Cadillac built a racing coupe ATS-VR 2014

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At the auto show in Los Angeles 2014 held a public premiere of the racing version of the coupe Cadillac ATS-V, but before the opening of the exhibition about the new manufacturer has provided a lot of interesting information.
The car is designed according to the requirements of the championship FIA GT3, called ATS-VR Specialists Cadillac car equipped 3.6-liter six-cylinder twin-turbo engine. The power unit borrowed from the sedan CTS Vsport. It significantly modified, so that productivity has increased from 425 to 600 hp. As for the maximum torque, it has also increased to 705 Nm.
Such a significant increase in engine power achieved by installing more efficient intercoolers, two new turbochargers BorgWagner, as well as the racing intake and exhaust systems. In addition, the Cadillac ATS-VR reprogrammed electronic engine control unit, which is also reflected in the performance of the power unit.
The racing version of the coupe boasts a near perfect razvesovskoy axes (the ratio is 49:51). To achieve this possible thanks to dedicated six sequential transmission Xtrac. It is installed under the scheme transaxle, ie the transmission is in the rear of the vehicle. Gear made paddles.
From the standard version of the model is further characterized racing coupe carbon fiber hood, trunk lid and doors, so that the mass was reduced to 1315 kg. In addition, the car has received the aerodynamic (also CFRP), which included side “skirt”, front splitter and rear diffuser. Unfortunately, while the manufacturer does not disclose the dynamic characteristics of the vehicle.
Among other features of the Cadillac ATS-VR is worth noting the 18-inch wheels BBS, racing tires, six-piston brake mechanisms Brembo (c 380 and 350 mm discs at the front and rear respectively), roll cage, adjustable dampers and a capacious 120-liter fuel tank.
The interior set of sports bucket seats with six-point seat belts. The racing car is equipped with rear-view camera with an image which is displayed directly on the display located on the center console.

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