Originally Posted by ///M PWR 00
The alcantara would wear out like crazy! The steering wheel on my ZCP E46 M3 is alcantera and it looks like crap! The car has 20k miles on it and the wheel started looking worn and fuzzy at like 12k miles! So imagine what the seats would look like in time.....
I don't recommend suede/alcantara (except for the roof lining, hehe) on the seats & steering wheel. I had a Mugen suede steering wheel on my old Honda S2000 & within 5k-7k miles, the suede areas I touched the most wore out badly. Thus, I can't imagine it on a seating surface.