The Chinese got new sedan Cadillac ATS-L with the long wheelbase

May 4, 2015 at 5:19 pm

Chinese consumers like no others need elongated cars and that’s why many popular models are sold here in normal and long wheelbase versions. The next elongated D-class sedan for China auto market will be an American Cadillac ATS-L, which is built on the base of a previous model. The car became 85 mm longer and it will go to the market in the end of this year and will cost at least 270,000 Yuan (43,675 US dollars).

2014 Elongated Cadillac ATS-L model image

2014 Elongated Cadillac ATS-L model image

The car has the same grille and traditional emblem of the Cadillac company like all regular versions of Cadillac ATS, but its wheelbase is thus stretched to 2860 mm. Body length of the new long-version is 4730 mm (the standard length is 4644 mm) and the width of the new sedan was increased from 1805 to 1824 mm. Height was reduced to 6 mm and now it is 1421 mm.

2014 Cadillac ATS-L for Chinese auto market pic

2014 Cadillac ATS-L for Chinese auto market pic

The main advantage of the novelty is an extra legroom for rear passengers, and therefore the car provides an exceptional comfort. Cadillac ATS-L is equipped with two petrol engines: the new 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine providing 276-horsepower and 3.6-liter six aspirated unit developing 325-horsepower. Transmission is only one – the six-step automatic.