Cadillac CTS-V Sedan - 2009

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Overview

Model:

Cadillac CTS-V

Body style / driveline:

rear-drive four-door high-performance luxury sedan

Construction:

unitized welded steel body with direct-mounted front cradle and rubber-isolated, multi-link independent rear suspension assembly

EPA vehicle class

midsize car

Manufacturing location:

Lansing Grand River Assembly, Lansing, Michigan

Key competitors:

BMW M-5, Mercedes Benz E55 AMG, Mercedes Benz E63 AMG

Engine

Type:

6.2L supercharged V-8 (LSA)

Displacement (cu in / cc):

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.06 / 103.25 x 3.62 / 92 mm

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder;

0.492-in (12.5 mm) lift

Supercharger:

Gen. 6 R19 with single brick intercooler; 1.9L displacement w/4-lobe rotor design

Fuel delivery:

SFI; center feed

Ignition:

direct-mount ignition coils; extended-life dual platinum-tipped spark plugs

Compression ratio:

9.0:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

556 / 415 @ 6100*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

551 / 747 @ 3800*

Recommended fuel:

premium recommended but not required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6200

Additional features:

pan-mounted oil cooler; cast pistons; high-flow cylinder heads; block-mounted piston squirters; steel crankshaft w/ 8-bolt flange; close-mounted converters; acoustic engine cover; E67 engine controller

Estimated fuel economy:

TBD

 Transmissions

Type:

Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual; fully synchronized with single overdrive (MG9)

Hydra-Matic 6L90 six-speed electronically controlled automatic overdrive with torque converter clutch (MYD)

Gear ratios (:1)

 

 

First:

2.66

4.03

Second:

1.78

2.36

Third:

1.30

1.53

Fourth:

1.00

1.15

Fifth:

0.80

0.85

Sixth:

0.63

0.67

Reverse:

2.90

3.06

Final Drive Ratio:

3.73

3.23

Chassis & Suspension

Front suspension:

independent SLA; 29-mm hollow stabilizer bar; elastomeric handling and ride bushings; 65-N/mm spring rate; Magnetic Ride Control with electro-magnetically controlled shocks

Rear suspension:

independent SLA; 24-mm solid stabilizer bar; elastomeric trailing arm bushing; 90-N/mm spring rate; Magnetic Ride Control with electro-magnetically controlled shocks

Wheels:

19 x 9-inch; forged alloy, 5-lug (front)

19 x 9.5-inch, forged alloy, 5-lug (rear)

Tires:

255/40R19 Michelin PS2; summer Z-rated (front)

285/35R19 Michelin PS2; summer Z-rated (rear)

Brakes:

four-wheel disc with four-channel ABS, hydraulic brake assist and dynamic rear brake proportioning

front rotors:

vented; co-cast; 380 mm x 32 mm

rear rotors:

vented; 373 mm x 28 mm

front calipers:

aluminum; six-piston

rear calipers:

aluminum; four-piston

Steering:

power-assisted rack-and-pinion;

Steering ratio

16.1:1

Turns lock-to-lock

TBD

Turn radius (ft / m)

37.9 / 11.55

Additional features:

standard: StabiliTrak (four-channel, four mode); traction control; engine drag control

optional: Performance Traction Management

Dimensions

Exterior

 

Wheelbase (in / mm):

113.4 / 2880

Overall length (in / mm):

191.6 / 4866

Overall width (in / mm):

72.5 / 1842

Overall height (in / mm):

58.0 / 1472

Track (in / mm):

front: 61.8 / 1570

rear: 62.0 / 1575

Curb weight (lb / kg):

manual: 4200 / 1905 (est)

automatic: 4300 / 1950 (est)

Weight distribution (% front / rear):

54 / 46

Approach Angle (deg)

10.4

Departure Angle (deg)

18.3

Tumblehome (deg.

24.6

Interior

 

Headroom (in / mm):

front: 38.8 / 986

rear: 37.2 / 944

Legroom (in / mm):

front: 42.4 / 1078

rear: 35.9 / 913

Shoulder room (in / mm):

front: 56.7 / 1441

rear: 57.4 / 1390

Hip room (in / mm):

front: 55.1 / 1400

rear: 54.1 / 1375

Capacities

EPA passenger volume (cu ft / L):

98 / 2775

EPA trunk volume (cu ft / L):

13.6 / 385

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

TBD

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18.0 / 68

Engine oil (qt / L):

6 / 5.7

Cooling system (qt / L):

TBD

Seating Capacity (front / rear)

2 / 3

Drag Coefficient

0.355

*SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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