You can now order Cadillac’s BMW baiter, the ATS-V

Nate Swanner - Feb 10, 2015, 3:19pm CST
You can now order Cadillac’s BMW baiter, the ATS-V

Late last year, Cadillac unveiled their newest performance-focussed automobile, the ATS-V. The RWD twin-turbo V6 turned heads with its angular design, but dropped jaws with its performance. With 455 HP and 445 lb-ft torque, the 189 mph top speed is almost an easy gallop for the ATS-V rather than a redline end goal. If you’ve had your eye on one, we suggest you finish reading this article, then get in your car and head to your Cadillac dealer, because the ATS-V is now up for pre-order.

For the luxury/performance crowd, there isn’t much better out there than Cadillac. The ATS-V can be found in both two-door coupe and four-door sedan models, and optional 8-sped paddle shift automatic or the tried and true 6-speed manual gearbox, which has Active Rev Match.

On top of that impressive top speed, the ATS-V gets from zero to 60 in just under four seconds. Magnetic Ride Control promises a smoother ride, with 40% damping response. Integrated chassis controls balance things out for the ATS-V, so your track-like performance on the street will always be classy and refined on the road.

We know what you’re thinking: how much?! Cadillac says their ATS-V sedan starts at $61,460, while the V coupe begins at $63,660. You can order yours via dealerships now, or customize your own starting in April on Cadillac’s website.

Source: General Motors

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