Stay in the Know on the Road with BMW Connected Drive

Santa Barbara drivers have easy access to important information and features on the road with BMW Connected Drive.

santa-barbara-auto-group-bmwBMW understands that drivers want to be more connected than ever before.  That is why they have carefully designed BMW Connected Drive to bring the information and tools drivers need to the forefront.   Now, you can take your favorite music and social connections with you wherever you go, and you can rely on helpful apps to provide navigation and safety assistance.


BMW Connected Drive enables drivers to access a variety of information systems and apps with the touch of a finger.  Controlled by the intuitive iDrive Touch Controller, it lets you manage the iDrive System with one hand for easy scrolling, information input, and menu selection.


BMW Connected Drive also offers an array of safety systems and apps to assist the driver and protect passengers.  The program offers a host of features including:

  • Active protection
  • Active Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • BMW Driver’s Guide
  • BMW Night Vision with Pedestrian Recognition
  • BMW Assist eCall
  • Driver Profiles
  • Lane Change Warning
  • Parking Assist
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side View and Surround View

Infotainment Systems

BMW Connected Drive also offers a selection of apps to keep drivers connected to their favorite social media, music, and entertainment.  Whether you need to access your Facebook or Twitter account or want to listen to your favorite music via Pandora or Spotify you can access everything though the car interface.

On-Track Driving Specs

While safety and entertainment are important priorities, BMW has taken the technology one step further by pioneering new applications to boost your driving experience even further.  Now, thanks to BMW M Laptimer, drivers can even track their performance on the racetrack!

Take your BMW out to the track to test your driving skills with BMW M Laptimer.  This innovative tool from BMW allows drivers to analyze their driving style on the racetrack or other closed courses.  The app is able to automatically calculate lap times and share your results on Facebook and Twitter.  You can even email your results to a friend.

About BMW Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Auto Group is conveniently located off the 101 and Hope Ave and proudly serves Santa Barbara and the greater Southern California area.  Santa Barbara Auto Group is an authorized BMW dealer and features a wide array of new and pre-owned BMW vehicles.  The sales department at Santa Barbara Auto Group has one purpose – to exceed customers’ expectations from test drive to delivery.  The professional sales team is committed to a no-pressure, high integrity approach to every ownership experience.  Santa Barbara Auto Group also features a dedicated professional service department and a state-of-the-art facility offering the most current diagnostic and repair equipment available and highly skilled factory-trained technicians to deliver efficient quality vehicle care.

Santa Barbara Auto Group is dedicated to providing the best sales and service experience in Southern California.  To learn more about any of the popular BMW models including the BMW 2-Series, 3-Series, 5-Series, or Z4 Roadster, feel free to call, email, or stop by for friendly personal service.

BMW Santa Barbara

402 S Hope Ave

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

(805) 682-2000

2015-01-26T09:15:49+00:00January 26th, 2015|BMW|