September 27, 2022

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Cadillac teases its 2023 Le Mans entry

Cadillac is throwing its hat into the new 2023 IMSA GTP class with a new prototype dubbed Venture GTP. This race car or truck will mark the brand’s return to the 24 Hrs of Le Mans after a two-decade absence. 

The Dallara-primarily based prototype will be driven by a new Cadillac engine paired to the widespread hybrid system mandated by the GTP class, which will welcome earlier entries from Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) and Le Mans Daytona h (LMDh, beforehand DPi) to a one, tier-one prototype racing class. 

“While the new race motor vehicle will consider into account IMSA and ACO regulations, Cadillac’s manufacturer characteristics will be right away recognizable, numerous of which are seen on our V-Series automobiles these days,” explained Chris Mikalauskas, guide exterior inventive designer, Cadillac. “It will artistically mix kind and function to impact the advancement of the forthcoming race car or truck. Things of Cadillac’s brand DNA, these types of as vertical lights and floating blades, will be existing during.”

The remaining Cadillac GTP vehicle will be proven this summertime, but it won’t hit the monitor till the 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona.