2016 Cadillac CTS-V Release date, Price

Already presented 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is fully redesigned for this model year. Cadillac decided to change various things for its new CTS-V coupe including the engine. Originally Caddy started the production of this model back in 2004, and since then, it had one major redesign in 2009. Current model represents the start of the third generation.

2016 Cadillac CTS-V front view

2016 Cadillac CTS-V exterior and interior

Looking at the exterior of the new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V, the change on the front end of the coupe is quite noticeable. Its front grill is changes, and replaced with a new, modern one. More important changes came in its structure. Cadillac decided to use carbon fiber for its hood construction, which significantly reduced its weight. Aerodynamics of the vehicle are further enhanced with vent, front splitter, rear spoiler and diffuser. The exterior is additionally enhanced with 19-inch wheels.

Interior of this coupe will follow the luxurious look of its exterior. Upholstered with high-quality materials and latest features. Only one trim is available, which can be further upgraded with optional features. Interior highlight is the Performance Data Recorder that records lap times on a track. Besides that new CTS-V offer much more, such as 12.3-inch screen, WiFi hotspot, wireless charging pad for mobile phones lane-keeping assist… For those who want to see full specs of the model, including all features 2016 CTS-V has to offer, you can check the official Cadillac website, to see full info about it.

2016 Cadillac CTS-V interior view

2016 Cadillac CTS-V engine and fuel economy

The engine caused a lot of attention in automotive world. Under the hood of the 2016 Caddy CTS-V is placed a supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V8 engine. It is capable to produce up to 640 horsepower and 630 pound-feet of torque. It comes combined with an 8-speed automatic with paddle shifters and rear-wheel drive.

Acceleration time of the latest CTS-V is 3.7 seconds (0-60 mph), which is stunning for a vehicle in its category. Its top speed is 200 mph.

Fuel economy rates of the model are not released yet, but reliable sources say we can expect better fuel econ my even though the engine is stronger. Just for comparison, previous CTS-V delivered 12/18/14 mpg city/highway/combined with automatic transmission.

2016 Cadillac CTS-V rear view

2016 Cadillac CTS-V competitors

The closest rivals stay the same – Audi RS6, BMW M5, and Mercedes E63 AMG. However, new CTS-V has quicker acceleration time than BMW, and around the same as Mercedes.

2016 Cadillac CTS-V price and release

New CTS-V debuted at 2015 Detroit Auto Show is January, while its release date is expected in September, or August, the earliest. Pricing specs are not revealed, but we will inform you as soon as it becomes available. However, expect it to start around $70,000.

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