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

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 of… » 1/07/08 10:02am 1/07/08 10:02am