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2016 Cadillac CTS-V Hits 200 mph with 640 hp
Track-capable from the factory, with sophisticated road manners
December 22, 2014
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DETROIT – Cadillac today introduced the 2016 CTS-V, the most powerful product in the brand’s 112-year history and the newest entry in the elite class of the world’s highest-performing luxury cars.

Launching in late summer with 640 horsepower (477 kW), 630 lb-ft of torque (855 Nm) and a top speed of 200 mph, the new CTS-V reaches higher than its predecessors, leading Cadillac’s product-driven expansion and elevation. It is the third generation of the acclaimed luxury sports sedan that launched the elite V-Series a decade ago – and redefined Cadillac for a new generation of enthusiasts.

“V-Series represents the very best of the Cadillac brand – the pinnacle of our design and technical capabilities,” said Johan de Nysschen, Cadillac president. “The new CTS-V is the most compelling example of Cadillac’s product substance and brand trajectory. The new CTS-V soars into the stratosphere of the most exhilarating luxury cars.”

Comprehensive updates make the new CTS-V essentially two cars in one: a luxury sedan with sophisticated road manners and a track-capable sports car straight from the factory. It also introduces a new supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine backed by Cadillac’s paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission, featuring launch control and Performance Algorithm Shifting. With more horsepower and torque than the Mercedes-Benz 5.5L biturbo V-8 and the BMW M-series 4.4L TwinPower (twin-turbo) V-8, the new CTS-V is capable of 0-60 performance in 3.7 seconds.

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Perhaps a thread merge is in order.
 

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Just saw the other photos at Cadillac.


I hate it.

Wonderful performance, I'm sure.

But I think its ugly.
 

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I think we were all hoping for more, but it's no slower than a Hellcat, so we can't really complain.
Now we just need to see MPHs. The Hellcat has 911 Turbo S speed down the quarter.

That said, they are very different machines. The Hellcat is more of a Super Cruiser, this is more of a Track Star.
 

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I think it looks badass as hell...
And I think it looks Bad as Hell

What I want to know is, where'd they find that picture of me standing next to the V?
Computers can be wonderful things.

Autoblog has live pictures:
That didn't help. I think both this, and the ATS V are really awful designs.

The CTS V looks like it was done by D3 and I've always loathed what they do to Cadillacs.
 

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2016 Cadillac CTS-V Hits 200 mph with 640 hp

2016 Cadillac CTS-V Hits 200 mph with 640 hp
Track-capable from the factory, with sophisticated road manners
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December 22, 2014

DETROIT – Cadillac today introduced the 2016 CTS-V, the most powerful product in the brand’s 112-year history and the newest entry in the elite class of the world’s highest-performing luxury cars.

Launching in late summer with 640 horsepower (477 kW), 630 lb-ft of torque (855 Nm) and a top speed of 200 mph, the new CTS-V reaches higher than its predecessors, leading Cadillac’s product-driven expansion and elevation. It is the third generation of the acclaimed luxury sports sedan that launched the elite V-Series a decade ago – and redefined Cadillac for a new generation of enthusiasts.

“V-Series represents the very best of the Cadillac brand – the pinnacle of our design and technical capabilities,” said Johan de Nysschen, Cadillac president. “The new CTS-V is the most compelling example of Cadillac’s product substance and brand trajectory. The new CTS-V soars into the stratosphere of the most exhilarating luxury cars.”

Comprehensive updates make the new CTS-V essentially two cars in one: a luxury sedan with sophisticated road manners and a track-capable sports car straight from the factory. It also introduces a new supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine backed by Cadillac’s paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission, featuring launch control and Performance Algorithm Shifting.

With more horsepower and torque than the Mercedes-Benz 5.5L biturbo V-8 and the BMW M-series 4.4L TwinPower (twin-turbo) V-8, the new CTS-V is capable of 0-60 performance in 3.7 seconds.

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It needs AWD with that power level.

I'm not sure about the look. I love the look of the CTS from the front, low wide and aggressive. At first glance, this looks like a ATS-V with CTS headlights. The grill and hood seem to tall and bulbous.

I will see if I like it better over time.
 
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