Developed for the 2006 F1 season, Ferrari rolled out the Ferrari 248 (it was named 248 as it’s engine signified 24 decilitres and 8 cylinders) with breakthrough carbon fibre and honeycomb composite structure chassis that was designed by the trio of Ross Brawn, Aldo Costo and South African Rory Bryne.
Under the hood was a powerful Ferrari 056 mid-mounted 2.4 litre V8 (90°) engine. The suspensions both at the front and the rear were independent with push-rod activated torsion springs.
Debuting at the 2006 Bahrain Grand Prix, the Ferrari F248 model made history at the San Marino, Imola racing circuit (Italy) when this car driven by legendary German racing driver Michael Schumacher on a Sunday i.e. 23rd April, 2006 took the pole position after driving 62 laps (nearly 310 km.) and broke the record of Brazilian driver, Ayrton Senna. This was Schumacher's 66th pole position win.
A collectible, whose value has been growing with each passing day.
|- On plinth (platform base)|
|- 6666 pieces only produced|
|- Premium collectible|
|- Licensed product|
|- Material: ZAMAC (zinc alloy), Rubber and Plastic|
|- Non-opening model|
|- List of all 66 pole positions with years on plinth|
|- Metal plate has engraved Michael Schumacher signature|
|Box Dimension (in inches)||13.5 x 7 x 5|
|Theme||Racing - F1 / GP|