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USP Tear-Duct MQB Cold Air Carbon Intake

Back by popular demand, the USP Motorsports Carbon Fiber Tear-Duct Cold Air Intake just couldn't stay away. With one thing in mind, to keep it simple. USP has been running this cold air intake on many of our MQB platform vehicles and shop customers since the release of the MK7 platform. This simple, yet effective intake allows you to get everything you need out of an intake without breaking the bank. 


  • USP's Tear-Duct Powder Coated Intake Ram
  • Carbon Fiber Housing High Flow Intake Filter
  • Wire Reinforced 4-ply Silicone Inlet

The inlet has been designed and tested on every Stage 3 MK7 GTI and Golf R USP has built. Many factory and aftermarket inlet hoses collapse under significant stress, we use wire reinforced construction to keep the 4-ply silicone inlet from giving in to any kind of beating. 

Replacement Filters Available: 


  • Volkswagen GTI 2015-2019 2.0T TSI (MK7/MK7.5)
  • Volkswagen Golf 2015-2019 1.8T (MK7)
  • Volkswagen Golf R 2015-2019 2.0T TSI (MK7/MK7.5)
  • Volkswagen Alltrack 2016-2019 1.8T (MK7)
  • Audi A3 1.8T 2014-2018 (8V)
  • Audi A3 2.0T 2014-2018 (8V)
  • Audi S3 2.0T 2015-2018 (8V)

Customer feedback

David C
Feb 5, 2019
Great value for money.

Advantages: Easy to install, looks nice, good value for money, and improves intake sound, probably increases power by a small amount.

Disadvantages: Didn't include the screw required to fasten it to the grille. Didn't include any type of instructions which might be problematic for people for very little mechanical skills. The intake inlet does not sit perfectly flush to the grille, which really detracts from the aesthetics. The intake kit came with a secondary filter, but this isn't listed in the provided items online, so I ended up purchasing a secondary filter from the recommended list thinking that the kit didn't come with one. So I've spent an additional $20 for a part that I'll never use..
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USP Tear-Duct MQB Cold Air Carbon Intake

Fits MK7/MK7.5 GTI/Golf R & 8V A3/S3
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  • Cars This Fits ...

  • Make Model Year Engine
    Audi S3 2015-2017 (8V) 2.0T
    Audi S3 2018-2019 (8V2) 2.0T
    Audi A3 2014-2016 (8V) 1.8 TSI
    Audi A3 2014-2016 (8V) 2.0 TSI (FWD)
    Audi A3 2014-2016 (8V) 2.0 TSI (Quattro)
    Audi A3 2017-2019 (8V2) 2.0 TSI (FWD)
    Audi A3 2017-2019 (8V2) 2.0 TSI (Quattro)
    Volkswagen Golf/GTI/Rabbit MK7 (2015-2017) 1.8T
    Volkswagen Golf/GTI/Rabbit MK7 (2015-2017) 2.0T
    Volkswagen Golf/GTI/Rabbit MK7 Sportwagen (2015+) 1.8T
    Volkswagen Golf/GTI/Rabbit MK7.5 (Facelift 2018+) 2.0T
    Volkswagen Alltrack 2016+ 1.8T Gen 3
    Volkswagen .:R Models MK7 R (2015-2017) 2.0T
    Volkswagen .:R Models MK7.5 R (Facelift 2018+) 2.0T