Cadillac is set to race in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series, with their all new DPi-V.R race car, competing in the Prototype (P) class. It draws power from a naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 engine, similar to the one found in the third-generation CTS-V, complete with 600-horsepower on tap @ 7,600rpm. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Cadillac is proud to return to the pinnacle of prototype racing in North America after a 14-year absence. Cadillac’s V-Performance production models – the ATS-V and CTS-V – are transforming our brand’s product substance, earning a place among the world’s elite high performance marques. The Cadillac DPi-V.R further strengthens our V-Performance portfolio, placing Cadillac into the highest series of sports car racing in North America,” said GM Corporate Officer Johan de Nysschen.