Cadillac Reveals Project GTP Hypercar
Task GTP Hypercar previews design of 2023 IMSA and WEC race vehicle
Cadillac nowadays discovered the Venture GTP Hypercar that previews the 3rd-generation prototype race automobile from the American luxurious brand name. In 2023, Cadillac will contest the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA Environment Endurance Championship, which include the 24 Hrs of Le Mans.
‘Cadillac will be competing again on the globe racing phase, and we are all thrilled to return to Le Mans right after 20 many years,’ claimed Worldwide Cadillac Vice President Rory Harvey. ‘By competing in both equally the 2023 IMSA and WEC championships, Cadillac Racing has the option to demonstrate its ability, craftsmanship and technological know-how.’
Codeveloped by Cadillac Structure, Cadillac Racing and Dallara, the Project GTP Hypercar incorporates vital brand name style and design properties. Aspects of the brand’s heritage these kinds of as vertical lights and floating blades are current throughout and connect the Task GTP Hypercar to the future of Cadillac.
‘The Undertaking GTP Hypercar is a distinctive convergence of kind and function and showcases Cadillac’s foreseeable future performance aesthetic,’ reported Chris Mikalauskas, guide exterior resourceful designer, Cadillac. ‘We have loads additional to occur, from the future race automobile to incredible output motor vehicles.’
Considering the fact that 2017, Cadillac has been competing at the forefront of American sporting activities automobile racing in the IMSA producers championship reaching a lot of wins, podiums and championships in the Cadillac DPi-V.R.
‘Competing for the over-all gain at Le Mans with an legendary American brand like Cadillac is an honor,’ said Laura Wontrop Klauser, GM sports activities motor vehicle racing program supervisor. ‘The entire crew is psyched to carry on constructing Cadillac’s racing legacy by competing in opposition to the extremely very best internationally and in the world’s hardest race.’
The new race automobile will be run by an all-new 5.5L DOHC V-8 that will be paired to the LMDh frequent hybrid procedure.
Cadillac’s dedication to functionality is embodied in the V-Collection portfolio. Its latest expansion incorporates the CT4-V and CT5-V activity sedans, Escalade-V as nicely as the track-capable CT4-V Blackwing1 and CT5-V Blackwing1.
The race auto will commence on-monitor tests this summer time and 1st race at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2023.
The latest Cadillac Racing achievements incorporate:
•Winning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship three periods: 2021, 2018 and 2017
•Winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona four instances in a row: 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017
•Winning the Michelin North American Stamina Cup 4 moments: 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017
•Prior to competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Cadillac competed in the Pirelli Globe Problem Championship, earning five Manufacturer’s Championships (2014, 2013, 2012, 2007, 2005), and 5 Driver’s Championships (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2005).
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