The small Cadillac will be equipped with the huge engine

June 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Compact sedan Cadillac ATS has a charged version with a turbo engine providing 470 hp. However, Cadillac felt that for some customers this is not enough and the Company plans to release a more powerful modification for lovers of automotive classics. If the current Cadillac ATS-V is equipped with a turbocharged engine, so the more powerful version with the index ATS-V + can get aspirated unit. To ensure that this sedan provides impressive performance characteristics, Cadillac engineers, according to the Motor Trend publication, plan to squeeze in its engine compartment LS7 V8 power train with the volume of 7 liters.

2015 Powerful Cadillac ATS-V pic

2015 Powerful Cadillac ATS-V pic

This engine has been already used for sports cars of General Motors, in particular, in the Chevrolet Camaro Z / 28, designed for the race track. This sports car with such engine developed 505 hp and 650 Nm of torque. But, it is assumed that before the installation of the charged unit to Cadillac ATS, it will be upgraded, in particular, it can become more powerful and lighter.

2016 Stunning Cadillac ATS-V sedan photo

2016 Stunning Cadillac ATS-V sedan photo

Initially Cadillac ATS-V + will be supplied to the market, equipped with 8-speed automatic gearbox. Later the list of available transmissions will join the 7-speed manual borrowed from the Chevrolet Corvette. The release date of the most powerful of the ATS sedan family is not specified.