2018 Cadillac ATS-V

The 2018 Cadillac ATS-V will continue to be one of the key players in class. This model came as a sport variant of company’s new compact car ATS, which was released in 2013. This model firstly came as sedan. Now it is available also in coupe variant. It is a compact luxury car, which in this occasion comes in a high-performance variant competing with top models in class, such as BMW’s M models and Mercedes’s AMG variants. This model was very well accepted. Now company prepares some updates, such as new transmission for example, which will come next year for the 2018 Cadillac ATS-V.

2018 Cadillac ATS-V redesign

2018 Cadillac ATS-V sedan

The 2018 Cadillac ATS-V will come with some updates. It will also continue in the pretty much same manner as current model. This model has excellent characteristics, and it is definitely one of the leaders in class. With this updates, company will try to improve this model even more. For now, it is known that we won’t see some more important changes in exterior design, except some small cosmetic revisions. Same thing is expected with interior. It will come with the same design, same features, pretty much the same as current mode. The new Cadillac ATS-V will be offered in same two variants, when it comes to body style, which are 4-door sedan and 2-door coupe.

2018 Cadillac ATS-V updates

When it is about mechanical updates, it is expected that new model will come with new suspension, and also with new brakes, which will come with new slotted rotors, upgraded pads and painted brake calipers. Some reports say that 2018 ATS-V will also come with new exhaust system, but exact details are unknown.

2018 Cadillac ATS-V coupe

2018 Cadillac ATS-V engine

The 2018 Cadillac ATS-V will come with the GM’s latest version of well-known and proven 3.6 liter V6 unit, which will come with significant improvements in terms of power. Now, it will have max output of 464 horsepower and 445 pound-feet of torque. This large amount of power will be transferred through new 8-speed automatic transmission. The 2018 ATS-V will be characterized by excellent performances. It will sprint from 0-60 in less than 3.7 seconds, while top speed will be around 190 mph.

2018 Cadillac ATS-V interior

2018 Cadillac ATS-V release date and price

The 2018 Cadillac ATS-V is expected to come somewhere in the second half or next year. It will come with the pretty much same price as current model, which goes around 62.000 dollars.

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5 Responses to 2018 Cadillac ATS-V

  1. NA says:

    No LS7 = no sale. Sorry GM. If you’re going to stuff an underpowered V6 TT under the hood, then at least augment it with a 6KWh+ Battery and electric motors. 0-60 in 3.7 is embarrassing in this class.

  2. Bob says:

    I have the present model ATS-V Coupe. How do you feel that is an embarrassment. This car gives you all you can handle.My lease is up in 2018 so I will be reenlisting for the new model.

    • Scott says:

      The ATS-V was already on my short list for 2018. It’s now at the top of the list
      after putting one through its paces at a Cadillac sponsored event in San Diego last weekend. Everyone, like NA, is absolutely entitled to their opinion. However, I have to question if NA has ever driven an ATS-V. After running the car through a pedal-to-the-floor acceleration test I can’t agree that 464 HP is under powered. If I do buy the car, next year I will occasionally drive it in HPDEs on various SoCal racetracks as I do now with my current car. Let me assure everyone that a 0-60 time of, say, 3.4 vs. 3.7 makes no real difference on the track and is absolutely insignificant on the street. So, NA, I respect your right to decide against an ATS-V. The good news is that I won’t have to wait in line behind you to buy mine.

  3. Alex says:

    Great reply Scott.
    im looking forward to thise newer model, i held off on the current one mostly due to the haptic feedback knobless design. looks like they made some changes to the entertainment console and added buttones now!!
    i think i will be in line up here in Canada lol

  4. Robert Tiscione says:

    I can’t believe NA ever has driven one. I have had them all the ATS-V is in my top 3 cars ever since 1967 when I first drove. Handles like a surgeon’s scalpel flies to 100 MPH with 455 lb. ft. of torque. and 464 hp. Under powered. no no don’t think so.

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