Fanatec Teases Release Of New Podium Series Of Products
During the 2017 edition of the Sim Racing Expo which took place at the ring Boulevard on the German Nürburgring Grand-Prix circuit, Fanatec unveiled the first hardware in its new Podium Series product line. The first unveiled Podium product was the long-awaited Fanatec direct drive wheelbase. Back in September, friend of Bsim, AussieStig uploaded the first set of photos and a small video showcasing the development versions of the new and first Direct Drive Fanatec sim racing wheel.
At the time of the reveal session, Fanatec did not yet have a release schedule in mind. Today, the German Sim Racing Hardware manufacturer published a new promo video teasing the Podium Series hardware using the date 13 July 2018. We will keep you posted when more news arrives.
The new ‘Podium Series’ hardware will become Fanatec’s highest range of products positioned above the ClubSport Series. The ‘Podium Series’ products will be compatibility throughout the whole product palette. Fanatec tries to set new standards in terms of functionality, performance, and durability while retaining compatibility and a great price performance.
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Endor, with its Headquarters in Landshut / Bavaria, was founded in the year 1997 by Thomas Jackermeier, who turned his hobby into his profession. As an active player of early-stage PC-Games, he very quickly recognized the decisive role that input devices would play on performance, reality, and fun. During the 90’s, the choice, from among what was available on high-quality devices, was very limited. Thomas decided to give up his wholesale biking store, a start-up business he had used to finance his educational degree during his time at the University of Regensburg while obtaining his Masters of Business Administration. Following his studies, he bought the company AB-Union, which was changed to Endor Ltd., which would later become Endor AG.
The developed products were never marketed under the name Endor, but rather under the brand name Fanatec, providing Endor with the flexibility needed, to be able to introduce new brands into varying markets as desired. Fanatec products are developed in Germany, produced in Asia and are sold globally via the Fanatec online webshop.
Today Fanatec can count itself amongst the global market leaders in high-end sim racing equipment for consoles and PC systems. For more product info and purchases, check out the official Fanatec web page.
Official Webpage – www.fanatec.com