India has evolved into an advantageous destination for most of the world’s luxury car manufacturers. General Motors India with its Chevrolet brand sells automobiles such as Captiva, Cruze, Beat etc. and is now contemplating to step on the accelerator by bringing in its iconic Cadillac brand to India by 2013.The Cadillac CTS Coupe would be one of the initial to be introduced cars in the Indian Automobile Market.
Cadillac CTS is what Cadillac entitles as an entry-level luxury division car, and is envisaged as the machine that would take on the BMW 3-Series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, though dimensionally it is bigger than both. The Cadillac CTS has the most impressive interpretation of Cadillac’s ‘Art & Science’ design language till date, and from each and every angle it advances as a futuristic concept vehicle rather than an existing production model with its metallic exterior with ebony interior. One of the impressive design features of the Cadillac CTS is its angular rear-end with boomerang-shaped spoiler and center-exit exhaust. Other overwhelming artwork elements include the frame-less doors and the nice lower sill extensions.
The Cadillac CTS would available in a single design coupe trim and its price is expected to be around INR 45-50 lakhs.
Engine & Specifications of the Cadillac CTS
The Cadillac CTS coupe will be launched in the of D+ sedan segment of cars. Initially, the CTS will be made available only in a petrol version; later a diesel variant is expected to be rolled out. The Cadillac CTS would be equipped with a 3.6L direct-injected V6 petrol engine and six-speed automatic with Dual Over-Head Camshaft (DOHC) feature. This engine can deliver power of 263bhp at 6400rpm along with peak torque of 343Nm at 3100rpm. The Cadillac CTS can seat 5 individuals comfortably and has a boot space of 385 liters.
As a true-blood American car, the Cadillac CTS's mileage is modest. The car is expected to deliver 6kmpl in the city and 10kmpl mileage on the highway.
Exterior Appearance of the Cadillac CTS
The Cadillac CTS features a pair of Corvette-style buttons that bestows the vehicle a lustrous, cutting presentation when looking down the belt-line. Also, the car comes with a new backside design that makes the Coupe look as if the roof is reaching back and pulling the rear-end inward from the tail lamps by way of the massive C-pillars, giving the roofline an amazingly sharp angle, thus forming a total modern take on the fastback look.
Interior Appearance of the Cadillac CTS
The Cadillac CTS interiors are designed to complete its elegant design. The car has an air conditioner with climate control feature, power windows, remote central locking, remote fuel-filler and boot. The driver’s seat can be electrically adjusted. The five-seater coupe has a music system that is dash integrated, and the car has bucket leather seats and controls on the steering wheel. Further, the CTS comes with wood-trim on centre console, instrument panel and the door. Some of the interior’s best features come-out at night: LED interior lighting, active Xenon headlamps with steering, and even puddle lamps under the doors.
Safety Features of the Cadillac CTS
This Cadillac car is loaded with several active and passive safety features. The CTS has 6 airbags, fog lamp, parking sensors and traction control. Anti-lock brake system and electronic brake force distribution feature and 3 rear seat-belts are other key safety features.
|Price||Rs.45 lakhs to Rs.50 lakhs|
3.6L direct-injected V6 petrol engine and six-speed automatic with Dual Over-Head Camshaft (DOHC) feature. Peak power of 263bhp at 6400rpm; peak torque of 343Nm at 3100rpm.
Comments on Cadillac CTS
STRONG CAR, GIFT 1 OF THEM 2 DR.MANMOHAN SINGH AND HOPE THAT HE WILL BE ABLE TO TAKE SOME STRONG DECISIONS AFTER TAKING SEAT IN IT.November 03, 2011by Dimple
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