APRâs patented DirectPort Programming is now available for the Simos 8.5 ECU found in many new 3.0 TFSI equipped vehicles! DirectPort Programming allows any authorized APR Distributor to directly program the vehicleâs ECU over the OBD-II port without ever removing or opening the ECU. The process is quick and easy thanks to APRâs online DirectPort Programming interface. Every upgrade takes place throught an internet connection to APRâs HQ ensuring each customer receives the latest software updates. APR will begin announcing support for each platform in the following days and is pleased to announce several are ready for DirectPort Programming Stages I and II+ today as listed below. DirectPort Programming - Currently Supported Vehicles: C7 A6 3.0 TFSI C7 A7 3.0 TFSI Q5 DirectPort Programming - Nearing Completion: B8.5 S4 3.0 TFSI B8.5 S5 3.0 TFSI DirectPort Programming - Nearing Completion - Please contact us! B8.5 A4 3.0 TFSI B8.5 A5 3.0 TFSI D4 A8/A8L 3.0 TFSI Q7* Supported Under Existing APR UPD Programming Methods. DirectPort Programming Support Coming Soon! C6 A6 3.0 TFSI B8 S4 3.0 TFSI B8 S5 3.0 TFSI Q7* *Some Q7 models support DirectPort Program and others only support the APR UPD at this time. Please note Audi supplies several ECU box codes and revisions for each vehicle. If a new ECU is found, please contact us!