BMW has offered AutoBlog a preview of their new ConnectedDrive System that integrates with the and .
Like past BMWs, there’s an iPhone cradle fitted to the center console that connects with the iDrive system, allowing you to control the standard iPod music functions through an interface that was co-developed by and BMW. Anyone familiar with an iPod will instantly recognize the music control screen, which comes complete with album art, playlist, artist and genre searches, all accessed through an easy-to-use interface controlled through the iDrive knob. Interestingly, all the rendering is done on the iPhone, with the screen simply acting as an external display.
The new ConnectedDrive system will be available on all BMW models beginning next month.
Take a look below…