iRacing.com announced today with a press release that the developer stroke a deal with Cadillac to add the CTS-V Coupe Race Car to the range of high performance cars available to iRacing players.
The Cadillac CTS-V race edition cars are currently being prepared by Team Cadillac based on the 556-horsepower CTS-V Coupe for the 2012 Pirelli World Challenge season.
According to the press release iRacing personnel will travel to the Team Cadillac race shop, Pratt & Miller Engineering, near Detroit in the coming weeks to begin the process of creating a digital version of the CTS-V.
In addition to utilizing CAD files and blueprints, the iRacing vehicle dynamics engineers will take precise measurements of one of the Pirelli World Challenge Cadillacs to insure the authenticity of the car’s appearance and performance.
The iRacing team will develop a prototype for testing and development in order to insure the virtual Cadillac CTS-V drives like the real one. iRacing’s Cadillac CTS-V is expected to be available to iRacing members in the spring of 2012.
iRacing.com and Cadillac are also planning a joint marketing campaign to maximize the benefits of their new partnership, with details scheduled to be anounced soon.