GM announced that the 2014 Cadillac XTS will receive an optional Twin Turbo V6 engine. Starting in August, the 2014 XTS luxury performance sedan will get the 3.6-liter twin-turbo V6 that delivers an SAE-certified 410 horsepower (306 kW) and 369 lb-ft of torque (500 Nm), making it the most power-dense six-cylinder engines among luxury cars.
Comparing it with the standard V6, the new engine delivers 105 lb-ft more torque. In both the CTS and XTS product lines, the twin turbo V6 is the centerpiece of a new model offering called Vsport. The Vsport is slotted under the high-performance V-Series models and includes best-performing technical elements inside the “regular” car line in a single model, powered by Twin Turbo engine.
The standard 2014 Cadillac XTS starts at 45,525, including destination fees, which is unchanged from 2013. For this amount of money you get the standard 3.6L V6 engine that makes 306 hp, CUE, intelligent brake assist and Magnetic Ride Control. Three option packages are available: Luxury, Premium and Platinum Collections.
XTS Vsport model starts at $63,020 including destination fees. And it is offered only in the up-level Premium and Platinum Collections and includes upgraded 20-inch wheels and a unique grille.
Cadillac has unveiled the XTS, the latest member of the Cadillac luxury sedan segment in 2013. This technologically advanced and innovative production car will be displayed in Canadian and American showrooms in 2012.
With a bigger size compared to the CTS, the modern Cadillac XTS embodies the brand’s iconic signatures of elegance, drama, and space but with a totally new and modern interpretation and design methods that complement the young generation of luxury clients. The launch of the XTS also signifies the introduction of the CUE, a concept of interior atmosphere that combines intuitive styling with cutting-edge technology for media management and information control.
Aside from the CUE connectivity and interface, there are several other pioneering technologies that are fundamental to the modern XTS. It is the only luxury sedan that will be equipped with the world’s most reactive suspension, the Magnetic Ride Control. The latest in safety surround and vision for driver and passenger safety are also offered by the XTS.
Considered as the supreme member of the Cadillac’s overhauled CTS lineup, the latest XTS is equipped with a 3.6-liter direct injection engine along with an impressive all-wheel drive system, signifying the shift to better performance in a spacious sedan.