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      05-13-2012, 09:16 AM   #1
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New idrive software?

http://www.f30post.com/goodiesforyou.../P90092562.jpg

is this an updated idrive software? if so, when does it come out? what are the changes?
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      05-13-2012, 05:00 PM   #2
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huh, youre right, that does look different.
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but not sure it's an update since this picture has been out for a long time.
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      05-14-2012, 01:14 AM   #4
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but not sure it's an update since this picture has been out for a long time.
Yeah that thought crossed my mind... And it doesn't have that new trackpad type controller that spy shots have been showing us recently.
Im glad it's not new, my still-to-be-delievered car would already be out of date :
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      05-14-2012, 04:36 AM   #5
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but not sure it's an update since this picture has been out for a long time.
Yeah that thought crossed my mind... And it doesn't have that new trackpad type controller that spy shots have been showing us recently.
Im glad it's not new, my still-to-be-delievered car would already be out of date :
^^ Ha, same here! I'm already pissed that the 330d is available in the F30 from July! Mind you, I suppose we should be able to get software updates for the iDrive.
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Guess this is at least something: http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/nav...update_vin.jsp
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      05-14-2012, 03:50 PM   #7
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I hope you can get updates on the standard idrive (fingers crossed)

The 330d should be absolutely f***ing rapid. Same engine as in the 530d? But with 300 less kilos? With xdrive and msport?
What more do you need!
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I dont get it, whats new about this sw? Looks like the version I have on my F30
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It is different. Notice the touch pad on the iDrive knob and slightly different graphics.

F01 LCI should be receiving the next-generation nav system. Probably won't trickle down to F30 until the LCI.
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hmm, are you talking about the touchpad on top of the idrive round controller? It looks similar to mine and doesn't really do anything. Does the new idrive touchpad do something?

Why can't this be just a software update for current F30's?
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is this an updated idrive software? if so, when does it come out? what are the changes?
yep, nice catch before the official announcement. i created a thread with the new iDrive:

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=691510
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Oh right, cheers for that - I'll go check it out
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