We’ve all heard it before. I’m done. Stop whinging about sport mode.
Why does a Ferrari need a sport mode? Why isn’t it always in sport?
Because it’s not a race car. It’s a road car
Because roads are shitty some of the time
Because getting to good roads often means traveling on shit roads
Because sometimes good roads are shit roads. They’re quiet, dis-used, damp, off-camber, with a rocky surface and with debris
Because it’s an expensive car and the owner wants to enjoy it more of the time
Because it’s a glorious car and the owner wants to use it as much as they can
Because we have the technology to make a car both stiff and compliant, both comfortable and responsive, so why shouldn’t we
Because the easier the car is to live with, the happier the owner is, the more they like the car, the more they like the manufacturer, the happier the manufacturer is
Because, those who can afford fast cars are not always (or usually) the young and able
Because all the things that make a car better to drive (in no particular order & non-exhasutive: noise, feel, responsiveness, power, danger) don’t make it better in every situation in which you use the car
Am I wrong, Oppo?