What Is Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control

Porsche dynamic chassis control explained

So far we've seen Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) and the Porsche Sport Chrono package. To round out the various chassis control systems let's take a closer look at Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control. Porsche explains PDCC as an active anti-roll system that suppresses lateral body movement during cornering. In addition, it minimizes the lateral …

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Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) Plus Explained

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Whenever we can, we use Porsche's own materials to help explain some of their more complex technologies. Earlier this week Porsche released a series of videos explaining their various chassis control technologies, how they work and what their advantages are. Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus, or PTV Plus for short, works by automatically applying …

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Do Porsche’s PTV Plus, Sport Chrono and PDCC Options Really Make A Difference?

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When you're buying a new car, Porsche's alphabet soup of options can be daunting even to the most knowledgeable of shoppers. PTV Plus is standard on the 911 Carrera S, but what about the Sport Chrono Package or PDCC (Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control) as options? Are they worth the money? What do they do? Can you even quantify the benefits of the …

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Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Porsche Drivers Discuss The Challenges Of This Unique Race

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Veteran Pikes Peak racers Jeff Zwart, David Donner, Randy Pobst, and Fred Veitch discuss the challenges of racing on America's Mountain for honors at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Donner, Veitch and Zwart are stalwart Porsche drivers. But Randy Pobst has chosen a GTR for this year's race. Who will prevail? …

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Long Layover? Drive A Porsche!

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Back in 2013 Lufthansa and Porsche joined forces to chauffeur passengers between terminals and flights at the Frankfurt airport (similar to the arrangement Porsche has with Delta in certain US airports). Following that, they started offering a "Porsche First Class Excitement" option that allowed those passengers flying Lufthansa in first class, …

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20 Fascinating Facts & Figures About Porsche’s 17th Overall Le Mans Victory

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Unless you've been living under a rock, or intentionally trying to avoid the news, then you know that on Sunday, June 14, 2015, the trio of Earl Bamber, Nico Hülkenberg and Nick Tandy gave Porsche their 17th overall victory at the Le Mans 24-Hours. Following right on their heals, in second place, was their sister car piloted by Timo Bernhard, …

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Want To Drive For Porsche? Applications Are Now Being Accepted!

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Porsche's youth development program started in 1997. Since then, 19 of its graduates have found jobs as professional racers. Of those, you'll probably recognize names like Timo Bernhard, Marc Lieb, Patrick Long, Michael Christensen and Earl Bamber; all are current Porsche factory drivers with Bamber clinching victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans at …

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Porsche Acquisition Enhances Lightweight Material Manufacturing Capabilities

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As Porsche continues its quest to improve fuel efficiency and meet upcoming CAFE standards, the need for increased use of lightweight materials in manufacturing becomes more and more important. With that in mind, Porsche announced they have agreed to buy the machine tool unit of industrial robot maker Kuka to enhance their production techniques …

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Porsche Shuts Down 918 Production Line. End Of An Era?

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It was just a little over 4-years ago that Porsche invited us to Detroit for something they assured us would be spectacular. When they unveiled the 918 RSR at the 2011 Detroit auto show it was fairly apparent that "spectacular" was the automotive understatement of the decade. Now, after just 21 short months of production, the last Porsche 918 …

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All 5 Porsche Models Honored In 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey

J D Power Initial Quality Award 2015

Earlier today it was announced that Porsche took top honors in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, as ranked by U.S. customers, for the third year in a row. As if that weren't enough of an honor, the 911 ranked highest in its segment (Midsize Premium Sporty Car) for the fourth consecutive year. Rounding out the accolades were the Boxster and …

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