It's been about eight months since we last heard anything on the eagerly anticipated Cadillac ATS-V, meaning it was high time a new batch of photos arrived of the twin-turbocharged, V6-powered sedan.

This latest round includes a shot of the hot ATS-V alongside the upcoming CTS-V, allowing us to glimpse through the camouflage and spot the family resemblance between the two über sedans. According to our spies, this is the first time we've gotten a look at the ATS-V's fascia without a nose bra to obscure larger details. This isn't the first time we've seen a vertically slated grille on an in-development Cadillac V car, although it is the first time we've seen it on the ATS-V. Aside from the main grille, the shapes of the sportier front fascia of the ATS-V tie in nicely with its big brother. We are rather curious about the hood on the ATS-V. It's difficult to tell from these images, but it looks like there may be some vents up there that may be meant to improve cooling to the alleged 425-horsepower engine.

Other details that we can see include swollen fenders and larger wheels that hide amplified brakes. The rear of the car remains heavily obscured by camo, with the sole details of note being the quad exhausts, which we've spotted on previous ATS-V prototypes.

Take a look at our latest gallery of images of the all-new ATS-V at the top of the page.


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      MayTheBestCarWin05
      • 6 Months Ago
      These cars are going to be ridiculous performance wise. Can't wait. Hopefully the fist thing that happens when the ATS-V is available is an immediate comparison between it and the M3/M4. Now that's going to be a showdown.
        • 6 Months Ago
        @MayTheBestCarWin05
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          muspod
          • 6 Months Ago
          problem is, that same bmw is still turning laps... That "world killer" ghetollac has been turned into fisher price toys many moons ago.. Not trolling..just the truth. Get off of the kool aid and see it for what it is. I'd consider a a ghetollac if it was priced appropriately. GM thinks it's as good as and it is simply not.
          • 6 Months Ago
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      IcoHolic
      • 6 Months Ago
      Cadillac makes the only cars that look better undercover than in showrooms.
      Bart Bastiaens
      • 6 Months Ago
      600+ HP RWD wagon with a manual please
        MayTheBestCarWin05
        • 6 Months Ago
        @Bart Bastiaens
        Idk why you're getting so many down votes, bc I agree. It would be great but it ain't gonna happen.
      mbukukanyau
      • 6 Months Ago
      If the ATS V comes out with only 425 HP, its going to be a dud. Germans are notorious for understating their power output. Cadillac falls under SAE, so they report reality. The ATS V better be pushing 490 HP to hold its own. Anything short of Camaro 1LE perfomance is going to make it a complete non entity in the segment like the Lexus IS-F
        dowens1617
        • 6 Months Ago
        @mbukukanyau
        Well, I guess it's a good thing Lexus is making the RC-F isn't it.
          • 6 Months Ago
          @dowens1617
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      TooManyCars
      • 6 Months Ago
      Still ugly.... However, I'm sure the interest list is forming for 1) Drug dealers 2) Hip hop artists or 3) Autoblog readers that compare 0-60 times on the back covers C&D and MT
        MayTheBestCarWin05
        • 6 Months Ago
        @TooManyCars
        Wait, how did you see the final design? Oh that's right.....you didn't. You're just a troll. If you're going to disparage a vehicle at least let it be based in some sort of factual objectivity.
        Ryan R
        • 4 Months Ago
        @TooManyCars

        I feel sorry for you. I really do because Im guessing somewhere along the line you were beat up by a cadillac. Or you're just a troll. Or both.

        • 6 Months Ago
        @TooManyCars
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        @TooManyCars
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      2003gliguy
      • 6 Months Ago
      Could this mule also be developing the RUMORED 2016 Buick GN? It is rumored to be on the same platform as the ATS and have a 400 plus hp twin turbo V6 and rwd/ AWD? Does anyone know anything or is the Grand Nation/ GNX rumors dead?
      Rr778
      • 6 Months Ago
      It will be interesting to see the pricing and comparison between a 2013 cts v and the ctsv The old ctsv had m3 like pricing so it might be a big drop in performance at that price point
      BryanGx
      • 6 Months Ago
      Why is Cadillac putting a Buick grille on its V cars?
        PlanB
        • 6 Months Ago
        @BryanGx
        The Buick grille is fake purely for camouflaging purposes.
        BahamaTodd
        • 6 Months Ago
        @BryanGx
        Still wondering when these new Fords will finally come out... http://www.autoblog.com/2013/05/15/next-gen-gm-suvs-caught-wearing-new-boxy-bodies-w-video/
      Nick B
      • 6 Months Ago
      When I see these two cars together all I can think of is that scene from The Matrix where Agent Smith says to Morpheus "That is the sound of your death" only this time he's talking to Audi, MB and BWM :P
        muspod
        • 6 Months Ago
        @Nick B
        They have to get off of the dealer lot first to do that. and that ain't gonna happen..
      Jay
      • 6 Months Ago
      I hope that's not production grill work up front. That is horrible.
        EXP Jawa
        • 6 Months Ago
        @Jay
        I think we can assume that its not, which is a good thing. What's shown in the picture reminds of the cow catcher on wood-burning locomotive...
          Jason
          • 6 Months Ago
          @EXP Jawa
          Not so sure you can assume that. Given that it looks like some attention was paid to design, and that the ATS' was camo'd with tape, I suspect they are related to the final actual design. Especially given that they would not want to test something with different flow characteristics.
          EXP Jawa
          • 6 Months Ago
          @EXP Jawa
          Well, I was more referring to the CTS-V with the cow-catcher comment. But that said, I've seen plenty of camouflaged GM development vehicles with place-holder (or red herring) lamps, grills, etc. I wouldn't read to much into what's shown in the photos just yet...
      Thipps
      • 6 Months Ago
      WANT WANT WANT!
      mary.keana
      • 6 Months Ago
      http://www.vaq.qc.ca/vaq/Depression/Depression/images/204.jpg
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