Cadillac CTS-V News

  • 2018 Hennessey HPE1000 Cadillac CTS-V

    Cadillac's brute in a suit, the CTS-V, has been a regular at Hennessey's gym and now it's bristling with with 1,000 horsepower and 966 pound-feet of torque. The standard CTS-V is certainly no slouch with its 640 hp, but Hennessey's HPE1000 version is simply an insane-o beast of a sedan. Just listen to the sound the thing makes as it storms Hennessey's track and dyno located in Sealy, Texas. According to the tuner, the luxury sedan will now hit 60 mph in 2.9 seconds and run the quarter-mile in 10.5 seconds at 135 mph. We're talking supercar-rivaling performance here. Naturally, there's a long...

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    8 things you need to know about the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V

    Rip out the heart of a C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, shove it into a four-door luxury sedan, and what do you get? The 2018 Cadillac CTS-V. With far more horsepower than anyone truly needs, loud noises that will instantly put hair on your chest like a Chia Pet, and a chassis that should be a dynamic...

  • 2018 Cadillac ATS-V and CTS-V Championship Edition models
    Cadillac celebrates 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title with special V-Series models

    Cadillac is celebrating its win in the 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s premier Prototype class with some special versions of its sporty V-Series models. Called the Championship Editions, the cars are based on the 2018 ATS-V, ATS-V Coupe and CTS-V, and offer a number of sporty...

  • 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition
    Cadillac celebrates 115th birthday with 2018 CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition

    Cadillac is throwing itself a bit of a birthday party, except the presents are for anyone but the brand. Instead, to celebrate Cadillac's 115th birthday, General Motors' luxury marque has revealed the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition. While the name lends itself to just a one-off...

  • 2016 Cadillac CTS-V HPE750 by Hennessey
    Watch Hennessey put its 750-hp Cadillac CTS-V through its paces: Video

    Texas tuner Hennessey Performance's new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V performance packages once again blend the company's penchant for power with a more refined, luxurious package. Only this time, they are faster and more luxurious. With 750 horsepower under its hood, the supercharged HPE750 upgrade package...

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    Motor Authority Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Cadillac CTS-V

    Over this past year, we've set out collective butts in the driver's seats of some amazing machinery. These new or significantly updated cars have set new standards for luxury and performance. In choosing our annual Best Car to Buy we had to leave several excellent vehicles off our list of...

  • 2016 Cadillac CTS-V visits Jay Leno's Garage

    The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is a serious performance machine, as Jay Leno discovered while filming the latest episode of his online series Jay Leno’s Garage. On hand to help present the car was Cadillac chief engineer David Leone. ALSO SEE: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia First U.S. Specs: Live Photos And Video He took Leno through all the intricacies of the car, such as its perfectly formed carbon fiber hood, pizza tray-sized brakes, Recaro bucket seats and electronic limited-slip differential. He also revealed that the CTS-V has a higher top speed than the Chevrolet Corvette Z06, despite having 10...

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    More Powerful Cadillac CTS-V In The Works?

    The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is already one of the most powerful four-doors on the planet, but could an even hotter version be in the works? The current car develops a massive 640 horsepower and 630 pound-feet of torque from its supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8, the same V-8 found in the Corvette Z06, but...

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    2016 Cadillac CTS-V first drive review

    The Germans. Always the Germans. Their brands have been the benchmark for luxurious motoring since Nixon left the White House in disgrace. But it wasn’t always that way. Cadillac was once The Standard of the World. Can it be that once again? The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is the latest salvo in an...

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    2016 Cadillac CTS-V Priced From $84,990, Starts Sales This Summer

    The order books are now open for the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V, which officially goes on sale this summer priced from $84,990, including a $995 destination charge. That’s a lot of coin for a General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] product but recall that you’re getting a luxurious, lightweight sedan...

  • 2016 Cadillac CTS-V live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
    2016 Cadillac CTS-V Video

    So, you want Corvette performance, but you want four doors. You have two options. The expensive, tough one? Start with a Corvette and a Sawzall. The easy way? Ante up for this car—the new, third-generation Cadillac CTS-V. ALSO SEE: 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Debuts In Detroit: Live Photos &...

  • 2016 Cadillac CTS-V live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
    2016 Cadillac CTS-V Debuts In Detroit: Live Photos & Video

    When the current, second-generation CTS-V first hit the scene back in 2008, the car’s 556 horsepower pretty much blew the competition out of the water. However, the next dedicated performance model from Cadillac, the ATS-V unveiled at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, was outmatched in the...

