Fanatec ClubSport Steering Wheel R300 V2 For Xbox Review
This steering wheel is basically the combination of two products, the Podium Rim R300 and the Clubsport Universal Hub for Xbox One. If you compare this rim side by side with the Podium Steering wheel R300 you will notice that the main differences lie in the Clubsport Universal HUB, the Podium version use instead a combination of (4) products, the Clubsport just use (2). the rim is the same for both products.
Basically this product was created to get the full advantage of the Podium new technologies but for the Clubsport line users. with this steering wheel you can test what the Podium line looks like without making expensive upgrades
What stands out the most about this rim is the cover in premium smooth leather and gold stitching. The other thing is the diameter; 30cm, making this wheel a good all-rounder, suitable for many vehicle types. If you are looking for an any-type of racing styles addition this steering wheel might be your best selection
The compatibility is another point for this rim, is fully compatible with the New Xbox One series X, Xbox One, and PC, The Podium version is only compatible with PC.
The Buyer’s Guide and Review
Last modified: March 25 of 2022.
|Product Type||Steering Wheel|
|Ready For||PC / Xbox One / Xbox One Serie / PS4 / PS5 Ready.|
|Product Page||Clubsport R300 V2 For Xbox|
This video is for the Podium R300 RIM, but as you might guess already the Clubsport Steering Wheel R300 comes from factory with this RIM.
Brief Design Overview
- An ideal multi-purpose wheel
- Product is a bundle
- Authentic and fine materials
- Unlimited customisation
- Adjustable button elements
- Free choice of shifter paddles
- Limitless Compatibility
ClubSport Wheel Rim R300
- Aluminium wheel rim with a 300 mm diameter
- Premium smooth leather and gold stitching
- Anodised aluminium bolts in gold
- Weight: 775g
ClubSport Universal Hub V2 for Xbox
- Enables Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S compatibility on all connected Fanatec hardware
- Can be used with all Fanatec wheel rims and all third-party rims using the 6 x 70 mm or 3 x 50 mm bolt pattern (e.g. Sparco, MOMO, OMP)
- Fully assembled and pre-configured to mount the Fanatec Wheel Rim GT (or similar)
- Improved electronics means hub is firmware-updatable
- ClubSport Magnetic Paddle Module preinstalled
- Detachable button caps with Xbox symbols, interchangeable with the included racing-style button caps
- 16 integrated buttons on top of the hub
- Four button clusters with three buttons each
- 7-way FunkySwitch™: left, right, up, and down directional inputs, push button, and rotary encoder functionality
- Tuning Menu button for instant access to force feedback and other Fanatec hardware adjustments
- Three-digit LED display for Tuning Menu functions and telemetry data from compatible games or third-party software. It can be installed in two positions: upright or flat
- Shifter paddle units, button clusters, and FunkySwitch™ can be removed to save weight
- DataPort-C connector for Podium Button Module Endurance (optional)
- Allows the use of third-party USB steering wheels on all compatible Fanatec bases (direct USB connectivity is not possible)
- An additional fifth button cluster can be attached (not included)
- Exchangeable aluminium quick release
- Weight: out-of-the-box configuration approx. 705 g (1000 g with QR1 Wheel-Side) plus wheel rim
PS5: Yes PS4: Yes PS3: No
Xbox: Yes Xbox Series X|S: Yes
Notes: A connected Fanatec wheelbase will become compatible with the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S if it’s connected with the Universal Hub V2.
The full functionality can only be guaranteed on PC; this is also game-dependent. On PlayStation Consoles the Clubsport 300 is compatible if you use a Fanatec Wheelbase compatible with Playstation 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
What is included?
- ClubSport Wheel Rim R300
- ClubSport Universal Hub V2 for Xbox
- 4 x button clusters with three buttons each
- 2 x small levers and 2 x long levers
- 1 x FunkySwitch™
- LED display unit
- ClubSport Magnetic Paddle Module with aluminium paddle plates (pre-installed)
- Large and small paddles, bolts and spacers
- QR1 Wheel-Side (ClubSport Quick Release Adapter), packaged separately
- Safety pin for long-term storage
- Safety screw for permanent mount on wheel base
- Set of bolts
- Racing-style button caps
- ‘F’ FunkySwitch™ sticker
- Quick Guide
Clubsport R300 V2 For Xbox vs Podium R300
|Clubsport R300 V2||Podium R300|
|Platform:||PC, PS4 / PS5 Ready, XBox One/ Xbox Series X||PC / PS4 / PS5 Ready|
|Display:||3 digits LED||–|
|Quick-release:||ClubSport Quick Release Adapter||– ClubSport Quick Release Adapter|
|Paddle shifter adjustability:||Angle, Detacheable, Distance to rim, Exchangeable, Width||Angle, Detacheable, Distance to rim, Exchangeable, Width|
|Joystick/ Vibration Motor||–||–|
|GRAB YOUR PRODUCT:||Clubsport R300 USA||Podium R300 USA|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Worth the money?
The Podium-grade, 300 mm diameter rim, is for sure stylish and with a multi-purpose racing style in mind, The new addition in this V2 “Version” is the Clubsport HUB V2 in which you can attach nearly any steering wheel in the Fanatec Ecosystem, This new version comes rewind with tones of improvement on electronics, magnetic shifters, and an exchangeable quick release system, For all of those, I think the Clubsport V2 for the Xbox systems in a good multi-purpose wheel any Fanatec Fan should have.
Is the wheelbase included?
No, In order to operate this product, a compatible Fanatec Wheel Base (not included) is necessary.
Sim Racing Games
What we think is ones of the best sim racing game for the ClubSport Steering Wheel R300 V2
This is going to be a short one, and an easy decision for me, I love this steering wheel, the premium smooth leather, and gold stitching covering the rin are amazing, with this steering wheel in your hands you can get the full advantages for Podium but at a more reasonable price, making it perfect for Clubsport users looking to add a new multi-purpose rim for their collection.