2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe Price, Specs & More | RSportsCars.com

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Cadillac has unveiled the CTS Coupe, the latest and most of the brand’s series of new designs to production. Arriving in Cadillac in August 2010, the CTS Coupe is a new sports coupe designed to the centerpiece of the brand’s revised

“CTS Coupe is the new focal of Cadillac, expressing both our and technical capabilities,” said Don Vice President – Cadillac “It is intended to appeal to a new generation of car

The Coupe joins the CTS Sport the 556-horsepower (415 kW) CTS-V and new CTS Wagon as the foundation of Cadillac’s A high-performance V-Series edition of the will also be released in

The CTS Coupe’s design carries virtually unchanged from the car that was introduced at the North International Auto Show in in 2008.

The Coupe is a classic 2+2 bolstered with advanced such as a rear-view camera and a performance-oriented suspension system to rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.

The CTS emerged as a proposal inside dedicated design studio, designers develop and evolve the Art and Science design philosophy. It is by a 3.6L direct injected V-6 at 304 horsepower (227 kW). The CTS-V Coupe receives the 556-horsepower (415 kW) 6.2L V-8 found in the landmark CTS-V Sedan.

“Cadillac has always an emotional brand – it’s delivering art regardless of body said Max Wolff, director of design for Cadillac. “With the CTS it was about taking something strong – the CTS Sport Sedan – and its potential.”

The coupe has the same wheelbase as the CTS Sedan, but an overall height is approximately two inches (51 mm) lower and an length that is two inches (51 mm)

Although it draws from its sedan sister, the CTS Coupe only the instrument panel, headlamps, front fenders and Key design features include:

hardtop styling, with no B-pillar

Touch-pad operation for the removes the need for conventional handles, creating a technical, profile

A windshield laid at a angle (62.3 degrees) and a nearly horizontal backglass combine to create a dramatic

Sculpted lower front with unique brake-cooling

Rear fascia with lower grilles

Center-outlet with twin dihedral-shaped that pass through the fascia

Signature vertical highlighted with LED light

Rear spoiler integrated the signature center high-mounted lamp

Sculpted roof-mounted for OnStar and XM Satellite Radio.

At glance, the shape of CTS Coupe is simple, yet amplified with carved details. Distinctive and Cadillac signature cues with hand-sculpted forms, articulating the capability of the chassis. For the rear fenders were developed by hand in Cadillac studios to visually acknowledge the RWD

The gestured profile, coupled Cadillac’s vertical taillamps and centerline crease, aim to achieve the visually confident coupe in the

Driving experience

The CTS Coupe Cadillac’s emerging performance with its standard direct 3.6L V-6 and a six-speed manual, a revised clutch and dual-mass that offers better pedal feel and improved isolation. A six-speed automatic with Driver Shift (and available steering mounted shift buttons) is The Coupe’s final drive is 3.73:1, up from the 3.42:1 of other CTS body styles, more responsive acceleration.

The 3.6L DI engine is rated at 304 (227 kW) and offers EPA-estimated economy of 27 mpg on the highway. It also on less expensive regular gasoline. Direct injection delivers fuel more to increase the efficiency of combustion, more power while fuel economy and lowering – including a 25-percent drop in hydrocarbon emissions.

The powertrain’s is channeled through a chassis delivers sports car performance punishment. The hardware includes an short/long arm (SLA) front system, with hydraulic arm front bushings; and a multi-link suspension mounted on a fully subframe. Also included are disc performance brakes, steering and limited-slip differential.

its luxury sports coupe the Coupe has a number of adjustments in the enabling crisper driving The car’s wider track it a more planted feel and better cornering. The Coupe has a 29mm front stabilizer bar (2 mm than the Sedan,) while the bar is increased from 20mm to

Damping force is firmer at all corners, helping the Coupe 0.88g peak lateral in standard form, and more 0.90 for the V-Series edition.

Two levels are available: a Performance with 18-inch wheels and tires (available in both RWD and and the Summer Tire Performance with 19-inch tires and and a higher level of road capability. StabiliTrak, the advanced chassis control system, is

Comfort and technology

The CTS Coupe’s emphasizes technical precision elegant, hand-crafted details. The center console leads into the center stack, a sportier “cockpit” feel for the and passenger without compromising

The interior includes hand-sewn covering the door, center console and instrument panel Available heated and ventilated incorporate “thin-seat” technology for occupant comfort and enhanced leg, knee and foot Fourteen-way adjustable Recaro seats are optional, as is a heated steering wheel.

The Coupe offers a host of customer technologies, including:

Integrated capability

40-gig hard including the ability to store and pause-and-replay live radio

navigation system

Adaptive lighting system


Standard Keyless Access and Remote Start

Rear camera system

Bose 5.1 Surround™ audio system.


