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What's the difference between 'Comfort' and 'Sport' settings?

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering & Brakes' started by rexemper, Nov 27, 2019.

  1. LostKiwi

    LostKiwi Senior Member

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    In which case it will probably be much the same and just alter the gear shift parameters.
     
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    flowrider99 Senior Member

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    The earlier 5 speed AT has the W/S button (winter/standard) which adjusts the gearbox shift programmes, 2004 cars onwards have the 7 speed AT and the button changed to S/C (sport/comfort) which did the same thing.
     
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    rorywquin Senior Member

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    It depends 100% on the car you have. S in my SLK is a totally different experience to S in my SL.
     
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    Difference is a clean pair of underpants to a dirty pair of underpants :D
     
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    rexemper Senior Member

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    Huh???
     
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    00slk Senior Member

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    'Comfort' mode, for subtle driving............Clean knickers :D
    'Sport' mode, for spirited driving causing passenger to soil ones knickers ;)
     
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    And in my w212 722.6 5 speed, it just seems to hold the gears a bit longer in higher revs when in "S" mode. Or does it do anything else? Any effect on the suspension's?
     
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    Blobcat Moderator

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    No, not with normal sussies
     
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    Ah, makes sense now! Mostly in the car on my own so only have my own underwear to worry about!
     
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    So that is what the cooled seats are for, spirited driving

    Mercedes SL500 R231
     
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