Thrustmaster has a new racing game accessory and wouldn’t you know it, it’s as cool as the other side of the pillow.

Aptly named the Thrustmaster Ferrari Vibration GT Cockpit 458 Italia Edition, the racing peripheral is an 11" replica of the Ferrari 458 Italia’s wheel, providing gamers a unique interactive driving experience unlike anything they’ve ever seen before. The genuine leather steering wheel has been replaced with a rubber-coated wheel, but everything else remains the same - albeit replaced with buttons instead of the usual controls - including the Engine Start button and the turn signals. Even the sequential paddle shifters are also present and finished in brushed metal.

The accessory is also adaptable to riders of all sizes because it’s extendable, has an adjustable height, and an adjustable steering column. Heck, it’s also portable and foldable, allowing gamers to stow and move the peripheral anytime.

Finally, Thrustmaster also announced that the Ferrari Vibration GT Cockpit 458 Italia Edition comes with what it’s calling the Global Vibration System, a program that simulates the actual vibrations that come from driving an actual race car.

Impressed yet?

The Ferrari Vibration GT Cockpit 458 Italia Edition is compatible with the XBox and PC, and is scheduled to hit stores in October with a retail price of $299. Sure makes for a nice little early Christmas present, right?

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9 comments:

  (377) posted on 09.3.2012

Malls that have amusement park should acquire the driving simulator to give their visitors an ultimate Ferrari experience.

  (647) posted on 09.2.2012

I like the Ferrari vibration gt pit of the 458 Italia edition. It’s impressively look-alike of the 458 Italia production model.

  (780) posted on 08.31.2012

Wow, that console looks like the real driving wheels and pedals. I like it badly.

  (331) posted on 08.31.2012

pit of the Italia on a game is interesting. I want to try drive using that on a simulator.

  (579) posted on 08.30.2012

What will it give you when you are now playing need for speed with that driving console?

  (613) posted on 08.30.2012

Was it as good as the Playstation gaming console? I have the same steering wheel, but not with Ferrari logo.

  (392) posted on 08.29.2012

Wow! For those who can’t afford to buy super cars, then you would surely like this one! You can drive your favorite supercars with ease.

  (528) posted on 08.29.2012

It definitely looks like a real steering wheel of the Italia 458. I’m ready to start the game soon.

  (777) posted on 08.28.2012

Nice to have this one on my gaming collections. I like it as a real replica of the Ferrari steering wheel.

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