The feature is quite annoying. I'm glad it can be switched off.
Even James May didn't like it and decided to switch it off in his M5 review. If ASS isn't for captain slow, it shouldn't be for anyone.
2013 ///M5 Individual
Frozen Grey, Silverstone Full Merino, Piano Black, Exec Pkg, Drivers assistance pkg, LED Package, Bang and Olufsen, 20" Forged wheels