The concept

The iDrive combines the functions of a multitude of switches. Thus, these functions can be operated from a central location.

To avoid becoming distracted and posing Using the iDrive during a trip
To avoid becoming distracted and posing an unnecessary hazard to your vehicle's occupants and to other road users, never attempt to use the controls or enter information unless traffic and road conditions allow this.◄

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    Activating the assistance functions
    More than one assistance function can be active at the same time. Showing the parking aid lines "Parking aid lines" Pathway and turning circle lines are displayed. Showing the obstacl ...

    New & Improved, Sort Of
    An updated 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine goes under the hood. Packed with BMW's latest innovations, the engine churns out 260 horsepower and 225 pounds-feet of torque — a 15 percent increase in ho ...

    Adjusting the volume
    Turn the knob during an announcement. The volume remains constant even if the volume of other audio sources is changed. The volume is stored for the remote control currently in use. Not ...