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SimRacing Girl Reviews The Fanatec CSL Elite Mclaren GT3 Steering Wheel

SimRacingGirl has gotten her hands on one of the most sought-after hardware items in the sim racing community – Fanatec’s CSL Elite Mclaren GT3 replica steering wheel.

After showing us a cool stop-motion unboxing video of the wheel four weeks ago, she now goes down to business in her newest video, running us through the features of the wheel and showing it in action as well.

The Fanatec CSL Elite Mclaren GT3 steering wheel is selling for 179,95€ and will ship soon, more information is available in the Fanatec webshop.


  • The exact replica of the McLaren GT3 Steering Wheel
  • Officially licensed by McLaren Automotive Limited
  • Officially licensed for Xbox One
  • Dual analog paddles with 4 modes and 4-position rotary encoder for changing the mode
    • Dual clutch bite-point mode
    • Clutch/handbrake mode
    • Gas/brake mode
    • Binary button mode ​
  • Solid anodised rocker type aluminum shifter paddles with snapdome functionality
  • Diamond texture grips for shifter and clutch paddles
  • 1″ 128×64 OLED Display
  • Upgraded Fanatec Tuning menu functionality
  • Two Rocker switches
  • Two 12-way multiposition switches
  • Fanatec FunkySwitch™ (5-way digital joystick with rotary function)
  • Two high-bezel snapdome buttons with laser engraved P & N indicators
  • Seven Basic buttons with exchangeable button caps
  • Tuning menu button
  • Overmolded rubber grips (like original GT3 wheel) with 50 Shore A Hardness
  • Glass-fiber reinforced and heat stabilized Simplified Quick Release and clutch paddles
  • Exchangeable quick release. Can be upgraded to ClubSport Quick Release Adapter (optional)
  • Allen key tool included in the steering wheel
  • Exchangeable button caps included
  • Button label placement indicators for placing additional indicators like “VIEW” & “KERS”
  • Xbox One mode LED indicator
  • Lightweight ( 942 g / 2,07 lbs )
  • Diameter ( 30 cm / 12 inch )

  • Tom Coombs

    I really wish this wheel didn’t exist, because it’s exactly what I want and my CSR Elite w/ Formula Rim is alive and well…

    • Francesco Kasta

      Sell it on eBay!

  • Niels Heusinkveld

    I think within the first 30 seconds she (rightfully so) says it is NOT a review, yet you guys put review in the blog title.. 😉

  • OlavMoen

    Please be honest and stop labelling demos as reviews.

  • Sam

    Thats a weird looking kitchen…

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