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Unveiled for the first time during last year Los Angeles Motor Show, the new Cadillac ATS-V performance numbers now become public. No one knew how many horses were hidden behind the bonnet, but first estimations were hinting at 440 hp.
 
It looks like Cadillac overcome expectations. The ATS-V arrives next spring, powered by the first-ever twin-turbocharged engine in a V-Series. Rated at 464 horsepower and 444 lb-ft of torque (601 Nm), the engine is the segment’s highest-output six-cylinder and enables 0-60 performance in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 189 mph.
 
It is backed by a six-speed manual – with Active Rev Match or a paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission featuring launch control and Performance Algorithm Shift.
 
Engineers tuned the ATS-V to deliver greater body motion control for a more agile feel. A key component of the car’s dual-purpose performance are Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires developed specifically for the ATS-V. They feature a tri-compound tread that delivers excellent grip in performance driving situations.
 
Also, the V-Series models share the same 109.3-inch (2,775 mm) wheelbase as other ATS coupe and sedan models, but feature wider front and rear footprints that enhance grip, reduce body motion in turns and contribute to more direct-feeling steering.

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