2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe

Cadillac ATS is a compact luxury car which came in 2012 as 2013 year. It was designed to compete German rivals Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi. Original model was released as four-door sedan, and coupe version was finally released last year. For the next year, company prepares to introduce a 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe and it is know that “V” badge is reserved for high-performance model. This model will be characterized by excellent performances and also much sportier look and it will compete German high-performance modes like AMG and M-badged variants.

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe redesign

Although this model will be based on the standard coupe model, it will have plenty of unique details, which will make it look much aggressive. The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe will get its own, unique front grille, which will be slimmer and it will get also many details in CTS-S style. Some of highlight features will be lightweight alloy wheels featuring a twin-five-spoke layout and large spoiler on the back. The cabin will also come with new details that will take away any doubt that this is a true sport car. Recaro sport seats, carbon fiber details and new color combinations are just some of features reserved only for “V” models. The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe will be also equipped with plenty of high-tech features. Some of them are 5.7-inch display, Bluetooth connectivity with voice recognition, Text-to-Voice, USB, SD memory card ports, OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi etc.

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe side view

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe engine and performances

Unlike CTS-V, which uses an eight-cylinder engine, 2016 ATS-V Coupe will be powered by 3.6 liter twin-turbo V6. It will have maximum output of 455 horses and 445 lb-ft. It will be paired with 6-speed transmission and will be characterized by outstanding performance. The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in less than four seconds while top speed will be over 185 mph.

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe rear view

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe release date, price and competition

This great coupe will probably come next spring. Although price is still unknown, it is expected that it will go around 55.000 dollars. The 2016 ATS-V Coupe will compete models like Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, BMW M4 and Audi RS5.