Chassis: MkV

Color: DBP

Interior: Leather

Edition number: 539

Purchased: 08/14/2007

Mileage: 0

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Owned by: Jerry Pastore

Location: River Edge, NJ

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August 23, 2007: Lag in Drive mode

That doesn't sound right, Luke. I don't experience any lag whatsoever in Drive, Sport or DSG mode. When you bring it in for service, mention it to the dealer again if the problem doesn't go away.

I also have a chipped 2006 MKV GTi putting out about 260HP and 300TQ and the R32 feels so much better to drive. I can't wait for VF Engineering to come out with their new supercharger for the new R32. I'm going to be first in line for that item.

August 14, 2007: Nav System

Just got my car with all-season tires and also managed to avoid getting the $1,800 nav system. Had VW put in a VW iPod adaptor in the glove box for $294 instead. For those of you who aren't aware of it, the nav system, in addition to having only one CD slot, is also incompatible with mp3 files. If you like to burn mp3 CDs, you will not be able to play them in the nav system. Also, the iPod adaptor in the center console that comes with the nav system also eliminates the port that could be used for an external CD changer, so you're stuck with only one CD slot forever. If you really don't need or want the nav, try to find a car without it and save the money for some mods.