While I don't know it for a fact, it actually sounds true and honestly I can understand it from a dealer/BMW standpoint. While I don't like it myself, I can see why they would want things back to the factory settings.
GONE: 2012 BMW 550 M-Sport
2016 Audi A7 Prestige
2016 Lexus GX 460---Wife's car
2015 BMW 1600 GT---2016 BMW S1000R---2012 Ducati Panigale