CSL Elite Steering Wheel McLaren GT3

Model: CSL E RMcL
Series: CSL
Availability: Open for Pre-Orders
Availability date: 15-01-2020
Pre Order
PS4 Ready

Full replica

This is an exact reproduction of the steering wheel used in McLaren GT3 race cars. All switches, paddles, dials, shape and size are designed from the original McLaren CAD files.

Analog clutch paddles + Shifter paddles
Analog clutch paddles + Shifter paddles

The world premier of Fanatec dual-clutch system with analog clutch paddles and rocker type shifter paddles with snapdome fuction made of anodised aluminum.

OLED display
OLED display

The 4th rotary encoder of the GT3 is replaced by a 1" OLED display with evolved Fanatec tuning menu functionality

Full replica

F1 style dual-clutch system

Standing start? No problem. Use the new dual-clutch system as the ultimate weapon to nail every start of the race.

The Dual-clutch system's bite-point mode allows you to determine the optimal bite-point before the start of the race​ and utilize the perfect start every time

Analog handbrake on-board
Analog handbrake on-board

Change to handbrake mode in order to use one paddle for clutch and one paddle to map with an analog handbrake axis.

Swap the mode on the fly
Swap the mode on the fly

​Bite-point mode, Handbrake mode, gas/brake mode and binary button mode - all available from the mode encoder in the center of the steering wheel

F1 style dual-clutch system

Racing ergonomics enhanced

Rocker switches,12 position rotary switches, laser engraved P & N (Pit & Neutral) buttons with high-bezel and Snapdome functionality, Fanatec FunkySwitch™ (7 functions) and 7 additional buttons with exchangeable button caps.

Exchangeable QR-system
Exchangeable QR-system

Introducing new exchangeable Quick Release system. Upgrade the included simplified CSL Quick Release for the optional ClubSport Quick Release Adapter in no time.

The Allen key for the CSL QR is stored on the wheel.


This is the lightest Fanatec steering wheel with only 1045g. Less weight means better acceleration and better force feedback effects.

Racing ergonomics enhanced


  • The exact replica of the McLaren GT3 Steering Wheel
  • Officially licensed by McLaren Automotive Limited
  • Officially licensed for Xbox One
  • Dual analog paddles with 4 modes and 4-way multiposition switch for changing the mode
    • Clutch bite-point mode
    • Clutch/handbrake mode
    • Brake/throttle mode
    • Mappable analog axis mode
  • Solid anodised rocker type aluminum shifter paddles with snapdome functionality
  • Diamond texture grips for shifter and clutch paddles
  • 1" 128x64 OLED Display
  • Upgraded Fanatec Tuning menu functionality
  • Two Rocker switches
  • Two 12-way multiposition switches
  • Fanatec FunkySwitch (5-way digital joystick with rotary function)
  • Two high-bezel snapdome buttons with laser engraved P & N indicators
  • Seven Basic buttons with exchangeable button caps
  • Tuning menu button
  • Overmolded rubber grips (like original GT3 wheel) with 50 Shore A Hardness
  • Glass-fiber reinforced and heat stabilized Simplified Quick Release and clutch paddles
  • Exchangeable quick release. Can be upgraded to ClubSport Quick Release Adapter (optional)
  • Allen key tool included in the steering wheel
  • Exchangeable button caps included
  • Button label placement indicators for placing additional indicators like "VIEW" & "KERS"
  • Xbox One mode LED indicator
  • Lightweight ( 1045 g / 2.30 lbs )
  • Diameter ( 30 cm / 12 inch )


The mounted type of quick release adapter (standard or the optional ClubSport QR adapter) does not influence the compatibility to wheel bases.

Wheel Bases:

  • ClubSport Wheel Base V2
  • ClubSport Wheel Base V2.5
  • CSL Elite Wheel Base
  • CSL Elite Racing Wheel - officially licensed for PS4™
  • CSL Elite Wheel Base + officially licensed for PS4

This steering wheel is not compatible with the ClubSport Wheel bases V1 and V1.5 for electronic reasons.


  • Xbox One®: If connected with this steering wheel, the above mentioned wheel bases will be compatible to Xbox One.
  • PC and other Platforms: The specifications of the compatible wheel bases will remain unchanged.

Special Notes

​In order to operate this product, a compatible Fanatec Wheel Base (not included) is mandatory!

Connect your Wheel Base to a PC and install the latest driver to update the wheel base firmware before you mount the CSL Elite Steering Wheel GT3.

Packaging Details

  • Size (L x W x H) : 38.00cm x 36.00cm x 19.00cm
  • Weight: 2.00kg
  • Volume weight: 4.92kg

What's included

  • CSL Elite Steering Wheel McLaren GT3
  • Racing style button caps​
  • Exchangeable Simplified Quick Release ​
  • Allen key 5mm
  • Fixation screw M6 x 18mm (flat head) for Simplified Quick Release
  • Quick Guide

There are no individual drivers for steering wheels. The driver of the Fanatec wheel base / racing wheel they are connected to will also support them.

Please download and install the latest driver and firmware for your wheel base / racing wheel before you mount this steering wheel! The latest firmware is integrated into the driver and can be installed via the “update” tab in the driver panel.

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