BOLT-IN RELIABLE POWER
The Garrett PowerMax GT2260S turbocharger is a direct bolt-in replacement for your factory installed IHI IS20 or IS38 turbo making for a simple easy turbo upgrade. When combined with required hardware and ECU calibration this will offer 450-485 base horsepower without sacrificing reliability or street manners. Get ready to transform your 2015-2018 Golf R, GTI, S3, or A3 into a true performance monster.
17% MORE FLOW
OVER IS38 TURBO
ASSEMBLED IN JAPAN
IE Stage 3 ECU tuning is currently available for North American ECU 2015-2017 Golf R/S3 and 2015-2018 GTI/A3 engines only
Garrett’s PowerMax GT2260S Turbocharger is born from over 65 years of pioneering turbo systems from leading edge professional motorsports, factory applications, and the performance aftermarket. The result is an incredibly reliable turbo that is fully assembled and calibrated for a no-hassle and direct replacement of your factory turbocharger.
- Direct fit replacement for factory turbocharger
- Complete assembly
- GTX (gen 2) compressor wheel aerodynamics
- Cast aluminum compressor housing
- Mar-M alloy turbine wheel
- Stainless steel twin-scroll turbine housing
- 360 degree reinforced thrust bearing
- 17% higher flow than factory IS38 (Golf R/S3) turbo
- Complete turbocharger
- Cast turbo inlet pipe
- Diverter Valve
- Wastegate assembly
POWER & RELIABILITY
Installing your Garrett PowerMax GT2260S with required ECU tune and hardware will deliver the maximum amount of power supported by the factory fuel system while staying well within the safe power limits of the stock engine internals. This combination makes for a huge performance gain with minimal turbo lag and without the need for an expensive engine build and fueling parts.
IE STAGE 3 GT2260S ECU TUNE
IE DSG TUNE OR CLUTCH UPGRADE
TRUEFLEX SENSOR & HARNESS KIT
REQUIRED FOR TRUEFLEX ONLY
COMPATIBLE, NOT REQUIRED
Garrett GT2260S Turbocharger includes a new matching turbo inlet pipe and is not compatible with IE Turbo Inlet Pipe or Turbo Muffler Delete.
- Inducer: 47mm
- Exducer: 60mm
- Trim: 62
- A/R: 0.70
- Flow: 42 lbs/min
- Inducer: 50mm
- Exducer: 45mm
- Trim: 81
- A/R: 0.64
- Flow: 16 lbs/min
MQB GT2260S FITMENT GUIDE
The following fitment guide is listed for MQB vehicles that have matching IE Stage 3 GT2260S ECU calibrations available for this turbocharger only. 2019+ Golf R, GTI, A3, & S3 factory turbochargers feature changes to the wastegate and is currently not supported.
A3 (2.0T AWD only)
2018 model year Golf R & S3 models have a unique transmission and ECU combination, this ECU tune is currently in development.
IE GT2260S tune support is not available for Audi TT & TTS ECUs.
*TrueFlex tuning is currently expanded for North America (NA) ECUs. Rest-of-world (ROW) ECUs (Europe, Asia, Australia, etc.) may not be fully supported. Please contact IE Support before purchasing to verify your compatibility before ordering.
Early European Simos12 ECUs (5G0906259) can not be supported.