FYI, BMW has been doing this for years. My E46 had the feature As well.
I would expect that just like everything else in the car, it is controlled by the computer and could be coded, if you could find someone to do it.
2013 F30 335i 6MT M-Sport - Blk Saph. / Beige Lthr / Wood Tr. - Tech Pk - VSS M-Adp. Susp. M-Perf Stainless Exhaust M-Perf. brakes