Interrupting and resuming cruise control and distance control Interrupting cruise control and distance control – OFF
Press the brake pedal. or
Press the control stalk on the steering wheel down (position 3, OFF)
Adaptive cruise control is inactive.
The desired speed that was stored and the desired distance are retained.
Resuming cruise control and distance control – RESUME
Push the control stalk on the steering wheel up (position 4, RESUME).
The vehicle accelerates to the desired speed that was stored unless a vehicle traveling in front is detected as driving slower than the desired speed and the distance from this vehicle is less than the desired distance that was set.
The status display B changes from gray to orange. or
Press the control stalk on the steering wheel up and keep it pressed (position 4, RESUME).
The vehicle accelerates in a more sporty driving style to the desired speed that was stored.
If cruise control and distance control was interrupted using the control stalk 3 (OFF), it can only be resumed again when the vehicle is moving and no stationary objects are detected in front.
Messages on the multi-function display
If adaptive cruise control was deactivated automatically or if an action cannot be performed, a message to this effect in blue appears on the multi-function display.
Adaptive cruise control is not available, e.g. when manoeuvring.
Adaptive cruise control was deactivated because ABS or PSM intervened as a control mechanism.
"Electric parking brake!"
Adaptive cruise control was deactivated because the electric parking brake was activated.
Adaptive cruise control was deactivated because the Tiptronic S selector lever is not in position D or manual position M.
"Impossible while parked"
The required action is not possible because your vehicle is stationary, e.g. when setting a desired speed.
Adaptive cruise control was deactivated because the rpm limit of the engine was reached in manual position M of the Tiptronic S selector lever.
"Gradient too steep!"
The desired distance or the desired speed cannot be set because the gradient on the road is too steep.
The action is not possible because a stationary object was detected ahead.
Adaptive cruise control is not available because PSM was switched off.
Adaptive cruise control was deactivated.
"Steering turned too far"
The steering is turned too far.
Porsche Hill Control (PHC) is active or on standby.
For information on Porsche Stability Management (PSM):
Please see the chapter "PORSCHE STABILITY MANAGEMENT (PSM)" on page 203.
General information "Sport" mode
Adaptive cruise control regulates your driving more dynamically in "Sport" mode.
Towing a trailer
Adaptive cruise control is also available when you are towing a trailer, but is less dynamic.