How to Use Mercedes-Benz AMG® Launch Control

How do you use Mercedes-Benz AMG® Launch Control? Many Mercedes-Benz AMG® vehicles have thrilling features, such as Launch Control. This was originally developed for Formula One race cars to deliver maximum power with maximum control. Keep reading or watch the video below to learn how to engage your Mercedes-Benz AMG® launch control.

  1. Let your engine warm up
  2. Make sure the vehicle is stationary and rotate the drive select knob to race
  3. Pull back both paddle shifters and your car will ask if you wish to engage in launch control
  4. Confirm by pulling back on the right paddle shifter
  5. Fully depress the brake pedal then the accelerator button
  6. To launch, release the brake and enjoy the ride!


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