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Thanks guys... Yes it's non airbag model. I'm loving it cause alcantara provides better grip than leather especially for sweaty palms like mine. Costs $25 here to get it wrapped.
 

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Hi Jon, yes I agree that color is a bit off & I do have charcoal alcantara bought from a member here, slimmbones which is a real alcantara. The one on M5 is light grey, which I already got first with help from a member here, E34guy. I was thinking of redoing it with charcoal one but then I would to hate to waste the grey alcantara. Anyway I use the charcoal alcantara on my 911. BTW, M5board members are great, I got ripped off twice already buying alcantara on Ebay, real alcantara has alcantara ink-stamped in the back.


 

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Thanks guys... Yes it's non airbag model. I'm loving it cause alcantara provides better grip than leather especially for sweaty palms like mine. Costs $25 here to get it wrapped.
I like the alcantara touches here and there, I feel it softens the interior.

On the other hand, I really enjoy driving with gloves and like the feel of leather on both the shifter knob and the steering wheel.
Gloves add thickness to the steering feel as well.
 
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