Audi, Sony Build R8 LMS Driving Simulator For Gamescom

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Audi, Sony Build R8 LMS Driving Simulator For Gamescom
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Happening right now out in Cologne, Germany is Gamescom, the world’s largest trade fair and event for video games and entertainment. And with all the passionate automotive enthusiasts in Germany, it’s no surprise that Sony wanted to make a statement in their booth by teaming up with Audi to show off a whole new way… Continue Reading...

Mercedes-Benz Uses New High-Tech Simulator To Test Cars

Mercedes-Benz Uses New High-Tech Simulator To Test Cars
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Carmakers put their vehicles through the most extreme environments available – Death Valley, the Arctic Circle, and the Nurburgring. But let’s face it – most cars will never be used in these types of driving conditions – wouldn’t it be more productive to see how they fare in the real world? And that’s just what… Continue Reading...

Lexus Driving Simulator On Display In New Commercial

Lexus Driving Simulator On Display In New Commercial
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Lexus‘ giant egg-like monolith isn’t some weird monument to quality control or reduced NVH. The big white orb is actually a very advanced driving simulator, complete with an LS460 that can rotate 360 degrees. Giant screens can simulate a wide variety of conditions so Lexus test drivers can perform tests in a safe environment with… Continue Reading...

Ferrari Virtual Academy Racing Simulator Could Put You Behind the Wheel of a Real Ferrari

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Ferrari Virtual Academy Racing Simulator Could Put You Behind the Wheel of a Real Ferrari
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Ferrari has announced a virtual racing simulator, titled Ferrari Virtual Academy, that allows any enthusiast to discover what it’s like behind the wheel of a Ferrari F10 single-seat F1 car. And apparently it’s the only PC simulator to do this. Best of all, it’s available for a really cheap price, $19. That gets you access… Continue Reading...

BRD Simulation Offers Full Scale F1 Simulator

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BRD Simulation Offers Full Scale F1 Simulator
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On everyone’s bucket list should be what it’s like to get behind the wheel of an F1 race car. But since it’s probably out of most of our reaches, the F1 simulator from BRD Simulation might just be a worthy substitute. The specs on this thing are mind-boggling. It sports a fiberglass and carbon composite… Continue Reading...

Robot Arm Takes Driving Simulator To A Whole New Level

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So you’ve spent a few hundred bucks and got yourself a driving simulator with a Sparco racing seat and Fanatec’s steering wheel, shifter and pedal combo. And as great as it is, it just doesn’t simulate the coolest part of racing: the actual movement and shifting of your body with plenty of actual force pushing… Continue Reading...