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2011 STaSIS Audi S4 Review

February 2011
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Now available from leading independent Audi specialist APS of Brackley, North American VAG performance house STaSIS Engineering debuts its impressive Signature series of Audi enhancement packages in the UK with the Signature Series S4.

STaSIS's unique blend of cohesive powertrain and dynamic suspension and braking upgrades elevates the supercharged Audi S4 to the top of its performance class. STaSIS's engineers have carefully developed the 2010 onwards Audi S4's supercharged V6, 3.0-litre TFSI engine, increasing performance from a measured standard 333 bhp / 344 lb.ft of torque to a scintillating 410 bhp / 370 lb.ft.

The STaSIS Signature S4 is available now from APS of Brackley, in two versions:-

The Touring Edition combines the significant power and torque increase with aggressive suspension and bespoke wheels to Audi's signature sports saloon to deliver additional poise and grace.

The Challenge Edition refines the Touring package with additional racing technology for the road. Everything STaSIS's engineers have learned at the racetrack has been distilled into an S4 upgrade package that's also been specified to be civilized for town driving.

From concept to production each new STaSIS component is rigorously tested to ensure maximum performance and factory levels of reliability.

STaSIS Signature S4 Components

Signature S4 Touring Edition -Exhaust - Quad outlet with tunable low RPM resonators
-Engine - Engine Tuning Software - performance increases to 410 bhp / 370 lb.ft
-Suspension - 1 inch lower, Increased spring rate, anti-roll bar kit and matched bushings & bump stops
-Brakes - Optional high-performance street pads and braided stainless steel lines
-Wheels - 20 inch x 8.5 inch lightweight cast aluminum wheels, Optional 19 inch x 9 inch lightweight cast aluminum wheels
-Tires - High performance
Signature S4 Challenge Edition

-Exhaust - Quad outlet with tunable high RPM resonators (recommended for manual transmission)
-Engine - Engine Tuning Software - performance increases to 410 bhp / 370 lb.ft
-Suspension - Ohlins SL dampers, increased spring rate and high performance anti-roll bar kit
-Brakes - 6-piston Alcon monobloc calipers, 370 mm 2-piece discs (390-mm optional), stainless steel brake lines & high-performance pads
-Differential - high-bias center differential (manual transmission only)
-Wheels - 20 inch x 9.5 inch ultra-lightweight forged aluminum wheels
-Tires - extreme performance
STaSIS Signature S4 Performance Specifications:-

Factory STaSIS Touring Edition STaSIS Challenge Edition
Power: 333 bhp* 410 bhp 410 bhp
Torque: 344 lb.ft 370 lb.ft 370 lb.ft
0-60 mph: 4.9 sec 4.5 sec 4.5 sec
Lateral accel': 0.86 G 0.92 G 1.0 G
Brake decel': 0.90 G 0.95 G 1.0 G

The STaSIS Signature S4 packages are available now exclusively from APS of Brackley, with prices starting at £12,500 including VAT @ 20% and installation.

Customers are also able to purchase individual Audi S4 STaSIS Signature series components from APS of Brackley on a piecemeal basis, with prices available on request.

STaSIS and APS of Brackley

APS of Brackley, Britain's leading independent VAG specialist is delighted to announce that it has been appointed as UK distributor for the prestigious STaSIS brand of performance upgrades for Audi and VW cars.

STaSIS is renowned in the USA for creating some of the most cohesive, well engineered conversions to current VAG models, which are now available in over 60 Audi dealerships across North America and through hundreds of independent dealers throughout the world. Now we invite you to experience this outstanding product range here in the UK, exclusively from APS of Brackley.

Based in Summit Point Raceway, at Summit Point, West Virginia, USA, STaSIS Engineering is dedicated to providing automotive performance distinction to the mainstream Audi / VW enthusiast. STaSIS specializes in exclusive performance-enhancing brake, suspension, driveline and engine products leveraging race-bred technologies from in house motorsport experience and top-tier race manufacturers.

The impressive STaSIS portfolio includes high-performance parts for Audi R8, TT, S5, S4, A6, A5, A4 and A3 models, as well as other Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG) products. STaSIS's commitment to the highest quality automotive performance products backed by original equipment manufacturer servicing allows STaSIS to bring the performance and distinction of exotic car ownership, but with the cost and convenience of a mainstream car.

STaSIS products let you experience the thrill of racecar performance during your daily drive. We bring racing technology to the street, adding exceptional performance without sacrificing the comforts you'd expect from a luxury saloon.

STaSIS is all about balance. Performance with reliability. Distinction with value. Extraordinary driving experience with a comfortable commute. Precise tuning with dealership ease-of-service.

Our Signature Series packages balance extraordinary performance and exclusive styling in an everyday driving vehicle. Our technology, developed for our racing program, ensures all systems work in concert, integrating braking, handling, and engine performance so your ride drives like a racecar yet remains as comfortable as a factory car. 

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