What is Launch Control, and How Does it Work?
Launch control is an advanced driving assistance system (ADAS) found in sports cars and other performance-oriented vehicles that helps facilitate quick acceleration from a standing start. Familiar ADAS are explicitly geared towards safety assistance, like blind-spot warning and lane-keeping assistance. On the other hand, launch control is designed to produce the maximum amount of power and traction for a vehicle to accelerate from a stop as quickly as possible. While the “control” part of its name has a safety aspect, the emphasis is on the “launch” and subsequent zero-to-60 mph times.