It’s been ten years since Cadillac introduced the CTS legendary . It was the first car company where new schools are sporting lines and aerodynamics in order to attract younger buyers replaced checkered design . The line was later extended to the ATS and SRX models in a similar style as the pinnacle of success came performance CTS -V model with 556 HP and better over time at the legendary German track Nurburgring than glorified domestic rivals such as the BMW M5 and Mercedes E63 AMG. Cadillac recently unveiled the third generation CTS , while the audience waits for the next V model General Motors luxury division introduced the 2014 CTS Vsport . It is intended as a rival to the BMW 550i and Mercedes E550 , Vsport runs 3.6 L twin – turbo V6 engine with 420 hp , which surpassed the German V8 engine of 402 hp and 400 hp , but the torque still falls behind with a total of 582 Nm compared to the 600 Nm and 609 Nm .
It is enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in 4.4 seconds and a top speed limited to 275 km / h , while the power is transferred to the rear wheels through eight-speed automatic transmission . Cadillac is a lot of attention to the weight of the car and says it is developing watching every gram . At the end, the resulting weight of 1785 kg , or even 203 kg less weight in comparison with said 550i . The above success has been achieved by using aluminum in many parts , a Vsport is the first car in the long history of the U.S. giant , which has aluminum doors . Less weight means better numbers to test brakes , and the car has not only surpassed their rivals from BMW and Mercedes have managed to achieve a shorter distance compared to the significantly more expensive Porsche Panamera . Attention is paid to the suspension which announces what we can expect from the next CTS -V , and the first results are certainly excellent.
From the design in 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport is different from the rest of the V line by more aggressive bumpers and 18 – inch wheels , the changes are somewhat less in the interior , where the only difference of equipment and several Vsport mark . When it goes on sale in spring 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport will cost $ 59,995 (about 44,000 euros ), which is significantly more than $ 46,025 (about 33,800 euros) , the cost of basic CTS with the 2.0L turbo engine . Although listed price at first glance may seem too high , it is still lower compared to German rivals . And since Cadillac claims that its representative in the same rank with them , the same price is still reasonable .