Highly anticipated third generation of Cadillac CTS-V is finally here. All-new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is a descendant of the very first high performance CTS-V released back in 2004 and it brings brand new engine, amazing performance and overall reduce in weight.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Engine Specs – HP, 0-60, top speed
Under the hood of this powerful car is a 6.2 liter V8 Supercharged engine which delivers amazing 640 horsepower and 630 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine will make 2016 Cadillac CTS-V accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.7 seconds on its way to the top speed of 200 mph. The engine is paired with new 8 speed automatic transmission, which grants better efficiency and better performance. Shift paddles mounted on steering wheel offer manual control and so far, there is no information available about manual transmission.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Exterior Design
On the front, the new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V features unchanged headlamps, while everything else is made toward higher aerodynamic performance. The new grille is now narrower and features a mesh pattern and small company logo. On the sides we can see reshaped intakes while around back trapezoid exhaust tips are replaced by four round ones. Three sets of wheels will be available, 19″ V-Forged with premium painted finish, 19″ V-Forged with polished finish and midnight silver painted pockets while third option are the same 19″ V-Forged wheels but with After Midnight premium painted finish. Available 2016 Cadillac CTS V colors are: Black Metallic, Radiant Silver Metallic, Crystal White Tricoat, Phantom Gray Metallic, Red Obsession Tintcoat and Black Raven.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Interior
The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V interior is built in high quality, soft touch materials offering very luxurious experience. It offers 20 way adjustable ventilated seats while Recaro performance seats with Mulan leather are optional.
Three interior colors are available: Jet Black, Saffron with Jet Black accents and Jet Black with Light Platinum. The latest CUE infotainment system comes standard as well as BOSE sound system, 12.3 inch reconfigurable instrument cluster and head up display.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Price and Release Date
The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V price starts at $83,995 and it can go up to $102,630 depending on options chosen. Previously mentioned premium colors Red Obsession Tintcoat and Crystal White Tricoat will cost $500 each. Red or Dark Gold calipers will cost additonal $595, while 19″ forged aluminum After Midnight premium painted finish and 19″ forged aluminum polished finish with Midnight Silver painted pockets cost $900.
Cadillac already accepts orders on their website.