When the optimised Sport Chrono Package is ordered, Porsche Stability Management (PSM) offers the new “PSM Sport” mode. This very sporty driving mode lets ambitious drivers explore performance limits even closer – such as on a circuit track or in winter driver training on low-friction surfaces. Compared to PSM On, the function permits much larger yaw angles and more slip at the drive wheels. This lets drivers experience the sports car’s driving dynamics performance even better – and in a safe environment. Hard braking within the ABS control range activates the full range of stabilising assistance by PSM until the brakes are released.
When the optional Sport Chrono Package and PDK transmission are ordered, another programme switch is added to the steering wheel: the Sport Response Button. Inspired by motorsport, the engine and transmission are configured for maximum acceleration for a period of 20 seconds - such as for intermediate sprints or overtaking.
The new Dynamic Boost function intervenes when the driver takes the foot off the accelerator pedal briefly during full acceleration. The throttle valve remains mostly open, while the petrol injection is stopped. As a result, charge pressure is not reduced entirely - the engine reacts spontaneously to another press of the accelerator pedal. As a result, the turbo engine reacts as quickly as a naturally-aspirated engine.
718 Boxster: Combined fuel consumption: 7.4 – 6.9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 168 - 158 g/km
718 Boxster S: Combined fuel consumption 8.1 – 7.3 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 184 - 167 g/km