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2014 Cadillac CTS Twin-Turbo V-6 engine and eight-speed transmission

Cadillac has announced details of their new 2014 CTS midsized sedan as it was readied for the ongoing 2013 New York Auto Show. This vehicle is powered by a 3.6 liter 119 hp/liter engine and will be capable of 420 hp and 583 Nm torque. It is also Cadillac’s first twin turbo engine which is mated to an eight speed automatic transmission. It offers a high level of fuel efficiency while auto emissions are frugal.

The Cadillac CTS can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 274 kmph. Size and dimensions of the upcoming Cadillac are still not revealed but the vehicle will be able to offer 17 miles per gallon in city limited and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2014 CTS sedan uses Apple’s Siri Eyes Free mode, which functions through iPhones and can be connected to the vehicles CUE infotainment system via USB or Bluetooth.

2014 Cadillac CTS will be seen with an engine which is an upgrade of the 3.6 liter DOHC V6 seen on the SRX, XTS and ATS and comes with a new direct injection fuel system and tuned air inlets and outlet resonators, aluminum cam covers and special features which contribute to smoothness and quietness of the engine performance. The vehicle houses the new Twin-Turbo V-6 engine that si mated with an eight-speed transmission.

David Leone, executive chief engineer said, “The new Cadillac Twin-Turbo brings a new dimension of technologically advanced performance to the all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan.” “Delivering power and sophistication, it marks another large step forward in the product-driven expansion of Cadillac.”

Richard Bartlett, assistant chief engineer for the3.6L engine said, “The high-tumble heads were developed with advanced modeling programs that helped us determine the optimal design in less time and with less trial and error.” “Literally hundreds of simulations were performed to optimize the port flow, injector spray angle and pattern, and piston topology to produce a highly efficient yet powerful combustion chamber.”

Bob Ferguson, vice president, Global Cadillac said, “The all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan delivers crafted design, thrilling performance and sophisticated technology,” said “The car that has always been Cadillac’s centerpiece stretches figuratively and literally to challenge the world’s best.” He added, “With Cadillac growing globally, driven by rising product credibility, the new CTS elevates the brand to a new level.”


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