ENHANCED DRIVER INTERFACE
Enhanced Driver Interface (EDI) is the centrepiece of the new VXR8 GTS. Never before has the driving enthusiast benefited from this level of engagement with a vehicle. EDI connects with the onboard computer to constantly stream real-time vehicle dynamics and performance data to the touch-screen display.
At the touch of your finger EDI displays real-time performance data, such as power and torque, g-force and lap-times. You can also access your vehicle settings, including the optional Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) system. If this were not enough, you can even download track day data and analyse your performance using the MoTec i2 software provided.
Driver screen keeps you close to key inputs such as RPM, pedal positions (accelerator and brake) and gear position.
This screen displays the fuel economy history.
Perfect for hill climbs, road rallies and your competitive instincts. It's an easy-to-use stopwatch complete with split lap timing.
Select your gauges for real-time information such as power, torque, manifold pressure, fuel, elevation or air temperature (intake or external).
Feeds live information on longitudinal and lateral g-force.
Understand your vehicle's behaviour with understeer and oversteer display.
Download your recorded information onto a USB memory stick and review it later on your PC.
Magnetic Ride Control (MRC)
Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) is an advanced suspension on VXR8 GTS that incorporates hardware and software for comfort and handling. Adjusts every 1000th of a second.
MAGNETIC RIDE CONTROL
Fitted as standard to the new VXR8 GTS, Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) is a suspension system that integrates dynamic hardware with advanced software. With electronic control over suspension damping, the new VXR8 GTS takes V8 muscle car suspension tuning to a new and exciting level. No longer confined to the limitations of conventional dampers (velocity sensitive damping), MRC is an intelligent control system that is able to take information from multiple inputs and calculate the desired level of damping in the blink of an eye. The result is a blend of ride and handling that has never before been felt on a VXR model.
Once enabled, the launch control system (available on manual vehicles only) provides the vehicle with the ability to accelerate from standstill at its maximum potential. Launch control differs from traction control in that traction control focuses on vehicle stability (particularly in an emergency situation), whereas launch control focuses on providing control of the driven wheels to maximise acceleration during the initial set-off.
SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT (SBZA)
VXR innovation does not just stop at performance. Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) is a case in point. This unique convenience feature, optional on the VXR8 range, actually keeps an eye on the surrounding traffic to keep the driver as informed as possible in multiple lane driving situations. Sensors around the car emit ultrasonic waves across key lane transition zones to keep you aware of any adjacent cars travelling in the same direction that may not always be visible in your mirrors.