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20 Jul 2014

AccuForce Wheel - Sneak Peek  from Honda Indy Toronto & More

AccuForce Wheel - Sneak Peek from Honda Indy Toronto & More

Author: Berney Villers  /  Categories: AccuForce Wheel  /  Rate this article:
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We've been consumer abuse testing the AccuForce this weekend at the Honda Indy event in Toronto.

If you've been reading the blog, then you'll know that this isn't the first sneak peak we've offered of the AccuForce wheel.

 However, I managed to get a few pictures that better illustrate the aluminum motor enclosure and hint at the final appearance so I thought I would share them here.

If you're able to join us today at the Honda Indy Toronto for an AccuForce test drive and support a great cause (Make-A-Wish), please stop by and say hello!

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Paul Ferrell

8/28/2014 7:54 PM

Well I really hope that you guys get this thing out this Sept or so. Fanatec has just released their new wheel and its shipping in Sept for 499. but I am really considering the simexperience if its available. I know it will be better I am just trying to justify it being 4 times better LOL I am sure that R&D cost a lot but I am sure they would sell twice as many at 1000.00 as at 2000. at least to the avg home sim racer. Its sure gonna be interesting.


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Berney Villers

8/29/2014 12:49 AM

Hi Paul,

In many critical performance categories you can expect the AccuForce Pro to deliver far more than 4x the performance of the consumer grade wheels. The AccuForce is intended to be the first professional grade racing simulation steering system within financial reach of the sim racer. Of course there is a price to pay for having something that actually feels like a race car and is built to last for many years.


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Berney Villers

9/2/2014 7:41 AM

The pricing of the AccuForce is not yet announced, so don't count us out just yet. As we announced, even the AccuForce Pro Momo Edition (which comes with a genuine Momo racing wheel) is priced UNDER $2000 USD.


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Paul Ferrell

8/29/2014 6:24 AM

Thamks, Yes I know there is a price that most of us are willing to pay for quality. I am truly impressed by the wheel you guys are developing I just wonder sometimes if we arent getting like most racing classes I have tried. For example spending 50k on balancing and blueprinting a miatia engine to win spec miata when you could spend 25k and have 3 times the power in another engine for example. Guess whos going to have more growth and reach and people joining the class that has 3 time the HP and half the money and 50x the racers. I dont know if that analogy makes sense.I joined NASA and not SCCA for that reason mostly. I hate to see sim racing go that way. I want all us average guys to be able to build a I racing winning rig for less than buying a smal home thats all. once again i think you guys are awesome love your products and I am currently slowly filling a cookie jar to add your motion to my rig. Thanks for taking the time and congrats! Paul


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Berney Villers

8/31/2014 11:30 AM

At this point, I don't think sim racing has gone quite as far down the path as real racing but I see how it cold go there. If anything, I think at SimXperience we're trying to do just the opposite with the AccuForce.

In this ,market currently, we have consumer grade wheels in the sub $1000 range. You can think of these as factory car parts.

We have one viable professional simulation steering system on the market today that's in excess of $4000. You can think of this as real race car components rather than factory parts. The professional systems cost a bit more of course, but it actually feels like driving a car rather than playing a game so some are willing to go for it.

The AccuForce is a professional grade wheel in the sub $2000 range and it exceeds the specification of the existing professional grade wheel in many ways. It's basically our best effort to provide something that feels like a real car to the average sim racer.

That said, I see where you're coming from and I think these professional steering systems like the AccuForce truly do provide a bit of an unfair advantage.


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Jack Klaver

9/2/2014 2:21 AM

Hi Berney, appreciate all the work that goes in to this sort of equipment and I must say to the posters that want it under $1,000.00, that it would cost more to manufacture than that if you include man hours in the equation. You get what you pay for in this world and at around $2,000.00 I don't think it's unreasonable at all for a Motorsport quality wheel.

I'll put my name on the list for one.

Keep up the good work.

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