any time.

OCTANE SWITCHING
Many IE Tunes have multiple options available for you to take advantage of higher octanes. Gain big power by flashing 93, 100, or 104 octane versions of your file.

DATA LOGGING
Easily gather simply to read ECU data for fast troubleshooting with our pre-loaded data logging option.

FLASH MULTIPLE CARS
Have a friend with a compatible VW or Audi? Share the power with up to 5 different cars with a single cable. Just add enough credits to your cable for the desired tune and power-up your entire crew.

RETURN TO STOCK ANYTIME
With the IE POWERlink, you can return your vehicle back to 100% original ECU programming at any time.

EASY UPDATES
IE will always provide free software updates as they become available and easily reflashed through your IE POWERlink cable. 

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Laptop or tablet with Wifi connection and USB port running Windows 7 or above operating system required. Powered by 32 or 64 bit processor with 1.0GHz or greater and 4GB of Ram.


 

IE FLASH WIZARD SOFTWARE

IE's own easy to use Flash Wizard Software allows the IE POWERlink Tool to communicate with your vehicle's ECU to flash software tunes, upgrade, update, data log, or read/write codes. The software download is included with your tune/cable purchase and operates on any Windows 7+ powered laptop or tablet. The software is very simple to use and once installed will walk you through the fast tuning process to deliver instant horsepower. 

 

 

TECHNICAL FEATURES

DYNOMETER OPTIMIZED
After completely reverse engineering the factory ECU, our engineers use our in-house Dynapack DP42 dynamometer to perform repeated runs to test each change that is made to the software and confirm drivability in any situation. This ensures IE performance software delivers massive horsepower and torque increases across the entire powerband. Using our in-house dyno and advanced tuning tools, IE engineers have fully optimized every aspect of the factory ECU mapping on many different vehicles. This produces a tune that retains all factory like driving and safety protocols when needed, and an intense surge of power when you want it.

REMOVED SPEED LIMITER
The factory ECU speed limiter has been removed to make sure the increased power and torque can be used to its full potential on straightaways and drag strips.

INCREASED REV LIMIT
With the significant power increase, the rev limiter is also increased to allow a wider powerband on all IE Audi S3 files. By increasing the rev limit, you gain a perfect match for the increased performance available from your new IE performance software tune.

IMPROVED THROTTLE RESPONSE
To further increase the responsive feel of the car, IE engineers have carefully adjusted the throttle sensitivity. This offers a more connected feeling to your car with plenty of power available right beneath your foot.

OPTIMIZED FUELING
All IE tunes have been adjusted to run as economically as possible, dialing in air/fuel ratios to exactly where they need to be. With an IE performance ECU flash, it is common to see increased fuel economy under cruising and part-throttle driving.

Power charts

DYNO RESULTS


Fitment

VEHICLE FITMENT

  • AUDI - S3 8V/MQB 2.0T ENGINES (2015-2018)

Note: Does not currently operate with 2017+ facelift models, will be coming for all years soon!

Additional hardware

RECOMMENDED & REQUIRED HARDWARE


IE Stage 1 required hardware:



  • No hardware required, optimized for the stock hardware

  • IE MK7/8V/MQB DSG transmission tune required for high torque tune- IE Part Number: IESOCIX1 


 


IE Stage 1 recommended hardware:



  • IE Carbon fiber cold air intake - IE part number: IEINCI1

  • IE open filter cold air intake - IE part number: IEINCI2

  • IE MK7/8V performance intercooler - IE part number: IETPCI1

  • IE MK7/8V/MQB DSG transmission tune - IE Part Number: IESOCIX1 


 


IE Stage 2 required hardware:




    • IE Carbon fiber cold air intake - IE part number: IEINCI1

    • IE open filter cold air intake - IE part number: IEINCI2

    • IE MK7/8V performance intercooler - IE part number: IETPCI1

    • IE 8V S3 performance downpipe - IE Part Number: IEEXCI1

    • IE MK7/8V/MQB DSG transmission tune - IE Part Number: IESOCIX1 

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