2016 Cadillac CTS-V First drive with Mark Reuss, GM VP Global Product Planning, at Road America
The 2016 CTS-V is the centerpiece of Cadillac’s growing product line, building on the V-Series legacy and leveraging the strength of the award-winning CTS architecture to deliver the most capable V-Series ever – a luxury sedan with sophisticated road manners and unprecedented performance, with true track capability straight from the factory.
It is the third generation of the acclaimed luxury sports sedan that launched the brand’s elite V-Series a decade ago – and redefined Cadillac for a new generation of drivers.
The 2016 CTS-V introduces a new supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine SAE certified at 640 horsepower (477 kW) and 630 lb-ft of torque (855 Nm). It’s backed by Cadillac’s paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission featuring launch control and Performance Algorithm Shifting.