May 2024

Gaming Racing Wheels: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of gaming racing wheels rankings posted by key online experts, as of May 2024.

Summary

On 2 May 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 68 racing wheel endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

30 racing wheels were endorsed in total, only 16 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 2 May 2024, Logitech G923 takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed racing wheel with 8 expert endorsements. 3 experts out of 8 recommended it as the '#1 racing wheel' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking gaming racing wheels start at $13.99 (Old Skool Mario Kart) and go up to $1148.99 (Logitech G Pro Racing). Median racing wheel costs $279.98 (Logitech G920).
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At a glance - May Ranking

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Rank Change Price Racing Wheel
gamerant.com
GamesRadar+
TechRadar
BestCovery
PCreview
BestReviews
PC Gamer
Popular Mechanics
PC Gamesn
IGN
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- $300
Logitech G923
The Logitech G923 is a versatile and durable gaming wheel with a new force feedback system, adjustable pedals, and programmable buttons, making it a great option for serious gamers and racing enthusiasts.
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- $340
Thrustmaster T248
The Thrustmaster T248 is a high-quality gaming headset and racing wheel with a hybrid force feedback system, customizable settings, and magnetic pedals, making it an ideal option for racing game enthusiasts.
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- $450
Thrustmaster T300 RS GT
The Thrustmaster T300 RS GT Racing Wheel is a highly compatible and durable gaming accessory that offers precise control and immersive experience for racing enthusiasts.
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- $800
Logitech G Pro
The Logitech G Pro is a highly compatible and immersive gaming headset and racing wheel that offers a versatile and hassle-free gaming experience for racing enthusiasts.
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- $118
Hori Racing Wheel Apex
The Hori Racing Wheel Apex is an affordable and versatile gaming accessory that is fully licensed by Sony and compatible with PlayStation 3 and 4, as well as PCs, providing a personalized and immersive gaming experience for casual gamers.
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- $188
Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback
The Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback is a high-quality gaming steering wheel with a hybrid belt and gear force-feedback engine, advanced and highly adaptable force feedback system, and 12-bit resolution for accurate in-game reproduction of all wheel movements, making it a great option for entry-level gamers who want a smooth and responsive force feedback system for their racing games.
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- $116
Hori Overdrive X | S
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Thrustmaster T300RS
The Thrustmaster T300RS Racing Wheel is a high-quality and versatile steering wheel that offers a realistic and immersive driving experience with its 1080-degree force feedback system, exceptional build quality, and well-designed button layout.
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- $280
Logitech G920
The Logitech G920 Racing Wheel is a highly compatible and durable gaming accessory that provides a realistic driving experience with precise control and excellent force feedback.
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Thrustmaster T-GT II
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- $282
Logitech G29
The Logitech G29 racing wheel is a durable and high-quality product that provides a realistic driving experience for gamers on multiple platforms, making it a great investment for both beginners and experienced gamers.
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Thrustmaster T128
The Thrustmaster T128 Racing Wheel is a highly compatible and affordable option for racing enthusiasts, offering seamless compatibility with Xbox consoles and PC, a reliable force feedback system, adjustable pedals, and a comprehensive button layout.
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Doyo 270 Steering
The Doyo 270 Steering Racing Wheel is a versatile and affordable option for gamers who want a realistic and immersive racing experience across multiple gaming platforms.
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Moza R5 Bundle
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Fanatec GT DD Pro
The Fanatec GT DD Pro Racing Wheel is a high-end, versatile, and realistic racing wheelbase that is ideal for serious racing enthusiasts who demand high-quality equipment.
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Hori Mario Kart Pro Deluxe
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#16 $99.99 Hori Mario Kart Pro Deluxe
#7 $115.99 Hori Overdrive X | S
#5 $118.02 Hori Racing Wheel Apex
#6 $188.07 Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback
#12 $199 Thrustmaster T128
#9 $279.98 Logitech G920
#11 $281.99 Logitech G29
#1 $299.99 Logitech G923
#2 $339.99 Thrustmaster T248
#8 $399 Thrustmaster T300RS
#3 $449.99 Thrustmaster T300 RS GT
#14 $519.99 Moza R5 Bundle
#4 $799.99 Logitech G Pro

We ranked Logitech G923 #1 in May 2024 because:

