If you spend as much time skimming the internet for BMW content as we do, you've no doubt seen one of those teaser videos promoting 1 and 3 Series factory BMW Performance parts. Even if you've fallen behind, you at least remember the 1 Series tii concept that hit the auto show circuit last year, right? Among its many upgrades, the tii had an especially noteworthy steering wheel, one lined in cushy Alcantara and featuring inset LED shift lights and a digital display that anyone might find useful on a weekend track day. For the past few months, our project 135i has had that very same wheel.
The BMW Performance steering wheel's installation process was included in our last update, but we wanted to wait until we'd spent some time with this new toy to talk about what exactly it can do. First things first — those shift lights...FULL STORY