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Old 07-06-2012, 12:57 AM
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Mein Auto: BMW 2012 650i xDrive
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Originally Posted by Ace535i View Post
Is there a special button next to the side camera button for the X-drive?

The leather dash with contrast stitching is definitely a must for a 100K auto!
It's for Hill Descent Control. I've never used it with this car, but I used it at the PC on an X5, and it's a pretty cool feature. It's essentially cruise control for super steep hills. You press the button to activate the system, and the car goes down the hill at a speed just over a walking speed, about 7 mph, I believe. You can speed it up or slow it down using the cruise control buttons. I can't see it being all that useful with a 6er as a steep hill will do a number on the body kit given how low it sits. Maybe there's a snowy/icy application I'm unaware of, but it's essentially a tactile reference for me when I'm feeling for the parking sensor button.

The leather and stitching are worth every penny.
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