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Old 12-07-2012, 08:39 AM
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Originally Posted by boltjaM3s View Post
In a car without Adaptive M Suspension, hitting the switch from Comfort to Sport changes the transmission timing and throttle response, and adjusts the steering weight.

In a car with Adaptive M Suspension, hitting the switch from Comfort to Sport does all of those things as well as physically changing the suspension with electronically controlled dampers which makes the ride firmer or softer as well.
Ah -- so, without an Adaptive M, the switching of Comfort to Sport changes just the responsiveness in handling and acceleration, but with the Adaptive M, it changes these plus the firmness of the ride? Do I have that straight?

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Originally Posted by boltjaM3s View Post
Many debate the reason for the feature, I look at it this way: It's the "wife" button. If you get a Sport line and have a wife that finds it uncomfortable you can hit a button and soften the ride as if you'd bought a Luxury/Modern/No-line car. Similarly, if you get a Luxury line for the sake of your wife but want to morph it into a tighter ride when she's not around you can hit a button and firm up the ride as if you'd bought a Sport line car.

For $900 you don't have to decide between a Sport line and a Luxury/Modern/No-line suspension; you can have both at the same time in the same car.

BJ
Bingo. This I get.
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