Prodrive Racing Simulator

A racing simulator should not stick out like a sore thumb in any decor. There’s no reason it shouldn’t be as grand an object as a grand piano – especially if the simulator looks like the Prodrive Racing Simulator. And it is a thing money can buy.

Prodrive Racing Simulator

Unlike high-end simulators like the Cranfield Simulator, the Pininfarina Leggenda eClassic Driving Simulator, or the AMR-C01 Aston Martin Racing Simulator, the Prodrive Racing Simulator does not mimic the silhouette of an automobile and also, it has a canopy.

The sculpted carbon monocoque that seemingly suspends in mid-air is home to the cockpit outfitted with a body-hugging Cobra Nogaro Street seat, an AOC 49” dual-QHD 5K curved monitor, a Precision Sim Engineering LM Pro steering wheel with Simucube 2 Pro steering motor, and a mechanical pedal box.

It comes equipped with a bespoke simulator computer, hidden away from sight, that features a 12 GB GeForce RTX graphics card and 16 GB memory and is pre-installed with Assetto Corsa. We don’t believe it has built-in speakers or vibration but it does come with a pair of Bowers & Wilkins PX7 headphones, which is odd because PX7 is not quite known for gaming.

Prodrive Racing Simulator

Rounding up the design is a striking canopy of 16 layers of birch wood. That along with the carbon fiber monocoque makes the Prodrive Racing Simulator look like a design furniture piece.

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Prodrive boldly claimed that it is “the most beautiful simulator in the world” and it’s sure hard to argue with that.

The Prodrive Racing Simulator is available to buy, priced at £39,000 ex VAT, duties, and shipping (works to about US$47,074).

All images courtesy of Prodrive.