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Launch Control, how usefully is it in real life?

By Faiming_low on 05 Sep 2015 in Videos

Attached Image Are Launch Control systems useful in real life? Auto Express intends to show us how much time you will lose trying to set up the launch control...
 
Using a BMW M4, a Mercedes-AMG C63 S, a Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS and a very humble little Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion (which does not have any launch control system) as the candidates to prove their point, we have a video from them showing how laborious it is to go through the steps in each car to engage Launch Control.
 
So who will win the drag race? Watch to find out!
 


bmw, c63s, amg, mercedes, polo and 2 more...

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LiuDeHua Sep 07 2015 12:37 PM

Useful only in Sepang.

ER-3682 Sep 07 2015 07:22 PM
Unfair test,all the cars should not count the activation time..should all in ready mode.
Watwheels Sep 08 2015 08:26 AM

Is it that difficult to make a dedicated launch control button?

Fett Sep 08 2015 09:00 AM

Unfair test,all the cars should not count the activation time..should all in ready mode.

Tink the whole point of the test was to compare the time taken to set up the launch controls, not the acceleration, u can compare brochures for that

Faiming_low Sep 08 2015 07:00 PM

Tink the whole point of the test was to compare the time taken to set up the launch controls, not the acceleration, u can compare brochures for that

 

 

Yup, I think this is the point of this video.

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