Saturday, November 27

Gran Turismo 7: Official steering wheel is coming – also for PS5!

It’s that time again. A new Gran Turismo is just around the corner and with it too a new steering wheel. The official steering wheel too Gran Turismo 7 this time comes from Fanatec and bears the sleek name: “Gran Turismo DD Pro“. You can open it PS5, PS4 and the PC use.

Gran Turismo 7 (buy now ) will be released on March 4, 2022 for Playstation 4 and Playstation 5.

What can the Gran Turismo DD Pro do?

The new steering wheel features Direct Drive and is attached directly to the motor shaft. In this way, the force feedback effects should be passed on without any loss. The Direct Drive is aimed at professional drivers and Sim racing enthusiasts.

The engine was manufactured 100 percent in Germany and offers up to in the standard version five Nm torque, an eight Nm version is also available for an extra charge.

The steering wheel itself is special optimized for Gran Turismo, a white OLED display and a diffuse RevLED strip should provide useful information while driving.

Complete package with pedals

Just like the steering wheel, the pedals are also a high-end product. The pedals are off solid steel manufactured, precise and durable Hall sensors should enable gentle gas and brake inputs. For a surcharge, the pedals can be expanded with Fanatec’s load cell brake.

Compatibility of the Gran Turismo DD Pro

The GT DD Pro including the pedals should be compatible with all racing games on Playstation 4 and Playstation 5 as well as on the PC. The wheel base can be combined with numerous steering wheels from the Fanatec range and all Fanatec circuits can also be used.

What does the Gran Turismo DD Pro cost?

The GT DD Pro is currently only in complete package available. The standard version (5 Nm) is for 699.95 euros can be pre-ordered. The planned delivery time is March 2022. The scope of delivery consists of the wheel base of the GT DD Pro including the pedals and the matching steering wheel. You will also receive a table clamp and of course a power supply unit (90 watts).

Fanatec promises to also soon DD Pro Wheel Base to be sold as a separate product.

Who is the steering wheel suitable for?

So it’s a high-end product for the sim enthusiasts among you. If you are looking for a cheaper product, you can drop by the colleagues at PC Games Hardware. Have this various steering wheels tested for you.

Technical details of the Gran Turismo DD Pro at a glance

Here you will find an overview of the technical details:

  • Diameter of 280 mm
  • Direct drive steering wheel
  • Diffuser RevLED strips (yellow, red and blue LEDs)
  • White OLED display for the tuning menu and as a telemetry display
  • 5-way direction switch for menu navigation
  • Ergonomic gear lever
  • Glass fiber reinforced plastic construction

You can find further technical details on the Fanatec homepage. You can also buy the device there. It is not yet on offer at Amazon and Co.

Those: Fanatec

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