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2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe

Technical Specs
455 hp 445 lb-ft 3.9 s 185 mph
Horsepower Torque 0-60 mph Top Speed
Engine Exterior Dimensions & Weight
Type V6, Twin-Turbo Length 184.7 in (4691 mm)
Displacement 217 cu in (3564 cc) Width 72.5 in (1841 mm)
Power 455 hp (339 kW) @ 5750 rpm Height 54.5 in (1384 mm)
Torque 445 lb-ft (603 Nm) @ 3500 rpm Weight n/a
Redline 6500 rpm Performance
Electric Power n/a 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) 3.9 s (4 s)
Electric Torque n/a 1/4 mile n/a
Net Power n/a 60-0 mph Braking n/a
Driveline Top Speed 185 mph (298 km/h)
Layout Rear Wheel Drive Fuel Economy
Transmission EPA Fuel Mileage - City n/a
Type 6 Speed Manual
8 Speed Automatic
EPA Fuel Mileage - HWY n/a
Tires Origin & Price
Tire Size - Front 255/35 ZR18 Manufacturer's Origin United States
Tire Size - Rear 275/35 ZR18 Base Price $63,660
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Cadillac ATS-V: First Twin-Turbo V-Series

Published: Wed Nov 19, 2014 by Marko P.  |  Source: Cadillac
A Performance Data Recorder onboard the ATS-V allows drivers to record 
high-definition video, with data overlays, of their driving experiences on and 
off the track, enabling sharing on social media.
A Performance Data Recorder onboard the ATS-V allows drivers to record high-definition video, with data overlays, of their driving experiences on and off the track, enabling sharing on social media.

Cadillac today unveiled the 2016 ATS-V, a car which aims to deliver a true track capability right from the factory while remaining a luxury car on the road. It will introduce twin-turbocharged power to the V-Series and a comprehensive suite of design and performance systems when production begins in spring 2015.

Rated at an estimated 455 horsepower (339 kW) and 445 lb-ft of torque (603 Nm), the engine is the segment's highest-output six-cylinder and enables 0-60 performance in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of more than 185 mph. It is backed by a six-speed manual - with Active Rev Match, no-lift shifting and launch control - or a paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission featuring launch control and Performance Algorithm Shift.

"As the smallest and lightest V-Series ever, the ATS-V forges a great connection with the driver, with exceptional nimbleness and responsiveness," said David Leone, Cadillac Executive Chief Engineer. "It's adaptable to the driver's preferences, with every selectable mode developed to deliver the best performance for all types of driving scenarios, including the track."

A Performance Data Recorder onboard the ATS-V allows drivers to record high-definition video, with data overlays, of their driving experiences on and off the track, enabling sharing on social media.

Functional Design

Almost every exterior panel on the ATS-V is unique, from the fascias and fenders, to the hood, rear spoiler and rocker moldings.

A lightweight carbon fiber hood features an air-extracting vent that pulls hot air out of the engine compartment.

Performance-Focused Interior

The aura of track-inspired precision carries over to the interior, where the design and relationship of key components are aimed squarely at performance-driving ergonomics.

New, available 16-way-adjustable RECARO performance front seats are the lynchpins for the driving experience, with aggressive, adjustable bolsters that help hold the driver and front passenger in place during high-load cornering. They've also got a luxury-performance feel, trimmed in Mulan leather with sueded microfiber inserts and seatbacks.

The rest of the interior features Cadillac's handcrafted cut-and-sew elements, with decorative stitching and authentic materials, including carbon fiber. Three interior color combinations are offered: Jet Black, Jet Black with Saffron accents and Light Platinum with Jet Black accents.

The ATS-V also features a unique version of the 5.7-inch, three-window instrument panel cluster display, with V-Series graphics and distinctive gauge readouts.

Carbon Fiber and Track Packages

Available Carbon Fiber and Track packages take aero performance and mass optimization to higher levels. The Carbon Fiber package includes a more aggressive front splitter, hood vent trim and rear diffuser, along with composite rocker extensions and a taller, body-color rear spoiler. The Track package includes the components of the Carbon Fiber package, plus the Performance Data Recorder and a low-mass battery. It also deletes the standard floor mats and tire inflator kit to save weight.

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