The new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V received the motor of the Corvette Z06 (part 2)

May 12, 2015 at 7:03 pm

The power plant is combined with the 8-speed automatic transmission, equipped with manual shift function with the use of a paddle. Charged model accelerated from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and its top speed is 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 CTS-V left the main competitors such as BMW M5 F10 (560 horsepower, acceleration up to a hundred in 4.4 sec.) and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG (525 horsepower, acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.3 seconds) far behind.

2016 Charged Cadillac CTS-V sport sedan photo

2016 Charged Cadillac CTS-V sport sedan photo

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-) at the rear, plus Performance Traction Management System is also available. It has four operating modes: Tour, Sport, Track and Snow.

2016 Legendary charged Cadillac CTS-V pic

2016 Legendary charged Cadillac CTS-V pic

Also the arsenal of the charged sedan includes a limited slip differential, sports suspension with adaptive shock absorbers Magnetic Ride Control Generation 3rd generation (rate of stiffness change was 40% reduced) and recustomized steering, comparing to the base version of the model. The sales of the new Cadillac CTS-V 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 affordable then its German rivals.