CTS Coupe is designed to Cadillac’s reputation for providing occupant environments in luxury Details include:

Dual-stage front air bag

Segment-first dual front passenger air bag

Driver and passenger side seat-mounted side air bags

Roof-rail curtain air bags that front and rear seating

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Front safety belt

Tire pressure monitoring

Body structure with placed high-strength steel.

As other Cadillac models, the CTS Coupe and V-Series come OnStar 9.0, which now Flexible Speech Recognition. as as signature OnStar services as Automatic Crash Response and Navigation. Flexible Speech extends the user-friendliness of the system, it to respond to thousands of phrases and rather than a menu of words. It also now has far better of thick regional dialects the languages it serves (French, Spanish and Mandarin.)

CTS-V Coupe details

The CTS-V Coupe combines the new CTS dramatic design with the (415-kW) supercharged V-8 engine the CTS-V sedan. The result is a sports coupe aimed at enthusiasts. Its suite of technical and elements include Magnetic Control, racing-bred Brembo and an available automatic transmission paddle-shift control.

Unique features include a grille doubles car’s air intake an important enabler for its high-performance It is also visually identified by a center section of the hood provides clearance for the supercharger, as as specific front and rear Like the CTS Coupe, its exhaust is inside the rear fascia, but unique twin outlets.

The car on 19-inch cast aluminum available in either painted or finishes, and Michelin Pilot 2 performance tires.

The CTS-V rear track is nearly an wider than the CTS-V Sedan, adding to the car’s stance and enabling an extra of handling capability. Inside, the 2+2 combines performance and luxury. A new interior trim color is with contrasting microfiber inserts and stitching on the upper areas.

Power for the V-Series comes from Cadillac’s LSA supercharged V-8 engine, rated at 556 (415 kW) and 551 lb.-ft. of torque Nm). It is the most powerful offered in Cadillac’s history and the CTS-V Coupe from mph in 3.9 seconds.

The LSA engine features an Eaton supercharger system, aluminum-alloy cylinder heads and details designed to ensure it its power as quietly and smoothly as The supercharger, for example, has a unique, rotor design that quietness while also the performance parameters of the engine.

A pair of six-speed transmissions is in the CTS-V Coupe: a Tremec six-speed manual with a clutch and a Hydra-Matic 6L90 automatic with paddle-shift Performance Algorithm Shifting is of the 6L90’s programming and provides a shift pattern during high-performance driving.

As with Cadillac models, the driver only to slide the shifter the manual “gate” to put the transmission that more aggressive The paddle shift control no shift lever movement. wheel thumb controls immediate and quick tap up/tap gear selection.

Magnetic Control

The V-Series reaches levels of road-holding performance, but maintains the poise of a luxury car in driving conditions. The technical of that dual-mode driving is Cadillac’s landmark Magnetic Control. It is standard on the CTS-V and is the world’s fastest-reacting suspension

It uses shocks controlled by magneto-rheological technology, rather mechanical valves, to greatly response time and precision.

sensors at all four wheels “read the road” every making constant adjustments to to create virtually instantaneous and precise control of body The Magnetic Ride shocks enable a broader range of control to optimize the ride and for all driving conditions. In the CTS-V an extra measure of control is with two selectable modes and Sport), enabling the driver to the suspension for grand touring or spirited performance driving.

and tire systems

CTS-V sophisticated braking and tire in partnership with two companies for high-performance technology: Brembo and Brembo brakes are at all four and include powerful, six-piston in the front and four-piston calipers in the

Slotted and vented rotors strong initial braking while optimizing heat and eliminating fade. The brake from Brembo employ a technology that combines iron and aluminum, resulting in performance and weight reduction. also includes an electric brake, enabling more for the driver, key for high-performance driving.

partnered with Cadillac to develop its acclaimed Pilot PS2 summer tire for CTS-V and its 19-inch alloy wheels. The support high levels of in track conditions, while affording good performance on the

Interior amenities

Recaro driving seats are optional in the Coupe and provide excellent for spirited driving. These adjustable performance seats pneumatic bolster controls in the cushions and backrests.

The CTS-V also includes an exclusive new color option for the interior, a contrasting color accent on the seat inserts, as well as the which highlights the craftsmanship of the panel, center console, trim and seats.

The steering seat inserts and shifter are in microfiber, providing the luxurious of suede without suede’s drawbacks of difficult care and sensitivity. These accents are elegant to the touch and help high-performance driving.


Cadillac has been a leading auto brand since In recent years, Cadillac has an historic renaissance led by artful and global expansion. More on Cadillac can be found at media.cadillac.com.

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