Thread: Active Steering
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      04-12-2007, 10:45 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by dan6470 View Post
whats the difference :
Active Steering varies the ratio with speed (more responsive at low speeds) with an electric motor and a set of supplementary gears.

http://www.bmwusa.com/LeadGenBYO/Aut...e=217&level=01

Some don't like it, some do. Electric Power steering is powered by, obviously, an electric motor instead of hydraulic pressure, but only varies effort, not ratio, I believe. There will be an M Mode setting for a sportier setting. Not sure on the details.
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Last edited by GregW / Oregon; 04-13-2007 at 12:43 PM.