If you are a serious racer and have €500 lying around then the Thrustmaster T500 RS is what you want. The Thrustmaster T500 RS is only the second ever steering wheel to be officially licensed for use with Gran Turismo, and is available in Europe, Africa and Australasia.
According to series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, the Thrustmaster T500 RS is the most precise wheel ever developed, without any latency to accurately reproduce the sensations of GT5, and let users truly feel the emotions experienced by drivers on real racing circuits.
The rig has a rugged, almost all-metal design weighing in at a meaty 12kg for both the wheel and the pedal set up. The T500 RS also features precision engineered steering, acceleration and braking inputs which are designed to make the most of the real driving simulator’s acclaimed driving physics.
The Thrustmaster T500RS is on sale now and retails for an RRP of €499.99/£449.99. Is it destined to be the finishing component of your GT5 racing set-up?