Pretty sure the xi still has the hydraulic steering not the electric.
Originally Posted by ausdude
The 2013 550i's fuel saving electric steering system has been replaced with a hydraulic unit, and the M-specific speed-sensitive Servotronic arrangement can be adjusted to one of three different settings. The steering now feels quite natural.
2013 535i Space Grey, Biege, M-SPort, Premium, Tech, Cold Weather, Luxury Seating, PDC, 6MT ED-10/11/2012 - PCD Redelivery-12/14/12