  • 8 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
  • Out of those, 3 experts ranked Logitech G923 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 14 May 2023)
The Logitech G923 is a versatile and durable gaming wheel with a new force feedback system, adjustable pedals, and programmable buttons, making it a great option for serious gamers and racing enthusiasts.
Critic endorsements:
gamerant.com

Best Overall Racing Wheel

Value for money
Brake pedal mimics a pressure-sensitive system
Comfy grip
Excellent force feedback

Base can be a little bulky
Logitech G29 and G920 are cheaper and offer similar performance

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GamesRadar+

The best mid-range PC steering wheel

More affordable than direct competitors
TrueForce feels insane
G Hub Software is brilliant

TrueForce only compatible with four games
No handbrake input and stick shift not included

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TechRadar

Best mid-range racing wheel

Lovely leather wheel covering
Improved progressive brake pedal
Supports current-gen systems

Not cross-platform
Old-school helical gearing is still used

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BestCovery

Best PC racing wheel overall

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PC Gamer

The easiest racing wheel for beginners

Detailed and driven force feedback
Quality pedal set
High quality construction

G29 and G920 very similar and often cheaper
Gear-drive can feel clunky

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Popular Mechanics

Newest release

Realistic experience
Same button layout for both models
Brake pedal is smooth

Motor vibrates a lot
No swappable rims
Some features only work with compatible games

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PC Gamesn

Best PC steering for most

Fantastic force feedback
Comfortable to hold
Comes with fantastic pedals

Could improve more over predecessors
Slightly pricier option
Force feedback not widely compatible

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IGN

Best Budget Racing Wheel

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We ranked Thrustmaster T248 #2 in May 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
  • Out of those, 3 experts ranked Thrustmaster T248 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 10 May 2023)
The Thrustmaster T248 is a high-quality gaming headset and racing wheel with a hybrid force feedback system, customizable settings, and magnetic pedals, making it an ideal option for racing game enthusiasts.
Critic endorsements:
GamesRadar+

The best PC racing wheel overall

Powerful force feedback
Premium build quality and design
Strong support from a range of titles

Stiff braking pedal
Occasional issues recentering
Poor grip for pedal base on hard floors

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TechRadar

Best racing wheel overall

Better pedal set than older Thrustmasters
Easy to use
Engaging force feedback

Wheel is slow to re-center
Noisy paddles

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BestReviews

Best of the best

25 different action buttons allow gamers to create a unique experience. Compatibility with both Playstation and PC means every racing game on the market can be played with on this wheel. Premium design with leather wraps.

Does not have a gear.

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PC Gamer

The best mid-range racing wheel

Technically impressive
Surprisingly powerful force feedback
Hybrid design feels great to use
Good on-wheel interface
Magnetic T3PM pedal set
Best paddle shifters going on an affordable wheel

Feels and sounds cheap
T300RS remains a solid option for a little more cash
Shifters are hella loud

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IGN

Best high-end PS5 racing wheel

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend gaming racing wheels.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of gaming racing wheels, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for May 2024 ranking

We ranked Thrustmaster T300 RS GT #3 in May 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Thrustmaster T300 RS GT as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 May 2023)
The Thrustmaster T300 RS GT Racing Wheel is a highly compatible and durable gaming accessory that offers precise control and immersive experience for racing enthusiasts.
Critic endorsements:
gamerant.com

Best Mid-range Racing Wheel

Dual belt system prevents dead zones
Swappable steering wheel
Realistic pedal resistance
Stays fairly cool for long gaming sessions

The base is a bit bulky
Mounting bracket is finicky

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PCreview

Aurea Mediocritas

good value for money
excellent force feedback implementation
full ps4 support
comes with halleffect accurate technology (goes to sensitivity)
the pedals are made of metal
great button layout

the pedal board has a light plasticky feel
built-in cooling fans can be annoying
the clutch pedal is useless sans gear-stick

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Popular Mechanics

Customizable Platform

Durable and quality materials
Swappable wheel feature
Multiple kit options available

Custom parts are pricey

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IGN

Best Racing Wheel

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We ranked Logitech G Pro #4 in May 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Logitech G Pro as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 21 Jul 2023)
The Logitech G Pro is a highly compatible and immersive gaming headset and racing wheel that offers a versatile and hassle-free gaming experience for racing enthusiasts.
Critic endorsements:
gamerant.com

