There we had been, all geared as much as write an article about Fanatec’s ground-breaking Podium Steering Wheel BMW M4 GT3 for sim racing now being accessible to order, and the primary batch was allotted nearly instantly.
When pre-orders had been accessible once more a day later, the earliest supply date is 21st September 2022.
To be clear, this isn’t a duplicate. The identical actual wheel used within the real-world BMW M4 GT3 race automotive may also be used for sim racing. In reality, each wheel within the M4 GT3 is manufactured by sim racing market leaders Fanatec.
Pre-orders went live on 20th December 2021 for €1399,95/$1399.95. The primary allocation is totally bought out and did so inside minutes of the touchdown web page going reside.
It simply goes to point out the pent-up demand for high-end, premium, sim racing gear, particularly one thing as distinctive as this Fanatec BMW co-developed merchandise.
The Podium Steering Wheel BMW M4 GT3 options 12 front-facing buttons that embrace LED backlighting, two quick-access rear buttons, dual-action (push/pull) magnetic gear shifter paddles, a 1″ OLED show for telemetry information and a gold anodised QR1 Wheel-Facet. The brand new ‘QR2 Wheel-Facet’ fitment can also be included within the value, to be delivered individually as soon as accessible.
It’s appropriate with PC and PlayStation gadgets, and wheel bases such because the excellent CSL DD and new Gran Turismo DD Pro plus current CSL Elite and Podium DD1/DD2 gadgets. These on Xbox are sadly out of luck.
This seems to be the perfect wheel to drive the M4 GT3 in Assetto Corsa Competizione.