Pictures: Ferrari tease SF-23 ahead of 2023 car launch

Ferrari have reportedly found an additional 30hp ahead of 2023, something that'll likely give them a great straight-line advantage.

Perhaps the most highly anticipated launch of every Formula 1 season is just moments away, as Ferrari prepare to reveal their 2023 car to the world.

The SF-23 will be unveiled on February 14, which just so happens to also be Valentine’s Day.

Ferrari will be hoping that their newest challenger can give the team all the love that they’ve been searching for, by being the competitor needed for the Italians to finally claim a World Championship.

The Maranello-based team’s last title came in 2008, with the forthcoming season perhaps looking like Ferrari’s best bet yet to end the miserable wait.

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With their launch being so soon, Ferrari have teased their fans with a photo of the SF-23, underneath a beautifully red car cover.

If the reports are anything to go by, then Ferrari are set for an incredible season, with the Italians having supposedly solved the reliability issues that caused so many issues for their power unit.

By solving and fixing the issues with their power unit, Ferrari have reportedly discovered an additional 30hp; however, new team principal Frederic Vasseur has denied this.

Regardless of whether they’ve found an additional 30hp or not, a more reliable power unit will allow Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz to drive more relaxed, with the pair having suffered so many engine issues during last season.

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Less failures will more than likely result in more podiums and victories for the side, something which will further boost their chances of taking the fight right to Red Bull and Mercedes.

Despite the reported strong winter break, though, Vasseur is refusing to say that the team are in “good shape”, with the Frenchman trying to insert a mentality of “where can we improve?” into the side.

“First, my approach to racing is that we have to do a better job more than today,” Vasseur said, as reported by

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“If today you say the team is in good shape then you are dead. You always need to have the mindset to say ‘Okay, where can we improve?’ We always have to do something.

“What I bring to the team is the experience I have after 32 years on the pit wall, with racing spirit.

“It (Ferrari) is a proper team of racers but I will bring my own experience, and then it will be a no-name process.”