Best Premium Racing Wheel

Convenient button layout
Solid construction
High torque force feedback
Easily customizable

Pedals need to be purchased separately
Very expensive

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PC Gamer

The best racing wheel

11Nm of torque
Highly customisable
Simple interface and button layout
Reprogrammable rear clutch paddles
Fantastic pedal set (sold separately to wheel)

Compatibility mode loses a few great features
Pricey for both wheel and pedals together
Large wheelbase footprint

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PC Gamesn

Best premium PC steering wheel

Highest quality racing wheel on the market
Incredible Logitech TRUEFORCE feedback
Designed for professional sim racers

Very expensive
Pedals often sold separately
Takes up a lot of space

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IGN

Best High-End Racing Wheel

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We ranked Hori Racing Wheel Apex #5 in May 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 2 May 2023)
The Hori Racing Wheel Apex is an affordable and versatile gaming accessory that is fully licensed by Sony and compatible with PlayStation 3 and 4, as well as PCs, providing a personalized and immersive gaming experience for casual gamers.
Critic endorsements:
gamerant.com

Best Budget Racing Wheel

Comes with paddle shifters
Easy to set up
Strong rumble feedback
High build quality

No force feedback
Pedals are not great

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TechRadar

Best budget racing wheel

Relatively low cost
Good for arcade racers
Fairly lightweight

No force feedback
270 degree rotation leaves us wanting

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PCreview

No Nonsense/No Force Feedback Racing Wheel

dirt cheap
much better than a controller for racing simulators
good build quality

no force feedback
sub-par pedals lack realism

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BestReviews

Bargain Pick

Affordable. Includes foot pedals. Life-sized racing wheel. Durable steel parts. Programmable buttons and wheel. Convenient mounting bracket. Ergonomic rubberized grip.

Its pedals are not as impressive as the wheel itself.

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IGN

Best budget racing wheel for PS5

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We ranked Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback #6 in May 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 May 2023)
The Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback is a high-quality gaming steering wheel with a hybrid belt and gear force-feedback engine, advanced and highly adaptable force feedback system, and 12-bit resolution for accurate in-game reproduction of all wheel movements, making it a great option for entry-level gamers who want a smooth and responsive force feedback system for their racing games.
Critic endorsements:
GamesRadar+

The best budget PC steering wheel

Genuine force feedback
Won’t break the bank

Comparatively lightweight pedals
Feedback effect not as strong as the TX base

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PCreview

The Best Bang for the Proverbial Buck

affordable
well built
smooth force feedback
metal paddle shifters
plenty of features and customization options

none really at this price point

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Popular Mechanics

Cheapest Force Feedback

Immersive driving experience
Belt-driven motor

Slippery pedals
Plastic rim

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PC Gamesn

The cheapest force feedback steering wheel

Superb force feedback
Excellent value for money

Pedals rather lacking
Occasional rotational issues

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IGN

Best Xbox Series X/S Racing Wheel

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We ranked Hori Overdrive X | S #7 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Hori Overdrive X | S as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Popular Mechanics

Great Budget Option

Professional presentation
Adjustable sensitivity settings

No force feedback
Weak pedal mat

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PC Gamesn

Best cheap PC racing wheelc

Decent build quality
Great for beginners

No force feedback
Limited rotational ability

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We ranked Thrustmaster T300RS #8 in May 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 May 2023)
The Thrustmaster T300RS Racing Wheel is a high-quality and versatile steering wheel that offers a realistic and immersive driving experience with its 1080-degree force feedback system, exceptional build quality, and well-designed button layout.
Critic endorsements:
GamesRadar+

The best racing wheel for strong feedback

Incredible responsive and strong force feedback
Official compatibility with Driveclub

Handbrake is always a compromise
Can smell a bit hot after a while

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TechRadar

Best force feedback racing wheel

Powerful and smooth force feedback
Fantastic build quality
Massive 1080 degree rotation

Higher quality pedals cost more
Rubber wheel as standard

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BestCovery

Runner Up

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We ranked Logitech G920 #9 in May 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 10 May 2023)
The Logitech G920 Racing Wheel is a highly compatible and durable gaming accessory that provides a realistic driving experience with precise control and excellent force feedback.
Critic endorsements:
GamesRadar+

