TVS Engineering - DQ380/DQ381 DSG Gearbox Software - Driveability Upgrade

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TVS Drivability Upgrade – for stock VAG DQ380/381 vehicles 2015-on, including Golf Mk7.5 GTI/R and Audi S3 (8V)

Transform the performance of your 7-speed wet-clutch DSG (S-Tronic) gearbox


TVS Drivability Upgrade highlights:
  • More responsive/smoother shifts with better drivability in D and S modes
  • Faster shifting speeds up to 8000rpm
  • Torque limits raised
  • Unnecessary/harsh downshifts removed
  • Improved clutch cooling/heat management

TVS Drivability software optimises the performance of the DQ380/381 7-speed DSG (S-Tronic) gearbox found in the latest MQB vehicles with the Gen3 E888 1.8 T(F)SI and 2.0(F)SI engines from 2015-on (the latter most commonly found in the Golf Mk7.5 GTI/R and Audi S3 (8V) 2017-on).

While the DQ380/381 DSG systems are known to be generally strong, reliable and easy to use, there are some known issues, which can hamper drivability on stock vehicles.

These include: lack of response (delay in shifting); harsh, unwanted kickdown and a slow reaction when accelerating. From the factory, Sport mode is too aggressive and high-revving for many situations, while in Drive, shifts may feel sluggish – both impacting on the drivability of the vehicle.

In the same way that ECU software optimises the way an engine performs, TVS’ gearbox (TCU) software does the same for the twin-clutch DSG unit.

The TVS programme removes unnecessary downshifts, allowing you to hold onto a gear for longer, but also increases the shifting speed, which provides a more responsive and enjoyable driving experience.

As with all TVS Tuning software, full customisation is available, allowing drivers to tailor DSG performance to their preferred driving style. This simple plug-and-play setup can be installed by our comprehensive dealer network.

The TVS Drivability Upgrade will transform the way your DSG vehicle drives and also reduce wear on gearbox components

Please note: The TVS Drivability Upgrade is designed specifically for stock vehicles. If your vehicle has been tuned, please check out the Stage 2+ to Stage 4 DSG TVS tuning options.

TVS Software must be installed at either PERON HQ or any of our UK Dealers premises. This software is not currently available as a home-flash service.