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Old 10-07-2012, 08:04 AM
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Originally Posted by boltjaM3s View Post
If ASS wasn't defeatable, people wouldn't buy the car. The rearview mirror works automatically and doesn't need to be defeated because it's not a dealbreaker to a sale.
I understand your thinking, but I doubt BMW has or would lose sales whether or not either feature can be defeated. There is some hyperbolic speech here as to such issues, but this is unlikely to result in action in the real world.

It continues to surprise me that BMW (and its apologists) claims to be in the forefront of technology, yet fails to offer features that other manufacturers have already had - and then does not implement them as well. A.S.S. is a great example. The failure to include a dimming mirror off switch is another. (The feature works well, but the lack of a switch fails to allow for driver preference - one of the reasons for buying a luxury car.)
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