What is steering wheel?

  • (noun): A handwheel that is used for steering.
    Synonyms: wheel

Steering Wheel

A steering wheel (also called a driving wheel or hand wheel) is a type of steering control in vehicles and vessels (ships and boats).

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Some articles on steering wheel:

Selespeed
... incarnation it can be operated via paddle shifters from the steering wheel or via a "joystick" like a sequential manual gearbox ... This first version had buttons on the steering wheel for changing gear ... seen in the Alfa Romeo 147) due to a new steering wheel design ...
Subaru Legacy (second Generation) - Japanese Models
... offers a choice between front- and all-wheel-drive for its domestic market vehicles ... The MOMO black leather steering wheel installed on the GT and RS model designations continued, but the style changed from a four spoke design to a ... The previous steering wheel was afixed with six allen head screws to an adapter hub that incorporated the cruise control activation switch which was replaced with an integrated hub ...
Chevrolet Corvette C5 Z06 - Active Handling - Sensors
... Steering Angle Sensor This digital sensor actively monitors the driver's steering inputs and communicates the applied steering wheel angle back to the system ... It is accurate to within one degree of steering wheel angle change, and is located inside the steering wheel column ... where the yaw rate is compared to the steering angle ...
Steering Wheel - Gaming Imitations
... personal computers and console games are designed to look and feel like a steering wheel and intended for use in racing games ... cheapest ones are just paddle controllers with a larger wheel, but most today's examples employ force feedback to simulate the tactile feedback a real driver ... This contributes to steering "feel" and is one of the hallmarks of a "driver's car" or sports car ...
Tesla Model S - Specifications - Instrument Panel and Touchscreen
... for the passenger (primary media volume is provided for the driver in the steering wheel) ... The Tegra VCM's can be rebooted individually through the steering wheel ... left and right upper control buttons on the steering wheel down concurrently for 15 seconds reboots the instrument cluster ...

Famous quotes containing the words steering wheel, wheel and/or steering:

    Behind the steering wheel
    The boy took out his own forehead.
    His girlfriend’s head was a green bag
    Of narcissus stems. “OK you win
    But meet me anyway at Cohen’s Drug Store
    In 22 minutes.”
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Let the wheel spin out,
    Till all created things
    With shout and answering shout
    Cast off rememberings....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    Behind the steering wheel
    The boy took out his own forehead.
    His girlfriend’s head was a green bag
    Of narcissus stems. “OK you win
    But meet me anyway at Cohen’s Drug Store
    In 22 minutes.”
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)