My first car was a late 1970s W123 Mercedes diesel with a simple black steering wheel covered in a tough vinyl/rubber mixture. It was as big as a bus wheel but I loved it. I probably touched it more than I touched any girl when I was 16. Emotional attachments to wheels aren't uncommon, but what's the most beautiful steering wheel?

Let me get this out of the way right now: Ferrari wooden Nardi wheel. We've all seen it. We all love it. It's simple. It's smooth wood around three shiny metal spokes. It's a large part of the allure of sitting in an old Ferrari. But it's obvious. Do better.


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