Cadillac Introduces 2015 ATS Coupe

Posted on 14. Jan, 2014 by in GM Canada

Cadillac Introduces 2015 ATS Coupe

2014-01-14

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DETROIT – Cadillac currently introduced a all-new 2015 ATS Coupe, a quicker and some-more personal further to a award-winning ATS product line. Designed to be lighter, some-more flexible and some-more enchanting than a competitors, it extends Cadillac’s product-driven expansion and a brand’s tradition of energetic oppulance Coupes. 

Cadillac’s first-ever compress oppulance Coupe goes on sale this summer, charity drivers a choice of rear-wheel expostulate or all-wheel drive, and a energy from a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder or a 3.6L six-cylinder. In all combinations, ATS Coupe takes advantage of a lightweight and clever structure to broach refreshing opening with efficiency, with a segment-leading power-to-weight ratio.

“The 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe is a healthy step in a brand’s progression, and another distinctive, fun-to-drive and technologically modernized product for a new era of drivers fluctuating a aim groups,” pronounced Uwe Ellinghaus, arch selling officer, Global Cadillac. “It is an exclusively particular American alternative, singular in a class, nonetheless delivering a sporty and worldly pushing knowledge rivaling a world’s best.”

Like a sedan, a ATS Coupe’s pushing dynamics are secure in mass efficiency, that helps make it one of Cadillac’s lightest and many flexible models ever – and a lightest automobile in a compress oppulance Coupe segment.  The 2.0L Turbo engine is upgraded from a stream ATS competition sedan to broach scarcely 14 percent some-more torque, holding it to 295 lb-ft (400 Nm). This gives a customary ATS Coupe an advantage in energy and weight over likewise versed Coupes such as a BMW 428i.

Greater torque means larger pulling power, for a larger feeling of responsiveness during low speeds, and helps a ATS Coupe grasp an estimated 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds.

“More energy with reduction weight is always a improved multiple for performance, and a ATS Coupe offers one of a best power-to-weight ratios in a segment, creation it feel lighter, some-more approach and responsive,” pronounced David Leone, Cadillac executive arch engineer. “Engineers vetted a ATS’s opening on a track, and a Coupe advantages from that downright validation – all matched with Cadillac’s heading refinement.”

Elements that minister to a ATS Coupe’s offset opening and manageable characteristics include:

  • Nearly ideal 50/50 weight change and low centre of gravity
  • Five-link eccentric back cessation featuring lightweight, high-strength steel and fit true couple designs
  • A multi-link double-pivot MacPherson-strut front cessation with direct-acting stabilizer bar
  • Underbody aerodynamic shields
  • Premium, belt-driven electric variable-effort steering rigging from ZF Steering Systems
  • Brembo front brakes
  • Eighteen-inch aluminum wheels
  • Available all-wheel drive.

A driver-adjustable FE3 competition cessation is accessible and includes Magnetic Ride Control, a involuntary limited-slip differential, high-capacity engine cooling element and 18-inch summer-performance tires. Magnetic Ride Control is a real-time damping element that delivers some-more accurate physique suit control. It “reads” a highway and can change damping any millisecond.

Design details

The 2015 ATS Coupe rides on a same 109.3-inch (2,775 mm) wheelbase as a sedan, though facilities a possess bodywork. The roof, doors, back fenders and case lid are singular to a Coupe, along with a specific front fascia and front fenders that accommodate a wider lane than a sedan. It is also a initial prolongation indication to wear Cadillac’s revised crest.

The Coupe also has an assertive stance, with wider front/rear marks than a sedan, extended by brief overhangs and piece steel that hang tautly around a tires. Standard 18-inch wheels are disdainful to a Coupe.

Bold lighting elements are a Cadillac signature underline and a ATS Coupe advances that tradition with accessible light-emitting diode, or LED, headlamps with Adaptive Forward Lighting. Base models underline projector-beam headlamps, while high-intensity-discharge headlamps and front straight LED light signatures are enclosed on all though a customary model. Illuminating outward doorway handles on Performance and Premium collections lend technologically modernized character and duty to a particular Coupe. All models underline LED taillamps and rear-centre stop lamp. 

The ATS Coupe also includes capless fueling.

Inside, a sedan’s driver-focused cabin carries over to a Coupe, featuring domestic cut-and-sewn upholstered interior combinations, musical stitching and authentic materials, including leather, aluminum, CO fiber and wood, dictated to raise a romantic tie to a pushing experience.

Choices of many interior colour themes, any with singular accent trim materials, trimming from light, open and comfortable to dim and serious, to confidant technical and sporty.

Available interior facilities include:

  • OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity with healthy voice recognition
  • Text-to-voice that translates incoming calm messages to debate and reads them over a audio element speakers
  • USB, auxiliary and SD memory label ports
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio with three-month hearing subscription
  • Reconfigurable 5.7-inch, three-window instrument row cluster display
  • Full-colour reconfigurable head-up display.

A Bose® reward audio element with Active Noise Cancelation record is customary on all models and includes electronic sound encouragement on models versed with a accessible reward approximate sound audio system. Exclusive to ATS Coupe and incompatible from other manufacturers’ systems that siren accessible engine sounds by a audio system; Cadillac’s element enhances usually a car’s authentic powertrain sounds to raise a opening experience.

