VW Mk6 GTI
History of the Volkswagen Mk6 GTI
The Mk6 Volkswagen Golf GTI, introduced in 2010, marked a significant milestone in the history of this iconic hot hatchback. Building upon the success of its predecessors, the Mk6 GTI continued to blend practicality with sporty performance, offering enthusiasts the perfect combination of style, speed, and versatility. Under the hood, it featured a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produced 200 horsepower, ensuring an exhilarating driving experience. With its distinctive plaid interior, sharp handling, and timeless design, the Mk6 GTI became an instant favorite among drivers who sought a versatile and fun-to-drive compact car. This generation solidified the GTI’s reputation as a benchmark in the hot hatch segment and contributed to its enduring popularity.
The Mk6 GTI also introduced innovative technology features, including touchscreen infotainment systems, advanced safety features, and improved fuel efficiency. These updates, coupled with the model’s reputation for reliability and performance, made it a standout choice for drivers seeking a well-rounded and spirited compact car. Over the years, the Mk6 GTI has continued to be celebrated by automotive enthusiasts and remains a beloved member of the Volkswagen family, leaving an indelible mark on the history of the GTI lineup.
Why Choose COBB for Your Mk6 GTI
The GTI had been a popular tuner car long before COBB began modification support with the MK6. The fact there wasn’t an easy, at-home tuning solution for the GTI was a motivating factor for COBB’s involvement. With the COBB Accessport, you’re able to tune your GTI anywhere, and change maps as you continue down the upgrade path, all without any shop visits or additional fees. Boost power, acceleration, and overall performance while still maintaining reliability.
From the beginning with the MK6 to now supporting the MK7 and 7.5, and also DSG tuning, COBB offers a complete tuning solution and hard part upgrades or modifications for your modern GTI.
COBB Tuning approaches design by taking the entire vehicle-platform into account as a complete system for GTI enthusiasts. Our ultra-high-quality products and services are professionally engineered, thoroughly tested and backed by industry-leading customer service to ensure that they meet our objectives and exceed customer expectations.
We are a one-stop firm with an enviable set of qualified skills and the exceptional ability to design, engineer, manufacture, test and service our own products under one roof. Whether it’s our state-of-the-art Accessport ECU programmer, our exceptional bolt-on performance products and VW parts, COBB Tuning has the experience, skill, and attitude to meet your Volkswagen’s specific needs.
Our engineers, fueled by their passion as GTI enthusiasts, meticulously test GTI Hard Parts to uncover the optimal order and combination, resulting in remarkable incremental power gains. Additionally, they develop and validate maps to finely tune the ECU, ensuring seamless integration and optimized performance for every upgraded component. With these findings, COBB proudly curates the “Upgrade Path of Staged Packages”, providing GTI enthusiasts with a comprehensive selection of aftermarket parts necessary to elevate their GTI experience. Learn more about The COBB Way and unleash the full potential of your GTI today.
Volkswagen Mk6 GTI Stage Packages
Our engineers rigorously test GTI Hard Parts to find the right order and combination for the best incremental power gains. Maps are created and tested to tune the ECU so that it supports and takes advantage of each part. With these results, COBB is able to create the Upgrade Path of Staged Packages that have all the necessary aftermarket parts to upgrade your GTI. Learn more about The COBB Way.
Volkswagen Mk6 GTI Accessport
Looking for Volkswagen GTI aftermarket performance parts? It all starts with the Accessport! The Accessport is the world’s best selling, most flexible ECU upgrade solution for your GTI. Simply plug this device into your car’s OBD port and you have the capability to reflash the ECU to enjoy power gains, custom features, and other improvements immediately! All of the off the shelf maps are included at no additional cost and free updates are simplified with Accessport Manager. It’s the last engine management solution you’ll ever need!
Volkswagen Mk6 GTI Filters and Intakes
Replacing the factory intake and airbox with the COBB SF Intake System will greatly reduce pre-turbo restrictions. When a restriction is removed, it allows the engine to be more efficient while also enabling it to make more overall power! The higher flowing intake also makes turbo and bypass valve noises more audible.
Volkswagen Mk6 GTI Exhaust
COBB Tuning has the ultimate exhaust upgrades for your Volkswagen Mk6 GTI in both stainless steel and titanium offerings! Upgrade both the look and the sound of your Mk6 GTI to make sure you’re turning heads and getting that true enthusiast growl! We even offer additional tips to give you all the customization you could ever want!