AWE Tuning 2013+ R8 4.2L Straight Pipe Exhaust

Posted on January 21, 2016 – 3:21 pm


Highlights include:

  • Peak power gains of +22 hp and +17 ft-lb at the crank
  • 25 hp and 28 ft-lbs of torque @ 4700 rpm
  • 55 pounds lighter than stock
  • CNC-machined V-band connections
  • Crafted from mandrel-bent T304 stainless steel
  • Designed and manufactured in-house at AWE Tuning
  • No Check Engine Light – Guaranteed
  • Fitment – Guaranteed
  • Lifetime Warrant

If you’re looking for have your R8 4.2L scream 100% of the time, and feel the R8 4.2L V8 SwitchPath™Exhaust is too docile, this is for you.  Meet the AWE Tuning R8 4.2L Straight Pipe Exhaust.  This system unlocks the same impressive power gains of 25 hp and 28 ft-lbs of torque as AWE Tuning 2013+ R8 4.2L SwitchPath™ Exhaust System, but sheds even more weight over the stock exhaust system, for a total weight loss of 55 pounds–because lighter is faster.  Be warned, though: The sound from the straight pipes is not for the faint of heart, small children, or small pets, and there are no “switching options” available with this addition.  Scared?  If so, step back and consider the head-turning, yet sophisticated AWE Tuning SwitchPath™Exhaust.  AWE Tuning stands by this product with a lifetime warranty, however, the straight pipes cannot be returned or exchanged based upon sound satisfaction.  Please note that due to the elimination of catalytic converters, this exhaust is legal only for racing vehicles which may never be used on a highway.