This is not a replica.
This is the real deal.
Nothing is more authentic than this. For the first time in sim racing history, a steering wheel has been developed simultaneously for both real and virtual racing.
Engineered by FANATEC® in collaboration with BMW Motorsport, the Podium Steering Wheel BMW M4 GT3 sets a new bar for simulation realism.
The fusion of sim racing and motorsport
continues at a relentless pace.
The first of its kind.
What you buy on this page is 100% what we designed for BMW M Motorsport.
We manufacture the steering wheel for every BMW M4 GT3, and you can own one too.
How is this even possible?
To meet the demands of a real race car connection, the Fanatec electronics are now compatible with CAN bus, the industry standard for automotive communication.
We’ve built a wheel that can withstand the harshest of racing conditions in the cockpit of a GT3 car, tested to the same extremes as the car itself. Thanks to its full carbon fibre construction it is incredibly strong and light.
Homologated for GT3 racing and optimised with feedback from BMW M Motorsport works drivers, the Podium Steering Wheel BMW M4 GT3 is built for ultimate performance on track and in the sim.
It features RGB LED-backlit front buttons, backlit 12-position rotary switches, custom thumb encoders, dual-action magnetic shifters, dual-Hall sensor clutch paddles, and more.
The thumb-operated rotary encoders are the best we’ve ever made, and the use of Hall sensors means they are ultra-reliable and precise.
All-new push-pull magnetic shifter paddles allow the driver to upshift and downshift (or activate other functions) with either hand.
Illuminate the possibilities.
RGB LEDs behind all 12 front-facing buttons plus backlit multi-position switches means you’ll always find the right input in the heat of competition.
Programmable via CAN bus in the real car, and via FanaLab on your PC.
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Official BMW Motorsport product
Multi-layer (8 layers) full carbon fibre body
RGB LED-backlit front buttons (colour-adjustable and dimmable, interchangeable caps)
Customisable via FanaLab
Two custom-designed, 12-step thumb encoders with Hall sensors
Dual-action (push/pull) magnetic shifter paddles
Exchangeable quick release:
– Gold anodised QR1 Wheel-Side (preinstalled with First Edition)
– QR2 Wheel-Side included in price (shipped separately as soon as it is available)
Communicates with 2022 BMW M4 GT3 via CAN bus
310 mm diameter
1400 g (approx)
Designed and developed in Bavaria by Fanatec and BMW Motorsport
Rubber hand grips molded over carbon fibre structure
14 push buttons (12 front-facing, 2 rear-facing) with 700 g activation force
1” OLED display
Three backlit 12-position rotary switches with encoder functionality
4-way D-pad under the BMW logo
Two dual-Hall sensor clutch paddles
New-generation firmware, upgradeable via included update cable
Compatible with Windows PC
Compatible with all PS4 and PS5 systems when connected to a PlayStation-licensed wheel base
Available for pre-order for 1399.95 €/$* starting December 20th
*Prices in € incl. VAT, in $ excl. VAT