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Hello please can anyone help me, my wife has just got a new NX she normally lives on a speed limiter due to having a heavy right foot. Her NX has the cruise with ACC but she can’t seem to find the limiter……. Anyone she’d any light on this 

Thanks 

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38 minutes ago, Royal7064 said:

Hello please can anyone help me, my wife has just got a new NX she normally lives on a speed limiter due to having a heavy right foot. Her NX has the cruise with ACC but she can’t seem to find the limiter……. Anyone she’d any light on this 

Thanks 

I’ll wager that the Handbook knows.

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The real solution is to set the ACC to speed limit and avoid using right foot except when you decide to ignore the speed you have chosen as max speed to use; ACC works in this way as a limiter, while if there is a vehicle slower it automatically slows down to its speed (till total stop).

Of course if your wife likes to go faster she has only to ignore the set speed pressing right pedal.

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There is no speed limiter on Lexus cars sold in the UK... currently.

Speed limiters will be mandatory on all new cars sold in Europe - including the UK - from 2022.

https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/car-news/103530/uk-set-to-adopt-eu-mandated-speed-limiters
https://www.confused.com/on-the-road/safety/speed-limiters-mandatory-on-new-cars

I have driven cars with speed limiters and they are a good idea. Before anyone else says they are dangerous, they are not: they can be overridden simply by pressing the throttle.

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13 minutes ago, DanD said:

There is no speed limiter on Lexus cars sold in the UK... currently.

Speed limiters will be mandatory on all new cars sold in Europe - including the UK - from 2022.

https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/car-news/103530/uk-set-to-adopt-eu-mandated-speed-limiters
https://www.confused.com/on-the-road/safety/speed-limiters-mandatory-on-new-cars

I have driven cars with speed limiters and they are a good idea. Before anyone else says they are dangerous, they are not: they can be overridden simply by pressing the throttle.

I disagree with your last statement, in my previous Volvo V40 you could put your foot down as much as you liked & it wouldn't go any faster than the limiter, you had to turn it off on the steering wheel or use the buttons to increase the speed.

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1 hour ago, Bounce75 said:

I disagree with your last statement, in my previous Volvo V40 you could put your foot down as much as you liked & it wouldn't go any faster than the limiter, you had to turn it off on the steering wheel or use the buttons to increase the speed.

Possibly, could it be that it later changed due to allow a quick and easy override of the system? 

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The Volvo might have had a 'hard' limiter, similar to one on the Mercedes. One could set a max speed via the cluster menu, that could not be overridden. The Mercedes also had a 'soft' limiter, more easily set via a column stalk, that could be overridden by a firm push on the throttle.

The up-coming mandatory limiters on new cars will be set via gps/camera to the local speed limit but can be overridden by the throttle or disabled altogether. I imagine if disabled it would re-enable at each IGN cycle, similar to many stop/start eco systems.

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2 hours ago, NemesisUK said:

The Volvo might have had a 'hard' limiter, similar to one on the Mercedes. One could set a max speed via the cluster menu, that could not be overridden. The Mercedes also had a 'soft' limiter, more easily set via a column stalk, that could be overridden by a firm push on the throttle.

The up-coming mandatory limiters on new cars will be set via gps/camera to the local speed limit but can be overridden by the throttle or disabled altogether. I imagine if disabled it would re-enable at each IGN cycle, similar to many stop/start eco systems.

The  “new cars” needs to be defined.

I do not think it means new cars within a current model in production.

I think it relates to new models in a new production run from the effective date.

Anyone have any thoughts?

 

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It appears to be all new cars sold, not new models..

From the Autotrader article

"The European Commission has reached a provisional agreement that all new vehicles sold in Europe will be fitted with a speed limiter as a legal requirement from 6 July 2022"

"The 2019/2044 regulation also mandates all new cars that have already launched be fitted with an Intelligent Speed Assist (ISA) by 7 July 2024"

More here

https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/news/motoring-news/mandatory-speed-limiters/

and here

"The new systems will be mandatory for all new models given 'type approval'. All models in the market before that date will have to be updated by 7th July 2024."

https://commercialvehiclecontracts.co.uk/news/road-laws/mandatory-speed-limiters-on-all-cars-from-2022

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