Toro Rosso reveals first image of Honda-powered 2018 F1 car in action

Toro Rosso has revealed the first image of the Honda-powered car with which it will compete in the 2018 Formula 1 season

Toro Rosso reveals first image of Honda-powered 2018 F1 car in action

The STR13, which was set to be revealed to the public next Monday on the first morning of pre-season testing, made its track debut at a wet Misano circuit in the hands of Brendon Hartley.

After images of the car were leaked online, Toro Rosso shared the first official photo of the new single-seater on Twitter on Wednesday.

The car will be powered by the Honda RA618H engine after the team switched to the Japanese manufacturer from Renault for 2018, and sports a similar livery to the one introduced by Toro Rosso last year.

The STR13 was fitted with the halo device, which included a small slotted gap trim similar to that seen on the new Sauber.

The car will be raced this season by Hartley and Pierre Gasly.

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