Last season's breakthrough act Force India has unveiled the machine with which it will bid to maintain that impressive progress and challenge for regular points and even podium finishes in F1 2010 - the Mercedes-powered VJM03.

With team principal and chairman Dr. Vijay Mallya enthusing about the prospects ahead [see separate story - click here], continuity in the driver line-up with Adrian Sutil and Vitantonio Liuzzi and arguably the best engine in the sport in the back, hopes are understandably and justifiably high.

The VJM03 was launched online today (Tuesday), and the saying goes that if a car looks quick then it will be quick - so take a look at our gallery of shots to see if you reckon FIF1's new contender looks the business and let us know what you think by posting your thoughts on the comments page.

To see the pictures, click here