The most affordable Logitech wheel

Wonderfully smooth steering action
Powerful force feedback

Brake pedal may be too stiff for some tastes
Games that require the hand brake are fiddly

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TechRadar

Best racing wheel for Xbox

Good included pedals
Leather-coated wheel

Non-smooth force feedback
Dated tech

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BestCovery

Honorable Mention

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We ranked Thrustmaster T-GT II #10 in May 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
gamerant.com

Best Thrustmaster Racing Wheel

Precise and realistic force feedback
Sturdy construction
High power motor

A bit on the expensive side

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TechRadar

Best premium racing wheel

Luxurious build quality
Advanced button layout
Impressively quiet

Wheel diameter a little small
Slightly notchy turn feel

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IGN

Best Belt-Driven Racing Wheel

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We ranked Logitech G29 #11 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 2 May 2023)
The Logitech G29 racing wheel is a durable and high-quality product that provides a realistic driving experience for gamers on multiple platforms, making it a great investment for both beginners and experienced gamers.
Critic endorsements:
PCreview

Great Value for Money

ps3, ps4 and pc compatibility
solid and durable
premium grip courtesy of the hand-stitched leather cover
paddle shifters are better compared to the previous generation

shifter sold separately makes it rather pricey
not much of an upgrade over the old g27

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Popular Mechanics

Best Overall Value

Reliable, proven performance
Durable and lightweight material

Brake pedal requires a lot of force
Xbox version lacks features of Playstation model

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We ranked Thrustmaster T128 #12 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 4 Nov 2023)
The Thrustmaster T128 Racing Wheel is a highly compatible and affordable option for racing enthusiasts, offering seamless compatibility with Xbox consoles and PC, a reliable force feedback system, adjustable pedals, and a comprehensive button layout.
Critic endorsements:
GamesRadar+

Best racing wheel for beginners

Beginner-friendly
Decent force feedback
Good value for money

Flawed pedals
No wheel grip

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PC Gamer

The best cheap racing wheel

Unbeatable force feedback in this price range
Responsive
Reliable paddle shifters
Easy to navigate

Pedals are a big let down
Cheap construction

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We ranked Doyo 270 Steering #13 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 18 Sep 2023)
The Doyo 270 Steering Racing Wheel is a versatile and affordable option for gamers who want a realistic and immersive racing experience across multiple gaming platforms.
Critic endorsements:
PCreview

The Most Comfortable Racing Wheel

excellent compatibility
full customization of controls
ergonomic pedal design, for more realism
easy to install
quite compact and portable

there is no 360-degrees rotation

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BestReviews

Best bang for the buck

Being compatible with almost every gaming system makes it a versatile gaming wheel. 270-degree wheel rotation allows for sharper turns easier. Gear is very responsive and makes it easier to control gear shifts in games.

Can be tricky to figure out.

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We ranked Moza R5 Bundle #14 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
gamerant.com

Best PC Racing Wheel

Solid build quality with firm clamping mechanism
5.5 Nm of torque

Only compatible with PC

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PC Gamer

The best budget direct drive racing wheel

Very detailed feedback
Premium feel and build quality
Excellent pedals
Astonishingly good value

Mounting holes might not line up on all rigs
Still expensive compared to lesser hybrid drive wheels
load-cell should be standard

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We ranked Fanatec GT DD Pro #15 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 May 2023)
The Fanatec GT DD Pro Racing Wheel is a high-end, versatile, and realistic racing wheelbase that is ideal for serious racing enthusiasts who demand high-quality equipment.
Critic endorsements:
PC Gamer

The most upgradeable racing wheel

Accurate, powerful force feedback
Excellent build quality
Relatively affordable direct-drive

You have to spend more to get the complete package

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IGN

Best Direct Drive Racing Wheel

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We ranked Hori Mario Kart Pro Deluxe #16 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming racing wheels” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
GamesRadar+

The best racing wheel for Mario Kart lovers

Mario-inspired aesthetic
Excellent range of customization options
Good value for money overall
Controls allow for use in other games
Nice level of resistance in wheel and pedals

Suction cups won't reliably hold
Pros will need better specs

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IGN

Best Nintendo Switch Racing Wheel

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