Shifter Paddles - Now Available for Porsche PDK Vehicles
We are proud to introduce the first of the Raceseng shifter paddle products to the Porsche PDK community. These paddles are designed to accentuate the OEM paddle form while enhancing the driver's connection to the car. Common problem on the Sport Design 2 steering wheel is the distance between the paddles and the steering wheel. Our shifter paddles extend the top and bottom of the paddle allowing for an improved ability to grab the gears no matter where your hands are on the wheel.
PROBLEM AND SOLUTION
We set out on a journey to design shifter paddles that enhanced the form and function of the OEM Porsche PDK paddles. Designed for cars that have factory paddle shifters such as the Turbo, GT3, Boxster, Cayman, Macan, Panamera, and Cayenne.
IN THE CAR
The Porsche PDK shifter paddles enhance the look of the Porsche interior and improve your driving experience.
After machining, the shifter paddles go through multiple stages of finishing from vibratory tumbling, to media blasting by hand to our unique anodizing process. The final result is a gorgeous part with perfectly radiused edges and a satin anodized finish that feel incredible to the touch.
The shifter paddle extends the OEM paddle where it matters most, where you grip the wheel.
We focused on designing a shifter paddle form that enhanced the Porsche PDK paddles while accentuating their natural shape. Our goal was to make paddles that look like they are a simple extension of the OEM paddle.
The backside of the paddle features a unique machined texture. The goal was to create a cnc machined texture that would act as a subtle and unobtrusive grip.
DESIGN + DEVELOPMENT
In an effort to craft unique products, everything we do goes through a rigorous design and development process. Starting from sketch ideation to CAD modeling, our goal is to create authentic and well thought out products.
The Porsche PDK shifter paddles fit all vehicles that have the Sport Design 2 steering wheel with aluminum paddle shifters:
• 2016 Porsche Boxster and Cayman 981
• 2016 Porsche Boxster and Cayman 718
• 2016 Porsche Carrera 991.2
• 2016 Porsche Turbo 991.2
• 2016 Porsche GT3/GT3RS 991
• 2016 Porsche Cayenne 958.2
• 2016 Porsche Panamera 970.2
• 2016 Porsche Macan 95B
Will not fit the 2009-2015 PDK.
HOW DO THE PADDLES MOUNT?
The shifter paddles mount to the backside of the OEM paddles and are attached using double sided 3M VHB tape. The 3M tape we used is engineered exactly for this application and is laser cut for precise fitment. Once the tape is bonded, it is rigidly connected to the OEM paddles but the connection is not permanent, the paddles can be removed if need be.
WHY DOES THE MOUNTING TAPE WORK?
We precisely machine a pocket into the face of the shifter paddle which is identical to the shape on the back of the OEM paddle. This allows the double sided tape to form a uniform and rigid bond to both parts.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
The kit comes with everything you need to mount the shifter paddles:
• Shifter Paddles
• Double Sided 3M VHB Tape
• Alcohol Cleaning Pads
• Adhesion Promoter
ENJOY THE DRIVE
We truly hope this product makes you love driving your car more.