CNET puts the new 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe to pace, examines its design, interior and electronics, handling as well as control and titled its report, “This Cadillac really zigs“. No spoiler here, check the hands-on preview of the car yourself and see what they thought of the CTS Coupe.
The car, unveiled in January 2010 and touted to be a celebration of Cadillac’s “design renaissance”, ships in August.
CADILLAC CTS COUPE CONCEPT SPECIFICATIONS
|Vehicle type:||two-door, four-passenger rear-wheel-drive coupe|
|Wheelbase (in / mm):||113.4 / 2880|
|Length (in / mm):||187 / 4750|
|Width (in / mm):||73.6 / 1870|
|Height (in / mm):||54.7 / 1390|
|Track (in / mm):||61.8 / 1570 (front); 62 / 1575 (rear)|
|Powertrain:||2.9L turbo-diesel; six-speed manual transmission|
|Suspension:||four-wheel independent: MacPherson strut front; multilink rear, progressive rate coil springs, monotube shock absorbers|
|Brakes:||four-wheel disc; crossed-drilled rotors|
|Wheels:||cast aluminum; 20-in front, 21-in rear|