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Does anyone know if drive modes and damper settings are persistent across drives?

e.g. If I change my drive mode to sport because I want the exhaust note and throttle response, but I put the dampers into a softer setting for ride comfort, will these settings still be active the next time I turn on my RS? Or will everything be back to "Normal" mode?
 

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Does anyone know if drive modes and damper settings are persistent across drives?

e.g. If I change my drive mode to sport because I want the exhaust note and throttle response, but I put the dampers into a softer setting for ride comfort, will these settings still be active the next time I turn on my RS? Or will everything be back to "Normal" mode?
It's going to be back normal. The ST does the same thing....it won't stay in track it sport mode. You can permanently disable the auto start stop stuff, though.....that's a start
 

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My understanding from previous discussion is that that the drive modes are not persistent and everything goes back to normal when the RS is turned-off :sour: and then back on. Liability issues were mentioned; e.g. you leave it in "track" mode and someone has a nanny avoidable wreck.

YMMV,

MidCow3

P.S. - I would prefer that at least "Normal" and "Sport" modes be persistent. :triumphant:
 

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It's going to be back normal. The ST does the same thing....it won't stay in track it sport mode. You can permanently disable the auto start stop stuff, though.....that's a start
You can permanently disable the start-stop on the ST without pulling a fuse? God I hope that carries over.
 

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It's like a launch sequence, every time I will get into my RS that button will be hit 2 times and maybe the dampers. It's second nature putting my ST in sport mode every time I get in.
I think you'll likely end up leaving the dampers in normal once you've felt em (not that I have either of course) but all the reviews mention how it really is suitable for tracking only, but of course to each their own!
 

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I think you'll likely end up leaving the dampers in normal once you've felt em (not that I have either of course) but all the reviews mention how it really is suitable for tracking only, but of course to each their own!
Agree .... apparently for very smooth track only :sorrow:
 

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I think you'll likely end up leaving the dampers in normal once you've felt em (not that I have either of course) but all the reviews mention how it really is suitable for tracking only, but of course to each their own!
I agree. They say it rides like the FoST, which doesn't ride too bad, but 40% stiffer might be too much lol.
 

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I think you'll likely end up leaving the dampers in normal once you've felt em (not that I have either of course) but all the reviews mention how it really is suitable for tracking only, but of course to each their own!
Yup I was referring to putting it into track mode and maybe set the dampers to normal. I honestly like a firm ride and as long as it isn't bouncy over mid corner bumps I say bring on the stiffness :)
 

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I believe the start stop shuts off in any drive mode other than NORMAL it that correct?
it better......

that would suck to be on the Track, and your car decides to suddenly be fuel efficient.... lol
You might as well take a Prius out there
 

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Does anyone know if drive modes and damper settings are persistent across drives?

e.g. If I change my drive mode to sport because I want the exhaust note and throttle response, but I put the dampers into a softer setting for ride comfort, will these settings still be active the next time I turn on my RS? Or will everything be back to "Normal" mode?
At least one video I watched the reviewer stated it reset to normal every time it was powered down.
 
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