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Mercedes-Benz GLC : Driving / Pulling away with optimized acceleration

WARNING Risk of skidding and having an accident from wheels spinning

When you use optimized acceleration, individual wheels could spin and you could lose control of the vehicle.

If ESP® is deactivated, there is a risk of skidding and accident.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Make sure that no persons or obstacles are in the close vicinity of your vehicle.

Requirements:

  • The vehicle has been broken in.
  • The vehicle and tires are in good condition.
  • You are on a high-grip roadway.
  • The engine and transmission are at normal operating temperature.

NOTE Increased wear due to optimized acceleration

When pulling away with optimized acceleration, all components of the drivetrain are subjected to a very high load.

This can lead to increased component wear.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Do not always pull away with optimized acceleration.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Engage the h drive position.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Move the steering wheel to the straightahead position.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Select the sportiest available drive program BorC.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Deactivate ESP®.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Depress and hold the brake pedal firmly with your left foot.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration With your right foot, fully depress the accelerator pedal.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration After no more than five seconds, take your left foot quickly off the brake, but keep the accelerator pedal depressed.

The vehicle pulls away at maximum acceleration.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Switch on ESP® once the acceleration procedure is complete.

Ending optimized acceleration

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Remove your foot from the accelerator pedal.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Pulling away with optimized acceleration Reactivate the ESP®.

After you pull away with optimized acceleration, components of the drivetrain can become very hot, which means that optimized acceleration values may be reached again only after a few minutes.

    Notes on optimized acceleration

    If all necessary requirements and activation conditions are fulfilled, the best possible acceleration can be achieved from a standstill. Do not use the optimized acceleration on public roads...

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