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Behind the scenes:
The development of the Audi steering wheel
- From a 3D print to the production model – four to five years of development work
- Audi-specific criteria for the wheel’s ergonomics, design, and feel
- Functional analysis a key part of the process
An innovative spirit and passion for detail characterize the work of the steering wheel experts at Audi. The entire process, from designing the layout and selecting the materials to manufacturing the initial prototypes to conducting the endurance test and manufacturing the production model, can take between four to five years. A look at the development of a new generation of Audi steering wheels.