We tell you everything you need to know about Logitech’s first direct drive wheelbase – the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel.
It’s been a while, but Logitech has finally moved away from feedback on gear-based power and fully embraced direct drive technology, thanks to the Logitech G Pro wheelbase.
The new wheel, endorsed by the McLaren Formula One team, Lando Norris, was officially revealed during today’s LogiPlay livestream event (September 21, 2022). The Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel has been officially unveiled alongside the Swiss company’s Logitech G Pro Racing Pedals.
Other sim racing accessories and hardware have also been announced, including Logitech’s collaboration with PlaySeat – PlaySeat Trophy Logitech G Edition – and Logitech G Astro A30 Wireless Gaming Headset.
Is the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel Direct Drive?
Yes, the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel is Logitech’s first ever Direct Drive wheelbase, replacing G923 as the company’s main steering wheel model.
How much power does a Logitech G PRO racing wheel produce?
The Logitech G PRO racing wheel can produce up to 11 Nm of torque. This compares to the 8 Nm produced by Fanatec’s entry-level direct drive wheel, CSL DD (with Boost Kit).
Is the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel compatible with PlayStation / Xbox / PC?
Yes, the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel will be compatible with PC (Windows 10), PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One, with PlayStation and Xbox special editions (both of which will be compatible with PC).
Key Features of Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel
Using Logitech’s TRUEFORCE technology, the Logitech G PRO racing wheel features a detachable wheel rim with a quick-release system, including magnetic paddle shifters and two additional analog clutch paddles. They can be reset as acceleration and brake controls, making the G PRO Racing Wheel Logitech the most comprehensive wheelbase to date.
It is possible to change settings such as force feedback and steering wheel rotation on the base of the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel on the fly thanks to the central OLED display, with an embedded desk clip catering to the needs of players not yet upgraded to the sim racing cockpit.
What is the release date for the Logitech G Pro steering wheel?
Logitech plans to begin shipping the Logitech G PRO racing wheel by the end of September 2022.
What is the price of the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel?
The Logitech G PRO racing wheel will retail for £849 / €1099 / $999.
What are Logitech G PRO Racing Pedals?
The Logitech G PRO Racing Pedals were announced at the same time as the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel, and for the company’s first time, charging with a load cell brake pedal by default.
Players can customize the layout of the pedal assembly using the supplied Allen switch by moving the pedals horizontally across the pedal base and/or adjusting the pedal face plates to encourage more heel and toe transfer.
A range of stiffer elastomers and springs are also offered to help meet the needs of runners who prefer a stronger pedal feel. Clutch and accelerator potentiometers are no longer used, as more efficient magnetic hall effect sensors have now been installed.
The Logitech G PRO racing pedals will be compatible with PlayStation, Xbox and PC (Windows 10).
What is the release date of the Logitech G PRO racing pedals?
Shipping of the Logitech G PRO Racing Pedals will begin before the end of September 2022.
How much are the Logitech G PRO racing pedals?
The Logitech G PRO Racing Pedals are available to purchase for £299 / €349/$349.
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