Here’s a racing simulator steering wheel that only diehard F1 fans will be able to appreciate. Why? Because, the Thrustmaster Formula Add-on Ferrari SF1000 Edition is, as the name implies, is a gaming replica of the wheel found the the Ferrari SF1000, a Formula 1 racing car that competed in the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship.
Like the Ferrari 150o Racing Wheel, the Thrustmaster Formula Add-on Ferrari SF1000 Edition is based on the a real world race car. In this case, it is, of course, the single-seater race car in which Scuderia Ferrari marked its 1,000th Grand Prix during the 2020 season.
So, it is not just any F1 or Ferrari F1 gaming peripheral; it is one with some significance. But really had us is this replica actually had a 4.3” interactive screen that allows for display of up to 69 items of information, with different designs for the type of game being played or the virtual car being driven.
In addition, it has 21 LEDs, of which 15 are for engine speed and 6 for marshal flags. Now, that’s pro level stuff right there/ As of now, the steering wheel has native integration of the screen in the game F1 2020 from Codemasters, available on PS4, PS5, and PC.
Meanwhile, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S users can enjoy the screen in the game through wireless telemetry connectivity by configuring the wheel via the Thrustmaster TM Connect Web Platform.
Other product highlights include 100% carbon fiber face plate, texture rubber grips, 11 physical action buttons, 100% aluminum paddle shifters, and 2 alternative, customizable analog paddle shifters.
Thrustmaster Formula Add-on Ferrari SF1000 Edition is available in Europe now for €349.99/£329.99.
The rest of the world, including North America, can expect the product to arrive on August 26 for US$349.99.
That’s for the steering wheel only, btw. The racing wheel base, which is required (obviously), is not included. Speaking of the racing wheel base, the Thrustmaster Formula Add-on Ferrari SF1000 Edition will work with TS-PC Racer, T-GT Servo Base, TS-XW Servo Base, TX Racing Wheel Servo Base and T300 Racing Wheel Servo Base.