Thrustmaster has announced the first details regarding the upcoming 599XX EVO 30 Wheel Add-On Alcantara Edition. You can check out a photo of the upcoming videogame accessory below this paragraph.The officially licensed add-on is a 8:10 scale replica of the Ferrari replica racing wheel, measuring at 11.8 inches in diameter. It is made of brushed metal central steering plate, hand-stitched wrapping, polyurethane molding and steel internal hoop. You can check out some of the details, via a press release sent to us, below:
The 599XX EVO 30 Wheel Add-On Alcantara® Edition is manufactured in the very same way as the material used on Ferrari wheels, in Alcantara® S.p.A’s factory. This material is unique and innovative in its design, its aesthetics and its technical and sensory properties that no other material can hold a claim to. The hand-stitched wrapping covers the wheel’s structure and is fully on par with automotive standards, featuring polyurethane molding and an internal hoop made of steel. This exceptional, high-end design allows users to experience every driving sensation – including Force Feedback effects – to the maximum, while offering a unique flexible tactile sensation and unrivalled comfort. The central steering plate is made from brushed metal, adding another high quality material to this add-on.
The 599XX EVO 30 also comes with Thrustmaster’s Quick Release system and is compatible with the following wheels: Ferrari F1 Integral T500, T300 Ferrari GTE, T300 RS, T500 RS and TX Racing Wheel Ferrari 458 Italia Edition. If you are interested, you can check out a few of the aforementioned wheel sets with the following Amazon links: T300 RS, T500 RS and TX Racing Wheel Ferrari 458 Italia Edition.
Aside from the wheel, the product is also attached with two large 5.1-inch wheel-mounted paddle shifters in addition to six action buttons, 3-position rotary switch along with a directional pad.
The Thrustmaster 599XX EVO 30 Wheel Add-On Alcantara Edition is coming out in Europe sometime during the fourth quarter of 2015. It is unknown when the same product will be made available in the U.S. region.