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      02-08-2013, 04:52 PM   #89
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Still can't decide on VSS and m adpative suspension, so many contrary opinions! Running out of time haha
If I were you that would be a no brainer...Adaptive package is a must.
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I have a Sport Line but no Adaptive Steering and I don't like it. It's a bit lacking in feel but mainly it's way too slow. I don't like the artificially heavy steering in Sport because at center it's very light then suddenly loads up.

My perfect F30 steering would have 10% more feel, be 10% heavier than Comfort, and be 25% quicker.
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Don't notice any significant difference in steering feel "stiffness" between comfort and Eco pro when on the highway, but definitely stiffens in sport mode. The steering response though is almost, if not instant, no play in the steering. I find I have to really concentrate staying in my lane as a slight twitch and the car moves off-center. I've gotten used to the more assisted steering when parking, etc, that when I switch to my X5, it feels like a truck with no power steering.
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I am convined that this can be fixed through coding, I have been told that BMW simply had not dealt with it (hopefully yet, predictions suggest LS upgrade?).
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At low speed it is too light, at 60 km/h+ the steer feels superb
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Hi all.

I picked up my car on Monday and have a question. In comfort mode the steering is smooth. However in sports mode I notice the steering feels "lumpy" only on small steering changes/inputs.

Just wondering if this is common? I was quite surprised.

It feels like the electric servo is inactive and suddenly wants to kick in when the steering angle turns past a few degrees. A bit of a disconcerting feel. Whilst I like the sports weight and feedback I can do without this feel.

Admittedly I didn't test drive much in sports mode
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