This time, one of the classic car makers Cadillac has unveiled its 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V pair sports sedans. The company has expended its line of Caddy’s most sporting models, the pair promises up to 355 horsepower and high-tech features like Super Cruise. The CT4 and CT5 will serve as replacements for the current Cadillac ATS and CTS, respectively.
The CT5-V is a sports-up variant of the new midsized four-door that launched at this year’s New York auto show. Besides that, the second is the CT4-V, a sporty version of the yet-to-be-seen entry-level CT4.
2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V
Moreover, both these models are almost identical, they have dark exterior accents sit alongside the traditional V-Series mesh grilles. At the rear, there are quad exhaust tips and a unique rear spoiler. The CT5-V gets a special rear diffuser, too. Alongside these features, these new variants boast significantly more aggressive body kits, additional vents and scoops. These things seem to be for cooling purposes, and bigger wheels, tires, and brakes.
Now coming to The CT5-V, it is equipped with a 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V6 producing 355 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. That’s 20 hp more than the base CT5, which gets a twin-turbo V6 as an optional extra, but torque is unchanged. Just like the base CT5, the CT5-V will be available only with a 10-speed automatic transmission, with standard rear-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive.
Besides that, the sports car has 19-inch wheels will be standard-fit, with summer-only run-flats on the RWD. All-season run-flats will be offered on the AWD. The car will have Magnetic Ride 4.0, the latest iteration of the clever adjustable damping system that has been a hallmark of V-Series cars for some years now. There’s faster damping response, and a four-fold improvement in relative motion sensing resolution.
On the other hand, The CT4-V sports a 2.7-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 320 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. Like the CT5-V, it will only be offered with a 10-speed automatic transmission, but with the choice of rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.
Again, a 10-speed automatic is standard, and there’ll be RWD and AWD options. As per the CT5-V, there’ll be Vehicle Control Mode with customizable V-Mode. It has an 18-inch wheels are standard, with summer-only run-flat tires on the rear-wheel drive car. All-season tires will be offered on the all-wheel drive version.
Well, both the sports sedan will be equipped with super cruise, as earlier it’s only associated with CT6. In 2020 models, Super Cruise alongside with its combination of super-precise lane-keeping, adaptive cruise control, and hands-off driver monitoring will be offered as an option on both.