BMW have gone an interesting route with it recognizing the Apple iPhone application as an useful tool. The M Power Meter provides the viewer with sprint times, distance and g-forces experienced. Using the accelerometer that is within the iPhone to calculate the various functions on the software. It gives the 0-50km/h times as default but the real fun is when measuring sprint times up to 200km/h and this application is also able to time the distance covered up to 2km. Also at the same time maximum forward and lateral g-force can be determined using the same technology. The best part of this application is that it can be downloaded for free from the App Store on Apple’s website.