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.

But seriously, how real is it?

100%. This is the actual steering wheel created for the 2022 BMW M4 GT3 race car. The units used for GT3 racing come off the same production line as the units available for purchase.

They are identical in every way. The wheel was specified to BMW Motorsport’s requirements and developed by Fanatec from the very beginning of the project.

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 also developed a new quick release system and even made the wheel water resistant and shockproof.

All carbon.

No compromises.

Pure GT3.

Homologated for GT3 racing, the Podium Steering Wheel BMW M4 GT3 is built for ultimate performance, with a full carbon fibre construction, optimised with feedback from BMW Motorsport pro drivers.

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.

Optimised inputs.

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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Features

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

Fanatec QR2: all-new quick release allows operation in the 2022 BMW M4 GT3 race car

Communicates with 2022 BMW M4 GT3 via CAN bus

310 mm diameter

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

Compatible with Windows PC

Compatible with all PS4 and PS5 systems when connected to a PlayStation-licensed wheel base

1400 g (approx)

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