Jump to content


SEARCH

1

2014 Cadillac CTS gets all new 3.6-litre twin-turbo V6

By SYF77 on 20 Mar 2013

Attached Image

Cadillac has announced that the 2014 CTS, which will be unveiled at the upcoming New York Auto Show, will be equipped with a brand new 3.6-litre twin-turbocharged engine. The power plant will be mated to a conventional torque converter eight-speed automatic transmission supplied by Japan's Aisin.

Attached Image

The 420bhp, 582Nm lump will enable the CTS to accelerate from zero to 100km/h in approximately 4.6 seconds before hitting an estimated top speed of 274km/h.

The CTS will also be offered with a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that develops 272bhp and a naturally-aspirated 3.6-litre V6 that pumps out 321bhp.

The Cadillac CTS is a mid-size performance luxury car which is available in three body styles - Sedan, Coupe, and Sport Wagon. Its European rivals include the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes E-Class.The new CTS will be the latest model to be based on GMs new rear-wheel-drive Alpha platform after the smaller ATS saloon.

GM officials have confirmed that the Alpha platform had been engineered with right-hand drive production in mind. The American saloon was on sale in Singapore briefly in 2010 with a 3.6-litre engine. Equipped a more tax-friendly 2.0-litre engine, we might see the return of the car.

new model, engine, events and 8 more...

Viewed: 1,165 times

Related Blog Posts
SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



  • 1
Hamburger Mar 21 2013 08:55 AM
american masculine looking car....me like.

especially now with a japan autobox
  • 1
 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The new Mercedes-AMG A 35 will sit below the A 45 in the A-Class line-up, rivalling the Audi S3 a...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
Toyota will be building a hypercar to rival cars like the Mercedes-AMG Project One and Aston Mart...
Photo
Ian Kettle joins other tesla car designers like Julien Bilodeau from Porsche and WooTak Kim from...
Photo
Proton has revealed its first ever SUV, the X70. Based off a Geely Boyue, the car will be availab...
Photo
Leng Kee Autopoint, a one-stop hub for all your car's needs, organised the 24LK CARnival even...
Photo
Dwayne Johnson gifts stunt double lifted Ford F-150. The two have been working together in Hollyw...
   Lifestyle Articles