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Excessive leather wear?

So my MS was delivered late June 2015 and has fewer than 4000 miles on it and I'm already noticing some wear/crumpling on the driver's seat (outboard side).

Is there a problem or do I need to be caring for this leather better? Hopefully the pics are good enough:

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I have the old 1.5 performance seats, my driver seat kinda looks like this. My passenger seat was replaced a year ago and yes it's newer and less travelled but the quality difference in leather is night and day. It's softer and just feels better quality to what I have as my drivers seat, which is shiny and cheaper looking. The good news is that in a couple of years I know I can upgrade to next gen if need be.
 
A lot of pros use this as do I and had excellent results

http://www.detailedimage.com/Leatherique-M8/Rejuvenator-Oil-P65/8-oz-S3/

Then follow with this:

Leatherique Prestine Clean - 8 oz | Free Shipping Available - Detailed Image

You will need a relatively warm day and set aside 24 hours for the product to work it is a messy time consuming process but the results are outstanding.




Does this product help with shiny leather? I want my seat looking less buffed/shiny and more subtle and matte.
 

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