Dec.24 (GMM/ McLaren could launch its 2014 car with an orange livery, according to an Italian media report.

Omnicorse claims the famous British team will publicly reveal its new car, the MP4-29, on 25 January.

The news is not yet official, but McLaren has reportedly informed its rival teams of its plans, in order to avoid a potential clash of dates in the days leading into official testing.

And with title sponsor Vodafone now departing, and McLaren not yet announcing a replacement, the report said the Woking based team is considering launching its last Mercedes-powered car in its traditional orange.