The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V has been unveiled at the LA Auto Show, and it will be available in both coupe and saloon versions, and it will feature a twin turbo 3.6 litre v6 engine and a 6 speed manual transmission.
The Cadillac ATS-V comes with 455 HP and 445 lb-ft of torque (603 Nm), it will also be available with an optional eight speed automatic transmission.
Performance wise, the new Cadillac ATS-V will be able to speed for 0 to 60 MPH in just 3.9 seconds and it will come with a top speed of 185 MPH *(299 kph).
“The Cadillac Twin Turbo brings a new dimension of technologically advanced performance to the V-Series,” said Richard Bartlett, assistant chief engineer. “Delivering great power with world-class sophistication, it marks another large step forward in the product-driven expansion of Cadillac in the compact luxury segment.”
Unique to the ATS-V’s Twin Turbo are turbochargers with lightweight, low-inertia titanium-aluminide turbines, lightweight titanium connecting rods and an efficient, patented low-volume charge-air cooler, which contribute to optimal boost production and more immediate power delivery. With approximately 90 percent of the Twin Turbo’s peak torque available from 2,400 rpm to 6,000 rpm, the engine has broad torque curve that is conveyed in a feeling of responsive, sustained power at all rpm levels.
You can find out more details about the coupe and saloon versions of the Cadillac ATS-V over at Cadillac at the link below, as yet there are no details on pricing, we can expect some more details closer to launch which is spring of 2015.
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