Red Bull, the Austrian beverage conglomerate, is now offering to the public the same high-tech simulator utilized by their Formula 1 drivers. The cutting-edge device is being sold for an exorbitant $120,000, providing consumers with a thrilling experience of racing in a simulated F1 car.
The simulator, which was developed in-house by Red Bull, is equipped with a variety of features enabling a realistic, immersive experience. It is outfitted with a 180-degree curved screen, a hydraulic platform to provide tactile sensations, a force feedback steering wheel, and even a replica F1 seat. The simulator also utilizes a sophisticated software suite that can track a driver’s performance and provide data-driven feedback to improve their skills.
The simulator is powered by a high-end computer featuring dual Intel Xeon processors and three Nvidia Quadro graphics cards. This setup enables the simulator to render realistic graphics and details, such as track surface, weather conditions, and vehicle handling. Additionally, the system is able to generate complex, lifelike artificial intelligence behavior for the opponents, providing an even more immersive experience.
Red Bull has previously provided its F1 drivers with access to the simulator, allowing them to practice and hone their skills before taking to the race track. Now, for the first time, the company is offering the same simulator to the public. With its advanced capabilities and features, the simulator is sure to be a hit with racing enthusiasts and those looking for a realistic driving experience.