The 2009 CTS-V,
Cadillac’s 556-hp expression of ultimate performance and luxury, begins
production this month with initial sales beginning around November 1.
The latest in the brand’s V-Series of high performance models, the new CTS-V is intended to reach the top of the world’s most desirable luxury cars, at a starting price of $59,995 in the US market.
“The launch of the new CTS-V
presents a compelling proposition for luxury and performance
enthusiasts,” says Mark McNabb, North America vice president,
Cadillac/Premium Channel. “The CTS-V is a strong statement
about Cadillac design and technology and a new member in the club of
the highest performing luxury cars.”
based on Cadillac’s critically acclaimed CTS sports sedan, expresses
the full extent of the brand’s dramatic design and technology. Designed
to enter the stratosphere of the world’s fastest and most exclusive
luxury sedans, CTS-V includes advanced performance technology
such as a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine and Magnetic Ride Control,
the world’s fastest reacting suspension.
The new CTS-V comes
standard with a nearly complete collection of features, including a
hand-crafted cabin, a 6-speed manual transmission and a Bose surround
sound system with a 40-gigabyte hard drive with a USB port. In addition
there are a few options available, including a new 6-speed automatic
transmission with steering wheel mounted shift buttons, 14-way
adjustable Recaro performance seats, microfiber interior accents and a
large “Ultra-View” sunroof.
“Along with the new Escalade Hybrid, the CTS-V
is a key aspect in Cadillac’s ongoing renaissance, with dramatic
designs and very sophisticated technologies for luxury consumers,”
McNabb said. “These two new high-tech Cadillac models pave the way for
a series of new Cadillac models coming in 2009, including the upcoming
CTS Sport Wagon and SRX Crossover.”