2015 Volkswagen Golf R

Ride Name: Pheonix
Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Modifications: 8
Meets/Shows: 0
Marked on Fire!: 1
Added to Fantasy Garage: 1

2015 Volkswagen Golf R
Classification(s): Sportscar
Acquired: 2021
Approx. Value: $33,000.00

Key Stats

Exterior Color: Black
Interior Color: Black
Body Style: Hatchback
Fuel Type: Gas


Engine: 2.0T EA888 Gen3
Engine location: Front
Engine Displacement: 2.0L
Cylinder configuration: 4 Cylinder
Torque: ~375
Horsepower: 400

Drive Train

Drive type: AWD 4Motion
Transmission: Automatic
Transmission Detail: Tuned TCU DSG Dual-clutch transmission

Other Features

ECS turbo up, open-air intake, turbo muffler delete, upgraded intercooler charge pipes, front-mount twin-intercooler setup. Next up is HPA downpipe and ECS coilover kit. Sitting on 19" Drag DR-70's wearing Yokohama Advan sport AS.
Air intake & air flow

Lufttechnik Intake

Installed: 12/15/2022

Air intake & air flow

Charge pipe system

Installed: 08/05/2023

Air intake & air flow

Front mount twincooler

Installed: 08/05/2023

ECU remapping

Cobb Stage 1.5 ECU tune

Installed: 12/15/2022

Transmission upgrade

Cobb Stage 1.5 tcu tune

Installed: 12/15/2022

Brakes upgrade

Powerstop Z23 Brake kit

Installed: 12/15/2022

Exhaust system

Resonator Delete pipe

Installed: 12/15/2022

Alloys, wheels and tires

Drag DR-70

Installed: 05/22/2023

Previous was a Mk7 GTI Autobahn that ended up getting totaled due to flood damage in 2021. Luckily I had purchased the car in 2018 before covid. Got a fat check enough to afford the R. I named it the Pheonix for this reason, as it was born from the death of the GTI.