Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar released with aerodynamic design.

Cadillac is preparing to go racing in Le Mans again.

On Thursday, the Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar Race Car design was digitally released before the track test, which is set to begin this summer. The design may be set, but the race car’s name has not yet been released.

Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar

Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar

The design of vehicles with vertical fins like taillights seems to comply with both form and function with nodes in the past. The front lighting components are vertical blade-like LEDs that attach to Cadillac road vehicles. Aero components include a blade-like fins and a huge rear wing attached to fender elements through the flow that allows air to move efficiently at high speeds.

Cadillac says the car will be powered by a new dual-overhead cam 5.5-liter V-8 coupled with a generic LMDh hybrid system. Mandatory system output which cannot exceed 670 hp.

Cadillac is building the car with its two existing DPI partners, Chip Gunsy Racing and Action Express Racing. If the former seems familiar because it is responsible for GT’s victory over Ford’s Storybook GTE Pro-Class 2016 at Le Mans.

Dalara, one of the four companies providing chassis for the LMDH class, supplies Cadillac chassis. As a rule, the car must weigh at least 1,030 kg (2,270 lb).

Set to race on the Detonar Rolex 24 in 2023, Cadillac will run in the 2023 IMSA Sportscar Championship in Premier GTP (Grand Turing Prototype) class. GTP is open to both the new LMDh division and the current Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) division. Cadillac plans to launch Project GTP Hypercar in 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Cadillac will compete with Alpine, Audi, BMW, Porsche, Ferrari, Glickenhaus, Peugeot and Toyota.

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