Ferrari are set to unveil their new Formula One car on 24 January at their Mugello test track in Italy.
Michael Schumacher will hope this year's Ferrari is faster than 2005's
The 2006 model will be officially launched on that date, but it could be tested privately as early as Monday, according to team boss Jean Todt.
In accordance with new F1 regulations, the new car will feature a lower-powered V8 engine instead of the V10 used last season.
Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa will race for Ferrari this season.