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Old 10-30-2005, 06:50 PM
AlanLX3 AlanLX3 is offline
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Originally Posted by Ishniknork
Exactly the point. Servotronic gives better feel for the raod at higher speeds than the standard power steering.
I agree - I had this feature on the Audi S4 Avant I traded in for our X3 and went out of my way to get it again. The ability to combine excellent road steering sensitivity with ease of handling in a parking lot at low speeds is a very welcome development in my books.

FWIW - I am an instructor for High Performance Driver Events (BMW, PCA, and Audi Clubs)and did 18 track events with the 2004 Audi S4 Avant that had this feature and was very impressed with the handling capabilities it demonstrated as the driving conditions got far more demanding than anything you will ever experience on public roads. The faster you go, the better the steering sensitivity gets.

While I am not taking our X3 out to the track (I have another car for that), I am so far very happy with how BMW has implemented this feature into our cars and would order it again in a heartbeat.
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