"Dropping it into sport or M1 doesn't help"
Originally Posted by Beemw335
In drive the car never uses 1rst gear. From a stop its in 2nd.
Use ds (sport) and you should notice a difference.
To OP, the lag you are experiencing might be the Drive By Wire/Electronic Throttle control. I'm not sure but that's my best guess. I think the COBB has a way to adjust it to make it more responsive.