Originally Posted by muwarrior07
You lose very little if anything on the actual performance side (Sport + maybe). You do lose the the ability to customize many different individual features on your car. I ended up going with a pretty stripper model. I am not a big fan of intergrated nav systems and If you plan on keeping the car any length of time I feel like it will start to look dated after a couple years. Thankfully BMW made the M Button standard:P
Exactly why I didn't get iDrive either. It was a tough call but I think 5 years from now the system will look dated, not to mention 10 years.
Since i plan on keeping the car for awhile it made sense for ME to not get it.
Everyone should make their own decision.
Current: SBM X5d, Jet Black E46 M3, Black FJ Cruiser, 1970 240Z
Former: '11 MCB E90 M3, 2011 Lotus Exige, 2003 350Z, 2002 WRX, 1996 Supra turbo, 1984 320i, 1987 E28 M5