DQ381 DSG Performance Software (2018 MK7.5 Golf R / 8V S3)

HPA DSG Performance software for the 7-speed DQ381 is now available. This is a must for all high power applications and those drivers who demand the most out of their chassis!

An HPA OnePort OBD Flashing device is required to install this tune from home within minutes.

Note, unless you have a 2018 Golf R or are installing at an HPA dealer, you will also require a DSG Read Cable.

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HPA's DSG Performance Software for the DQ381 found in the 2018+ Audi 8V S3 / VW MK7.5 golf R is now available! This TCU software upgrade is a must for all high performance applications and those drivers who demand the most out of their chassis. Our Performance software for your DQ381 gearbox includes:

  • End-user programmable using HPA OnePort OBD Flasher

  • Completely Optimized D & Sport Mode Shifting

  • In-Dash Gear Display

  • Progressive Shift Response

  • Customizable Launch Control RPM (Default is 3750 RPM / Customer to request preferred RPM)

  • Shortened Gear Shifts (Paddle and Lever)

  • Increased Clutch Pressures to support higher torque output

  • Increased Time in Manual Mode Before Reverting to D & Sport Mode

  • Torque limit increased (a necessity for Stage 2 power level and above)

  • Smooth and Intuitive Overall DSG Driving Experience


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