The Cadillac ATS is a sedan from the middle class, and was sent by the American company as a competitor for the BMW 3 Series, designed Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Lexus IS and Japanese across the pond to the European car market. With the newly developed Alpha platform by General Motors to become the new Cadillac ATS with its spacious interior in particular inspire the Europeans. The Cadillac ATS has been unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011 and rolled out since the spring of 2012 to the dealers. Visually, the Cadillac ATS is based on the CTS series, which is sold successfully since 2009. The classic shape of a sedan is expertly completed by the raised saloon and the powerful, reminiscent of a Chrysler 300 front. To drive the Cadillac ATS, the American manufacturer uses the engine bay of the Opel Insignia : In addition to the 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine with turbocharger and 273 hp in the Cadillac ATS, a 2.0 CDTI diesel engine is implanted, which develops 200 hp. To bring the power of the Cadillac ATS on the asphalt, the sedan is equipped in series with an eight-course automatic. Up to ten airbags, Brembo brakes, ESP and traction control make sure the Cadillac ATS. This gesselen in the limo numerous electronic aids : Adaptive cruise control, brake assist, front collision warning, lane departure warning, blind-spot assistant, rear view camera with dynamic Einparkführung or adaptive headlights are a small part of the long list of features in the Cadillac ATS cars.