Lamborghini has revealed the LMDh challenger it will use to attack the WEC and IMSA championships from next season.
The Italian manufacturer is one of a number of squads to enter the endurance scene since the introduction of the Hypercar class.
Unveiling its new SC63 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Lamborghini will now target the same success as rival Italian outfit Ferrari achieved by winning the Le Mans 24 Hours in its rookie Hypercar class season.
The cars, developed in partnership with Ligier - known for its LMP2 machinery - will be run by the Iron Lynx team and include former F1 stars Romain Grosjean and Daniil Kvyat, as well as Lamborghini stalwarts Mirko Bortolotti and Andrea Caldarelli.
“The SC63 is the most advanced racing car ever produced by Lamborghini and it follows our roadmap ‘Direzione Cor Tauri’ laid out by the brand for the electrification of our product range,” said Lamborghini Chairman and CEO Stephan Winkelmann.
“The opportunity to compete in some of the biggest endurance races in the world with a hybrid prototype fits with our vision for the future of high-performance mobility, as demonstrated for road-legal cars with the launch of the Revuelto.
"The SC63 LMDh is the step into the highest echelons and into the future of motorsports for our Squadra Corse.”
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Lamborghini Head of Motorsport Giorgio Sanna added: “This year marks not only the 60th anniversary of our brand, but also the tenth anniversary of Squadra Corse, Lamborghini’s motorsport division.
“Over the last decade we have achieved great results. Starting from scratch we have won some of the most prestigious endurance races in the GT category for our production-based racing cars.
"These include three class wins at the 24 hours of Daytona, and two wins in a row at the Sebring 12 hours.
"Now we are ready for what is our biggest step into the future of motorsport, measuring ourselves against the best manufacturers in the world.”