Ferrari F10 steering wheel is usability horror

Ferrari steering wheel
Every year, Ferrari fields a team in the Formula One championship, and dumps around $400 million into developing and racing the car.

So, says Cliff Kuang in Fast Company, you’d think that the steering wheel–perhaps the car’s most crucial point of contact, where a human turns all that R&D into championship trophies–would be a masterpiece of interface design. And you would be wrong.

Kuang calls it a “comedically disjointed, confusing mess” and “amazing that the drivers don’t crash these things twice every lap” (and even the people at AutoBlog agree).

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