Williams has offered a first look at the FW45 ahead of its shakedown run in Silverstone later today.
The Grove-based squad showcased its 2023 livery last week, but opted to keep its true challenger with all of its aerodynamic details a secret for a little longer.
Williams enters the 2023 campaign looking to lift itself from the root of the Constructors’ Championship, having endured a difficult run of form across the last several years.
The floor edge of the car features several cuts along the design, while there are also revisions to the sidepods.
However, the car is likely to undergo more changes during pre-season testing and the first race weekend of the year.
The car is set to be sampled on Monday by Alexander Albon and Logan Sargeant, its drivers for the upcoming campaign.
Albon has been signed to a multi-year deal with Williams after returning to the grid last year following a short stint on the sidelines.
The Thai-British driver will be tasked with leading the driver feedback, with rookie Sargeant set to gather his first full-time F1 experience during the year.
Sargeant replaces Nicholas Latifi at the team, who has departed the squad following three years with it.
Albon has voiced his optimism ahead of the new year, beliving that the team is in a better position now compared to where it ended the 2022 season.
Another major change that has occurred at the team ahead of the new campaign is the arrival of James Vowles from Mercedes, who has taken on the Team Principal role.
Vowles was a major figure in Mercedes’ dominant stretch during the turbo-hybrid era, but has opted to take on a new position with the struggling Williams outfit.
However, the Briton can’t start in his new role until February 20, just before pre-season testing from Bahrain gets underway.
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