INTRO: Abandon any preconceptions about the luxury performance automotive market and take a fresh look at the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe, a lavishly appointed 4-passenger midsize car that redefines American muscle.
FEATURES: The V-series exclusive Sport Suspension with Magnetic Ride Control makes for tight, aggressive handling while Brembo brakes add braking precision. Standard luxury systems include rain sensing wipers and headlamp washers, while a Side Blind Zone alert system offers advanced safety.
PERFORMANCE: The CTS-V can rocket from 0 to 60 miles per hour in a mere 4.2 seconds thanks to its supercharged 6.2-liter V8, sending a massive 556 horsepower to the rear wheels through either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission.
FUEL ECONOMY: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
PRICING/WARRANTY: Base MSRP for the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe is $63,215. The CTS-V Coupe is backed by a 5-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
CLOSING: Sport luxury poseurs make way for the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe, a truly elegant blend of world-class performance, engineering and style.