Logitech has unveiled in India its most advanced gaming wheel ever, the Logitech G25 Racing Wheel, enabling people to bring the most lifelike racing experience into the home.
The limited-edition G25 wheel’s uncanny realism which could lead to moments of extreme exhilaration and fear in amature users offers incredibly precision driving control with dual-motor force feedback, 900-degree steering and a six-speed gated shifter.
Logitech has used premium materials in the G25 gaming wheel which includes stainless steel paddle shifters and pedals, soft leather grip surfaces, and brushed metal wheel spoke accents.
According to company, the Logitech G25 gaming wheel offers advanced features which, until now, could be found only in specialized or custom-made racing simulators that sometimes cost thousands of dollars to assemble. These features include a six-speed gated shifter and clutch pedal; two high-torque force-feedback motors; an 11-inch wheel; and a full 900 degrees of rotation. The wheel, shifter and pedals are made with premium materials such as stainless steel and leather, delivering the look and feel of parts from a race car cockpit.
The Logitech G25 gaming wheel has 14 programmable buttons and sequential shifting option to provide flexibility when you need it. The Logitech G25 Racing Wheel connects to both a PC and a PlayStation 2.
“We’re helping people bring the race car into their home,” said Ruben Mookerjee, Logitech´s director of product marketing for interactive entertainment. “The G25 wheel will take expert gamers to places they´ve never been. It will make people forget they are in front of their PC, and it will put them in the pole position at Indianapolis, Monza or Brands Hatch race tracks.”
Six-Speed Shifter and Clutch Pedal
The Logitech G25 Racing Wheel includes a six-speed gated shifter, complete with a push-down reverse gear, offering a new level of control. Advanced driving techniques such as heel-and-toe downshifting are made possible with the included clutch pedal.
Two-Motor Force Feedback
First of its kind two-motor force-feedback mechanism with the G25 wheel console, providing stronger and more precise feedback. With a second motor, the directional forces are more realistic and evenly distributed throughout the wheel — drivers will feel everything from the banks in the road to impact with walls, structures and other cars. The two-motor system is also much quieter than other force-feedback solutions.
Sturdy Design, Premium Materials
The 11-inch wide wheel and the shift knob are wrapped in leather, providing comfortable grips over extended periods of intense racing. The wheel´s spokes and two paddle shifters are made of stainless steel, and the pedals consist of stainless-steel faces and steel frames. Both the shifter and steering console feature secure clamping systems and can be easily attached to a table or desktop.
Game and Platform Support
The Logitech G25 racing wheel is compatible with current racing titles, such as rFactor and Live for Speed, as well as several other PC racing titles currently in development. The wheel can also be used with any PlayStation2 game that is compatible with other Logitech force-feedback wheels, including the Logitech Driving Force and Logitech Driving Force Pro.
A complete list of games that support force-feedback wheels, 900-degree steering, and the six-speed shifter can be found on the G25 product information page at www.logitech.com.
The Logitech G25 racing wheel sonsole is available in India for an estimated price of Rs. 15,700/- (plus taxes). Visit www.logitech.com for more information.