Here's What a $1.3 Million Driving Simulator Looks Like

Dropping seven figures on a driving sim nets gives you the ultimate in gaming immersion.

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Racing simulators comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes depending on how much money you want to spend. A few hundred bucks will get you a nice off-the-shelf steering wheel, while a few hundred thousand will get you a complete motion-ready F1 cockpit with three screens and a seriously immersive experience.

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But just how much do you get for your money? made a nice video comparing racing simulators of various prices, starting from a reasonable $1300 setup all the way to a $1.3 million dollar system.

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While the cheaper setups provide plenty of entertainment for the everyday enthusiast, they don't include some of the key features needed for racing drivers to truly feel out a new track or car setup. Some of the more expensive simulators come with moving cockpits, realistic steering feedback, huge multi-screen displays, and even helmet-mounted g-force generators to make you feel like you're actually taking that corner at 100 mph. Plus, there's all the data and telemetry feedback you could ever want.

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If I had the cash, there's no question I'd have one of these setups in my basement.


Here's the kind of movement stuff we're talking about.

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