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Even though they operate on the cutting edge of technological innovation, Ferrari remains somewhat conservative in its overall approach to supercar making. Their designs are meant to evoke passion and lust, while being strictly concerned with performance, and always with a nod to tradition. So it comes as no surprise that the dashboard of their top of the line LaFerrari doesn't wow with unique features or gadgets, but simply gets the job done in a quietly luxurious way.
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In keeping with Ferrari's commitment to Formula One racing, the LaFerrari's steering wheel comes closer to mimicking an actual racing car wheel than any roadgoing Ferrari has, although one would never find turn signal and windshield wiper controls on an F1 yoke! The shape of the wheel, however, signals seriousness: the bottom edge is squared off to avoid the driver's legs, while the top is lowered out of the driver's line of sight.
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The 12.3" wide TFT screen allows the driver to choose two different configurations: a standard, full information view, and a pure race view (seen below).
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At their best, proper instruments in a performance vehicle help the pilot maintain full awareness of the state of the machine, providing visual data that the driver will use, along with the tactile inputs from the driver touchpoints, to extract maximum performance (and pleasure) from the driving experience.