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      05-06-2009, 11:28 PM   #1
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Hard/soft leather??

Which is better? My friend gave me a ride in his dads new Genesis Sedan V8 and the leather is sooo soft its amazing!!! I didn't know if that was a good thing or bad?? Is the soft less durable? Thanks for the help
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      05-06-2009, 11:57 PM   #2
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I guess the answer depends on whether you prefer hard or soft leather.
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      05-07-2009, 12:05 AM   #3
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Got to be more to it then that..
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      05-07-2009, 12:07 AM   #4
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Soft leather will wear faster, but it is 1000x more comfortable. When my 1er needs new leather (assuming I keep it that long), I am going to replace it with leather like lexus uses....
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i feel like soft leather is cheap...i dunno why

i mean its leather...
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      05-07-2009, 07:56 AM   #6
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not really, all automotive-grade leather have been treated to withstand regular wear and tear

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Soft leather will wear faster, but it is 1000x more comfortable. When my 1er needs new leather (assuming I keep it that long), I am going to replace it with leather like lexus uses....
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the V8's leather is very nice, V6's not so much

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Which is better? My friend gave me a ride in his dads new Genesis Sedan V8 and the leather is sooo soft its amazing!!! I didn't know if that was a good thing or bad?? Is the soft less durable? Thanks for the help
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yeaah it was! It felt amazing to be honest..So theres no flaws with the thinner soft leather? Well it felt thinner the the Bmw's.
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MB's leather is really nice as well i got so jealous after sitting in a few other cars in the NY auto show it made me realize how much i hate bmw leather lol
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my nappa leather is super soft...but nice as hell...i love it

i wouldnt call soft leather cheap
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my nappa leather is super soft...but nice as hell...i love it

i wouldnt call soft leather cheap
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Comparing my 335 with the E9x M3 leather, it's a world difference. I like the "feel" of the M3 leather, but prefer the "look" of the 335 leather.

The M has got some nice soft leather, but for some reason IMHO it looks cheap on the door panels because it's slightly loose. No offense to M owners.

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Soft leather is so much better. Except maybe for a motorcycle jacket, there I think you kind of want it stiffer.
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      05-07-2009, 05:00 PM   #14
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So is the quality the same then?? If they are I would DEFINITELY prefer soft.
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it depends on the style of the whip actually. And also depends on your dominatrix.
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So no one really knows it sounds like lol
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