The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is a high performance version of the Cadillac CTS. The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V series comprises three body styles. The push OHV V8 engine and a sport suspension, the Cadillac CTS-V 4-door sedan was introduced in 2004, and the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Sport Wagon and were in 2010 for model year 2011. The sedan is introduced against competing in the consumer market in North America other performance luxury limousines and “echo” of the quality, but is a more affordable option than competitors like the Audi RS6, BMW M5 and Mercedes E63 AMG. Cadillac launched its first Cadillac CTS-V Super sedan for the year 2009. Now in coupé and estate form, the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V offers an excellent balance between ride comfort and precise handling with a supercharged incredibly powerful V8 from the Corvette ZR1 derived.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Chassis
The second-generation 2016 Cadillac CTS-V on the new GM Sigma II platform. The platform with rear-wheel drive is the basis of the present, 2008, the basic model, with which the Cadillac CTS CTS-V shares most of the bodywork. The suspension comprises coil springs in front and rear. The front suspension is a control arm assembly while the rear is an independent multi-link suspension. To improve handling and comfort, used the 2009 CTS-V MagneRide technology BWI Group. The sedan disc brakes on four wheels similar to the first generation. The front brakes are in size, increased by 14.96 vented in (380 mm) discs with Brembo six-piston fixed calipers. The rear brakes 14:37 (365 mm) vented rotors with four-piston calipers. The steering is hydraulically speed detection support rack and pinion. The steering ratio of 16.1: 1 tire sizes 255 / 40ZR19 front and 285 / 35ZR19 rear 19 × 19 × 9.0 inch and 9.5-inch front and rear wheels.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Engine
The LSA 6.2L supercharged engine OHV the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V based on the LS9 V8 Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 V-8 ,. It produces 556 hp (415 kW) and 551 pounds · ft (747 N · m) torque. The decision (also known as thrust machine) using an overhead valve (OHV) agreement is unique in the luxury of the performance sedan market, where competitors typically use two engines with overhead camshaft (DOHC). The engine is produced assembly plant GM engines in Silao, Mexico. The LSA engine has a bore and 4.06 × 3.62 inches stroke (103.25 x 92.0 mm). To throw the engine block made of aluminum alloy 319-T5 with cast iron cylinder liners.
The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V crankshaft is counterfeit steel with powder metal connecting rods. Pistons are highly hyper-eutectic aluminum-silicon alloy replacing the forged aluminum used in the LS9 engine. The compression ratio is 9.1: 1. The cylinder heads are based on the LS3 Corvette and head are cast from 356-T6 aluminum alloy. The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V, exhaust manifolds are cast. The compressor is a Roots-unit with four double lobe displacement of 1.9 L. It is Eaton Twin vortex Series (TVS) produce a maximum boost of 9.0 psi (62.1 kPa). The intake air is cooled with an integrated water-air heat exchanger directly into the charging unit.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Transmission
There are manual and automatic transmission choices. The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V manual is a TR-6060 six-speed manual gearbox with Tremec with short-throw shifter, dual disk clutch and dual-mass flywheel. The automatic 6L90 is a pallet exchange (transmission and torque converter-based global) Automatic conventional six-speed.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Safety
All 2016 Cadillac CTS-V models come with front side and more traction and stability control , full-length side curtain airbags with dual front and a tire pressure monitoring system.