What is the Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)?

February 20th, 2019 by

Porsche Dynamic Light System on 911 Targa 4
 
Available on models like the 718 Cayman and Panamera, the Porsche Dynamic Light System, or PDLS, is a feature that optimizes the light from your headlights on bending and turning roads. Learn more about PDLS below from the team at Porsche Fremont!

How Does the Porsche Dynamic Light System Work?

PDLS increases safety when driving and enhances near-field, lateral, and far-field illumination by adjusting the range of the dipped beam according to driving speed. Additionally, the dynamic cornering light function rotates the main headlights towards the inside of a road’s curve based on the driver’s speed and steering angle. Static cornering lights turn on the auxiliary headlights for clearer visibility on tight, turning roads.

What is the Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS Plus)?

What is the difference between PDLS and PDLS Plus? Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus has two added functions. First, at speeds higher than about 40 mph, the dynamic main beam will turn on and detect oncoming traffic and vehicles in front of you. The light cone’s intensity and range are adjusted depending on the surroundings. Secondly, Intersection Assistant turns on the electronic cornering lights to adjust the broadness and length of the light cones, which increases the visibility of the vehicle’s surroundings.

Learn More About Porsche Safety Features at Porsche Fremont

For more information on PDLS or to learn more about other Porsche safety features, such as Porsche Remote Park Assist, contact the knowledgeable team at Porsche Fremont. To test out the PDLS feature in person, visit our dealership near Menlo Park and Milpitas! Our team can help you navigate our inventory of new Porsche models and set you up with a test drive.

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