XAP SolutionsDriver interface

Our range of driver interfaces comprises instrumented steering wheels, colour digital dashboards, and switch panels.

We are able to adapt the mechanics, electronics or software of our products in order to offer the best value for money solution and to meet your specific needs.

Because of this, XAP has now become the world leader in steering wheels for single-seaters.

Over 2,000 monotype racing vehicles, including the most prestigious, are equipped with XAP steering wheels, dashboards or control panels.

Our products and services

  • GT or rally single-seater steering wheels
  • 3,5,5.7 and 7” colour dashboards
  • Aluminium or carbon dashboard trims
  • Single-seater steering wheels fitted with 0 to 6 paddle shifters
  • Carbon or aluminium/carbon mix steering wheels
  • Paddle mechanism for standard steering wheels
  • Leather or polyurethane trim steering wheel grip/handle
  • Control board with membrane keyboard
  • Control board with multiplexed keyboard
  • Autosport circular or low cost connector
  • Quick Release or spiral beam connectors
  • Design of FIA crash test compliant steering wheels
  • Laser engraving customisation of front plate
  • Windows environment screen configuration software

Our technology

  • Paddles with Hall effect sensor
  • Contactless rotary knobs with Hall effect sensor
  • Magnetic paddles mechanism
  • CAN or analog multiplexing
  • QVGA, VGA, XGA embedded colour screens
  • RGB multicolour alert and RPM leds
  • Control board with blue Leds backlighting
  • IP57, IP68 waterproof

Our resources

  • KEIL ARM and C166 toolchains
  • Microsoft Visual C# toolchain
  • Schematic design, routing, simulation: Mentor Graphics PADS
  • CAD Catia V5 software
  • Vibrations bench test, vertical system LDS V640 PA1000

Our references

  • Formula Renault  2.0 2000  (Tatuus/Renault Sport) : N/B 240x64 pixel dashboard
  • WSBR V6 3.5 L 2004 (Dallara/Renault Sport) : Instrumented steering wheel with integrated N/B 128x64 pixel dashboard
  • Mégane Trophy 2004 (Oreca/Renault Sport) : Instrumented steering wheel  and 320x240 pixel colour dashboard
  • GP2 2007 (Dallara/GP2) : Instrumented steering wheel with integrated N/B 128x64 pixel dashboard
  • GP3 2009 (Dallara/GP3) : Instrumented  carbon steering wheel with integrated 400x240 pixel colour dashboard
  • GP2 2010 (Dallara/GP2) : Instrumented  carbon steering wheel with integrated 400x240 pixel colour dashboard
  • Formula Renault 2010 (Caparo/Renault Sport) : Instrumented  carbon steering wheel with integrated 400x240 pixel colour dashboard
  • Formula Renault 2012 (Dallara/ Renault Sport) : Instrumented  carbon steering wheel with integrated 400x240 pixel colour dashboard
  • CLIO 4 CUP 2013 (Renault Sport) : Paddle mechanism and control panel
  • Formula E 2014 (Dallara/Spark) : Instrumented  carbon steering wheel with integrated 400x240 pixel colour dashboard, PTP paddle, 3 rotary contactors
  • CLIO 4 R3T  2014 (Renault Sport) : Paddle mechanism and control panel
  • RS01 2015 (Dallara/ Renault Sport) : Full carbon instrumented steering wheel