  • 2016 Cadillac CTS-V

    Cadillac’s third-generation CTS-V has finally been revealed, and we’re glad to report that it’s coming packing a 640-horsepower and 630-pound-foot punch. That’s enough to get the luxurious five-seat sedan from 0-60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and on to a top speed of 200 mph. It’s also enough to do a wicked burnout, which you can view in this first driving footage of the new CTS-V. MUST SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Crashes In Colorado Power comes from General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8. Yes, the same engine fitted to the...

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    2016 Cadillac CTS-V To Debut In Detroit, May Pack 640 Horsepower

    Cadillac is gearing up for a barrage of new model arrivals in the next 12 to 18 months, the highlight of which will be a flagship sedan called the CT6. We’ve already seen the start of the brand’s new model onslaught with the unveiling of the ATS-V sedan and coupe at the recent 2014 Los...

  • 2016 Cadillac CTS-V spy shots
    2016 Cadillac CTS-V Spy Video

    Cadillac’s next-generation CTS-V sedan has been spotted at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race track’s surrounding roads. Like previous CTS-Vs, the new one, due out next year as a 2016 model, will pack a V-8 engine, helping to differentiate it from the smaller ATS-V...

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    2016 Cadillac CTS-V Spy Shots

    The BMW M5 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG better watch out, as Cadillac is readying a new generation of its CTS-V ballistic missile, one that’s lighter, better built and packing more power than its predecessor. These are the latest spy shots of prototypes for the new CTS-V, which we expect to be...

  • 2015 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe special edition
    2015 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Special Edition Announced Ahead Of New 2016 CTS-V Next Year

    The all-new Cadillac CTS is an utterly impressive car—perhaps even more so than its predecessor, which reawakened the world’s recognition of the brand as a true luxury car company. Soon, an all-new CTS-V will join the upgraded CTS, but in the meantime, a special edition model of the...

  • 1,200-horsepower Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V Wagon on the dyno
    This Is What A 1,200-HP Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Sounds Like On The Dyno

    Huge horsepower is what Hennessey is known for, whether it's a Ford Raptor or the company's own Venom GT. So it's no surprise the turbocharging Texans have come up with another 1,200-horsepower CTS-V, but this time it's a wagon. And it sounds great. MUST WATCH: Honda's Mean Mower Is Officially The...

  • 1,309-RWHP 2009 Cadillact CTS-V dyno test.

    How much horsepower is too much? For carmakers, there's always a point where the impact on drivability, reliability, and fuel economy erases the benefits of extra power, but that never seems to be a problem for tuners. Calibrated by Karger and built by SNL Performance, this 2009 Cadillac CTS-V sedan is claimed to be the world's most powerful. With 1,309 horsepower at the rear wheels, it's hard to imagine another version of Cadillac's performance champ with more ponies. MUST SEE: Twin-Turbo Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Shoots Massive Flames On The Dyno: Video The tuners achieved that otherworldly...

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    Google Glass: First Track Video, With Cadillac CTS-V

    The video below may be the first on-track footage shot with Google Glass--and it was driven in a Cadillac CTS-V at Monticello Motor Club. We can't be sure if this is the first track lap recorded with Google Glass, since there's no official registry of Google Glass precedents as far as we know. The...

  • 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe in Silver Frost - image: GM Corp
    More Forced Induction For Future Cadillac Performance Cars: Report

    If you’ve never driven the current generation of Cadillac CTS-V (in coupe, sedan or wagon variants), take our advice and find a way to beg a test drive from an owner or local Cadillac dealer. Not only are the cars impressive for their performance and handling, they’re equally-impressive...

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    Cadillac Launches Limited Edition, Special Finish CTS Models

    Borrowing a page from BMW, Cadillac is building a limited edition of its CTS-V Coupe, finished in a matte color its calling Silver Frost. Only 100 examples will be built, and Cadillac is already labeling them as “collector editions.” Like BMW’s “Frozen” matte-finish...

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    Cadillac Launches Its Own Driving School, The V-Series Academy: Video

    Mercedes-Benz offers its customers the AMG Driving Academy, Porsche offers driver training at its “Experience Centers” and Jaguar staffs its own Performance Driving Academy. It stands to reason, then, that Cadillac would launch a driving school of its own, centered around the CTS-V line...

  •  2013 Hennessey VR1200 Twin-Turbo Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
    Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V Hits 220.5 MPH, Named Fastest In World

    There's a new toll road in Texas called SH130, and a segment of it just opened with an 85 mph speed limit. Apparently, Hennessey doesn't care much about limits. The Hennessey VR1200 twin-turbo Cadillac CTS-V Coupe is another example of the company not really caring about limits. It generates 1,226...

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