I noticed in the video that the car did a burnout on gravel. At first I wondered if they had solved the slow launch that I have been complaining about, but I can't be sure about that because the car they were showcasing has a manual transmission. This was evident by the shot showing the steering wheel, which clearly does not have any paddles. So there is no certainty that a similar burnout could be achieved with the automatic transmission. I suspect that it would not be possible with the automatic.
If anyone contacts the company, then find out if a similar launch (burnout) is possible with an automatic transmission. I sure wish I could have purchased my QV with a manual transmission. Everyone else seems to love the automatic, but I'm not one of them.
I admit I don’t know all the particulars about the workings of a chip box but whereas something like an OBD dongle interfaces with the car’s systems via a dedicated port with some sort of handshake that can be logged a chip box plugs mid stream into the harness as if it doesn’t even exist. It simply captures data, alters it is some way that results in more power, and passes that data off to the car’s ECM as if it’s not there because there isn't anything that is supposed to interface inline in the harness. The only thing you’ll likely be exposed for is the engine modestly over-boosting for unknown reasons if the dealer really digs down.
If anyone is interested in the Chipbox, the info for their US distributor is below. The QV requires 2 units for a total of $900. It's a pretty simple plug and play, based on the instructions. I'm still thinking about it, but Bob has been great about promptly answering my emails.