Video: How to become the Ultimate Driver

Videos | September 29th, 2012 by 2

BMW goes to to Performance Center in Spartanburg to shoot a series of instructional videos aboard the new F10 M5. Head instructor Matt Mullins gives …

BMW goes to to Performance Center in Spartanburg to shoot a series of instructional videos aboard the new F10 M5. Head instructor Matt Mullins gives us a few tips on how to become a better drive. Let’s have a look.

When you have ultimate power at your fingertips, you must learn to wield it well. Such is the case when getting up to speed and merging.

Learn how to achieve maximum acceleration, with utmost efficiency, by watching a lesson on-road performance by our Chief Driving Instructor, Matt Mullins, as he begins a hot lap at the BMW Performance Driving School.

There’s a distinct difference between accelerating into a turn, out of a turn, and through a turn. The Ultimate Driver knows when to use the proper technique for each. In this clip, watch Chief Driving Instructor, Matt Mullins, own a corner at the track of the BMW Performance Driving School.

One of the first things you’ll learn from Chief Driving Instructor, Matt Mullins, is to look where you want to go and guide the car with your hands. It’s also one of the most important lessons in becoming an Ultimate Driver at the BMW Performance Driving School. Whether it’s in anticipation of obstacles, or before taking a hairpin turn, 99% of all driving comes down to proper vision.

For the Ultimate Driver, the ability to stop is just as important as the ability to go. In this clip, Chief Driving Instructor, Matt Mullins, demonstrates the significance of controlled braking before entering the Skid Pad at the BMW Performance Driving School.

Complete car control is essential to top performance, from acceleration to loss of traction, from the street to the Skid Pad — it’s as much about the mental as it is about the physical. Just watch Chief Driving Instructor, Matt Mullins, with another tip on how to become the Ultimate Driver.

See just what it takes to maneuver 560 horses as they’re unleashed on our track in Spartanburg, SC—home of the most thrilling school on the Eastern Seaboard, and quite possibly the planet. Then book your class online, and learn even more about each thrilling experience at http://www.bmwusa.com/PDS.

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