Every once in a while a car company comes out with a new car that’s a real big deal and that car comes from Cadillac with a third generation name a 2018 Cadillac CTS V Sedan. This is a big deal in fact this is the most powerful car Cadillac has ever built in their entire history. These are some words Cadillac has to say about this car “This is two automobiles in one, it’s a refined sophisticated luxury vehicle and a track ready racing machine all in one automobile.”
2018 Cadillac CTS V Sedan Exterior
Everything about this car has been designed for performance starting from the front the Cadillac emblem have been downsized and the grill have been redesigned and there are larger openings than the standard CTS. All that combined delivers 50% more airflow. All CTS V’s have carbon fiber hood’s but if you opt for the carbon fiber package you get more of it and a larger front lip and rear spoiler as well as other carbon fiber goodies. Wheels are 19-inch alloy’s wrapped with sticky performance Michelin tires and quad tip exhaust.
2018 Cadillac CTS V Sedan Interior
Starting from the gauge display it’s all LED and pretty easy to use. In the middle is a revised Cadillac Q system which is a lot faster and it includes Apple play. In the interior you can find all the high comfort you would find in a luxury car, the fit and finish the materials are definitely first rate and they look very modern. The seats are 20-way adjustable as standard. But if you want Recaro seats they are optional. It also have 4G LTE WiFi hotspot, a wireless charging and a multi camera system.
The CTS V is powered by a 6.2-Liter supercharged engine which is putting out 640 horsepower and 630 pound feet of torque. All of that enormous power is mated with an all new eight-speed automatic transmission. It have safety features like lane departure, blind spot detection and automatic parking. EPA fuel economy estimates are 14 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway. Acceleration from 0 to 60 is achieved in 3.7 seconds. This car is first ever Cadillac to hit 200 mph top speed.
The price of the 2018 Cadillac CTS V Sedan is a fix $84,990. Main competitors are: BMW M5, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 4MATIC, Lexus GS F, Maserati Ghibli and Audi S6.