Switching to Sport S+ driving mode alerts the electronics that you may be putting them to work, adjusting the AVS, throttle, and transmission shift response as well as steering feel—especially if its equipped with a $400 option called variable gear ratio steering (VGRS).
The average person, one who considers the BMW to be the“Ultimate Driving Machine,” won’t be quick to recognize the F Sport, at least for a while.That might encourage the CPA who lives next door to you (and likes a low proﬁle) to come home with a new Lexus IS.
“Nice, appropriate, reliable car for a conservative fellow,” the neighbors might think.
Meanwhile, he’ll smile and hope he doesn’t run across Det. Heaton or Capt. Childers riding alongside him—with blue lights ﬂashing.