Everything You Need to Know about Porsche Sport Chrono Package
The German auto brand, Porsche attracts car enthusiasts with its exotic car models. The powerful road performance and speed of the Porsche models makes it one of the most popular used luxury car brands in the UAE. The Sport Chrono Package allows fine tuning of chassis, transmission and engine into a sportier version. All it takes is a one button press on the steering wheel by the driver to enable the reserve of power to flow into the drive.
Here is a complete guide on how to use the Porsche Sport Chrono Package and how it enhances your driving experience.
WHAT IS THE SPORT CHRONO PACKAGE?
One of the interesting facts about Porsche is that it is known for producing exotic and luxury cars that are equipped with the features to enhance the road performance. The Sport Chrono is one such additional feature that fine tunes the engine performance and provides power to accelerate at a much faster rate.
Every new model of Porsche comes with a Sport Chrono Package installed in them. You can immediately know that your car is equipped with a Sport Chrono Package when the dashboard has a clock mounted on it. Porsche has many additional features and options to offer. Sport Chrono Package is one of those features which enhances the car’s launch control and driver’s response.
The latest upgrade in the Porsche 911 Sport Chrono Package is a sports plus button on the steering wheel which activates the Launch Control in manual and Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) transmissions. Following are the features offered in the Sport Chrono Plus Package which is an upgraded version installed in all the latest models of Porsche.
The Sport Chrono Package comes with a switch on the steering wheel or beside the gear box. It allows the driver to select the preferred driving mode from the following options:
- Normal Mode features all the default driving settings.
- Sports Mode increases the engine responsiveness.
- Sport Plus Mode not only adjusts the rev-limiter to harder settings but also activates the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control Sport (PDCC Sport).
- Individual Mode allows an even personalised driver settings.
This feature integrates with PDK transmission to provide an optimum acceleration to the vehicle at the start of the race.
This feature by Porsche has a gear function inspired from the motorsports. It provides racing-derived and unique gear shifting to the PDK to provide a good pick-up acceleration.
The SPORT Response feature in the Porsche Boxster 718 Sport Chrono Package switches the engine and car transmission system to provide an ultimate power for 20 seconds. This feature provides maximum acceleration and responsiveness to the car. Besides, Porsche has added the SPORT Response feature in other new models as well.
The interior has a stopwatch installed on the dashboard which calculates the lap time in a race. Besides, the package includes Porsche Communication Management (PCM) which displays complete performance of the vehicle.
DYNAMIC ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION MOUNTS
The Sport Chrono minimises the vibrations and oscillations in the drivetrain of the vehicle. The activation of Sport Chrono makes the gear shifting subtle which enhances the driving experience. Moreover, the dynamic engine mounts improve the vehicle stability and comfort at relatively higher speeds.
This was all about the Porsche Sport Chrono Package. You can have a look at the following used Porsche models for sale in the UAE equipped with the Sport Chrono Plus;
- Used Porsche Macan for sale in the UAE
- Second-hand Porsche 911 in the UAE
- Pre-owned Porsche Cayman in the UAE
- Used Porsche Boxster in the UAE
Besides, you can have a look at the collection of luxury and non-luxury pre-owned cars for sale in the UAE which provide a powerful high-end performance.
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