New You are able to motor show: Cadillac CTS
Vehicle claims it’s elevated the Cadillac CTS to “challenge the world’s best” executive bars like the BMW 5-series with this particular all-new model which has made its debut only at that week’s New You are able to motor show.
The trunk-drive CTS is dependant on a bigger form of the architecture that underpins the three-series-sized ATS, that was revealed this past year. It’ll get into production in america this fall prior to going on purchase in Europe at the begining of 2014.
However, Cadillac states you may still find no firm plans to help make the model in right-hands drive or offer it having a diesel engine, saying that it “expects the road-as much as be broadened within its lifecycle”.
Cadillac states the brand new CTS would be the lightest vehicle in the class in The United States, weighing around 90kg under a similar US-market BMW 528i at 1640kg. This really is regardless of it being some 67mm more than the five-series at 4966mm lengthy. The brand new CTS can also be 127mm more than its predecessor, 30mm of this extra length arriving the wheelbase that stretches to 2911mm.
The feel of the CTS is quickly recognisable like a Cadillac, integrating the most recent evolution of their ‘Art & Science’ design theme. The leading grille is wider and also the angular front-finish is flanked on each side by strips of vertical Brought lights.
The engine line-up features a new 414bhp twin-turbo 3.6-litre V6 gas mated to Cadillac’s first eight-speed automatic gear box. This really is offered inside a CTS Vsport model, which will get a faster steering rack, upgraded brakes, enhanced cooling magnetic dampers as well as an electronic limited-slip diff. A -60mph duration of 4.6sec is estaiated.
Other engines incorporate a 268bhp turbocharged four-cylinder along with a 317bhp 3.6-litre V6. A six-speed auto’ is standard, using the eight-speed optional. All-wheel drive can also be offered on all engines.
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