The 2017 Cadillac ATS has constantly raised the standard for performance for compact luxury sedans. Both the Sedan and Coupe models have available all-wheel drive on most trims, and standard rear-wheel drive to enhance its sport performance. The ATS is designed to perfectly balance power, control, and precision to give the ultimate luxury sport driving experience. The two high-performance engines available offer commanding turbo-charged power. The available limited-slip rear differential helps maintain the perfect balance for that power, delivering just the right amount of power and torque to the rear wheels. Its provides control and confidence through the curves, while the aerodynamic new design for the ATS makes it incredibly agile. Cadillac engineers have removed excess from the ATS frame, creating one of the lightest vehicles in the segment for a strong, nimble structure.
The 2017 Cadillac ATS offers high-performance luxury as well. The available magnesium paddle shifters let you shift the automatic transmission gears effortlessly. You can stay in total control and choose when to shift for yourself and when to let the high-tech automatic transmission take over. There’s also available Magnetic Ride Control for the ultimate responsiveness. The system reads the road in front of you 1000 times per second, adapting the suspension for a smooth and controlled ride. It gives you responsive control and luxury ride comfort even on rough road surfaces.
The ATS is included in Cadillac’s performance-oriented V-Series as well. This series is inspired by top-of-the-line, race-ready vehicles, made to make every driving experience stunning and exciting. The ATS-V has a powerful twin-turbo engine that produces class-leading torque. It expands the limits of the ATS performance and brings aggressive acceleration and huge power to this hidden track star.
The ATS-V Coupe and Sedan will reach 189 MPH on the track, and accelerate from 0-60 in 3.8 seconds. The modern launch control system optimizes traction control and transmission calibrations to give you immediate acceleration. The driver has a choice between a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission, each with technology that keeps the car lunging forward and acquiring speed. Manual transmission have No-Lift Shift, which allows upshifting at wide-open throttle, without lifting off the accelerator and losing boost pressure.