BMW 5 Series: Dynamic Damping Control - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Dynamic Damping Control

The concept

This system reduces undesirable vehicle motion when using a dynamic driving style or traveling on uneven road surfaces.

The system enhances driving dynamics and comfort as required for the road surface and driving style.

Programs

The system offers three different programs.

The programs can be selected via the Driving Experience Switch

SPORT

Consistently sporty control of the shock absorbers for greater driving agility.

COMFORT

Balanced tuning between the COMFORT+ and SPORT programs.

COMFORT+

Comfort-oriented tuning of the shock absorbers for optimal traveling comfort.

    Dynamic Drive
    The concept Dynamic Drive reduces the lateral inclination of the vehicle that occurs during rapid driving in curves or during quick evasive maneuvers. Driving stability and driving comfort are i ...

    Integral Active Steering
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