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Old 05-22-2012, 02:33 PM
beevee beevee is offline
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Hello dmunz.....Just found out what the DDC relates to the shock absorbers on the car........they will all work independently of each other adjusting to road conditions to provide a comfort + ride.....apparently they monitor the road conditions 400 times per second and transfer information front to rear inorder to provide a more comfortable ride...........just tried it out in Santa Monica on a GT and it seems to eliminate any hashness when hitting or riding over ruff roads or bumps....makes for a really nice ride........not that it does not already ride nice just more so. read the BMW explanation below

Dynamic Damping Control.

Uneven roads, potholes, cobblestones or flawless tarmac with Dynamic Damping Control there is now a chassis for every road and every driving style.

The perfect damping setting is what engineers are in search of on the test tracks. What they find is usually a compromise. However, with Dynamic Damping Control the BMW 5 Series Sedan provides a suitable setting for every surface without you having to intervene.

A control unit on each wheel evaluates movements four hundred times a second and adjusts the shock absorbers accordingly. The electronics system works so fast that when the front wheels encounter a pothole, information is sent to the rear wheels so that sufficient cushioning is in place. The rebound and compression damping are continually and independently set to end the need for compromise which means that the dampers adapt to the state of the road irrespective of which Dynamic Driving Control mode is selected, for exceptional ride comfort even when driving hard on bumpy surfaces.

Last edited by beevee; 05-22-2012 at 05:13 PM.
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