AWE TUNING POWER PACKAGE BREAKS AUDI B8 S4 1/4 MILE WORLD RECORD 11.6108 SECONDS / 119.12MPH
Rob Murray, Marketing Coordinator
AWE TUNING POWER PACKAGE BREAKS AUDI B8 S4 1/4 MILE WORLD RECORD 11.6108 seconds / 119.12mph
St. Thomas Raceway Park, Sparta, ON N5P 3S8, Canada
October 4, 2014
AWE Tuning’s AWE Tuning Stage 2 Performance Pulley Kit (featuring G.I.A.C. Stage 2 Pulley Software), S4 3.0T Touring Edition Exhaust , 3.0T Resonated Downpipes and ColdFront™ System (Heat Exchanger, Reservoir and Coolant Pump) propelled customer Jeff Jones’ 2012 Audi S4 to the top of the leader board on October 4, 2014, with a world record setting 11.6108 seconds and 119.12mph top speed.
“My best pass was my last pass of the day, this was after 10+ consecutive passes. I can't stress enough how much the AWE Tuning ® ColdFront™ System helps, everyone kept saying ‘you’re heat soaked, you’re heat soaked,’ then… BAM 11.610!” Exclaimed Jeff Jones, the car’s driver, commenting upon the AWE Tuning ® ColdFront™ System.
Jeff also went on to talk about how the AWE Tuning Stage 2 Pulley Kit with G.I.A.C. Stage 2 Performance Software performed. “I’ve been using the AWE Tuning/GIAC Stage II upgrade for almost 20,000 miles. Not only is it extremely powerful, but has also proven extremely reliable, and enjoyable year round.”
Jones’ times include:
- 1/8 mile elapsed time: 7.4671 seconds (new world record)
- 60 ft time: 1.6042 seconds (new world record - set in separate run from other records)
- 1/4 mile elapsed time: 11.6108 seconds (new world record)
- 1/4 Mile trap speed: 119.12 mph (new world record)
The AWE Tuning/G.I.A.C. upgrades are as follows (all readily available to the public).
- AWE Tuning Stage 2 Pulley Kit with G.I.A.C. Stage 2 Performance Software
- AWE Tuning ® Touring Edition Exhaust System
- AWE Tuning Audi B8 3.0T Resonated Downpipes
- AWE Tuning ® ColdFront™ Heat Exchanger
- AWE Tuning ® ColdFront™ Coolant Pump
- AWE Tuning ® ColdFront™ Reservoir
- G.I.A.C. S-Tronic Transmission Software
Official B8 S4 ¼ mile drag strip times can be found on Audizine.com.
All products are available on www.awe-tuning.com, through AWE Tuning’s global network of dealers or by calling 888.565.2257.
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