Both the cars in the group test have very similar specifications. Both are powered by a 2.0L turbocharged, direct-injected engine. In addition, both engines are connected to a 6-speed manual gearbox which transmits the power to the rear wheels.
The BMW 328i generates 240 bhp with a peak torque of 345 Nm while Cadillac’s unit produces 272 bhp and 352Nm of torque. So, the American wins on paper qualifications. However, as we know, paper qualifications does not equate always equate with better job performance. The same applies to the automotive world.
Hence, can the Cadillac ATS succeed in accomplishing what the C-Class, A4 and S60 have failed? Read on to find out. I promise that this is one challenge that the 3 series would sweat over.