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Rob
02-10-2015, 12:12 PM
Cadillac Opens Ordering for 2016 ATS-V

Dual-purpose performance luxury compact designed for the track, touring

2015-02-10
GM Press Release

DETROIT – Cadillac dealers have begun accepting orders for the 2016 ATS-V – the brand’s inaugural luxury compact performance car starting production this spring.

Available in sedan and coupe forms, the twin-turbocharged ATS-V offers a dual-purpose luxury performance experience: a car with true track capability straight from the factory with sophisticated road manners.

Powered by the segment’s highest-output six-cylinder engine – the Cadillac Twin Turbo rated at 455 horsepower (339 kW) and 445 lb-ft of torque (603 Nm) – the ATS-V achieves 0-60 performance in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 189 mph. The Cadillac Twin Turbo engine is backed by a six-speed manual – with Active Rev Match, no-lift shifting and launch control – or a paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission featuring launch control and Performance Algorithm Shift.

“The V-Series is the ultimate expression of Cadillac’s re-ignited product substance and the passion at the core of our brand,” said Johan de Nysschen, Cadillac president.

“The ATS-V expands the V-Series lineup, bringing a new kind of performance character to Cadillac. Lightweight, agile and potent, the ATS-V will make an ideal pairing with the larger and even more powerful all-new 2016 CTS-V midsize sedan, which arrives later this summer,” he said.

In the U.S., the 2016 ATS-V sedan carries a starting price of $61,460 and the ATS-V coupe is priced from $63,660. Consumers can order ATS-Vs now through dealers and begin specifying their own ATS-V online at www.cadillac.com (http://www.cadillac.com/) in April.

Additional performance technologies built into the ATS-V include:


Brembo high-performance brake system developed for track-day performance capability straight from the factory
Third-generation Magnetic Ride Control, which delivers 40 percent faster damping response
Integrated chassis controls that provide balanced performance for touring and the track, including class-exclusive Performance Traction Management
Tri-compound tires offering excellent grip with extended tire wear
Available downforce-generating track aerodynamics package
Standard carbon fiber hood

An available Performance Data Recorder allows drivers to record high-definition video, with data overlays, of their driving experiences on and off the track, enabling sharing on social media.
More than just a desirable road car, the ATS-V will also become Cadillac’s entrant into the world of motorsports. Even before the new car hits the showroom, Cadillac Racing’s new ATS-V.R (http://media.gm.com/product/public/us/en/cadillacracing/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2014/Nov/1114-atsv-r.html) racecar will begin the Pirelli World Challenge GT 2015 season March 7-8 at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Cadillac Racing is the three-time defending manufacturer’s and driver’s champion in the series, which features legendary marques such as Audi, Ferrari and Porsche.

The ATS-V will be assembled at the Lansing Grand River assembly plant in Michigan.

Editors’ note: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment.

cubby558
02-12-2015, 09:28 PM
Working on getting one ordered to become a three V owner! May not happen until the fall, with everything we got going on right now. Silver Metallics with Ebony interior, 6 speed manual and definitely a coupe!

Rob
02-12-2015, 10:24 PM
Working on getting one ordered to become a three V owner! May not happen until the fall, with everything we got going on right now. Silver Metallics with Ebony interior, 6 speed manual and definitely a coupe!

Good luck and keep us posted!! :blinzel:

XLRATING
02-13-2015, 10:29 AM
Working on getting one ordered to become a three V owner! May not happen until the fall, with everything we got going on right now. Silver Metallics with Ebony interior, 6 speed manual and definitely a coupe!

Be interested to see how you think it performs next to your other V's - speed crazed friend of ours with a CTS-V drove one and was not impressed with the power, BUT it's about 110 horse less so to me that's expected ... Let us know when you & Supa drag race some!

cubby558
02-14-2015, 07:04 AM
I'm guessing it will be in between the XLR-V and the CTS-V. With the right options, the ATS-V will be a much better track car, according to what I've read. More selectable setups available with that option. Still trying to figure out the ordering codes, as you add some options, it deletes others. Then you have to find another option to add things back in. Going to trying and find the best of both worlds-track car and a bit of a daily driver. 0-60 in 3.8 seconds is still pretty fast and a top speed of 188MPH beats the XLR-V! I also read the magnetic ride control is third generation, with way better handling capabilities.

This will replace Supa's SHO, so an extra 90hp is enough for her. I'll probably play with it on the weekends!




Be interested to see how you think it performs next to your other V's - speed crazed friend of ours with a CTS-V drove one and was not impressed with the power, BUT it's about 110 horse less so to me that's expected ... Let us know when you & Supa drag race some!

XLRATING
02-14-2015, 10:33 AM
I'm guessing it will be in between the XLR-V and the CTS-V. With the right options, the ATS-V will be a much better track car, according to what I've read. More selectable setups available with that option. Still trying to figure out the ordering codes, as you add some options, it deletes others. Then you have to find another option to add things back in. Going to trying and find the best of both worlds-track car and a bit of a daily driver. 0-60 in 3.8 seconds is still pretty fast and a top speed of 188MPH beats the XLR-V! I also read the magnetic ride control is third generation, with way better handling capabilities.

This will replace Supa's SHO, so an extra 90hp is enough for her. I'll probably play with it on the weekends!

Supa's gonna get to go supa fast! Hope you get the codes sorted out, I'm sure you know more about it than the sales people.

cubby558
02-14-2015, 10:48 AM
I actually have the order code sheets from a dealer. Just have to read through it to find what I want and don't want. I.e. If you order the track package, it deletes floor mats, tow hooks and installs a low mass battery. But then another code adds these back in. I also need to see if my dealer will do a lease on an ordered car, sometimes they want to order what they think they can sell at the end of the lease. If I get it the way I want, I'll end up buying at the end most likely.




Supa's gonna get to go supa fast! Hope you get the codes sorted out, I'm sure you know more about it than the sales people.