Looks like many here are not sure what the functionality is for the front strut brace. I've had many of previous cars and what it really does is make the front end of the car much more crisp when dipping into turns. I'm sure the OP'er will chime in with his thoughts.
2006 330i Sparkling Graphite/Black, Burl Poplar Woodtrim, Sport Package, Premium Package, Heated front seats
2006 Infinti M45 Sport Black Obsidian/Stone/Aero Package/ Journey/Tech Package, Aero kit
2007 Lexus RX350 - Wife's car.