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News Cadillac celebrates championships with special editions

23:25  05 december  2017
23:25  05 december  2017 Source:   autofile.ca

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Cadillac hopes there’s still some truth in that automotive wisdom, as it’s launching specialedition versions o Cadillac celebrate imsa Championship with a special version of the ats-v and cts-v.

The special edition models celebrate Cadillac ’s first-ever endurance racing Manufacturer’s Championship , secured in the first year of the brand’s return to the long-distance sport. The Championship Editions of the ATS-V and

Cadillac is creating special editions of its three ultra-high-performance models – ATS-V coupe and sedan, and the CTS-V sedan — to celebrate its International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) championship season.

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This was Cadillac 's first year of competition for its DPi-V.R.Daytona Prototype race car in the IMSA Endurance Championship , and it brought home both the

Last year, Cadillac ran rampant in last years IMSA competition in the US. Walking away with the Manufacturer, Driver, Team and Endurance championships in their first year back in IMSA run events. Naturally, a celebration is in order, and they’ve invited

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With its Cadillac V-Performance DPi-V.R prototype, Cadillac captured its first ever IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017, the first year of its return to endurance racing after 14 years in GT racing. The company fielded three cars, with brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor winning the driver’s championship at the wheel of their father (and IMSA sports car racing legend) Wayne Taylor’s team, which captured the team championship to give Cadillac the trifecta.

The Championship Edition ATS-V and CTS-V super (of which 200 in total will be made for North American consumption) will come in a choice of Black Raven or Crystal White tricoat exterior, complete with contrasting Cadillac V-Performance graphics on hood and rear spoiler, and carbon fibre front splitter and hood vent, and rear spoiler and diffuser. They also feature Red Obsession side mirror caps, DPi-V.R graphic on rear quarter windows, Red Brembo brake calipers, and polished forged alloy V-Series wheels.

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Cadillac saw a wealth of success on the track this past season. In the brand’s return to racing, the American automaker took home the IMSA WeatherTech championship for The ATS-V coupe and sedan, and the CTS-V sedan will each get a special Championship Edition to celebrate the success.

The special edition models celebrate Cadillac ’s first-ever endurance racing Manufacturer’s Championship , secured in the first year of the brand’s return to the long-distance sport. The Championship Editions of the ATS-V and

The interior features Jet Black Recaro race-inspired front seats and split folding rear seats with red stitching, with Morello Red accented carbon-fibre trim and red door armrests. The camera rearview mirror is included, as is the next-generation Cadillac experience multimedia system.

Other features include tri-zone climate control, heated outboard rear seats, rear window sunshades, and a sunroof. Options include a performance data and video recorder, faux suede steering wheel and shifter, advanced security package, and an 8-speed automatic. The cars will begin arriving in dealerships this month.

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