The PlayStation 4 is home to several great racing games such as Assetto Corsa, DiRT Rally, DriveClub, Gran Turismo Sport in addition to the F1 and Project CARS series. In order to get the most out of these racers, you will need a quality racing wheel set. Below, you can find our list of the best racing wheels (as well as recommended add-on accessories) to check out on Black Friday 2018 or anytime during the holiday shopping season.
Thrustmaster T150 Racing Wheel
The cheapest wheel we recommend in our buyer’s guide is the Thrustmaster T150 Racing Wheel. The steering wheel unit measures at 11 inches in diameter and features 1080 degree of rotation. It also features PlayStation 4 buttons for easy menu navigation. In terms of rumble, the T150 uses Immersion Touch Sense technology, which lets you feel all kinds situations when racing, across the full 1080 degrees of wheel rotation.
The floor unit features a accelerator and brake pedals with wide foot rests. You will be able to adjust the angle of inclination for both while the brake uses progressive resistance.
If you are interested, you can purchase the Thrustmaster T150 Racing Wheel with this link on Amazon.
Logitech Driving Force G29 Racing Wheel
A great medium-range racing wheel set we recommend checking out on Black Friday or anytime during the 2018 shopping season is the Logitech Driving Force G29. The steering wheel, which is made of solid steel ball bearings and covered with hand-stitched leather (to provide a durable product while also being easy to grip as well), is capable of being rotated at up to 900 degrees. For rumble, dual helical gear motors are utilized. It also features DualShock buttons, paddle shifters and even LED light indicators. Last but not least, The floor unit has three pedals: acceleration, brake and gear change.
You can buy the Logitech Driving Force G29 Racing Wheel here.
If you want more realistic gear shifting with the G29, then you might want to check out the Logitech G Driving Force Shifter. This add-on is built with solid steel while the boot and knob are covered with hand-stitched leather. You will be able to use the H-pattern gear box for push-down reverse shifting to six different speeds.
If you are interested, you can purchase the Logitech G Driving Force Shifter via this page.
Fanatec CSL Elite Starter Kit
If you are looking for a premium PS4 racing wheel, then you should take a look at the Fanatec CSL Elite Starter Kit. The first piece in the set is the CSL Elite Racing Wheel, which features a realist steering wheel that measures at 11.81 inches in diameter that is covered with leather grips and suede fabric. For rumble, the wheel (which can be rotated at up to 1080 degrees) use a brushless servo motor capable of the maximum of 6Nm of torque. The other notable features include DualShock buttons and rev light bar.
The included two-pedal floor unit of the Fanatec CSL Elite Starter Kit are made of aluminum. In terms of customization, you can adjust the distance between the two pedals. Not to mention that you can also remove the pedals from the floor unit and install them into your own custom floor unit.
You can purchase the Fanatec CSL Elite Starter Kit, if you are interested, here.
There are three add-ons we also recommend if you plan on getting the Fanatec CSL Elite. These include upgraded pedal sets in addition to handbrake and shifter. You can check out the add-ons with the following links:
- Fanatec ClubSport Pedals v3
- Fanatec ClubSport Pedals V3 Inverted
- Fanatec ClubSport Handbrake v1.5
- Fanatec ClubSport Shifter SQ v1.5
Thrustmaster T-GT Racing Wheel
Another premium PS4-compatible racing wheel to look at for during the 2018 holiday season is the T-GT. The steering wheel features 1080 degrees of rotation and uses textured leather as a surface. The T-GT uses a 40-watt lineal brushless motor, which results in a powerful rumble sensation. Exclusive to the Gran Tursimo Sport videogame is the depth feedback, a new layer of rumble that will let you feel some of the more subtle effects of racing such as over-steering, under-steering, suspension and more. The steering wheel also comes equipped with four rotary selectors, multiple DualShock buttons, two miniature sticks in addition to two medal paddle shifters.
The metal-based floor unit is used for accelerating, braking and clutching. The brake pedal has progressive resistance via a conic brake mod while the accelerator and clutch can be adjusted in height and space.
You can buy the Thrustmaster T-GT Racing Wheel with this page.
There are a few add-ons we also recommend for the T-GT as well as the aforementioned T150. These products includes an upgrade to the default pedal sets with the VG T3PA-PRO 3-Pedal Add-On as well as the Thrustmaster TH8A Add-On Gearbox Shifter.
You might also want to check out the Thrustmaster Bluetooth LED Display as it provides multiple visual functionality such as gear number. It also comes equipped with a push button and three rotary selectors. Currently, the Bluetooth LED Display is compatible with the following PlayStation 4 games:
- DiRT 4
- F1 2017
- F1 2018
- Project CARS 2
- Nascar Heat 3
- WRC 7
You can buy and of our three recommended add-ons for the Thrustmaster T150 and Thrustmaster T-GT Racing Wheels with the following links:
- Thrustmaster Bluetooth LED Display
- Thrustmaster TH8A Add-On Gearbox Shifter
- Thrustmaster VG T3PA-PRO 3-Pedal Add-On Set
Best PlayStation 4 Racing Seat
Of course, you will need something to hold the PS4 racing wheels, as well as their add-ons. We recommend the OpenWheeler Racing Wheel Stand Cockpit as it is compatible with the Fanatec CSL Elite, Logitech Driving Force G29, Thrustmaster T150 and Thrustmaster T-GT. The seat itself can be customized in terms of spacing and reclining angle. Not to mention that you can also adjust the spacing and angles for the wheel and floor mounts. Furthermore, that there is also a mount for the gear box shifters and the other add-ons we mentioned above.
You can buy the OpenWheeler Racing Wheel Stand Cockpit, which comes in multiple color options, with this page.
So, if you are looking for a PlayStation 4 racing wheel set on Black Friday 2018 or anytime during this holiday season, then you should check out the wheels (and optional add-ons) we mentioned in this buying guide.
You can also check out our buyer’s guides for other PS4 accessories below: