When you think about the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V, you better think about power and speed, or else you will be thinking wrong. This car is made to be heard and feared, made to be different in every aspect and made to be recognized. There so matter whether you see it or hear it, you will know it, it is a Caddy. In this review we are going to mention a thing or two of everything we know about the mighty 2018 Cadillac CTS-V.
2018 Cadillac CTS-V Engine and Specs
This, 2018 Cadillac CTS-V engine is the highest caliber machine they have ever made. This is 6.2 liter supercharged V8 with 640 HP and 630 lb-ft of torque. It is practically two cars in one. In one hand it is a luxury, modern automobile and in the other a track ready muscle car machine. It goes from 0-60 in 3.7 seconds and reaches the maximum speed of 200 mph which has been achieved before in the production Cadillac. It is an wet sunk, LT4 engine.
It has titanium intake valves for light weight response, active fuel management (it can run in 4 cylinder and full eight cylinders mode). In the basic model, you will get high performance brake system, for which you don’t have to pay extra money. Transmission is eight speed automatic with manual shifting mode. Fuel economy will be what you can already expect from the vehicle of this caliber, which is 14 mpg in city and 22 mpg on a highway.
2018 Cadillac CTS-V Exterior
2018 Cadillac CTS-V exterior has not changed a lot since the last version. The fenders are unique because of wider front track, hood is made of carbon fiber with the hood extractor to reduce the frontal lift and to give an extra cooling effect to the engine. Grille has also been changed and the new one has 50% more airflow.
The side blinds that are always on alert and look beautiful, rear cross traffic alert. To protect the carbon fiber lower splitter, there are curved view cameras in the front that come with carbon fiber package, that automatically warn you on a central console how close are you to the curb. You don’t want to damage that lower splitter.
2018 Cadillac CTS-V Interior
Every 2018 Cadillac CTS-V interior surface has been made to enhance the driving experience. Steering wheel has unique shape available in microsuede trim, shifter has been also covered with microsuede trim. Standard seats can be adjusted in 20 directions and are quite good, but there is another version of seats also available. Those are Recaro seats which are race ready, covered with leather and microsuede.
You can expect all the gadgets you can think of. From head-up display to rear and front camera on central display and high-end sound system.
2018 Cadillac CTS-V Release Date and Price
Some predictions say that 2018 Cadillac CTS-V release date will be in august of this year, and the price will be around 85,000 dollars.