The BMW M Hybrid V8 Is BMW's Next Great Racing Car

BMW  has not had a top-level sports car since 2000, but, finally, BMW is back. This is the car that will lead that charge.

This is the first look at the BMW M Hybrid V8. It was designed by BMW Group Designworks to bring the aesthetic of the modern BMW to the company's first purpose-built prototype in decades,

BMW says that the test livery is designed in part to hide the specifics of some of its design, but the massive kidneys dominate the look

BMW's LMDh challenger is built in partnership with Dallara, whose next generation LMP2 tub will also be the first building block of Cadillac's 2023 racer.

BMW has already announced that the M Hybrid V8 will be campaigned by Rahal Letterman Lanigan in the 2023 IMSA season. 

No plans have been announced for Europe yet, which means that, while the M Hybrid V8 is eligible to fight for the overall win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.