Fanatec F1 Esports V2 Steering Wheel

Fanatec F1 Esports V2 Steering Wheel

Fanatec has just unveiled the second version of their F1 Esports steering wheel, which is available to order now at a price of 269.95€.

Unlike its predecessor, the second version of the popular F1 Wheel is equipped with two times three additional LEDs, which can be used, for example, for the use of ABS/TC effects or flags in the game.

Also upgraded were the shift paddles, which are now equipped with magnets, which should provide a much better shift feel compared to the previous model. In addition, it is now possible to upgrade to the APM (Podium Advanced Paddle Module).

Features (by Fanatec)

  • Officially licensed by Formula 1™
  • Replica of a steering wheel as used in formula cars. The compact diameter of 270 mm allows fast movements and reactions
  • Durable metal construction
  • Genuine Alcantara® grips
  • Magnetic paddle shifters (CSL Elite Magnetic Paddle Module, preinstalled)
    • 3 mm-thick, black anodised aluminium paddle plates
    • Paddle module cage made of polymer composite
    • Neodymium magnets
    • Easily upgradable to ClubSport Magnetic Paddle Module or Podium Advanced Paddle Module (sold separately)
  • 11 buttons
  • Analogue joystick
  • 7-way FunkySwitch™: left, right, up, and down directional inputs, push button, and rotary encoder functionality
  • Two vibration motors integrated with the grips, controllable through wheel Tuning Menu (SHO) or by game through Fanatec SDK
  • RevLEDs with nine multi-colour RGB LEDs to show motor RPM and optimal shifting point, programmable by the user via FanaLab and by game developers via the Fanatec SDK
  • Two FlagLEDs with three multi-colour RGB LEDs each to indicate tyre slip, flag warnings, pit limiter, and more, programmable by the user via FanaLab and by game developers via the Fanatec SDK
  • Vibrant blue LED display to show telemetry data such as speed or gear selection (in supported games)
  • Tuning functions with LED display to adjust settings independent from the game and during gameplay (see description of compatible wheel base / racing wheel for details)
  • Improved electronics means wheel is firmware-updatable
  • Exchangeable aluminium quick release

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