Packing a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine, with 556 horsepower and 551 ft-lbs of torque, the CTS-V Coupe should be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in around 3.8 seconds.
Cadillac has released official information about the 2011 CTS Coupe, ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Looking virtually identical to the concept, which appeared at the North American International Auto Show in 2008, the production CTS Coupe boasts bold styling, aggressive lines, and Cadillac's trademark "art and science" design. The rakish exterior features "touch-pad" door handles, a sleek windshield (which meets a roof that has been lowered by two inches), and the lack of traditional B-pillars. Other design tweaks include unique front and rear bumpers, a center-mounted twin dihedral exhaust system, and a taillight that acts as a spoiler.
Underneath, nearly everything remains identical to the CTS sedan. Both vehicles have the same wheelbase (although the coupe's overall length has been reduced by two inches), use a 304 horsepower (227 kW) 3.6-liter V6 (the base 3.0-liter V6 won't be offered in the Coupe - at least initially), and are available with either rear- or all-wheel drive.
If that doesn't sound exciting enough, Cadillac has also confirmed they will launch a CTS-V Coupe. Packing a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine, with 556 horsepower and 551 ft-lbs of torque, the CTS-V Coupe should be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in around 3.8 seconds.
Options include a performance package with 18-inch wheels (or a summer tire performance package with 19-inch wheels), 14-way adjustable Recaro sport seats, a pop-up navigation system, and a Bose 5.1 surround sound system.
While pricing information wasn't released, expect the CTS Coupe to cost approximately $42,000 when it is launched in the spring of 2010.
See press release below for further details.