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Porsche Vehicle Tracking System Plus (PVTS Plus)
PVTS Plus is a GSM/GPS-based tracking system which enables the vehicle to be located by a Security Operating Center (SOC) and secured by the relevant authorities in the event of theft.
As soon as PVTS Plus recognizes an alarm, the location of the corresponding vehicle is reported to the Security Operating Center (SOC).
There are two different PVTS Plus equipment versions:
The PVTS Plus equipment version depends on the vehicle insurance or statutory requirements of the individual countries. Your authorized Porsche dealer will be pleased to advise you on the PVTS Plus version installed in your vehicle.
On vehicles with the smartphone app Porsche Car Connect, some PVTS Plus settings can be implemented directly using the app.
Detailed information on installation, the functions and management of the contract can be found at: www.porsche.com/connect.
Scope of supply and initial activation
PVTS Plus is tested by the authorized Porsche dealer and activated together with the vehicle owner.
After activation, you will receive important documents such as the telephone number of the local Security Operating Center (SOC) and of your service provider.
Detailed activation information can be obtained at www.porsche.com/connect or from an authorized Porsche dealer.
The vehicle will only be only located in the event of theft. In this event, a text message is sent to the cell phone number provided. For security reasons, the position of the vehicle is not communicated in the text message.
The following alarms can be set:
For information about the battery:
Operation of PVTS Plus without driver card
When PVTS Plus is operated normally, no intervention on your part is required.
Operation of PVTS Plus with driver card
PVTS Plus can be automatically deactivated using a switched-on driver card.
Switching on the driver card
If the light indicator of a switched-on driver card stops flashing either in intervals of three seconds or when pressing button A on the driver card, the battery is discharged and must be replaced.
For information about changing the battery: