As a better performing version of the CTS sedan the Cadillac CTS-V was released in the year 2004, 10 years ago. It was aimed to provide competition to the fast sedans such as the Mercedes-Benz E63 AG and the BMW M5. In its very first years in the market, the CTS-V was run on a 5.7 liter V-8, LS6 engine. The power produced by this engine was about 400 hp and 395 lbs-ft of torque. In 2002 however, GM upgraded the 5.7 liter engine to a 6.0 liter engine but with the same output as the previous one. It however gave the car a wider torque. In the year 2008, Cadillac brought in a 6.2litre v-8 engine that is supercharged into the market following the arrival of the CTS-V second generation. Moving into 2015, Cadillac CTS-V 2015 is expected to release the much anticipated third generation CTS-V. With the new CTS-sedan as its basis, the new Cadillac CTS-V 2016 comes with updated technology, more power and lesser weight.
Cadillac CTS-V 2016 Interior
The details of the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V interior are unknown. However, there are always some rumors and assumptions that are made that have some truth in them. Being a luxury car, Cadillac CTS-V 2016 interior cabin is expected to match that. It will have very comfortable seats that will be fitted with heaters, adjustable height ad lumbar support. The windows will be electric and the doors will be remote-controlled. For convenience, it will have sockets 110v and 12v sockets, cup holders and cameras. For further comfort, it will have air conditioning, reading lights as well as a sun sensor. The navigation system of the car will be controlled through a touch screen that will be right in the middle of the cabin.
Cadillac CTS-V 2016 Exterior
The Cadillac CTS-V 2016 will have a much lighter bodywork that its predecessors. And given the fact that its aerodynamic will be massively improved by the use of lighter and better materials, the consumption of fuel will also drop considerably. The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V front grille will be sportier with vertical fins. The bumpers will also be reinforced and expanded both on the back and at the front. But despite the fact that the headlights will get a modern look, they will not be so different from those of the previous model. The lighting to be in the headlights is not yet revealed but given that it is Cadillac, they are expected to be of high quality. The hood will come with a vent meant to improve the overalls car performance.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Engine
Under the hood of this luxurious Cadillac CTS-V 2016 is a reliable and powerful engine. it will be powered by a V-8 engine with a 6.2 liter capacity and with 16 valves. The power developed is yet unknown but is expected to be approximately 600hp. All the wheels will come with independent suspensions as well as stabilizers.
Cadillac CTS-V 2016 Release date and Price
The Cadillac CTS-V 2016 is prepared for the 2016 market. However, it is meant to have its premiere in the coming year 2015. As expected the actual price s not yet released but it is rumored to be about $60,000.