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2014 North American International Auto Show

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe makes its world debut at NAIAS in Detroit

 

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The ATS Coupe is the first production model to wear Cadillac’s revised crest.

 

by Pete Bublitz
petblitz@yahoo.com

 

 

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DETROIT -- Preparing for a summer 2014 launch, the 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe shall be dual in choices concerning more than one offering. In addition to maneuverability options of rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, the varying horsepower choices of origin range from a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine to a 3.6L six-cylinder version.

As a compact luxury car, the ATS is structuredwith a “unitized welded steel body with direct-mounted front cradle and rubber-isolated, multi-link independent rear suspension,” according to provided press info.

Unveiled in a solid blue tone, the ATS garners a horsepower, for each respective engine, of (in terms of hp/kW@rpm) 272 / 203 @ 5500 (SAE certified) and 321 / 239 @ 6800 (SAE certified).

The torque for each is 295 lb-ft / 400 Nm @ 3000-4600 rpm (SAE certified) and 275 / 373 @ 4800 (SAE certified), while maximum speeds possible are at a tight 7000-7200 rpm. Such power allows for the vehicle to go from zero to sixty in an estimated time of 5.6 seconds.

The balanced performance that was intended to be part of the ATS design is upscale in its feature, which include according to the release:

  • Nearly perfect 50/50 weight balance and low center of gravity
  • Five-link independent rear suspension featuring lightweight, high-strength steel and efficient straight link designs
  • A multi-link double-pivot MacPherson-strut front suspension with direct-acting stabilizer bar
  • Underbody aerodynamic shields
  • Premium, belt-driven electric variable-effort steering gear from ZF Steering Systems
  • Brembo front brakes
  • Eighteen-inch aluminum wheels
  • Available all-wheel drive.

The coupe’s lighting power comes with light-emitting diode and lamps with Adaptive Forward Lighting, while interior interactive components are just as impressive, featuring:

  • OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity with natural voice recognition
  • Text-to-voice that converts incoming text messages to speech and reads them over the audio system speakers
  • USB, auxiliary and SD memory card ports
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio with three-month trial subscription
  • Reconfigurable 5.7-inch, three-window instrument panel cluster display
  • Full-color reconfigurable head-up display.

For more information on the 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe, visit www.cadillac.com.

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The Coupe also has an aggressive stance, with wider front/rear tracks than the sedan, enhanced by short overhangs and sheet metal that wrap tautly around the tires.

 

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Standard 18-inch wheels are exclusive to the Coupe.

 

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Interior features include OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity with natural voice recognition and a reconfigurable 5.7-inch, three-window instrument panel cluster display.

 

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Choices of many interior color themes, each with unique accent trim materials, ranging from light, open and warm to dark and serious, to bold technical and sporty.

 

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Safety features include eight standard air bags, safety belt pretensioners and load limiters, StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with full-function traction control and four-wheel disc brakes with four-channel ABS, patented rotor coating protection and auto-dry functionality.

 

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Greater torque means greater pulling power, for a greater feeling of responsiveness at low speeds, and helps the ATS Coupe achieve an estimated 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds.

 

 

This page was last updated on Wed, January 29, 2014 0:25 AM

 

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