Revo Open Cone Air Intake System - VW/Audi MQB | 1.8T | 2.0T


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The Revo open cone Air Intake System for the 2.0T Gen3 engine improves performance and offers an aggressive intake sound. Ensuring your engine can get access to enough air is paramount when increasing power; more air means more power throughout the rev-range.

Only Revo Air Intake Systems are specifically designed to work in harmony with your vehicle and Revo Software. Engineered to directly replace the stock airbox, pipework and filter. This kit comes complete with a silicone hose, aluminium pipe, heat shield, filter, machined turbo coupler and fitting kit.

Key Features:

  • Increased Performance
  • Improved Air Flow Efficiency
  • Three Stage Foam Filter with Mesh
  • Direct to turbo fitment


When you begin to enhance performance, the restrictive OEM intake struggles to flow enough air, robbing the engine of power. The Revo Air Intake System removes these restrictive elements promoting smoother airflow. Open Cone systems replace the OEM air box to make space for the heat shield, filter and silicone hose which joins directly to the turbo. Revo Flush Fit silicone hoses mean joins eliminate unwanted turbulence and increase the rate at which air can flow, ensuring maximum performance at any level of performance.


The Revo silicone Hose as an increased inner diameter that gradually tapers from hard pipe to turbo to optimize airflow. Designed to directly replace the plastic hose and turbo elbow, this upgrade reduces restriction and maximizes smooth airflow improving both power and torque throughout the rev range. A machined bung is integrated into the hose, connecting the stock PCV system vacuum.


The Revo machined inlet replaces the restrictive elbow found on the IS20/IS38 turbos. The machined billet aluminium inlet securely fits the OE unit using locking tabs and integrated O-rings. With almost double the cross-sectional area compared to other available products, air can stabilize and distribute before a smooth tapered transition to the turbo. Removing the internal steps between components further ensures uninterrupted airflow and removes any unnecessary turbulence.


Ensuring the engine has access to cold air is vital for performance. The Revo heat shield channels cold air from the front intake duct while partitioning the filter from the heat of the engine bay. The Revo Heat shield uses the stock mounting points to provide easy and secure installation.


An intake system is only as good as the filter. This kit comes complete with a custom Revo foam filter, supported by galvanized epoxy-coated mesh for strength under load. Revo three-stage foam filters work very differently to conventional paper or cotton-gauze alternatives designed to trap particles on the outer layer. Revo filters trap debris and particles within the foam layers, allowing air to still navigate through.


All Revo products are designed in-house and are rigorously tested utilizing an in-house 3D printer, latest CAD and CFD programs, hub dyno and Revo data acquisition software. The Revo intake allows the turbo to run more efficiently, intake a larger volume of air and minimize turbulence to increase both power and torque, as highlighted during controlled Dyno testing.

Performance Data:

Back to back testing of the stock air intake system and the Revo kit were carried out. Fitted to an Audi S3 (310PS Model) with Revo ECU Software, Revo Intercooler, Revo Charge & Throttle Pipes and Revo Downpipe. The results show improvement throughout the whole rev range. the Revo intake offering a peak gain of 14WHP, and 18NM torque over the stock part. The increment or airflow gives impressive gains of 19WHP @6000rpm and 55NM @2400RPM over using the stock intake system.


To evaluate the efficiency, the Revo Intake was tested for inlet charge pressure and Mass Airflow. Boost pressure was measured and an increase in charge pressure was seen across the top end of the RPM range, substantiating the theories of airflow increase detailed above and solidifying the power testing shown in the dyno graph. Intake mass airflow logging showed similar results to the charge pressure, showing considerable increases at the top of the RPM range.

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