About APEX

"APEX", pronounced /ˈeɪpɛks/ is the top, or highest part of something. APEX Performance Innovation delivers performance accordingly.
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We Breathe Performance

When you entrust your vehicle to us, you’re not just investing in an enhanced performance experience – you’re joining us on a journey fueled by passion, expertise, and a deep-rooted love for all things automotive.

Welcome to APEX.

APEX Performance

Our Mission & Vision

APEX is your Performance Partner

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Building Community

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Born As Car Enthusiasts

At APEX Performance Innovation, our story begins with a shared love for cars that has been ingrained in us since birth. As brothers born as car enthusiasts, our childhood was filled with the sights, sounds, and excitement of the automotive world. This passion has led us on an incredible journey, culminating in the establishment of our performance shop.

Driven by our unwavering dedication to enhancing the performance of modern vehicles, we have honed our expertise to specialize in ECU software. With a keen understanding of cutting-edge automotive technology, we take pride in our ability to unlock the full potential of every vehicle that comes through our doors.

What sets us apart is not just our technical prowess, but the bond that ties us together. As brothers, our synergy and shared vision infuse every aspect of our work, ensuring that each customer receives the highest level of care and attention. Our clients aren’t just patrons; they become part of our extended APEX family.

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Our Partnerships

We’re In Polokwane


The car community has grown tremendously in the past few years in this busy centre – Polokwane is home to APEX headquarters. We love to meet all the car nuts around, so why not see what we can do for you?


APEX Community

Community Leaders

APEX Performance builds up tight knit local car communities that all have custom, high-end APEX tunes installed in their vehicles. Members of these exclusive group support each other with vehicle related questions and requests.

Carscape Technologies

APEX Partner

Auto repair shop that is an authorized APEX partner. Polokwane might be far for some, so if Carscape in Nelspuit is closer to you, go pay them a visit. As a partner we trust them with our reviewed remaps and quality services.



Frequently Asked Questions

What is ECU tuning, and how does it improve vehicle performance?

ECU (Engine Control Unit) tuning involves modifying the software that manages the engine’s sensors and other components. By optimizing a variety of fuel and ignition timing parameters, ECU tuning can enhance horsepower, torque, throttle response, and overall drivability.

Can ECU tuning void my vehicle’s warranty?

While any modifications to a vehicle’s ECU have the potential to affect warranty coverage, we take measures to attempt the preservation of your warranty. Our tuning methods are carefully executed to minimize the risk of warranty issues, and we provide transparency regarding any potential impacts.

How long does an ECU tuning session typically take?

The duration of an ECU tuning session can vary based on the vehicle model, complexity of the vehicle’s ECU and the specific changes being made. Generally, the process takes several hours, during which we meticulously optimize the software to achieve the desired improvements.

Is ECU tuning safe for my vehicle?

When performed by experienced professionals using reputable tools and software (and within safe limits), ECU tuning is a safe and effective method of improving performance. Our team ensures that all modifications are within the manufacturer’s specifications to maintain reliability and longevity.

What types of vehicles can benefit from performance upgrades?

Virtually all modern vehicles (including cars, bakkies, trucks and SUV’s) can benefit from performance upgrades. Whether you drive a daily commuter, a sports car, or a utility vehicle, our expertise allows us to tailor enhancements to suit a massive range of vehicle makes and models.

What sets APEX Performance apart from others in the industry?

Our unwavering commitment to excellence, extensive expertise in ECU software, the personalized approach we bring to every project and our broad range of services & products. We prioritize quality, delivering results that exceed expectations. We’re driven by a deep passion for automotive performance.

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