Top Gear Reviews Dodge Challenger, Corvette ZR1, Cadillac CTS-V...And…

When pictures of the Top Gear » 11/09/08 6:30pm 11/09/08 6:30pm team , we were pretty sure we were in for something epic. Well, the episode just aired today, and yes, it was. From Hammond having to buy a Challenger (silly Chrysler PR team!), the boys not being allowed to be "entertaining," some kid wearing a Western Michigan t-shirt and Clarkson…

New 556 HP Cadillac CTS-V Price To Start At $59,995

Cadillac has announced pricing for its 556 HP 2009 CTS-V » 10/17/08 9:54am 10/17/08 9:54am super sedan will start at $59,995 for the US market. The price includes Magnetic Ride Control and a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 coupled to a six-speed manual gearbox. An auto 'box is optional as is a moonroof and 14-way Recaro power seating. Be sure to check out…

Clarkson Decides Not All American Cars Are Rubbish, Would Take…

We had some outrage from the readers » 10/13/08 10:00am 10/13/08 10:00am when that Jeremy Clarkson fella (who ) from across the water done made the Chrysler Sebring convertible one of them- whaddya call it- aphors for the entire United States and dissed 'em both. Well, you disgruntled types can go ahead and regruntle yourselves, because now The Stig is…

On Board The 2009 Cadillac CTS-V

Even before we had our first drive » 9/03/08 4:40pm 9/03/08 4:40pm of the , we knew it would be a seriously capable machine. Now we've got more on-board footage of GM's super sedan being flogged around a track, this time at the Monticello Motor Club in New York. At the wheel is none other than John Heinricy, who set the for fastest production sedan …

2009 Cadillac CTS-V: First Drive

Only a couple of minutes into the briefing and already things are going bad. "The supercharged engine doesn't trail off up to the 6,200 RPM redline, so on the track, you may find yourself hitting the rev limiter once or twice," says a Cadillac spokesperson, preparing us for our first foray onto the track at… » 8/29/08 4:20pm 8/29/08 4:20pm

2009 Cadillac CTS-V Police Car Creates Car Enthusiast Paradox

On one hand, this 2009 Cadillac CTS-V » 8/16/08 12:20pm 8/16/08 12:20pm police car is all kinds of awesome. We can’t put our finger on precisely why. Maybe it's because it kind of reminds us of Robocop. On the other, it sort of feels like the police outnumber cruisers on Woodward today, and they’ll send your ass down for the pettiest of driving and/or …

Commenter Of The Day: Different Kinds Of Hybrids Edition

When we think of hybrids we tend to think of a small gas engine and an even smaller electric motor, a la the 2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid. There's also the inverse, like the Aptera, which uses a small gas engine to power a strong electric motor. But "hybrid" can mean so many different things. It's just two concepts… » 6/09/08 5:40pm 6/09/08 5:40pm

2009 Cadillac CTS-V Specs Made Official, Gets 556 HP

We knew the new super-spec 2009 Cadillac CTS-V would be getting some impressive output numbers, and today the official figures are out — 556 HP at 6,100 RPM and 551 lb-ft of torque at 3,800 RPM. With those bitchin' numbers, the CTS-V will be doing 0-60 MPH in a lightning fast 3.9 seconds, with a standing quarter mile… » 6/09/08 12:45pm 6/09/08 12:45pm

2009 Cadillac CTS-V Lapping The Nurburgring In Record Time

With an LS9 supercharged V8 said to make 567 HP, we know that the Cadillac CTS-V is one swift sedan. But we had no idea just how fast it would be until it recently set a lap time of 7:59.32 on the Nurburgring Nordschleife. That time makes it the fastest production sedan ever officially recorded on the German benchmark… » 5/15/08 1:20pm 5/15/08 1:20pm

2009 Cadillac CTS-V Fastest Production Sedan Around Nürburgring Ever,…

Sweet baby Blue Devil, everyone knew the 2009 Cadillac CTS-V would be some powerful strong stuff, but it just managed to lap the Nürburgring in 7:59.32 — that makes it the fastest production sedan ever to take the Nordschleife! With a projected 567 HP, tightened suspension, magnetic ride control, fancy-pants… » 5/09/08 5:20pm 5/09/08 5:20pm

2009 Cadillac CTS-V To Produce 567 HP?

Any way you cut it, GM is going for blood with the new and improved 2009 Cadillac CTS-V and word from engineers of an unofficial rating of at least 550 HP only furthers that point. It takes a lot to make the BMW M5 look like a chump, but a 50 HP advantage will do a thing like that. Of course, the engine hasn't gone… » 4/30/08 9:20am 4/30/08 9:20am

2009 Cadillac CTS-V Caught in the Wild

A mere two weeks after the General revealed the 2009 Cadillac CTS-V at the Detroit Auto Show, it's now been spotted for the first time in the wild at a CTS owners meet-up. Talk about drumming up some enthusiast support grass-roots style, right? The folks at Desert-Motors.com have the scoop with some shots of the… » 1/28/08 8:15am 1/28/08 8:15am

Detroit Auto Show: 2009 Cadillac CTS-V Embargo Breaks, Officially

After we explained earlier about GM's web-based brain-fart, it looks like the covers have now been officially blown off the wicked new 2009 Cadillac CTS-V. We're talking 550 hp, we're talking about 550 lb.-ft. of torque, we're talking magnetic ride control, we're talking performance traction management, we're… » 1/08/08 3:05pm 1/08/08 3:05pm

Detroit Auto Show: New Cadillac CTS-V Coming to Detroit, Officially

We've been salivating over the thought of the upcoming 2009 Cadillac CTS-V for a good long while now, and the press release we just posted on the Provoq concept unveiling is also confirming the Caddy that zooms will be taking the stage for all to see at Detroit. We almost can't wait to see the ultimate expression… » 1/07/08 10:02am 1/07/08 10:02am