Originally Posted by rconti
Alcantara lasts fine in the real world. It's not like it's never been done before, stop speculating about 'meant to be used with racing gloves'.
Agreed....when maintained well. I loved the alcantara steering wheel and e-brake in my '05 ZCP M3, which is why I'll go back to it in my '14 335i. I do use the ///M driving gloves, but even still, it can be maintained without the use of gloves.