VW will contact the owners starting from early 2022 to explain the voluntary service process. The eighth-gen Golf has been beset in the past by problems with the infotainment system. Software. How to install the logos on your system. 1. Simply save the file to a directory of your choice with a click on the link below. 2. Unzip the zip file and search for the relevant logos. 3. Copy this to an SD card. 4. Then, connect the storage medium to your infotainment system. They elaborated that Australian-spec Mk8 Golfs don't currently support over-the-air updates. Existing Mk8 Golf owners won't receive the new infotainment hardware but will instead receive a software update where available, but it's unclear if existing Australian-spec models will be able to get the software update applied at dealerships. The GTI produces 241 horsepower—up 13 from the Mk7—and 273 lb-ft of torque with regular octane fuel, while the Golf R now makes 315 horsepower—27 more than the previous generation—and 295 lb-ft of torque with the DSG transmission, or 280 lb-ft with the manual, using premium fuel. Between the engine and the road lives a newly developed.