|Sale by dealer or Private party?||Private Party|
|Exterior Color||Gloss black Carbon fiber|
|Interior Color||Gloss black Carbon fiber|
|Seller reported accidents||No|
This is a 1:1 scale replica Amalgam Mercedes/Mclaren MP4-22 F1 steering wheel. This is the same steering wheel that was used in the 2007 Formula 1 season with the Mercedes-Benz/Mclaren racing team. As you may recall, racing on the team that year was Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. The team placed second and third that year with Lewis in second at 109 points and Alonso in third.
The steering wheel is an exact replica of wheel used that season and it is said to be full functional. Materials used consist of high quality carbon fibre in a 2x2 twill weave, rubber grips and an Alcantara wrapped centre.
Amalgam is a company created in 1985 that started out producing high-quality architectural models and slowly evolved into the leading manufacture of the finest automotive replica’s in the world. You can visit their website to view their collection at the link provided here.
The seller won the steering wheel in a giveaway and can be seen taking delivery of the wheel in the picture to the left. The giveaway was conducted by Parc Ferme. An article by the company about the giveaway experience and the steering wheel can be found at the link provided by clicking here.
Parc Ferme, acquired the wheel by sourcing it from the Hall of fame collection, which is a memorabilia shop located in Burlington, Ontario. The Hall of fame collection is commonly referred to as having some of the greatest racing history collectibles available in the world. You can visit their website by clicking the link provided here and their Instagram here.
The wheel features all the same the buttons from the real car and it is said to be handmade by Amalgam. The is said to have worked together with the F1 teams utilizing their manufacturing blueprints to ensure their replicas are identical.
The wheel comes with a matching stand/base that features a Chrome finished plaque with the models title.
The backside of the wheel features four functional carbon fibre paddles that were designed to give the same feeling and sound as the real thing. The quick release is also functional with a black anodized mounting point.
The HP and torque figure below are the ones from the 2007 F1 car that this steering wheel belonged to! (Approximates)