What does the Sport button do on a Porsche?

By Product Expert | Posted in Porsche, Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 2:57 pm
Porsche Sport Button

Above all, Porsche is known for its incredible performance capabilities. No matter which model you drive, you’ll experience stunning speed, power, and cornering capabilities thanks to exceptional engineering. But within each Porsche model, there are a few features that help take its capabilities to new heights.

One of those features is the Sport button, which is standard on most Porsche models. The Porsche Sport button gives the driver an opportunity to increase the sportiness of the ride with the push of a button. When enabled, the electronic management system switches the engine mapping to enhance responsiveness and deliver more direct engine dynamics.

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When in automatic transmission mode, higher speeds will be required for upshifting and downshifts will be quicker. While the engine and transmission tweaks take responsiveness and shift speed to new heights, Porsche’s Active Suspension Management and Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control will also go into Sport mode at the press of the button. When initiated, occupants will experience harder damping and sharper steering, adding to the overall sportiness of the drive.

The ability to adjust key vehicles systems on the go to create a customized driving experience is incredible. Pressing the Sport button again will put things back into their normal settings to provide the exceptional comfort and ride quality you have come to expect from a Porsche.

There are other performance enhancements that can be added to a Porsche, like the popular Sport Chrono Package, but the ease and standard availability of the Sport button is a great asset for Porsche owners looking to unleash the full capabilities of their vehicles.

Whether you drive a Macan or 911, visit Loeber Motors and put the Sport button to the test to see how it adjusts the driving experience to provide truly captivating performance.

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