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Old 12-23-2005, 01:28 AM   #1  
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High performance cadillacs are back, im really happy they're getting back into their racing tradition.

CTS-V
16/25 mpg
Standard 5.7L LS6 V8 aluminum engine with 400 hp.
Standard TREMEC T56 6-speed manual transmission.
Rear-wheel drive.
Limited-slip rear axle.
3.73:1 final drive ratio to optimize acceleration.
Large four-piston Brembo disc brakes with vented rotors.
Standard Stabilitrak Stability Enhancement System.
High-performance suspension tuning.
Wire mesh grille.
Six-lug 18 wheels.
Standard All-Speed Traction Control.
Standard XM Satellite Radio. Subscription fees extra.
Standard OnStar 1 year Directions and Connections Service.
Some features listed are available in options packages.

[img width=500]http://www.thomsonmacconnell.com/images/ctsv_main.jpg[/img]
[img width=500]http://rds.yahoo.com/S=96062883/K=CTS-V+engine/v=2/SID=e/l=IVS/SIG=12a32ab8l/EXP=1135408563/*-http%3A//www.cadillacfaq.com/faq/answers/img/coveron.jpg[/img]
[img width=500]http://www.cadillac.com/cadillacjsp/spotlight/teamcadillac/_res/i/car/gall06.jpg[/img]
[img width=500]http://www.speedarena.com/news/uploads/sportscar/600_400_temp_018.jpg[/img]

STS-V
15/23 mpg
Available with 3.6L V6 VVT engine with 255 hp at 6500 rpm or a 4.6L Northstar V8 VVT engine with 320 hp at 6400 rpm.
Rear wheel drive featuring all speed traction control with brake and engine intervention with the V6.
Available all wheel drive option.
Ultrasonic rear parking assist.
Driver and passenger front and side airbags. Head curtain for first and outboard second-row passengers.
One year OnStar Direction and Connection Plan.
Five passenger front and rear leather bucket seats and 8-way power adjustments.
Driver Shift Control: With the gear selector on the right side of the gate, STS provides clutchless manual operation.
Some features may be included in packages.
Keyless access and remote start capability.

[img width=500]http://cadillac.rizzacars.com/images/Picture/2005/January/2005_Cadillac_STS_V-Series_Black.jpg[/img]
[img width=500]http://us.autos1.yimg.com/img.autos.yahoo.com/ag/cadillac_sts_v6_2005_other_9_346x270.jpg[/img]

XLR-V
NL/NL mpg
4.4L Northstar V8 SC
443 hp @ 6400rpm
414 tq @ 3900rpm

[img width=500]http://www.autothing.com/images/Fun%20Things/Spy%20Shots/SS-2006/SS-06-Cadillac-XLR-V.jpg[/img]
[img width=500]http://us.autos1.yimg.com/img.autos.yahoo.com/ag/cadillac_xlrv_convertible_2006_other_9_346x270.jpg[/img]


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Old 12-23-2005, 01:30 AM   #2  
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HAHHHHHHHHHHNN!!!!
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Old 12-23-2005, 01:32 AM   #3  
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the Northstar motors have to be the worst oil leaking POS ive ever seen.
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Old 12-23-2005, 01:33 AM   #4  
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the Northstar motors have to be the worst oil leaking POS ive ever seen.
the first couple years were, but they're BADASS engines
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Old 12-23-2005, 01:36 AM   #5  
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they all leak oil but yeah the new ones seem to have a lot more power
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Old 12-23-2005, 01:47 AM   #6  
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they all leak oil but yeah the new ones seem to have a lot more power
the old ones had what 320horse?
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Old 12-23-2005, 01:54 AM   #7  
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cant wait till Johnny buys me one of them XLR V's
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Old 12-23-2005, 01:56 AM   #8  
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I wasn't impressed with the curb weights of them, but I guess thats the price you pay for luxury.
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Old 12-23-2005, 01:58 AM   #9  
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CTS-V
Curb Weight MT 3850

STS-V
Curb Weight AT 4233

XRL-V
Curb Weight AT 3810

all 0 - 60 in under 5 seconds
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Old 12-23-2005, 02:14 AM   #10  
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Thats almost 2x the weight of my car, but even so it's still probably quicker.

I actually looked them up earlier today after watching the vids in another thread. I sat inside a CTS-V before and had to get out of it before I blew a load all over it.

It's about time GM gets back to interesting cars that have personality rather than having 5 different cars that look more like just different models of the same one. Too bad they're going under.
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