Three Cadillac Daytona prototype race cars have been confirmed by the U.S automotive company to be competing in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class. The event begins at Daytona on January 28-29 2017 with the 55th Rolex 24. One of the new prototype vehicles heading to the event is called the Cadillac DPi-V.R. It is the first race car prototype from Cadillac in 14 year
Cadillac now has 3 benchmark examples of their automotive technology that will be on display at the event.
The Cadillac ATS-V and CTS-V that are apart of the automotive companies V-Performance production models are earning high praise and showcasing Cadillac's automotive prowess. With the CTS-V and ATS-V being accompanied by a mid-engine supercar brings Cadillac into the spotlight for performance car makers.
A LT 6.2-litre Cadillac V-8 engine will be powering the new race car which is also used in the current Cadillac CTS-V and Cadillac Escalade. The styling cues for the Cadillac DPi-V.R were influenced by Cadillac’s current line of V-Performance high-performance production models. One of them in particular being the Cadillac CTS-V.
As for the secret mid-engine production car, not much is known about what motor will power the vehicle.
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