Fanatec – Limited Edition ClubSport Steering Wheel F1 2020 Up For Pre-Order
A few days ago, Fanatec announced that they would be launching a new, 2020 limited edition F1 Licenced steering wheel. At the time of writing, not a lot of details were known, except for the part that it would feature some new technologies and materials.
Today, following an annual tradition, Fanatec unveiled the new officially licensed Limited Edition ClubSport Steering Wheel F1 2020 and made the wheel available for pre-order. Keep in mind that in order to retain the limited edition status, Fanatec will only produce and sell 2020 units worldwide.
The awesome looking Fanatec F1 Style rim comes with some interesting features such as forged carbon, new single magnetic shifters, perforated leather grips, customizable button caps, and more.
The Fanatec Limited Edition ClubSport Steering Wheel F1 2020 can be pre-ordered via the official Fanatec website for €449,95 / $449,95 + shipping. Needless to say, in order to operate this product, a compatible Fanatec Wheel Base (not included) is mandatory!
As a special promo, customers of the wheel will also have the option to purchase the official F1 2020 Deluxe Schumacher Edition, game by Codemasters (PC, Xbox One, or PS4*) for only 1 EUR / 1 USD / 1.50 AUD / 120 JPY.
You will find the purchase option to add the 1€ game offer in your shopping cart. The game keys are scheduled to be sent out when the title launches on July 7th. (*PS4 Game Key is currently not available for pre-order, pending approval from Sony Interactive Entertainment.)
Highlights (Source: Fanatec)
Unique Forged Carbon
Revitalize your rig with the F1 2020 wheel, featuring a 5 mm-thick carbon fiber front plate and carbon fiber shifter paddles finished in forged carbon, orange accents, and cutaway F1-style grip design. Customizable button caps are also included.
Perforated Leather Grips
Genuine smooth leather grips provide outstanding comfort and durability, with the perforations providing superior breathability over longer race sessions
Magnetic shifters in an exclusive finish
The forged carbon design theme continues to the magnetic shifters. This single magnetic paddle shift system is perfectly optimized for rapid shifting.
Exchangeable Quick Release System
The ClubSport Steering Wheel F1® 2020 comes preinstalled with the ClubSport Quick Release Adapter, an automotive-grade quick release system that allows the driver to exchange the wheel within seconds, even during gameplay.
Loaded with Fanatec® innovation
Advanced multi-color LED bars, OLED display, and more input options than ever. Master the complex systems of modern race cars, and find the edge over your competitors.
More Than Just Eye Catching
The wheel’s spectacular light show is also highly functional. RevLEDs with nine multi-color LEDs represent motor RPM and optimal shifting points, and the two flag LED bars (FlagLEDs) with three multi-color LEDs can indicate tyre slip, flag warnings, pit limiter, and more.
Multitasking At Your Fingertips
11 buttons (with customizable caps), 12-way multi-position switches, thumb encoders, rocker switches; the list goes on. Up to 67 functions of the game can be adjusted directly.
- F1-style steering wheel with a compact diameter of 27 cm for fast movements and reactions
- Officially licensed by Formula 1™
- Durable construction made of metal and carbon fiber
- 5 mm solid carbon fiber front plate with forged carbon finish. The carbon fiber plate is constructed of approx. 30 layers of unidirectional carbon cloth
- Grips made of genuine smooth leather, perforated for improved breathability
- Steering wheel weight: approx. 1200 g (subject to production changes)
- 11 buttons plus two paddle shifters with ultra-reliable switches
- Two 2-way toggle switches
- Two 12-way multi-position switches
- One FunkySwitch™ (7-way joystick/encoder)
- One analog joystick (2-axis)
- Two thumb encoders easily reachable while driving without releasing the grips
- Two vibration motors integrated with the grips, controllable through wheel Tuning Menu (SHO) or by game through Fanatec SDK
- Revolution LED bar (RevLEDs) with nine multi-color LEDs to show motor RPM and optimal shifting point as games program through the Fanatec SDK
- Two flag LED bars (FlagLEDs) each with three multi-color LEDs each to indicate tyre slip, flag warnings, pit limiter, and more, as games program through the Fanatec SDK
- User-defined LED and display behavior via FanaLab
- 1″ 128×64 white OLED display to show telemetry data like speed or gear as games program through the Fanatec SDK
- Tuning functions with OLED display to adjust settings independent from the game and during gameplay (see description of compatible wheel base/racing wheel for details)
- ClubSport Magnetic Paddle Module pre-installed (this accessory will also be available separately, by the end of Q3 2020. Price 99.95EUR, 99.95USD, 11,900JPY, 169.90AUD)
- Exclusive carbon fiber paddles finished in forged carbon
- Paddle plates made of real, 3 mm-thick carbon fiber
- Paddle module cage made of CNC machined aluminum
- Neodymium magnets
- Paddle module easily upgradable to PODIUM Advanced Paddle Module (optional)
- 11 customizable black button caps included
- Full sticker set and application tool from ‘Button Caps and Sticker Set’ included
- Exchangeable Quick Release made of aluminum
- This product is only compatible with the following wheelbases:
- ClubSport Wheel Base V2
- ClubSport Wheel Base V2.5
- CSL Elite Wheel Base
- CSL Elite Wheel Base V1.1
- CSL Elite Wheel Base + – officially licensed for PS4™
- CSL Elite Racing Wheel – officially licensed for PS4™
- PODIUM Wheel Base DD1
- PODIUM Wheel Base DD2
- PODIUM Racing Wheel F1® PS4™
- PC: This product is fully compatible with Windows PCs. Detailed functionality support is game-dependent.
- PS4: The wheel will only work on PS4 in combination with a PS4-compatible wheelbase. The functionality of this product on PS4 can be limited by the capabilities of the console (subject to firmware/OS changes and developer support). Full functionality can only be guaranteed on the PC, this is also game-dependent.
- Xbox One®: This steering wheel is not compatible with Xbox One.
Official Webpage – www.fanatec.com