The Cadillac CST V coupe is an incredible sedan from the fastest family of car manufacturer General Motors. It comes with a 6.2 liter turbocharged 556 HP V8 engine as its heart with direct-injected four cylinders. The sedan moves with a speed from 0 to 60mph in a blistering 3.9 seconds. With high performance, Brembo brakes in them it gives the V-sedan superb stopping power from 60mph in 109ft. The interior has been focused from the drivers’ point of vision and this delivers unwavering control of its stunning power. The 2015 Cadillac CTS-V comes with three bodies variant styles:
• The 4 door sedan
• A 5 door station wagon
• And a 2 door coupe
High performance of 2015 Cadillac CTS-V is ensured with a 6.2L supercharged V8 heart core. It has a six speed automatic transmission GM 6L90 and other variant six speed Tremec TR-6060 manual. The handling and suspension are improved in CTS-V by using BWI MagneRide technology, the dampers are filled with magnetorheological fluid, it gets adjusted using a sensor that takes reading data at 1ms intervals. This Cadillac retains the four-wheel disc brakes. The steering remains same as before, hydraulic assist speed sensing in rack and pinion style.
2015 Cadillac CTS-V Specs
The heart of 2015 Cadillac CTS-V is supercharged OHV 6.2L LSA V-8. It produces 556HP(415kW) and a torque of 551lb.ft(747Nm). It still makes use of an Overhead Valve (OHV) known as the pushrod engine, which makes this luxury sedan unique in the market segment where competitors use typical dual overhead camshaft engines (DOHC). The stroke, bore of the engine are of 3.62×4.06 inches, it is made with cast iron cylinder liners and the engine block with cast aluminum T5 alloy. Its pistons are specialized high- Silicon Hypereutectic. It has 9:1:1 compression ratio. The water-to-air intercooler cools the intake air, the intercooler being directly built inside the supercharger unit.
Standard Features and Options
The 2015 Cadillac CST-V still retains the attractiveness of the previous CTS. The standard features include lateral acceleration g-meter gauge which remembers the left and right maximum lateral accelerations, leather seats, 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels, a 40GB built in hard drive to store media, Michelin Sport Pilot PS2 tires. The other optional and standard features include sunroof, polished wheels, navigational system and the first class adjustable 14 way Recaro performance seats. The CTS-V coupe, a stylish twin, centered exhausts, a larger grille for air intake and high quality Magnetic ride control. It has Adaptive Forward Lightning, which reads steering angle and speed to illuminate in the direction you travel.
2015 Cadillac CTS-V: Speed and rivals
The official records state 0-60mph in a blistering 3.8 seconds from previous 3.9 secs, whereas the quarter mile gets completed in 11.5 seconds at 121mph, these values decrease by a feather for the manual transmission version(0-60 in 4.1 secs for manual). Cadillac has a superb top speed of 200mph making it the fastest car in the sedan segment, the only other rival in speed segment being the BMW e60 M5. Its rivals and competitors include BMW M5, Jaguar XF-R, Mercedes E63 AMG and Benz C63.
The price range starts for the base model at around $65,000.It truly is what its tagline describes “It is more than a car than you would truly need”.