The 12-speaker approximate sound ascent is accessible on Standard and Luxury, and it is enclosed with Performance and Premium collections. It includes Bose Audio Pilot, that invariably monitors ambient sounds and adjusts a song volume and module calm to make a many of a listening experience.

Additionally, a navigation element is accessible on Luxury and Performance collections, and it is customary with a Premium Collection.

Enhanced Cadillac CUE leads technologies

Cadillac CUE is a centrepiece of a ATS Coupe’s extensive collection of technologies designed to raise a pushing knowledge and element customers’ increasingly connected lifestyles. It is accessible on bottom models and customary on Luxury, Performance and Premium collections, with extended connectivity and preference for 2015, including a new Text-to-Voice underline for smartphone users with Bluetooth form (M.A.P.) and Sire Eyes Free for iPhone iOS 6 and iOS 7 users to raise connectivity and convenience. Each enables voice-controlled connectivity – and helps keep a driver’s   hands on a wheel.

The heart of CUE is a eight-inch LCD multi-touch supportive screen, integrated into a tip of a executive instrument row and featuring a motorized, entirely capacitive faceplate during a bottom concealing a 1.8L storage area. CUE’s colourful glass clear display, or LCD, shade resembles a smartphone shade with large, easy-to-target icons to govern commands.

Complementing CUE is OnStar 4G LTE connectivity, featuring a new built-in Wi-Fi hotspot that can bond adult to 7 inclination during once. The new 4G LTE tie can also be used to energy CUE Collection, a new in-car app marketplace entrance to Cadillac vehicles this year.

Additional technologies that make life with a ATS Coupe some-more accessible embody a capability to remotely start a engine or revoke a windows with a pivotal fob or a owner’s smartphone. EZ Key pacifist entrance and push-button starting is standard, too, so a pivotal never needs to leave a driver’s slot or purse.

Power-dense powertrains

The engine lineup includes a customary 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder and accessible 3.6L V-6. The award-winning 2.0L Turbo is rated during 272 horsepower (203 kW) and 295 lb-ft of torque (400 Nm). The award-winning 3.6L V-6 is rated during 321 horsepower (239 kW) and 275 lb-ft of torque (373 Nm). 

At 136hp/L, a 2.0L Turbo is one of a many power-dense engines in a industry, commanding engines from European competitors. It also delivers 90 percent of a rise torque from 2100 rpm to 5400 rpm and a full 295 lb-ft of rise torque (400 Nm) from 3000 to 4600 rpm. The extended torque rope is upheld by boost levels as high as 18 psi (1.26 bar) in a speed range, that is designed to give a lightweight ATS Coupe an refreshing feeling of evident energy on demand.

Both engines underline approach injection and twin beyond camshafts with invariably non-static valve timing, that assistance optimize energy and efficiency, as good as revoke emissions. And any is matched with a Hydra-Matic 6L45 six-speed involuntary delivery with tap-shift control. A six-speed primer is also accessible with a 2.0L Turbo.

Advanced reserve features

ATS Coupe provides a same reserve technologies that warranted a sedan a top accessible 5-Star altogether pile-up reserve rating in a New Car Assessment Program administered by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Additionally, Cadillac provides accessible modernized reserve formed on Cadillac’s “control and alert” strategy, that employs adult to dual cameras, 8 ultrasonic sensors and 6 radar signals to assistance forestall crashes. The reserve facilities accelerate motorist prophesy and recognition of highway hazards, and can even assistance a motorist avert intensity crashes. In certain situations, Cadillac’s modernized crash-avoidance systems, such as involuntary braking, can pre-fill and automatically request braking in response to intensity hazards.

Among a many worldly of a facilities is Front and Rear Automatic Braking. It relies on radar, camera and ultrasonic record to assistance a motorist forestall front and back low-speed collisions around a course of alerts that extend to finish braking, if necessary.

Many of a modernized reserve facilities are bundled in a Driver Awareness and Driver Assist Packages. The Driver Awareness package is accessible on Luxury and enclosed in Performance and Premium Collections. It includes:

  • Safety Alert Seat
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist – new to Cadillac for 2015
  • Intellibeam® high-beam control
  • Front and back park assist
  • Rear-vision camera with energetic guidelines.

The Driver Assist package is accessible on Performance and Premium collections and includes all of a Driver Awareness package content, plus:

  • Full-Speed Range Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Automatic Collision Preparation
  • Motorized reserve belts – new to Cadillac for 2015
  • Electronic Park Brake
  • Front and Rear Automatic Braking
  • Enhanced Side Blind Zone Alert – new to Cadillac for 2015
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Full-colour head-up display.

The modernized technologies element other ATS reserve features, including 8 customary atmosphere bags, reserve belt pretensioners and bucket limiters, StabiliTrak electronic fortitude control element with full-function traction control and four-wheel front brakes with four-channel ABS, law rotor cloaking insurance and auto-dry functionality.

About Cadillac in Canada

Cadillac has been a heading oppulance automobile code given 1902. In new years, Cadillac has engineered a ancestral rebirth led by suave engineering and modernized technology. More information on Cadillac can be found during www.cadillac.ca.

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