2015 Cadillac ATS-V Coupé Premium review
Source : 2015 Cadillac ATS-V Coupé Premium review
fresh twin-turbo super-coupé serves up more punch than a BMW M4, as well as a whole host of additional surprises If you attended the European Cadillac ATS-V press conference, you might have observed some trying to quell a wry smile when what were considered its rivals were revealed. There, alongside the fresh ATS-V, sat the BMW M4 in addition to also Lexus RC-F.Cynics, however, had their doubts dispelled as the conference ran on. In fact, as the development processes were explained, the upgrades detailed in addition to also the numbers presented, the ATS-V truly began to appear a viable in addition to also seriously capable alternative to an M4.which’s virtually the same size, for starters. Similarly, motive power comes via six force-fed cylinders, albeit ones arranged in a ‘V’ instead of in a line. Power is actually sent to an electronically controlled limited-slip differential at the rear, although only via an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Alas, there’s no manual option for European market versions.The Cadillac, however, packs more firepower. Its twin-turbo 3.6-litre V6 deals out 464bhp in addition to also 445lb ft, eclipsing the BMW’s 425bhp in addition to also 406lb ft. Despite tipping the scales at 1768kg, some 81kg more than the equivalent M4, which’s also claimed to be faster. Manage what must be the globe’s best standing-start launch in perfect conditions in addition to also the ATS-V will reputedly sprint via 0-62mph in 3.9sec, beating the M4 to the punch by 0.2sec.
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