Our 2018 contender is here
The VJM11 is the evolution of the highly-successful VJM10 that finished fourth in the championship in 2017. The new car implements the changes in regulations, with the Halo safety device and the reduced engine cover fin its most striking features.
With a new livery, incorporating the colours of our partner BWT, our new contender looks aggressive, racy - ready to take on the challenge of the new season.
Building on previous success
The relative continuity of the regulations between 2017 and 2018 means the VJM11 is very much the product of the intense research work carried out last year. The launch spec is recognisably similar to the strong contender that finished the previous season, but there is a lot in the pipeline...
Carbon fibre composite monocoque with Zylon side anti-intrusion panels.
Aluminium alloy uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pushrod. Inboard chassis mounted torsion springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly.
Aluminium alloy uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pullrod. Hydro-mechanical springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly.
BBS forged wheels to Sahara Force India specification
Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains V6 Turbo 1.6-litre
Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains
Mercedes AMG F1 8-speed, semi-automatic seamless shift