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2006 Cadillac STS-V Specifications

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For Release: Aug. 1, 2005

Overview

Model:

2006 Cadillac STS-V

Body style / driveline:

luxury 4-door high-performance sedan with rear-wheel drive

Construction:

unitized welded steel body with direct-mounted front cradle and rubber-isolated, multi-link independent rear suspension assembly

Manufacturing location:

Lansing Grand River Assembly, Lansing, Mich.

Key competitors:

BMW M5, Mercedes Benz AMG E55

Engine

Configuration:

supercharged 4.4L Northstar DOHC V-8 SC

Displacement (cu in / cc):

267 / 4371

Bore & stroke:

91 mm x 84 mm

Block material:

upper -- sand-cast 319 T7 aluminum
lower -- die-cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

319 T7 semi-permanent mold cast aluminum alloy

Valvetrain:

roller follower DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

Ignition system:

coil-on-plug with extended-life dual platinum-tipped spark plugs

Fuel delivery:

returnless, electronic sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.0:1

Horsepower (hp / kw @ rpm):

469 / 350 @ 6400 rpm (SAE certified*)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

439 / 595 @ 3800 rpm (SAE certified*)

Recommended fuel:

premium required

Maximum engine speed (rpm @ fuel shutoff):

6700

Emissions controls:

  • BIN8/EURO 4 compliant
  • close-coupled catalytic converters
  • EGR and AIR not required;
  • meets Federal, California, and LEV2 evaporative emissions standards
Transmission -- Hydra-Matic 6L80

Type:

six-speed, rear-wheel drive, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive transmission with torque converter clutch; clutch-to-clutch architecture with integral electro/hydraulic control module

Gear ratios:

First:

4.02

Second:

2.36

Third:

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Final drive ratio:

3.23

Reverse:

-3.06

Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent, short/long arm, coil-over performance tuned monotube shocks, anti-roll bar

Rear:

independent, modified multi-link, coil springs, Nivomat performance-tuned load-leveling shocks, anti-roll bar

Traction control system:

full-range

Stabilizer bar:

front: hollow, 36-mm diameter
rear: hollow, 24-mm diameter

Steering type:

power-assisted rack and pinion; ZF Servotronic II variable assist system

steering ratio = 17.2:1, variable ratio

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.85

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

38.8 / 11.82

Brakes

Type:

Brembo high-performance vented cast-iron disc brakes with four-piston calipers. Power-assist -- vacuum with antilock control, traction control, StabiliTrak stability control.

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 14 / 355 diameter
1.25 / 32 width
rear: 14.3 / 365 diameter
1.1 / 28 width

Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

front: 18 x 8.5-inch aluminum alloy six-lug
rear: 19 x 9.5-inch aluminum alloy six-lug

Tires:

front: P255/45R18 Extended Mobility -- Pirelli
rear: P275/40R19 Extended Mobility -- Pirelli

Dimensions

Vehicle length (in / mm):

197.6 / 5018.7

Overall width (in / mm):

72.6 / 1844

Wheelbase (in / mm) :

116.4 / 2956.1

Vehicle height @ curb (in / mm) :

58.2 / 1477.6

Tread - front (C/L of at ground (in/ mm ):

61.1 / 1552

Tread - rear (C/L of at ground) (in / mm) :

61.4 / 1559

Capacities

Fuel tank (gal / L):

17.5 / 66.2

Engine oil (qt / L):

10 / 9.4

Cooling system (qt / L):

10.9 / 10.3

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 3

Curb weight (lb / kg):

4294.6 / 1948

Source:  GM Media




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