The new sedan Cadillac CTS 3 generation debuted at the Auto Show in New York 2013, and at the motor show in Detroit 2015, the premiere of his “charged” modification CTS-V. Car declassified in late December 2014 – from the standard version masthead Cadillac CTS-V (2016) different carbon bonnet with vents, aggressive front bumper with advanced air intakes, a grille with fine mesh and chrome trim, plus the register in front wings airways.
In addition, the Cadillac CTS-V (2016) flaunts made of carbon fiber front splitter, rear diffuser and optional spoiler on the trunk lid. Rounding out the image of a four round pipe exhaust system and 19-inch forged aluminum wheels, “shod” in the tires Michelin Pilot Super Sport, capable of withstanding transverse overloading to 1g. Inside, the “charged” sedan installed Recaro sports seats with improved lateral support and are used in interior decoration of carbon fiber insert. The basic equipment includes models CUE multimedia system with a color touch 12.3-inch display and is available at a charge bonus and a Bose music system Performance Data Recorder, which lets you keep track telemetry.
Specifications. As expected, under the hood of the new Cadillac CTS-V 2015 is located 6.2-liter supercharged V8 LT4 engine supercar from C7 Corvette Z06 , however, derated to 640 hp (- 10 forces) and 855 Nm (- 26). Combined engine mated to a 8-band machine, equipped with manual shift function using a paddle. With the seats up with hundreds of car accelerates in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 322 km/h. Thus, the Cadillac CTS-V in a new body has become the most powerful model in the lineup of the company’s history. Moreover, the back and the main competitors in the face of BMW M5 F10 (560 forces, acceleration up to a hundred in 4.4 sec.) And Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG (525 forces, acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds).
In addition, Cadillac CTS-V 2016 is equipped with powerful Brembo brakes with 390 mm diameter discs at the front (six-piston calipers) and 365 mm (four-) – rear, plus available traction control System Performance Traction Management, which has four operating modes: Tour, Sport, Track and Snow. And in the arsenal of the “charged” sedan included a limited slip differential, sports suspension with adaptive shock absorbers Magnetic Ride Control Generation 3 (rate of change in stiffness was reduced by 40%) and recustomized steering, compared with the normal version of the model.
Packaging and prices. Sales of the new Cadillac CTS-V III will start in the US in the summer of 2015, but the price has not been announced. Most likely, the car will be a little more accessible to their German rivals.