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Any of you ordered the Carbon Fiber steering wheel? Do you like:


a) the look?
b) the grip?
c) the overall feel?
d) etc.


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Any of you ordered the Carbon Fiber steering wheel? Do you like:


a) the look?
b) the grip?
c) the overall feel?
d) etc.

Thanks
I asked a similar question myself a while back. I was seriously looking at ordering that s/w but when I wasn’t able to see one in person first I decided not to. I saw one in a video and it looks very nice. More luxury looking that sporty in my eyes.
 

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Yes, on all four - very happy that I got the CF instead of the alcantara. Picture is attached.
Very nice looking. My GTS came with the leather. I like it better than the alcantara. I have alcantara in my Shelby and in that car it's okay. Just gotta make sure my hands are clean.
 

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I am not a fan of CF from an esthetic perspective but I realize there are allot of fans of this material. On the steering wheel I prefer leather for a few reasons one of which is the feel/grip and the other is CF design pattern looks to busy and distracting.
 

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I thank you all for your answers. To be honest, I wasn't sure to get replies as it doesn't seem to be a popular option..
Last summer I drove few times the 488 GTB of a friend. Its a wonderful machine. It had the CF kit, including the CF steering wheel. I personally loved the look. Also the resin covering the CF offered a fantastic grip (much more than any leather steering I ever had). When I visited my Porsche dealer, there was a car in the showroom that had a CF steering. It had the same grip and it looked great. The sales representative told me that it wasn't a popular option and he personally preferred leather.
Since I liked it allot and since it doesn't cost more on the GTS (if you opt for the multi fonction steering it comes to the same price as Alcantara or leather), I decided to take a chance and I ordered it. Should get my car this week. I don't think I will regret it.


Will give you my impressions after I drive it for few days. Thanks!
 

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i am not a fan of cf. imnsho today it feels like underbody lights of years ago - played out. yes there is a difference between true cf and fake/sticker versions, but it is everywhere on just about every car under the sun today.
 

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OK! I got my car two days ago. I love the CF steering look, feel and grip. Its fantastic. And both portions (leather and CF) are heated. Its warm and nice. IMO, a very good option. And for those who order a GTS, you only pay for the multi fonction option and the rest of the CF steering is included in the price.
 

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That looks nice.

I’m looking to change my steering wheel for this one as I also like the multi-function wheel

Rippey
 

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That looks nice.

I’m looking to change my steering wheel for this one as I also like the multi-function wheel

Rippey

Since its not a popular option, I suggest you try it at the dealer before. Personally, I do not regret it. Let us know what will be your choice.
 
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