This is the First Teaser for Lamborghini’s New LMDh Race Car that Will Debut in 2024

The race car will enter competitions like the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 24 Hours at Daytona, and 12 Hours of Sebring

Since 2015, Lamborghini has competed in various series for GT3-specification cars where it accumulated more than 40 titles and some unique achievements. It is the only manufacturer in the world that won the legendary 24 Hours at Daytona three times in a row (It happened between 2018 and 2020). The company also has its own Super Trofeo series around the world. As of 2024, however, Lamborghini will compete in both the FIA World Endurance Championship’s Hypercar class and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTP class. Of course, its job won’t be very easy, as it will have to face tough competition from automakers like Porsche and Cadillac.

This is the First Teaser for Lamborghini's New LMDh Race Car that Will Debut in 2024
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Lamborghini has now teased its first LMDh hybrid sports car prototype that will enter competitions like the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 24 Hours at Daytona, and 12 Hours of Sebring.

While Lamborghini said pretty much nothing about its future LMDh car, we do know a few things that should help us make an idea. First of all, LMDh stands for Le Mans Daytona hybrid and gives the name to the new sports prototype race car categories debuting in 2023. The LMDh car will give Lamborghini the chance to compete in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship in the highest class.

This is the First Teaser for Lamborghini's New LMDh Race Car that Will Debut in 2024
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Also, according to the latest rule, Lamborghini’s LMDh car, like any other race car entering the same competition, will have to be built on the same carbon fiber chassis produced by Dallara, Ligier, Multimatic, or Oreca. Also, all the cars will feature specific components that will help keep the cost down: the hybrid system that will combine a Bosch electric motor and Xtrac sequential gearbox and the lithium-ion traction battery offered by Williams Advanced Engineering. Each manufacturer can design its own combustion engines, following a certain set of rules.

The idea is, that with all the rules and restrictions, the cost of every LMDh car should be under $1.5 million.

This is the First Teaser for Lamborghini's New LMDh Race Car that Will Debut in 2024
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“This step up into the highest echelon of sports car racing marks an important milestone for our company,” stated Stephan Winkelmann, Lamborghini Chairman and CEO. “We will be measuring ourselves against the very best, on the most demanding proving grounds. On one hand, this will give our successful motorsports program even more visibility, but it will also allow us to test future technologies: our LMDh prototypes will become our most sophisticated open laboratory on four wheels.”

Alina Moore
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