The Sport Chrono Package enables an even sportier tuning of the chassis, engine and transmission. And launches you to unprecedented sporty heights. The key component is the mode switch on the steering wheel, derived from the 918 Spyder. Without your hand having to leave the steering wheel, you can choose any of four settings: Normal, SPORT, SPORT PLUS and Individual. In this way, you can adapt the vehicle even more to the way you want to drive.
In combination with PDK, you benefit from three additional functions. The first is Launch Control, which can be used to achieve the best possible standing start.
The second function is the motorsportderived gearshift strategy. In this mode, PDK is geared up for extremely short shift times and optimum shift points for the maximum acceleration available.
The third function: SPORT Response. Pressing the button in the centre of the mode switch primes the engine and transmission for the fastest possible unleashing of power.
In other words, maximum responsiveness for a period of approximately 20 seconds – useful when overtaking, for example. A timer graphic in the instrument cluster tells you how long is left.
Dynamic transmission mounts are also part of the Sport Chrono Package. This electronically controlled system minimises the perceptible oscillations and vibrations of the entire drivetrain, particularly the engine, and combines the benefits of a hard or soft transmission mounting arrangement. In short, it enhances both driving stability and driving comfort.
The Sport Chrono Package now also includes the