AIRTEC Intercooler Upgrade for Audi S3 1.8T (8L) Quattro

Finished in Pro-Series Black or Natural Silver

Removes restrictive twin intercooler set up and replaces with a s high flow single pass 60mm core design

Rolling Road Tested 12bhp increase in BHP on a stage1 car (only remap installed) Tested @ AmD Tuning Essex

Comes complete with alloy hard pipes, Pro Hoses silicone connectors and fitting instructions.

Registered Design Right Number: 6023255

AIRTEC part no: : ATINTVAG10

From £545.76 (inc VAT)
£454.8 (exc VAT)

Technical Data

A great upgrade for your modified S3, perfect for fast road and track use, as fitted to AIRTEC demo car.

After much research, development and testing at AIRTEC HQ, our intercooler upgrade for the Audi S3 1.8T (8L) has been added to our ever-growing range of products. Built using a high flow core to offer increased cooling efficiency and performance, we take pride ensuring all of our kits are finished to our usual high standard and premium quality. Designed in the UK and offered at a reasonable price.

AIRTEC front mount intercooler kit includes these parts & features:

  • 1 x huge 60mm core intercooler with flowed cast end tanks, this means less welding and a stronger Intercooler
  • High quality 4/5ply silicone hoses with no joins which means better flow inside the pipe work, finished with stainless jubilee clips
  • Stainless horn and ambient temperature support brackets with AIRTEC logos
  • Retains original crash bar (requires minor cutting, detailed in instructions)
  • Retains original fog lights
  • Requires minor cutting around fog light area of bumper, fog light grilles remain un-cut and detailed in instructions
  • Unbeatable value for money
  • Fitting instructions and all required fixings
  • Proven power increases for fast road & track
  • Available in Natural Silver or Pro-Series Black finishes
  • AIRTEC 3 year unlimited mileage warranty
  • Fitting will take 2-3 hours depending on mechanical skill
  • Fits all 1.8T S3 models (8L chassis)


AmD rolling road tested results – Stage 1 remap (higher stages of tune will see even bigger gains)

Standard Intercooler:

Temperatures into intercooler: 128 degrees

Temperatures out of intercooler: 49 degrees

AIRTEC Intercooler:

Temperatures into intercooler: 126 degrees

Temperatures out of intercooler: 23 degrees (giving a 12bhp gain in mid-range).

Please note, above test results taken from Seat Cupra R rolling road testing, it uses same intercooler and pipe work as the AIRTEC S3 intercooler kit, which means you will get the same great results!


680mm width

340mm high

60mm thick

Registered Design Right Number: 6023255


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