2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: Finally!
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2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: Finally!

After Cadillac launched their award-winning CTS-V sedan to warm praise in 2009, many expected a coupe form wasn't far behind. As it turns out we were right.

GM will launch their CTS-V coupe at the Detroit Auto Show next week, but we have the details about it here.
2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: Like The Sedan, Big On Power
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2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: Like The Sedan, Big On Power

The powertrain for the CTS-V coupe is in line with that of the sedan: massive and mouth-watering. The car features the same supercharged 6.2-liter V-8, good for 556 horsepower and 551 lb-ft of torque. Available transmissions are both six-speed units: either a manual or automatic with paddle shift control.
2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: What's Different?
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2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: What's Different?

Other than its missing two doors (and check out those door handles -- they're flush with the bodywork), the CTS-V coupe and sedan don't have a whole lot that separates them. But, the CTS-V coupe is about one inch wider at the rear than the CTS-V sedan and should be a bit lighter. Also, like the base-model CTS coupe, the CTS-V coupe features an open cabin thanks to a lack of a B-pillar.
2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: Serious Performance
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2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: Serious Performance

Performance numbers for the CTS-V coupe aren't available for a few months, but expect that the coupe will be even faster than the CTS-V sedan given its slightly lower mass. The sedan currently hits 60 mph under four seconds. What will the coupe do? Only time will tell.
2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: On Sale
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2011 CTS-V Coupe Unveiled: On Sale

The CTS-V coupe will appear for the first time next week in public at the Detroit Auto Show. Sales of the vehicle will start in the summer of 2010. Pricing hasn't been announced but expect it to be slightly higher than the CTS-V sedan's MSRP of $60,720.


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