With two high-performance athletes shows Cadillac new self-confidence at the Geneva Motor Show (5 until 15, March). The offered as a sedan and coupe middle class model ATS-V is positioned against BMW M3 / M4 and Co., the one class larger sedan CTS-V occurs as the strongest car in the brand history against M5 and consorts.
For the drive in the smaller Cadillac provides a turbocharged V6 petrol engine with 3,6 liter displacement and a power of 339 kW / 460 PS. The maximum available around 600 Nm torque are transmitted by eight-speed automatic transmission to the rear wheels and should accelerate the four-door in just over four seconds from zero to zero speed 100. The maximum speed should be close to 300 km / h. The market launch should take place in late summer, the price is likely to be well 60.000 to just under 70.000 Euro.
The larger CTS-V uses an 6,2 liter of large V8 gasoline engines. The supercharged engine delivers 650 PS and provides a torque of well over 850 Nm. The appropriate gear ratio also selects an eight-speed automatic that transmits the power to the rear wheels. The manufacturer specifies about four seconds as the acceleration time, with the maximum speed being 320 km / h. The dealer is the sedan upper middle class beginning 2016, the price list should start just above 80.000 Euro.
Author: Holger Holzer / SP-X