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Old 12-04-2012, 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by BimmerX5D View Post
because it is only self "leveling" suspension which means it only adjusts height. It does not do anything to the firmness or shocks. If you want adjusting or adapting firmness based on the road conditions then "Adaptive drive" is the options to go with.
From the owners manual: [in addition to height compensation due to heavy loads] "spring motions resulting from cornering or irregularities in the road surface are reduced to a minimum."

In other words, it rides better than the standard's NOT just height adjustment.
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