The 'shakedown' began at 9am.
On the sidelines of the famous Italian marque's private test circuit, meanwhile, Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo told Italian television that he can imagine the sight of retired champion Michael Schumacher in the car's cockpit in the near future.
"I know him well," Montezemolo said, "and I believe that he will test the new Ferrari soon."
The latest photos below show the intricate aerodynamic details on the new car.
Photos by Ferrari