Highly-expected, 2017 Cadillac CTS-V is on its way. According to the latest reports, new model comes soon. This will be the newest version of brand hi-performance sedan, which comes based on standard CTS. Original model was launched in 2004. Until now there were two generations of it, and now we are going to see the third one. New model comes completely redesigned, with new design, better look, more power, better performances etc. Exact information is still unknown, but it is expected that 2017 Cadillac CTS-V will hit the market very soon, and come as replacements for an outgoing second-generation model.
2017 Cadillac CTS-V redesign
The 2017 Cadillac CTS-V is coming completely redesigned. Just like previous versions, it comes based on standard CTS, which was redesigned about two years ago. What can we expect, when it comes to exterior and interior design? Well, new model will definitely come based on standard sedan, but will also feature plenty of unique details, designed especially for 2017 CTS-V. Some of the most notable ones are unique-designed 19-inch wheels with Brembo brakes, xenon headlights, LED taillights, and also plenty of carbon fiber details all over the car. When it is about interior, 2017 Cadillac CTS-V comes with stylish cabin, which is full of details that will emphasize car’s sporty character. Some of notable features inside are 8-inch touchscreen, 13-speaker audio system, automatic parking system, remote electric start, Wi-Fi, USB etc.
2017 Cadillac CTS-V engine
Well, this is the main part of the car. Simply, 2017 Cadillac CTS-V is all about performances. While exterior and interior design has some similarities with base model, in this aspect those are two completely different cars. Some go even that far, and calls this model a four-door Corvette. These two models really share the same engine. It is a 6.2 liter small block V8, which has max output of around 640 horsepower. This engine comes paired with 8-speed automatic transmission. With this drivetrain, 2017 CTS-V will be good enough for 0-60 sprint in about 3.7 seconds. Top speed could be even close to 200 mph, which sounds crazy.
2017 Cadillac CTS-V release date, price and competitors
Exact date of arrival is still unknown, but it will be known soon. Same thing is with price, but it is expected that 2017 Cadillac CTS-V will have similar price as current model. Traditionally, main competitors will come from Germany. Those are hi-performance models from Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi.