Our paddles are categorized by the OEM paddle that they are designed to replace/fit onto. Each different shape is labelled as V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6 and V7.
V1 Steering Wheels. These wheels have the V1 shape paddles:
These are generally found on 2006-2013 models. Note the shape of the wheel, not the badges and buttons! Paddles are square-shaped.
V2 Steering Wheels. These wheels have the V2 shape paddles:
These are generally found on 2013-2016 models. Note the shape of the wheel, not the badges and buttons! Paddles are square-shaped.
V3 Paddle Shifter:
V4 Paddle Shifter:
V5 Paddle Shifter:
New Audi V6 Shape Paddle Shifter ('20 - '23):
Note: The V6 paddle looks very similar to V4 but doesn't have 3 embossed lines on the back (like the V4) and can come in a chrome variant.
New Audi V7 Shape Paddle Shifter ('20 - '23):
Found in most 2020+ Audi RS models.
General guide - refer to photos above:
- V1 (2003 - 2013)
- V3 (2013-2016)
- V4 (2016-2020)
- V5 (2017+)
- V6 (2019+)
- V7 (2021+)
Still unsure which paddle shifters will fit your car? Send a photo of the back of your paddles to firstname.lastname@example.org or @dsgpaddles on Instagram, and we'll confirm fitment within 12 hours.