2013 BMW M5 Tested: M1 & M2 Drive Buttons

During Automotive Rhythms' test drive today with the new 5th generation 2013 BMW M5 at Ascari Race Resort in Spain, we were able to experiment with the performance sedan's two new M Drive buttons which are a part of MMI or Man Machine Interface. Two individually configured set-ups for the M5 can be called up using the new M Drive buttons on the steering wheel; range of programmable parameters unique in the segment: engine response, M Servotronic responses, Drivelogic shift program, DSC mode, Dynamic Damper Control and information in the Head-Up Display.

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