Published On: Tue, Mar 13th, 2018
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2018 Cadillac CTS-V Tested: Still Fast, Still Good

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VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

PRICE AS TESTED: $ 102,935 (base price: $ 88,490)

ENGINE TYPE: supercharged and intercooled pushrod 16-valve V-8, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection

Displacement: 376 cu in, 6162 cc
Power: 640 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque: 630 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode

DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 114.6 in
Length: 197.6 in
Width: 72.2 in Height: 57.2 in
Passenger volume: 103 cu ft
Trunk volume: 14 cu ft
Curb weight: 4168 lb

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 3.8 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 8.1 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 13.9 sec
Zero to 150 mph: 20.1 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 4.2 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph: 2.0 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph: 2.4 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 12.0 sec @ 121 mph
Top speed (drag limited, mfr’s claim): 200 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 148 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 1.01 g

C/D FUEL ECONOMY:
Observed: 11 mpg

EPA FUEL ECONOMY:
Combined/city/highway: 17/14/21 mpg

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2018 Cadillac CTS-V Tested: Still Fast, Still Good