2008 Cadillac CTS-V Automatic, 2009 MY US

The Cadillac CTS-V is a 4 door saloon-bodied car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a supercharged engine of 6.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 556 bhp (564 PS/415 kW) of power at 6100 rpm, and maximum torque of 747 N·m (551 lb·ft/76.2 kgm) at 3800 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 6 speed automatic transmission. It weighs a claimed 1950 kg at the kerb.

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2008 Cadillac CTS-V Automatic, 2009 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4867 mm
How heavy?
1950 kg
What size engine?
6.2 litre, 6162 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
564 PS / 556 bhp / 415 kW @ 6100 rpm
How much torque?
747 Nm / 551 ft.lb / 76.2 kgm @ 3800 rpm

Cadillac CTS-V models

Cadillac CTS-V Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 564 PS 556 bhp 415 kW 1907 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 564 PS 556 bhp 415 kW 1922 kg
Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 6162 cm3 564 PS 556 bhp 415 kW 1995 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 6162 cm3 564 PS 556 bhp 415 kW 1995 kg
Cadillac CTS-V -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 6162 cm3 564 PS 556 bhp 415 kW 1905 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 5967 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1746 kg
Cadillac CTS-V -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 5666 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1745 kg

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2008 Cadillac CTS-V Automatic data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2880 mm 113.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1570 mm 61.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 4867 mm 191.6 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1473 mm 58 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1950 kg 4299 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.355
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LSA
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.2 litre
6162 cc
(376.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.25 × 92 mm
4.06 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 564 PS (556 bhp) (415 kW)
at 6100 rpm
Specific output 90.2 bhp/litre
1.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 747 Nm (551 ft·lb) (76.2 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque 121.23 Nm/litre
1.47 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1523.4 kPa (220.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6200 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 770.25 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor Eaton Gen 6 R19 supercharger
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 289.09 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
212.62 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
285.13 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.7 kg/kW
7.86 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 9 x 19
Wheel size rear 9½ x 19
Tyres front 255/40 R 19
Tyres rear 285/35 R 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 380 mm
Rear brake diameter 373 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID169312
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Cadillac CTS-V Automatic added 2008-01-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.