Playseat WRC Seat Review

Playseat WRC Seat Review
Author Alessio Lorandi
Alessio Lorandi
December 2, 2021

So you’re ready to upgrade your sim racing setup but are struggling to find affordable products to compare online?

That’s a common thing that happens to probably the majority of sim racers.

But there is one affordable option that you may not have considered, and that’s a Playseat WRC racing seat.

It’s in fact named like that since it’s been officially licensed with the WRC logo.

This cockpit is suitable both for Gt3 drivers as well as rally drivers and Formula sim racers.

Playseat WRC Seat Review

The Playseat WRC is a racing seat that will improve your sim racing experience by giving you a more realistic driving position.

In fact it will give you the same kind of position that a real rally driver or Gt3 racer would have when racing.

The best thing about it is that it’s highly adjustable and has a steering wheel & pedal holder.

This way, with this Playseat’s sturdy design, you can use it for hours without feeling any discomfort with your arms or legs.

When I reviewed this sim racing seat from Playseat, I was impressed by the design and comfort it.

Let’s now dig a bit deeper into the specs of this seat.

Size

The size of the seat is ‎ 51.18 x 19.69 x 38.58 inches and that’s without the steering wheel and pedal holder.

This means that it’s a good cockpit for people of all sizes.

However, the seat is not very lightweight, weighing in at ‎ 52 pounds.

Adjustability

The great thing about the Playseat WRC is that it can be adjusted to fit anyone.

It has a backrest that can be adjusted to different angles, and the height of the seat and the distance to the pedals can also be customized.

This means that you can make it suitable both for short and tall people.

For the steering wheel, you can easily slide it closer or further away from your body until you find the perfect position for you.

Comfort

Another cool thing about the Playseat WRC is that it has a black and white design with a carbon look, which looks very modern.

But the comfort is where this seat excells at.

It’s made from high quality materials and is very comfortable to use, even for long periods of time.

That means if you want to take part in endurance races such as the GT World Challenge Endurance series, you can comfortably be at your best throughout he whole 3 or 6 hours race.

Where can you place the seat?

You can place the seat anywhere you want basically, though usually sim racers prefer keeping it in their bedroom.

It’s also great since the seat has a folding system, so it can be moved around pretty easily and won’t take up too much space

Features:

  • Superior build quality, stability and comfort
  • Official WRC license
  • Folds for easy storage
  • Suitable for all sizes
  • Superior comfort
  • Modern black design

Playseat WRC Seat Review

Compatibility

The seat is compatible with all major gaming consoles, including the PS4, PS5 and Xbox One, as well as with PC, Wii and Mac.

That makes it fondamental in case you needed to switch console at any time.

Company that produces it:

The Playseat brand is well known for delivering top of the class sim racing gear at an affordable price.

Pricing

The pricing is in the mid to low tier range though it’s really quite affordable.

Where to buy

Since the prices might fluctuate during the year, you can check the current prices here on Amazon.

Bottom line:

If you’re looking for a great quality, affordable and highly adjustable cockpit, the Playseat WRC is a great option to consider.

The comfort and adjustability is simpy superior compare to many other products out there.

It’s also compatible with all major gaming consoles, which gives you a wide range of options.

You’ll see how much fun you will have racing in your own sim racing seat.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to send me an email at info@solox.gg 🙂

Make sure you also check out our Assetto Corsa and iRacing setups!

As always, have a great day. 🙂

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About the autor

Alessio Lorandi

Alessio has been involved at the highest levels in racing since the age of 5 (2003). He won a CIK-FIA World Championship in 2013 and then raced in F3, F2, and finally GT3s before now dedicating himself to SOLOX. He’s now on a mission to help thousands of sim racers around the world achieve their fullest potential through his ACC setups.

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