The 2018 Cadillac ATS is a compact luxury sedan from Cadillac. 2018 Cadillac ATS is the small version of the Cadillac CTS. ATS was presented to automotive journalists on 11 August 2009, 2018 ATS is a 4-door sedan and is available with three different engines. The Cadillac ATS has to get a manual 6-speed transmission and with rear- or all-wheel drive. The Cadillac ATS is made in Lansing in Michigan at Lansing Grand River Assembly. The car is in the United States for sale from 2012. In the Netherlands found the marketing campaign took place in November 2012.
The Cadillac ATS was designed at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren. Before the debut of the ATS, Cadillac was the smallest model CTS. When designing a vehicle modeled on the model BMW E46 from the years 1999 to 2006. During the auto show in Detroit in January 2014 years presented version of the coupe vehicle which zastępiła model Cadillac CTS coupe. Auto will also be introduced to the European market in October 2014 years.
The 2018 Cadillac ATS replaces the less successful Cadillac BLS but is offered in the USA in contrast to this. Another important difference is that the ATS has rear-wheel drive. The vehicle is to expand the model range of Cadillac by a slightly smaller model, but the brand also open the European market and there primarily as a competitor of the BMW 3ers marketed. Also in China, the vehicle will be sold.
Cadillac ATS is the first vehicle on the new GM platform Alpha. This platform is a front engine rear-wheel drive architecture that is particularly weight-weighted by using light-weight metal as well as special design features. The model is mounted in the Lansing Grand River Assembly in Lansing.
2018 Cadillac ATS Equipment
The standard equipment of the vehicle includes, among others 8-inch display, sound system Bose, dual-zone air conditioning, leather seats, 8 airbags, collision warning system with the car at a standstill and a system to alert you of unintentional crossing the lane, cruise control, and rear-view camera.
2018 Cadillac ATS Engine
In Germany, since the end of 2012, the ATS has only been offered with the 2.0-liter turbo with 203 kW (276 hp). The ATS is available with rear-wheel drive and 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed automatic transmission or with all-wheel drive and 6-speed automatic transmission. As engines, a 2.5-liter suction engine with 151 kW (205 hp), a 2.0-liter turbo with 203 kW (276 hp) and a 3.6-liter V6 with 239 kW (325 hp) Offered. Later should at least for Europe also a previously unspecified diesel engine followed.
The top model of the series is the ATS-V version with 346 kW (470 hp) and 603 Nm torque, but no V8 engine like the larger brother Cadillac CTS-V, but the V6 engine with 3.6 liters displacement and twin- Turbocharger provides for these benefits. The Cadillac ATS-V is available either as a coupe or as a sedan and is to compete mainly against the BMW M3 and the M4. The top speed is indicated at 304 km/h, thus not limited to 250 km/h as with the 2018 Cadillac ATS competition.