With a crowbar

Zurich ( Switzerland ), December 22, 2014

Before the premiere at the Detroit Auto Show ( 12 to 25 January 2015) Cadillac has its new power-CTS-V sedan unveiled. With an output of 640 hp, the new CTS-V is significantly stronger than the main German rivals BMW M5 (maximum 600 hp) and Mercedes E 63 AMG (585 hp). The torque of the US power Meiers is mighty 855 Nm. So much steam comes from a 6.2 - liter supercharged V8 coupled to an eight-speed automatic.

CTS - V goes 320 km / h fast

Much capacity plus charging usually helps a lot. In the case of the 2016er Cadillac CTS - V is no different, at least that's what the manufacturer's instructions: The 5.02-meter-long Super - Limo is in 3.7 seconds from 0 to 60 miles per hour ( 0 to 97 km / h) speed and reach a top speed of 320 km / h. Compared with the standard CTS Cadillac has the torsional stiffness increased by 25 percent and broadens the toe on the front and rear axles. Most body parts were also adjusted for the CTS-V. A carbon fiber hood is standard, optional carbon package is designed to improve aerodynamics and weight on.

As of spring 2016 Europe

Speaking: The scale displays the new CTS - V 1880 kg, with which the car is a good 65 pounds lighter than a BMW M5. The E 63 AMG empty weighs 1,845 pounds. As the current Corvette has the rear-wheel driven sedan with an electronic rear axle differential lock and adaptive magnetic damper. Behind the 19-inch wheels are Brembo brakes that have forward over six-piston calipers and two-piece brake discs with 390 mm diameter. The interior is available on request Recaro seats and a performance - oriented data recording. The new CTS-V is " suitable factory for the track " according to Cadillac and goes to the United States in the late summer of 2015 the sale. The European market launch is scheduled for spring 2016. Prices are not fixed yet . (sw)