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10 Jul 2018

SimXperience GS-5 G-Seat Unveiling in Toronto

SimXperience GS-5 G-Seat Unveiling in Toronto

Author: Berney Villers  /  Categories: SimXperience Technologies, G-Seats  /  Rate this article:
It’s here!  Now is your chance to drive the highly anticipated SimXperience GS-5 G-seat, which will be unveiled at the 2018 Honda Indy race in Toronto, Canada. The motorized GS-5 G-seat creates extreme seat-of-the-pants forces just like in a real race car! Feel all the simulated twists, turns, bumps, accelerations, and insane braking forces real drivers experience as you pilot a race car around the track at Toronto's Exhibition Place. 

The SimXperience GS-5 is the second generation G-seat produced by SimXperience. Powered by strong industrial grade electric motors, the GS-5 is successor to the class-defining GS-4, which set the original high bar for motion feedback realism. With in-depth refinement and extended durability testing, the GS-5 improves on the GS-4 in every way with race-ready performance, comfort for long endurance races, highly detailed vehicle feedback and spectacular good looks! 

Two SimXperience GS-5 prototypes will be available for the public to test drive starting Friday July 13th and continuing through Sunday July 15th.  Head-to-Head racing sessions using the rFactor 2 simulation software will happen in the Honda Experience tent where Honda will be providing four SimXperience Stage 5 Racing Simulators and a variety of other entertainment. 

Simulator test drives will be provided for a charitable donation of any size to the Make-A-Wish Foundation via the on-site donation box near the racing simulators. Track admission is FREE on Friday. Saturday and Sunday will require a general admission pass. Honda graciously donates all admission proceeds to the Make-A-Wish charity.

We invite you to join us, support a great cause and experience the extreme G-forces of an open wheel race car simulation at the very demanding Toronto street circuit while attempting to beat Indy car star, James Hinchcliffe's lap time.


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