Thread: Carbon Fiber ?
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      01-04-2017, 11:51 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by dpfaber View Post
It's just weird to lay CF on top of something, rather that build that thing out of CF. I mean, CF is not very attractive, the whole point is to replace heavier alternatives like metal or plastics, then it's beautiful. The M4 CS has a carbon hood and roof for that reason. No one slaps CF on top of a metal roof, that would be silly. Same for a dashboard, IMHO.
Using CF on interior components is silly by nature if you want to look at it from
a function over form perspective. There are lots of lightweight polymers and other materials that would suit just fine. The fact is all car makers use CF on interior bits just because it's the fashionable thing to do for luxury vehicles. So to me it makes no difference if a interior bit is CF wrapped or actually made of CF.