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Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
Dynamic cornering light
Above a speed of approx. 8 km/h (5 mph), the low beam light is swiveled in the direction of the curve to illuminate the road more clearly, depending on the speed of the vehicle and the extent to which the steering wheel is turned.

In the event of a fault in the dynamic cornering light, the PDLS warning light in the instrument panel starts flashing.

Motorway function in daylight
The driving light is switched on automatically at vehicle speeds of more than approx. 90 mph (140 km/h) in daylight conditions and when daytime driving lights are deactivated.

If you are traveling at a speed of less than approx. 40 mph (65 km/h), the driving light is switched off after a delay of approx. 4 minutes, if the external lighting conditions permit.

Motorway function in darkness
The distribution characteristics of the driving light change when driving in darkness at vehicle speeds above approx. 80 mph (130 km/h).

The light beam becomes longer and the field of vision increases.

Fog lights
The distribution characteristics of the driving light change when the rear fog light is switched on at vehicle speeds below approx. 43 mph (70 km/h).

The light beam becomes wider and reduces glare.


Instrument Lighting
The lighting is automatically adjusted to the ambient brightness via light sensors.

In addition, when the vehicle lighting is switched on, the instrument and switch brightness can be adjusted manually.

  • Turn adjustment button A in the appropriate direction and hold until the desired brightness has been reached.

Adjusting the brightness while driving

Adjusting the brightness while driving may cause you to lose control of the vehicle.

  • Do not reach through the steering-wheel spokes whilst driving.


Turn Signal/High Beam/Headlight Flasher Stalk/Parking Light Switch
Turn signal, low beam and high beam are ready for operation when the ignition is on.

1 – Turn signal light, left
2 – Turn signal light, right

Push the stalk to the upper or lower pressure point – turn signal lights flash three times.
3 – High beam
4 – Headlight flasher
(also with the ignition switched off)
Stalk in center position – low beam
When the high beam is switched on or the headlight flasher is operated, the blue indicator light on the speedometer lights up.

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