Grand Prix History in Scale Models

2018, Ferrari, Formula 1 Auto Collection, IXO, Sebastian Vettel

2018 Ferrari SF71H Vettel

The SF18H, designed by Ferrari for 2018 season, was the further evolution of the SF70H model of 2017. The chassis was designed by Mattia Binotto, Simone Resta, Enrico Cardile and David Sanchez with Corrado Iotti leading the powertrain design. Compared to 2017’s Ferrari SF70H, the wheelbase has increased slightly, with the side dimensions also revised along with the cooling system. Like all 2018 cars, the SF71H features the Halo, a titanium bar above the cockpit to protect the driver in case of a crash. The structure weighs approximately 7 kg, excluding attachment points while the minimum total car weight has only gone up by 5kg, therefore requiring the team to make weight reductions elsewhere. The car was driven by Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen and took 6 victories (five by Vettel and one by Raikkonen). Scuderia ended the season in 2nd place in Constructor’s Championship, and Vettel and Raikkonen was 2nd and 3rd respectively in the final drivers’ standings.  As Santander dropped their sponsorship, the livery of SF71H features very little white, similar to the livery used in the 2007, 2008, and 2009 cars. At the Japanese Grand Prix, Ferrari introduced a new livery, carrying the logo of Mission Winnow, a joint promotion with major sponsor Philip Morris International.

Driver No.Entrant
Sebastian Vettel5Scuderia Ferrari
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43IXOFormula 1 Auto Collection
Cat. No.QualityRarity
No. 137

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