Cadillac Shows its Most Powerful Model Ever Released
Cadillac announced, that the US market is ready to take orders for the next-gen 2016 CTS-V. This is a 640 hp (477 kW) sedan and it is one of the two V-Series models, that will be offered in the market in Summer of 2015. In fact, the 2016 V-series mark a big expansion of Cadillac luxurious line.
The luxurious ride has a top speed of 360 km/h (200 mph) and goes from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds. In fact, this is maybe the most powerful car, that Cadillac has ever built for its 112 years on the market. An despite its power, it has a ton of features to show. Let's see what it offers.
The 2016 CTS-V is geared with third-generation Magnetic Ride Control, which is rated as the fastest reacting suspension technology. But this is only one of the many features, that are standard in the 2016 CTS-V. This beauty is further geared with carbon-fiber hood, Brembo break system, 19-inch alloy wheels. It comes with selectable drive modes, that are Tour mode, Sport mode and Track Driving mode. There is really a wide variety of driving options, that ensure every kind of driver feels comfortable in the 2016 CTS-V.
And now, the most interesting part. The engine. The car is equipped with a 6.2-Liter supercharged V8 powerplant, that works in full harmony with the eight-speed automatic gearbox. This configuration, as said above, delivers 640 hp (477 kW) and 630lb-ft/855 Nm of torque.
But this is not all. There will be a smaller version of the ATS-V, that would be earlier released. This will be track-ready ride, that delivers 464 hp (341 kW), thanks to the Twin-Turbo V6 engine. The 0-100 km/h (62 mph) is just 3.9 seconds. The model will be offered both in coupe and sedan forms.
This will be definitely an interesting model not just for the Cadillac fans, but for everyone, who is interested in high-performance vehicles. What do you think about the latest Cadillac family member?