2020 Cadillac CT4-V, CT5-V revealed

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https://www.autoblog.com/2019/05/30/2020-cadillac-ct4-v-ct5-v-revealed/



First, let's look at the cars. The CT4-V will be the base of the V brand, and it's our first look at the small luxury sedan. It has a roofline and window treatment more like past Cadillacs, eschewing the C-pillar garnish of the CT5. It also naturally gets dark trim and headlights, a unique spoiler and quad tailpipes to distinguish it as a V. Under the hood is a turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder that is based on the engine in the new Chevy Silverado. It makes 320 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque, a far cry from the ATS-V's 464 horsepower and 445 pound-feet of torque.

Power goes through a 10-speed automatic transmission only. Both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive are available. It gets a mechanical limited-slip differential whereas the ATS-V had an electronically controlled limited-slip differential a la Camaro ZL1. The brakes have four-piston calipers at each corner versus six-piston front units and four-piston rear units on the ATS-V, and the rotors are smaller. Magnetic Ride Control remains standard on the rear-drive version, but the all-wheel-driver version sticks with conventional shocks. The new CT4-V is about 200 pounds lighter than the ATS-V, though, and it has 50/50 weight distribution. Additionally, both the CT4-V and the CT5-V have Super Cruise available as an option.
Moving on to the CT5-V, it looks like a regular CT5 but with dark trim and lights, quad tailpipes and a unique rear diffuser. Instead of the CTS-V's 640-horsepower supercharged V8, the CT5-V uses a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 making 355 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Changes made to the 3.0 for the CT5-V include a new intake system and new exhaust, and it revs higher too. Like the CT4-V, it comes with a 10-speed automatic and either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. It does get the electronically controlled limited-slip differential.

The CT5-V also gets the latest Magnetic Ride Control suspension system in all versions. The brakes switch to Brembo four-piston units at all four corners. The old CTS-V had six-piston brakes up front and four-piston rear brakes, both with larger rotors than the CT5-V. But like the CT4-V, the CT5-V is lighter than its predecessor. In this case, it's lighter by about 170 pounds.
 

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It really pains me to say that. I feel they've really taken steps (quite a few to be honest), backwards here. Both of these cars look like, well, shit! They look like a Mazda or Kia or something... Then you neuter them powerwise, reduce braking power, etc...

Yea, no thanks...
 

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So much for “Cadillac will be at the vanguard of the company’s move toward an all-electric future”

They of course mean the very distant future of never
 

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so caddy is doing the same thing to the "V" badge as chevy did to SS.
 

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That orange car and that god awful C pillar just kills the entire car.

Have fun paying premium for a V car only to be destroyed by an SS Camaro.

Thats not how the V lineup should be!!
 

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Sweet marketing strategy.... Make a newer vehicle that's a downgrade from the previous years....

Those things even have the styling of a cheap base BMW 3 series car.
 

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As if sedans weren't disappearing quickly enough, this will help.
 

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i like it

definitely needs more PAH though.
 

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Very odd they didn’t simply call it a V-Sport, which is what this seems most like.
 

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could a marketing term more "extreme" be on the way than the v?

cadillac ct4-X CT4-ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
 

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PS. I for one welcome the boat anchor silverado turber 4 banger into rwd cars.


just... turn it up guys... come on. lett'r eat.
 

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