Our 3.0T exhaust Systems represent one of the most difficult, yet most rewarding, exhaust development projects in our company history. The 3.0T systems have paved the way for future exhaust technologies that can now be found in most every AWE Tuning ® Exhaust product. We have spent considerable time and effort during development to achieve remarkable civility when idling and at part throttle cruising, while also producing a war-cry wail when full throttle is applied. Hand made in house one by one, these systems command respect. Sophisticated, refined, and powerful, all at once.
Highlights of the S5 Sportback 3.0T system
Hand-crafted, every detail of these exhausts was labored over to ensure maximum performance and longevity:
Resonated and Non-Resonated Downpipe Systems available
+ 8hp, +9tq at the crank
Increased pipe diameter to 2.5” to better let the engine exhale
Strategic elimination of mufflers to release tone when uncorked
Available with 90mm Chrome Silver or Diamond Black adjustable tips
Engineered, developed, tested and manufactured in-house
Thick .065" wall T304 stainless steel tubing
Stainless steel TIG welds
High quality stainless steel band clamps
Stainless steel center muffler with OEM grade stainless steel wool and German composite packing material
X-Pipe enhances cylinder scavenging and exotic exhaust tone
Sound Perfection: AWE Tuning 180 Technology™
As exhaust gases exit the 3.0T engine and flow into an AWE Tuning 180 Technology™ equipped resonator, they pass through strategically located ports, and into reflection chambers. Sound waves, carried by these exhaust gasses, bounce off the walls of the reflection chambers. By controlling the size and location of the ports and the chambers, we also control when the sound waves exit the chambers. The specific timing of when the reflected sound waves re-join the main exhaust flow creates a one-hundred-and-eighty-degree out-of-phase sound wave that cancels out problematic frequencies. More on AWE Tuning 180 Technology™ in the tab above.
We offer resonated and non-resonated exhaust systems. Our resonated exhaust systems (strongly recommended for S5 Sportback models) feature downpipes with resonators larger than the stock units in order to produce a mellow sound volume. Our non-resonated exhaust systems include downpipes that are suited for owners seeking a loud and aggressive sounding system. Both our resonated and non-resonated downpipe sections feature larger than stock tubing diameter.
Important Note: The non-resonated exhaust system is a loud system and buyers should be aware. The non-resonated exhaust systems cannot be returned or exchanged based upon sound satisfaction.
As with all AWE Tuning ® exhaust products, each TIG weld is hand finished internally, and flange openings are size matched to their ports, all to produce the smoothest flow possible. It is this intensive attention to detail that sets AWE Tuning ® exhaust products heads and shoulders above the rest.