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AWE Tuning Track Edition Exhaust VW MK7 Golf R

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Original price $ 1,363.16
Original price $ 1,363.16 - Original price $ 1,415.79
Original price $ 1,363.16
Current price $ 1,295.00
$ 1,295.00 - $ 1,345.00
Current price $ 1,295.00
SKU 3015-42134

Product Description

Presenting the finest exhausts for the VW MK7 Golf R, with options to suit every taste, and unmatched quality, fitment, performance and tone.

The AWE Tuning VW MK7 Golf R Exhaust Options

SwitchPath™ Exhaust

Smooth bends, tight packaging, and two attitudes. The SwitchPath™ Exhaust is comprised of handcrafted 3-inch and 2.5-inch U.S.-sourced T304L stainless steel with a valved passenger-side tip outlet.  

SwitchPath™ retains the factory valve behavior and obeys the VW MK7 Golf R’s ECU commands based on throttle input, engine speed, and Drive Select. Sneaking out in the morning or creeping through town? Close the valve. Ready to rip? Toggle into Dynamic and your VW MK7 Golf R will sing a signature AWE tune with enhanced crackles that will provoke a firm grin.

Track Edition Exhaust

For those who like it raw, rowdy, and light, the AWE Track Edition is for you. The Track Edition takes all of the precision engineering and performance of its SwitchPath™ counterpart, minus the valve on the passenger’s side and the muffler on the driver’s side. The result is a constant “valve open” mode. 

Product Features

  • Proudly designed, engineered, and manufactured in-house at AWE
  • Max gains of 12 hp and 9 ft-lbs of torque at the wheels (turbo-back, stock software)
  • Available as valved SwitchPath™ or more unleashed Track Edition
  • Handcrafted from CNC mandrel-bent 3” and 2.5” U.S.-sourced .065” wall T304L stainless steel
  • Direct bolt-on for factory-like simplicity
  • Less is more: clean, straight-through design maximizes performance
  • 102mm double-walled, slash-cut exhaust tips available in chrome silver or diamond black
  • Perfect fitment, guaranteed
  • AWE no CEL guarantee
  • AWE lifetime warranty
  • SwitchPath™ exhausts are available with the AWE SwitchPath™ Remote for push-button mood control which is sold separately but can be purchased here

About the AWE SwitchPath™ Remote 

Push-button mood control.

  • Open and close exhaust valves with the push of a button from inside the cabin at any time
  • Works with the AWE SwitchPath™ Exhaust
  • Compact design perfect for a keychain or cup holder
  • From quiet to aggressive with the tap of a button
  • No check engine light - guaranteed

What It Does

The AWE SwitchPath™ Remote and accompanying control box overrides the factory valving to allow the exhaust valves to be opened or closed manually via the SwitchPath™ Remote.

How to Operate

With the AWE SwitchPath™ Controller installed, the exhaust valves can be opened by pressing the “On” button found on the left side of the SwitchPath™ Remote. To close the exhaust valves simply press the “Off” button on the right side of the remote.

Please note, the AWE SwitchPath™ Remote overrides the stock valve control, meaning the exhaust must be opened and closed with the remote as desired.

Valve Simulators: Why Do You Need Them?

Sound perfection comes standard thanks to AWE’s SwitchPath™ Technology, which utilizes the Golf R's factory valving. But when it comes to the Track Edition versions of these systems, these valves are eliminated, the ECU stores what is known as a ‘soft code’ in the system. While this code is not harmful, who wants it? Enter the AWE Electronic Valve Simulators.

These simple devices plug right into the factory harness in place of the exhaust valves, and prevent any code from ever being stored in the ECU due to the removal of the exhaust valves. Plug them in. Start it up. Drive away. That simple. Comes as a set of two.


    • 2015 - 2017 VW MK7 Golf R


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