Cadillac CTS-V officially unveiled image

The Cadillac CTS-V has been officially unveiled ahead of its public debut which will be taking place next month, during the 2015 Detroit Motor Show.

Following a series of spy shots which have hit the web over the past few months, the brand new Cadillac CTS-V has been officially unveiled. The model in question will be rivaling the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG or the BMW M5 and it is coming with an aggressive front fascia, with larger air intakes, with a mesh grille, a front splitter, ventilated carbon fiber hood, aerodynamic side skirts, wide fenders, four tailpipe exhaust, rear spoiler and 19-inch forged wheels.

The cabin of the performance vehicle has been nicely equipped and it is getting a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, matte carbon fiber trim, semi-aniline leather / sueded microfiber sport seats, CUE infotainment system, Bose audio system, Performance data recorder and so on. The Cadillac CTS-V has been also fitted with a sport tuned suspension system, with Brembo brakes, with improved steering system, upgraded Magnetic Ride Control and the Performance Traction Management, offering four modes, Tour, Sport, Track and Snow.

The most important part of the model is found, of course, under its hood, where the 6.2 liter V8 engine is resting. This is capable of producing a total output of 640 HP (477 kW) and 855 Nm (630 lb-ft) of torque. The unit is connected to an 8-speed automatic transmission. From 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h), the model needs 3.7 seconds. Top speed stands at 200 mph (322 km/h). The Cadillac CTS-V will go on sale after NAIAS. No pricing details are known at this time.