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New Cadillac ATS-V – LA Times Review – Video

New Cadillac ATS-V – LA Times Review – Video

The new BMW M3 and Mercedes C63 fighter Cadillac ATS-V sure is impressive with a starting price of $61,465, targets a younger buyer and bridges the gap between the larger Cadillac CTS luxury supercar and the entry-level Cadillac ATS.

Cadillac ATS-V Specs

PRICE AS TESTED:$74,245 (base price: $61,460)

ENGINE TYPE:twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve V-6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection

DISPLACEMENT:217 cu in, 3564 cc
Power: 464 hp @ 5850 rpm
Torque: 445 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm

TRANSMISSION:8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode

The Cadillac ATS-V Coupe arrives track-capable from the factory next spring, powered by the first-ever twin-turbocharged engine in a V-Series. Rated at an estimated 455 horsepower (339 kW) and 445 lb-ft of torque (603 Nm), the 3.6L V-6 is the segment’s highest-output six-cylinder and enables 0-60 performance of less than 4 seconds and a top speed of more than 185 mph.

DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 109.3 in
Length: 184.0 in
Width: 71.3 in Height:55.7 in
Passenger volume: 84 cu ft
Cargo volume: 10 cu ft
Curb weight: 3800 lb

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TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 3.9 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 8.4 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 13.9 sec
Zero to 150 mph: 19.8 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 4.7 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph: 2.4 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph: 3.2 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 12.1 sec @ 122 mph
Top speed (drag limited, mfr’s claim): 185 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 154 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 1.02 g

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FUEL ECONOMY:
EPA city/highway: 16/24 mpg
C/D observed: 17 mpg

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