ClubSport Steering Wheel F1® Esports V2 Review
¡¡¡¡Swoosh swoosh swoosh!!!! ¿ Can you feel the speed?,
Celebrating the partnership of Fanatec with Formula 1™ (Now they´re an official supplier of the F1® Esports Series), this new version of the F1 Esport comes with an attractive design, very eye-catching colors (Replica of a steering wheel as used in formula cars), with an aluminum front plate on top of a metal cage for the strongest complexion and obviously the usual Genuine Alcantara® grips for a better sensation and the feeling of quality. This technology is 100% inspired by the F1 for the best drivers all over the world.
With a very realistic and compact diameter of 270 mm the club sport steering wheel comes with 11 buttons with ultra-reliable switches, an analog joystick if you want to look around, 7-way FunkySwitch to turn left; turn right; move left, right, up and down, RevLEDs with nine multi-colour RGB LEDs to show motor RPM and two vibration motors in the grips (Vibrant blue LED display) that give you that realistic F1 feeling.
As you can see, all the best features that are typical of Fanatec products are reunited in this little guy of course everything comes with a price and this is not the exception, the ClubSport Steering Wheel F1® Esports V2 is been released at $270,
Worth the money? For this price range you not only get a really nice and durable product, but a steering wheel ready to drive Formula 1 cars at the limit. So I think this product is worth your money.
The Buyer’s Guide and Review
Last modified: April 4 of 2022.
|Product Type||Steering Wheel|
|Model||F1® Esports V2|
|Editorial Rating||9.4 Starts|
|Ready For||PC / PS4 Ready|
|Product Page||Fanatec ClubSport Steering Wheel F1 V2|
Brief Design Overview
- The diameter of 270 mm allows fast movements and reactions.
- Officially licensed by Formula 1
- Durable construction made of metal
- Grips made of Alcantara®.
- Steering wheel weight: 1255 g (including QR1 Wheel-Side)
- 11 Buttons plus two paddle shifter buttons
- Analog joystick to look around
- 7-way FunkySwitch to change settings
- Two vibration motors integrated to the grips
- Revolution LED bar with nine LEDs to show motor RPM and optimal shifting point
- LED display to show telemetry data
- Adjustable and detachable paddle shifters completely made of metal. Adjust angle, distance to rim and travel of the paddles
- Racing-style button caps included
- 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)
- 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
- Steering wheel weight: approx. 1255 g (including QR1 Wheel-Side)
ClubSport Steering Wheel F1® Esports V2 Unboxing & Video Guide
PS5: Yes PS4: Yes PS3: No
Xbox: No Xbox Series X: No
PC: this product is compatible with Windows PC.
PlayStation: The functionality of this product on PS4 can be limited by the capabilities of the console (subject to firmware/OS changes and developer support). The full functionality can only be guaranteed on PC; this is also game-dependent. PlayStation 5: Check our platform compatibility page for more details.
Xbox: this product is not compatible with Xbox systems.
Wheel Base Compatibilities
- PODIUM Wheel Base DD1
- PODIUM Wheel Base DD2
- PODIUM Wheel Base DD1 PS4™
- 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 DD Wheel Base
- Gran Turismo DD Pro Wheel Base
- ClubSport Steering Wheel F1® Esports V2
- CSL Elite Magnetic Paddle Module (pre-installed)
- QR1 Wheel-Side (ClubSport Quick Release Adapter), packaged separately
- Safety pin for long-term storage
- Safety screw for permanent mount on wheel base
- Quick Guide
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is the Fanatec Clubsport F1® Esports V2 Worth It?
Yes, you get a really good steering wheel for your money, This is the main steering wheel Used by F1® Esports Pros worldwide.
Is the Fanatec Clubsport F1 Esport V2 compatible with your Xbox System?
No, the F1 Esport is not compatible with Xbox systems, only with your personal computer and in Playstation systems the functionality can be limited by the capabilities of the console.
F1® Esports V2 VS Formula V2.5
F1® Esports V2
|Platform:||PC / PS Ready||PC / PS Ready and the Xbox Version|
|Diameter:||270 mm||270 mm|
|Rev lights:||5 in total RevLEDs / FlagLEDs||3 in total RevLEDs / FlagLEDs|
|Display:||Vibrant blue LED display||1″ 128×64 white OLED display|
|Quick-release:||Exchangeable aluminium quick release||Exchangeable aluminium quick release|
|Paddle shifter adjustability:||Yes||Yes|
|Joystick/ Vibration Motor||Yes||Two vibration motors integrated with the grips|
|Grip material:||Genuine Alcantara®||Genuine Smooth Leather|
|GRAB YOUR PRODUCT:|
Eye-catching design with the RevLEDs and blue LED display that let you change almost any parameter on the fly, on the blue side you can visualize Telemetry data including speed and current gear, on the RevLeds side you have the revolution LED bar that is an ideal indicator for timing perfect upshifts.
This steering wheel was created to the competition in mind, not for nothing is the official steering wheel of the F1™ Esports Series, very ergonomic with tons of functionalities.
I really like this wheel, beautiful colors and developed for the F1 competition, I truly recommend this product if you are thinking to introduce yourself to the e-sport competition.
ClubSport Steering Wheel F1® Esports V2269.95
- Officially licensed by Formula 1™
- Replica of a steering wheel as used in formula cars.
- Genuine Alcantara® grips
- LED Everywhere
- Two vibration motors integrated with the grips
- Only for F1 Fans.
- Not compatible with Xbox systems