Tag: Fanatec


Fanatec Reveals CSL Pedals, Starting at $80

Hot on the heels of the new CSL DD direct drive wheel, racing peripheral manufacturer has revealed another new product aimed squarely at bringing its technologies to a lower price… Read More »

Registration Now Open for GT World Challenge Esports Series

Prospective participants in this year’s GT World Challenge Esports series can now register to take part in the Assetto Corsa Competizione-based event. With Fanatec now coming in as title sponsor… Read More »

Fanatec Reveals New CSL DD: Entry Level, $350 Direct Drive Wheel Base

After a relatively brief period of teasing, sim racing peripheral manufacturer Fanatec has taken the covers off its new wheel base. It goes by the name of CSL DD and… Read More »

Fanatec Teases a New Direct Drive Wheel [Updated]

It looks like sim racing fans will be spoiled for choice in 2021, as it seems there’s another new driving peripheral on its way. This time it’s coming from Fanatec,… Read More »

Fanatec Esports GT Pro Series Starts This Weekend, at Monza

The Fanatec Esports GT Pro Series, the first ever virtual championship that will contribute points towards a real-life racing series, will get underway this weekend with a star-studded entry list.… Read More »

Gran Turismo 7 Set to Arrive in Second Half of 2021, According to Fanatec

The next generation of Gran Turismo, GT7, is set to arrive this year, but racing wheel manufacturer Fanatec is expecting it later rather than sooner. While Sony’s promotional material is… Read More »

Fanatec to Launch Cheaper Wheels for PlayStation 5

Racing peripheral manufacturer Fanatec has indicated that it’s preparing to enter a new market segment, with a new product range for PlayStation 5 coming later this year. The information comes… Read More »

GT World Challenge Drivers Can Win Real Championship Points from Esports Races

This year’s GT World Challenge will see one of the strangest real-world/esports crossovers to date, as pro racing drivers could win points towards their championship challenge from sim racing. The… Read More »

Fanatec Releases New CSL Universal Hub

Fanatec has revealed its new CSL Universal Hub, allowing players to bolt a multitude of steering wheel rims — including items from real-world vehicles — to virtually any Fanatec wheelbase.… Read More »

Fanatec Reveals New CSL Elite McLaren GT3 V2 Wheel

Hardware 49 Dec 17, 2020 by Andrew Evans

Fanatec has revealed a new version of its CSL Elite Steering Wheel, based on the original McLaren GT3 item. Unsurprisingly called the “McLaren GT3 V2”, Fanatec describes it as a… Read More »

Fanatec's New BMW Wheel is a Sim Racing Wheel You Can Put In Your Race Car

Hardware 27 Dec 5, 2020 by Andrew Evans

Fanatec has revealed a new sim racing wheel that you can take off your driving rig and fit into a real race car. This rather unusual blurring of the line… Read More »

Fanatec Reveals New Official CSL Elite WRC Wheel, Just in Time for WRC 9

Hardware 25 Sep 4, 2020 by Andrew Evans

To coincide with the release of WRC 9, Fanatec has revealed a new, officially licensed wheel. Going by the name of the CSL Elite Steering Wheel WRC, the controller will… Read More »

Fanatec Becomes Official Steering Wheel Partner of eNASCAR

Hardware 3 Jul 3, 2020 by Andrew Evans

Fanatec has joined forces with NASCAR Heat 5, which launches next week, to become official steering wheel partner. The agreement will see Fanatec supply equipment for the official eNASCAR Heat… Read More »

Fanatec Reveals ClubSport F1 2020 Limited Edition Wheel, Open for Preorders Now

Hardware 81 May 14, 2020 by Andrew Evans

In what’s becoming a yearly event, Fanatec has unveiled a new, limited edition version of its ClubSport F1 steering wheel. The F1 2020 wheel, limited to just 2,020 units, is… Read More »

Get 25% Off Fanatec Hardware in the 2019 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale

Hardware 30 Nov 28, 2019 by Andrew Evans

It’s that time of year again where you can still taste the turkey roast and pumpkin pie, and retailers slash their prices. Yes, it’s Black Friday, the busiest shopping day… Read More »

Fanatec Reveals New Flagship: Porsche 911 GT3 R Steering Wheel

Hardware 67 Nov 25, 2019 by Jordan Greer

Fanatec has announced the latest addition to its Podium Series of high-end sim racing gear. Say hello to the Porsche 911 GT3 R Steering Wheel. As the name implies, it’s… Read More »

Fanatec Replaces Thrustmaster at the GT Sport Tokyo World Tour Event

If you’ve been keeping an eye on Gran Turismo Twitter today, you’ll have spotted something rather unusual. A Tweet posted by racing driver Teruaki Kato showing the GT Sport World… Read More »

Fanatec Releases Free FanaLab Hardware Tuning Software

Hardware 22 Sep 10, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Sim racers are constantly hunting for that perfect sim rig setup. Now Fanatec is lending a helping hand with its newest bit of software, dubbed FanaLab. FanaLab is an in-depth… Read More »

Fanatec Announces CSL Elite Wheel Base V1.1 for Xbox One and PC

Hardware 24 Jun 6, 2019 by Michael Leary

With E3 2019 right around the corner, Fanatec has announced its latest offering. If the CSL Elite Wheel base looks and sounds familiar, it should. In 2017, Fanatec released the… Read More »

Fanatec Podium DD1 Gets Bigger Motor, Price Increase

Hardware 3 May 6, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Fanatec has announced some changes to its upcoming Podium Series of high-end sim racing hardware. These include a bigger, more powerful engine at its heart — and corresponding price increase.… Read More »