The 2011 CTS-V Sport Sedan offers a world-challenging combination of high performance and uncompromising luxury to serious driving enthusiasts.
It is powered by a supercharged 6.2L V-8 that delivers 556 horsepower and is backed by either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic. A suite of technical and performance elements complement the powertrain, including Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 performance tires mounted on 19-inch forged aluminum wheels.
A unique grille that doubles front-end airflow to help enable its high-performance capabilities is one of the V-Series’ distinguishing features, along with an aggressive front fascia and raised center section of the aluminum hood that provides clearance for the supercharger. It rides on 19-inch forged aluminum wheels available in silver painted or polished finishes.
The 6.2L supercharged V-8 engine powers the CTS-V is rated at 556 horsepower and 551 lb.-ft. of torque. It is the most powerful engine offered in Cadillac’s history.
The CTS-V also incorporates sophisticated braking and tire systems, in partnership with two companies renowned for high-performance technology: Brembo and Michelin. Brembo brakes are at all four corners and include powerful, six-piston calipers in the front and four-piston calipers in the rear.
The interior of the CTS-V Sport Sedan features streamlined instrumentation, LED lighting and hand-cut-and-sewn accents. It includes performance seats featuring perforated sueded microfiber inserts designed to hold the driver and front passenger in place during cornering. Recaro performance driving seats are optional and provide excellent support for spirited driving.
Base model estimated mpg: 14/19
Estimated starting price: $62,165
Compiled by Motor Matters

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