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The Cadillac CTS-V is the most powerful version of the CTS of the U.S. car manufacturer Cadillac and is known as one of the fastest sedans in the world.
The CTS-V of the second generation includes the 6.2 liter V8 supercharged LSA block 550hp and 747 Nm. This block is identical to the Corvette ZR1 LS9 block only is it equipped with a smaller supercharger. The car is equipped with Magnetic Ride Control, and ESP. John Heinricy, test driver and director of the performance division of GM would with the CTS-V would be a lap time of 7’59 have "32 driven on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.
The CTS of the first generation used the engine and gearbox of the Corvette Z06. It was a 5.7 V8 and a six-speed manual.
In 2006, the 5.7 V8 was replaced by a more powerful 6.0 V8 that was used in the new Corvette C6. The car had a chassis that was suitable for the circuit, 18 "wheels with Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar (runflat) around. Was the first Cadillac V-series that a" competitor "for the M (BMW), AMG – (Mercedes-Benz) and RS models (Audi) The improved handling is due to the reinforced chassis (Opel) and Brembo brakes..