2020 Cadillac CT4-V Is Bigger Exterior, Smaller Inside Than ATS

Automakers usually introduce the usual mannequin earlier than rolling out efficiency variants, however Cadillac eschewed that custom once they unveiled the CT4-V.

The usual mannequin will likely be launched in a couple of month, however we’ve a fairly good thought of what to anticipate.

Regardless of recommendations that the automotive could be smaller than the ATS, this isn’t the case. The CT4-V measures 187.2 inches (4756 mm) lengthy, 71.5 inches (1815 mm) large and 56 inches (1423 mm) tall with a wheelbase that spans 109.three inches (2775 mm). This implies the CT4-V is four.four inches (112 mm) longer, Zero.four inches (10 mm) wider and Zero.1 inches (three mm) taller than the ATS sedan.

Contemplating the wheelbase hasn’t modified, it’s not shocking to study the CT4-V has about the identical inside area because the ATS. Entrance seat occupants have 42.2 inches (1078 mm) of legroom and 38.four inches (974 mm) of headroom. This implies they lose Zero.three inches (eight mm) of legroom, however achieve Zero.2 inches (5 mm) of headroom.

The ATS’ again seat was usually criticized for being cramped and people complaints will seemingly proceed within the CT4. Legroom drops from 33.5 inches (851 mm) to 33.four inches (848 mm), whereas headroom falls from 36.eight inches (935 mm) to 36.5 inches (928 mm).

The CT4 continues to trip on the rear-wheel drive Alpha platform and the CT4-V suggestions the scales at roughly 3616 lbs (1640 kg). Which means the automotive weighs 243 lbs (110 kg) greater than the ATS with the turbocharged 2.Zero-liter four-cylinder engine and 155 lbs (70 kg) greater than the mannequin outfitted the three.6-liter V6. Nevertheless, we are able to count on the usual CT4 to be lighter than the CT4-V.

The outdated three.6-liter V6 is fascinating to say because it produced 335 hp (250 kW / 340 PS). That is 15 hp (11 kW / 15 PS) greater than the turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder within the CT4-V, however the brand new engine produces 369 lb-ft (500 Nm) of torque which is a big improve over the V6’s 285 lb-ft (386 Nm).

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As for styling, the CT4 ought to carefully echo the CT4-V. Nevertheless, we are able to count on a much less aggressive entrance fascia and a revised grille. The usual mannequin may also drop the four-tailpipe exhaust system and V-spec rear spoiler.

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