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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by Z16monte View Post
    Instant torque, less heat under hood, ease of packaging for 3
    The use of two small turbo's have negated the instant torque advantage. Having the turbo's in the V also have made them easier to be packaged. I like turbocharging better since it doesn't rob engine power. With S/C you have to use power to make power.....

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by nsap View Post
    As for Omega cost cutting...told ya! It's more than door handles too! A certain "savior" in senior management is haggling over things that amount to less than $10/unit.
    I don't get what the point of doing this would be? Do they want to be able to sell it at huge discount if their sales volumes are off expectations? How are people that think like this still in management? I would sorta understand if a lot of recent cars were costing too much for their price point, but I don't see that. It's actually surprising they are making the money they are after the wacked way they were run through bankruptcy more or less illegally.

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Nothing infuriates me more with the thought that GM revisited the " Hot V " reversed intake, and exhaust concept , and that Audi as well as BMW use this configuration yet not GM.

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by germeezy1 View Post
    Nothing infuriates me more with the thought that GM revisited the " Hot V " reversed intake, and exhaust concept , and that Audi as well as BMW use this configuration yet not GM.
    Maybe we'll see it in the next V6 engines

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by spyderman61 View Post
    $5 door handles, plz add it to the car and charge the buyer. Quality cost, you want cheap go some where else. Trust me cheap can turn a buyer off in a heartbeat. Now if you can get the exact look and feel of the $5 with $1.80 and the durability, well that is a no-brainer. Back to the real world spend the cash for good quality!!
    I hope the D__A__es remember the bitterness of poor Quality lingers on after the sweetness of low cost is forgotten GM do whats right not
    cost cutting crap you will lose in the long run in lost sales

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    I think the fuel efficiencies of turbocharging are better than the superchargers and with direct injection turbo lag can be eliminated.

    Next forced induction GM engines with direct injection should be turbo d with the slight exception of corvette which might go supercharged for packaging....( just a guess though on the vette)

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    I wonder what the $1.80 door handles look like. Are these the XTS door handles? Or is it the generic corporate door handle that appears across the board?

    Can GM split the difference and find a $3.00 handle?


    Quite frankly, this is STOOOOOOOPID.

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    I'm gettin more and more excited bout Cadillac, now for that S-class fighter!!


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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by mgescuro View Post
    I wonder what the $1.80 door handles look like. Are these the XTS door handles? Or is it the generic corporate door handle that appears across the board?

    Can GM split the difference and find a $3.00 handle?


    Quite frankly, this is STOOOOOOOPID.

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    I asked my friend who is a display artist which door handle he thinks looks better and he picked the XTS door handle (I know I know but the S550 is a Mercedes). It looks cleaner and the lighting of it is pretty cool where as the S550 door handles look generic.

    At the same time, if those $5.00 door handles makes the XTS door handles look bad then bring them on.

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by nsap View Post
    Supercharged 6.2-liter = LT4
    Yea but which blower? tvs1900 or 2300? That could make all the difference. I suspect we may see more than one engine in the long run like the current setup. LSA=tvs1900 and LS9=tvs2300, unless they use a TT motor for one of them.

    The overall efficiency of the TT verses the TVS blowers is really really close in some setups and TVS packages more easily.
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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by 63GrandSport001 View Post
    I asked my friend who is a display artist which door handle he thinks looks better and he picked the XTS door handle (I know I know but the S550 is a Mercedes). It looks cleaner and the lighting of it is pretty cool where as the S550 door handles look generic.

    At the same time, if those $5.00 door handles makes the XTS door handles look bad then bring them on.

    I actually don't care about the door handles. I said this earlier. It is more important for me for the Omega to have an automatic closing door, like the S and 7.

    The reason I bring this up is this supposed $1.80 door handle.
    Common sense would dictate that this $1.80 door handle would be at least EQUIVALENT to the LED-lit door handle of the XTS, right? I mean, why would the Omega have a cheaper looking/feeling door handle than the XTS, right? THe only thing that bugs me about the XTS handle is the square indent. I'd think it be a little more stylistic. But it's neither here nor there.

    Hope Cadillac realizes that the new S will be entirely LED everything and plans accordingly.

    So what's with the $5.00 door handle? TOuch sensor? LEDs? Chrome? What?




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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Main problem with the XTS door handles: the button is too wiggly. That's the only problem I have with them.

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    On on a related but different note the other night I drove past our local Cadillac dealership for the first time in about 3 years. I saw the XTS in person. IMO it is a VERY nice looking car. It was a White Diamond Platinum Edition. I was very impressed with it. I hope the Omega Cadillac will be a total knockout if the eggheads don't kill it with a thousand budget cuts.

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    Re: Next Cadillac CTS-V to Get Force-Fed LT1 Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by nsap View Post
    Supercharged 6.2-liter = LT4
    Yes and that engine is suppose to go in Corvette (according to rumors)..but will the same engine go in to Cadillac ..or will CTS-V and top model ULS maybe get different engine? Any rumors or info ?
    Last edited by asrapid1; 02-18-2013 at 11:26 AM.

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