Cadillac presents the 2015 CTS-V Coupe Special Edition, announces next-generation V-Series

Article by Christian Andrei, on May 12, 2014

Just as we told you in this article, Cadillac unveiled today a special edition of the 2015 CTS-V Coupe. For those who don’t know, the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe made its debut back in 2010 the new special edition marks the five-year run of the current model. Cadillac will only build 500 limited-edition cars during the second half of 2014.

Each unit will feature Cadillac’s Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo brakes and 556-horsepower (415kW) supercharged V8 engine. The 2015 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Special Edition comes with a new Ebony interior with red contrast stitching, Recaro performance seats, metal pedals, Midnight Sapele wood trim, microfiber suede-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.

The exterior features a dark-finish V grille, satin graphite wheels and red brake calipers. Pricing for the special edition 2015 CTS-V Coupe starts at $72,195, including a $995 destination charge and $1,300 gas guzzler tax.

If you want even more, Cadillac offers a sunroof for $700 and a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Exterior color options include Crystal White, Black Diamond ($995) and Phantom Gray. The company also announced that the next-generation V-Series models are currently in development and will be unveiled next year.

Press Release

Cadillac Celebrates V-Series with 2015 CTS-V Coupe

Cadillac today announced production of a limited, special-edition 2015 CTS-V Coupe, marking the last chapter of the current model before the next generation of the V-Series debuts next year.

The 2015 CTS-V Coupe will consist of 500 limited-edition cars available during the second half of 2014.

"The V-Series continues to elevate Cadillac, providing an exclusive family of high-performance luxury models that attract a new audience of elite and passionate buyers,” said Uwe Ellinghaus, chief marketing officer, Global Cadillac.

The special edition CTS-V Coupe shares the high-performance technology of its predecessors built from 2010–2014 – including Cadillac’s Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo brakes and 556-horsepower (415kW) supercharged V-8 engine.

The CTS-V Coupe is the most dramatic model in the V-Series range of high-performance luxury models, blending a personal 2+2 layout with a drivetrain vetted on Germany’s famed Nürburgring track.

The 2015 special edition version features an exclusive Ebony interior with red contrast stitching, Recaro® performance seats, metal pedals, Midnight Sapele wood trim, microfiber suede-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, dark-finish V grille, satin graphite wheels and red brake calipers.

The 500 special-edition CTS-V Coupes will be produced this summer. Pricing begins at $72,195, including a $995 destination charge and $1,300 gas guzzler tax, and are available for immediate order. Exterior color options include Crystal White, Black Diamond ($995) and Phantom Gray. Buyers can opt for either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. A sunroof also is available ($700).

The next-generation V-Series models are in development and will premiere next year.

“The special edition is a stepping stone to the next-generation V-Series, which will move to the next level with more dynamic design and technical sophistication," Ellinghaus said.

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