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2016 Cadillac ATS-V Debuts in LA with 455-HP

As promised Cadillac has officially unveiled the hot version of the ATS, the 2016 ATS-V.

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As promised Cadillac has officially unveiled the hot version of the ATS, the 2016 ATS-V. The ATS-V is ready to go head to head with models like the BMW M3 and M4 with its 455-hp twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6 that accelerates it from 0-60 mph in a quick 3.9 seconds.
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The ATS-V is available in both sedan and coupe versions and will arrive in the spring of 2015. It’s powered by a 3.6L V6 with 455 horsepower and 445 lb-ft. of torque. Buyers can choose from either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. Compared to the standard ATS, the ATS-V gets a more aggressive face with a mesh grille and larger air intakes. A front splitter and unique hood also let you know that this ATS is packing something hot under the hood. At the rear there’s a four-tailpipe exhaust system and rear spoiler. The ATS-V also rides on more aggressive 18-inch alloy wheels that are wrapped in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires.

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Buyers that want even more can choose to add the Carbon Fiber and Track packages. The Carbon Fiber package adds a larger front splitter, carbon fiber hood vent and a carbon fiber rear diffuser. The Track package builds on the Carbon Fiber Package with a lighter battery and performance data recorder.

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Cadillac hasn’t released the pricing, but both the 2016 ATS-V sedan and coupe are expected to arrive in the spring.

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