Race Sim Studio have released their Formula Hybrid X 2022 EVO car for Assetto Corsa. The popular modding team has based this car heavily on the recently debuted 2022 Formula One car.

One of the aspects of sim racing that keeps us coming back is the ability to recreate our favorite motorsport series past and present. Race Sim Studio is also offering users of Assetto Corsa on PC a glimpse of the future as well.

The RSS Formula Hybrid X 2022, released originally in early 2020, has now been bundled with an EVO version. This latest version is made designed based on the most recent information we’ve been given about next season's Formula One car.

The real-world Formula One car for the 2022 season will be a visual and technical overhaul versus recent seasons. F1 is looking to improve competitiveness by decreasing the “dirty air” effect generated by the cars currently. This dirty air makes following closely through many corners nearly impossible, since the pursuing car is not able to generate the same downforce as the leading car.

With this premise in mind, the X 2022 is a very different driving experience from what you may have become accustomed to with the standard Formula Hybrid cars. True to their real-life counterparts, the X and the X EVO show a noticeable drop in overall performance versus the outgoing models, and you can safely expect to be several seconds slower per lap compared to the FH 2021.

Race Sim Studio has given the sim racing community a new car mod for Assetto Corsa each year since 2017. The cars are known to be among the highest quality mods available for AC, and this year’s car continues this trend.

The Formula Hybrid X cars demands a lot more of you as a sim racer than the standard Formula Hybrid cars. The huge downforce available in the current year Formula Hybrid won’t be as much of a factor in the X version. This translates into requiring more caution when approaching corners, as the car is more prone to understeer and can’t rely on downforce to the same extent.

RaceDepartment Premium Members receive 15% discount​

The Formula Hybrid X 2022 is available now as part of a 2-car bundle which includes both the standard version and more recent EVO version. RSS has priced the X 2022 bundle at €4.49 but has offered 10% off for a limited time to celebrate the launch for normal users. For those that have already purchased the X 2022 car, the EVO version will be available to you for free by visiting the link sent to you at the time of your original purchase.

Exclusively, RD premium members (upgrade your account here if you aren't one and wish to support our independent website) receive a 15% discount by using this special coupon code upon checkout.

Be sure to check RaceDepartment often, as we’ll likely see a steady stream of liveries for this car be published in the coming days and weeks. And for those who are ready to test their skills against others on track, Simracing.GP is a perfect place to find great racing with the X 2022 and other great cars from Assetto Corsa, Assetto Corsa Competizione, RaceRoom and soon Automobilista 2.
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