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CXC Simulations built a radical simulator out of a Radical race car

This is a little more involved than your sweet Thrustmasters wheel, bud.

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Kyle Hyatt
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CXC Simulations Radical Assetto Corsa sim

CXC normally builds ultra-high-end racing simulators for enthusiasts.

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But when Norwegian Cruises came knocking, looking for something a little more intense...

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CXC couldn't help but say yes.

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After a lot of design meetings, it was decided that the sim would be built inside a real race car.

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The car chosen was a Radical SR3 with a carbon body chassis and serious racing cred.

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The folks at CXC established its performance benchmarks and then gutted it.

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They devised a way to use their existing sim tech to make the chassis move and shake like a real car would.

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They used the latest in VR headsets to help enhance the realism while also adding a few new tricks.

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The CXC guys used Hollywood stage fans to simulate the wind blast of an open-top car at speed.

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They also used a servo to yank on your racing harness to simulate being pulled forward under braking.

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