Ferrari has released this single teaser image of its Formula One race car for the 2013 season, along with confirmation that the new car is scheduled to be unveiled at Scuderia Ferrari’s headquarters in Maranello, Italy, on February 1.
While it’s still too early to confirm, the controversial stepped nose of Ferrari’s troubled 2012 race car, the F2012
, looks to be gone.
The front of the new car, code-named the 664, and likely to be called a F2013, also appears to sit much lower than on the outgoing car.
This will be the last of Ferrari’s F1 cars to feature a V-8 engine, with the current 2.4-liter unit set to be replaced by a new turbocharged 1.6-liter V-6 engine next season as part of the 2014 regulation change
Driving for Ferrari in 2013 will once again be Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa
McLaren is scheduled to unveil its car on January 31, while Red Bull Racing’s car should see the light of day on February 3 and Mercedes-AMG’s on February 4.
Teams then head to Jerez, Spain, for official testing ahead of the start of the 2013 F1 season at Melbourne’s Australian Grand Prix on March 15.