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Old 01-08-2013, 07:06 PM
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Mein Auto: 14 550i
Originally Posted by ausdude View Post
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.

This car also got a new engine, rated at 445 horsepower and 480 pound feet of torque. Thats a gain of 45 horsepower and 30 pound feet of torque compared to last years models, courtesy of BMWs Valvetronic variable valve timing system.
When I read the article I understood that the hydraulic steering reference to mean that the M5 got the hydraulic steering, not the 550i. Although I would be thrilled if they offered hydraulic steering in the F10 LCI.
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