The Controller lets you keep your vehicle’s iDrive functions at your fingertips.
The control element of the intuitive BMW iDrive was developed according to the latest biometric principles. The goal is to be as easy to use as possible, to ensure the driver’s attention remains on the road ahead. The Controller’s rotate-and-press mechanism enables intuitive, one-handed operation: right means ‘continue’, left ‘back’, turning the button allows you to scroll through a list and pressing it selects an option. Frequently used functions like multimedia, radio or navigation have direct access keys. The functions controlled by the Controller are shown on the high-resolution Control Display,