Golf Mk 8 GTI chip tuning – More performance and a better acceleration

The Golf Mk 8 GTI is the star of Volkswagen’s Golf Mk 8. With a powerful 245 hp and 370 Nm, the compact car is a real athlete. The VW Golf also impresses with its spacious interior and is state-of-the-art with its touchscreen elements. Despite the racy appearance, it leaves room for reliable engine optimization: The two new tuning systems from DTE Systems enable higher performance and faster throttle response. With the Power Control X, the GTI receives a powerful upgrade of +56 PS at +48 Nm for an even more intense driving experience. The performance upgrade PowerControl X and the PedalBox form the perfect duo and offer full control over the various performance ranges of your vehicle. Thanks to a smartphone app, you can operate the engine tuning system easily and adjust it in real-time. 


Golf Mk 8 GTI chip tuning: The perfect engine tuning for more horsepower

PowerControl X from DTE optimizes all signals from the engine management and coordinates the control parameters in the best possible way. This gives your Golf Mk 8 GTI noticeably more power, more driving fun and even more thrills. With the significantly lower rpm, you save up to 15% fuel. In addition, you can always keep an eye on the important parameters of the performance areas and match them with one another. The tuning system can be installed in the engine compartment in no time and can be used immediately. Power Control from DTE also includes a comprehensive warranty.

PowerControl X - performance in the Golf Mk 8 GTI via smartphone

PowerControl X can now be operated from the cockpit. With the smartphone app from DTE Systems you always have complete control over the different tuning programs and can adapt them to your personal driving style before every journey. This increases the performance of your sporty Hot Hatch noticeably. The app is very easy to operate via the touchscreen: With a swipe across the mobile phone display, you can instantly switch between the Sport, Dynamic or Efficiency program. You can activate or deactivate the additional power of the PowerControl X as required. You can view all the performance data of your vehicle directly via the smartphone app.

PedalBox in the Golf Mk 8 GTI - optimize the response of your car

Take off with your Golf Mk 8 GTI in no time: due to the PedalBox from DTE Systems. Thanks to the improved throttle response, you never have to wait again when starting or accelerating. The smart accelerator pedal tuning pulls the compact sports car forward for a dynamic start. The tuning is connected to the gas pedal in just three steps and immediately ready to go. To set up your Golf Mk 8 GTI to your very personal needs, you can switch between the different programs. With the PedalBox, choose between the Sport, Sport-Plus or City program and benefit from pure driving fun through modern accelerator tuning. You can fine-tune the PedalBox again using the plus and minus buttons.

Powerful tuning duo for the Golf Mk 8 GTI

With PowerControl X and the PedalBox, two powerful tuning systems are combined which make driving even more exciting: No second thoughts when starting off or accelerating. The tuning systems ensure more power with less fuel consumption and improve the response time of the gas pedal of your Golf Mk 8 GTI. This gives your GTI a unique top performance for highways and country roads. Configure your tuning system now.
 
Tuning with quality promise and guarantee
Tuning with quality promise and guarantee

Operational safety is the top priority for DTE tuning products. With the latest technology of all additional control devices, all protective functions of the motors are retained and the legally prescribed emission values are not affected. To increase performance, all new DTE developments and products are checked using different test vehicles and in accordance with standard test methods on the in-house MAHA dynamometer. DTE Systems also offers a satisfaction guarantee and comprehensive 2 years product warranty which can be increased to an optional 5 years product warranty for all your VW Golf Mk 8 GTI tuning purchases. Further information on the warranty certificate is enclosed with the product.


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More sportiness with the Golf Mk 8 GTI

With the success of the VW Golf world car, VW followed up with its sporty variant. In 1975, the manufacturer presented the first VW Golf GTI at the IAA in Frankfurt and was very well received by motor sports fans. With the launch of the Golf Mk 8 GTI in 2020, the enthusiasm continues and creates a new sporty Golf Mk 8. Its technical specifications offer quite a bit of power: The four-cylinder turbo gasoline with 2.0-liter TSI engine goes up to a very strong 245 hp at 370 Nm and makes it from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.2 seconds. In the case of the Golf Mk 1 GTI, the time to 100 km/h is 9.0 seconds. When buying a Golf Mk 8 GTI, you can even choose between a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-DSG dual-clutch transmission, which means it offers the right driving experience for every driver. All-wheel drive is still only available for the Golf Mk 8 R in the Golf Mk 8 series. The GTI has front-wheel drive instead. And a performance model is also missing, but VW has brought out the 300 hp GTI TCR version, the Golf Mk 8 GTI Clubsport. With the 8th generation, VW creates an improved sporty suspension for the GTI with front axle lock. By tuning the suspension, steering and dampers, the Mk 8 GTI has been optimized with the 7 GTI in mind, allowing for a more stable and dynamic driver. VW thus gives the sporty compact car safer driving, more power and more agile handling in curves. As a result, the Golf Mk 8 GTI offers intense driving pleasure over highway and country roads. In addition, the Golf 8 GTI is now equipped with a driving dynamics manager that uses the XDS electronic differential lock to brake individual wheels in a targeted manner. In terms of appearance, it remains true to its predecessor. Like the base model, the GTI 8 remains the same size as the GTI 7, although its slightly flatter roof and streamlined exterior panels make it look wider. Overall, the Golf Mk 8 GTI is just under 4.30 meters long, 1.80 meters wide and 1.40 meters high and weighs in at 1.4 tons. However, the compact sports car brings a somewhat "aggressive and modern" design than its predecessor. Among other things, it has been given honeycomb-shaped air intakes in the apron. Here, the five LED rectangles make up the fog lights, which are intended to visually resemble a checkered flag. In the interior, the Golf Mk 8 GTI impresses with the GTI-typical sports seats with a check pattern and the red accents in the cockpit. A striking feature of the eighth-generation GTI is that it has hardly any buttons and is operated almost exclusively via touchscreen. It is also equipped with the Group's modern infotainment system and offers digital instruments for live viewing of parameters. An extra feature of the compact car is that the tachometer can be displayed in the center according to personal settings - thanks to eigestive and special GTI design.



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