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Fanatec Podium Porsche 911 GT3 R Sim Racing Wheel – Review

Chris Haye has put together an excellent review of Fanatec’s top of the line Podium Porsche 911 GT3 R wheel in his newest video.

Designed to replicate the real 911 GT3 R race car wheel, the Fanatec Podium wheel is stacked with features and sells for 649,95 Euros/Dollars in the Fanatec Webshop.

Features

  • Podium Wheel Rim Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Leather)
    • Aluminium wheel rim with a 32cm diameter
    • Metal Porsche badge with detailed 3D shape
    • Premium smooth leather
  • Podium Button Module Endurance
    • Real carbon fibre front plate and internal metal reinforcements for maximum stability
    • Rubber-coated glass fibre reinforced backplate
    • Full-scale replica to class-leading endurance GT3 racing car
    • 10 buttons
    • Two 2-way toggle switches
    • Two 12-way Multi-Position Switches with Encoder Mode (endless rotation)
    • One FunkySwitch (7-way joystick/encoder)
    • One analogue joystick (2-axis)
    • Nine RGB high-intensity RevLEDs
    • Two FlagLED groups with three RGB high-intensity LEDs each
    • User-defined LED behavior via FanaLab
    • Integrated 2.7” 256×64 resolution OLED display
    • Tuning functions in the OLED display
    • Support for Intelligent Telemetry Mode (ITM)
    • Clutch bite point indication on the OLED display (when used in combination with the Podium Advanced Paddle Module)
    • Detachable button caps, compatible with other Fanatec button caps (e.g. Racing Style)
    • Reversible DataPort-C connector
    • Customisable button labels (sticker set included)
  • Podium Advanced Paddle Module (four magnetic paddles + two analog paddles)
    • Paddle Plates made of real carbon fibre
    • Cage made of CNC machined aluminium
    • Neodymium magnets
    • Hall sensors on the analogue paddles
  • Podium Hub
    • Gold anodised aluminium monocoque
    • Ultra sturdy and lightweight space frame design
    • DataPort-C connector 
    • ClubSport Quick Release Adapter (Supports interchangeable Quick Release)
  • Combined weight: 2193g