Then the huge brakes — 15.3-inch rotors up front and 14.3 in the rear — kick in. Integrated within Cadillac’s advanced Cadillac User Experience system, it completely takes over when accessed … which is strange. And when you need to pass … well, the other car knows it, too. This segment could use a spritz of vitality. In the CTS-V, there were times tooling around the farmlands of Wisconsin that I really did forget I was in a performance car. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. Im Vergleich mit dem neuen Cadillac CTS-V machen E 63, M5 und RS6 tatsächlich keinen Stich. It drives the rear wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission. Wie sich das anfühlt, klärt der Fahrbericht! The ride is extremely comfortable even on rather rough roads, and the exhaust that rip-roars when the car is in Track mode goes mostly silent when in Tour. An American Pharoah, if you will. How It Drives Ultra-sport sedans like the BMW M5 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG have a habit of reminding you of their ultra-n... Show full review. Cadillac CTS-V Limousine. The base seats are indeed comfortable, and I drove extensively with no complaints from my finicky back. In the interest of maximizing hand-to-wheel and butt-to-bucket grip, don’t skip the $300 faux-suede steering wheel and shifter covers or the $2300 Recaro front seats. Smart electronic controls regulate the eight-speed automatic transmission, electrically assisted power steering, magnetorheological dampers, and limited-slip differential. These Recaros, however, I do recommend. With collision alert only, its rating is basic. Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. The system still sits amid a center console adorned with touch-sensitive control panels for stereo and environmental systems. NHTSA rates vehicles using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest. The pedal feels happy in its work, with deceleration directly proportional to the applied pressure and minimal droop during hot lapping. Cars.com's Kelsey Mays has more of what we can expect. With this option, the CTS scores superior in IIHS’ front crash prevention rating. What we need to weather this maelstrom is a car we can trust. The trick is to trail the brakes entering a corner so the front tires don’t wash out; then you carefully add throttle in the middle of the turn to avoid wagging the tail. The CTS-V checks that box quite well. (Compare these three models side by side. Compare other CTS and CTS-V specifications here. There’s another layer of performance in this car that a moderately skilled driver like myself won’t be able to touch, but that’s the beauty of the CTS-V. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. In between those times, though, the CTS-V doesn’t spark you to demonstrate its prowess. Was die Amerikaner zum Heimspiel auf der Detroit Auto Show 2015 vorbereitet haben, bringt allerdings nicht nur die Augen von Amerikanern zum Leuchten – auch in Europa kann so mancher Auto-Fan seine Begeisterung kaum verbergen. We analyze millions of used cars daily. It seems unnecessary and easy to break. Coming up the hill to Road America’s front straight is a gut-dropping experience, and even with that elevation I was able to touch just north of 150 mph. I’ve never been a fan of the CTS-V’s looks myself; to me it seems more like an aftermarket product than an original design. There’s no reason to think this interpretation won’t stand the test of time as well. A supercharged and intercooled 6.2-liter LT4 V-8 borrowed from the Chevy Corvette Z06 provides a healthy 640 horsepower at 6400 rpm and 630 pound-feet of torque at 3600 rpm. Cadillac. Das alles weißt du, und doch wird es unwichtig, sobald du hinterm Steuer des neuen Cadillac CTS-V sitzt. Tested: 2016 Cadillac CTS-V. Only ... Read full review, by Philliphas from Fort Worth, Texas on July 17, 2020, Took this car for a lengthy test drive. Sign Up, Already have an account? How It Drives Ultra-sport sedans like the BMW M5 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG have a habit of reminding you of their ultra-ness over every bump in the road. There’s no reason to think this interpretation won’t stand the test of time as well. But then a turn approaches and the CTS-V reacts like an extension of your arms through the steering wheel, and you snap back to the realization that you’re piloting something special. (Android Auto will be offered later in the model year.) So the CTS-V I’d want is $97,140 when all is said and done. Sadly, I have not tested those two cars in the same way at Road America. Without prompt intervention, Bartholomew JoJo Simpson, that lovable fourth-grade cartoon cutup, will never see his 11th birthday. I could see speeding tickets in my future if we purchased it. But the Cadillac is faster and better equipped than the 2016 BMW M5, which starts at $96,395, or the 2016 Mercedes E63 AMG, which costs $102,625. That speed in that location requires quite a bit of effort, and of course a lot of braking on the other end. LOTS of power. The application in the CTS-V is indeed suedelike, not the feel of those towels you use to detail such a machine after a wash. There’s microfiber all over the CTS-V. At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show we can expect to see luxury redesigns and crazy horsepower. Save cars. Not the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V. It’s gone so far to please daily drivers that some buyers might prefer more visceral delight from this 640-horsepower track star — just to break up the mundanity.