Low, Long, Wide Coupe Enhances Cadillac ATS Line

Posted on 10. Jun, 2014 by in GM Canada

Low, Long, Wide Coupe Enhances Cadillac ATS Line

2014-05-15

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DETROIT (Thursday, May 15, 2014) – For a 2015 ATS Coupe, Cadillac engineers and designers finished a series of changes from a award-winning ATS Sedan to broach a opening and styling traits oppulance coupe buyers expect.

To emanate a some-more personal countenance of a brand’s compress oppulance car, a 2015 ATS Coupe rides on a same 2775 mm (109.3-inch) wheelbase as a sedan, though facilities a possess bodywork, longer car length, reduce tallness and wider front/rear tracks.

The roof, doors, back fenders and case lid are singular to a Coupe, along with a specific front fascia and front fenders to accommodate a wider track. 18-inch wheels are customary on a Coupe.

“All of a aspect expansion singular to a ATS Coupe was finished with aerodynamics in mind,” pronounced David Masch, ATS arch engineer. “We are means to grasp lift and downforce mandate to insure, during tip speed, we keep doing but carrying to supplement a back spoiler.”

The Coupe has an assertive stance, with wider front/rear marks and a reduce roofline than a sedan. At 1532 mm (60.3 inches) front and 1568 mm (61.7 inches) rear, a two-door has a 20.3 mm (0.8-inch) wider track. Overall car tallness is 27.9 mm (1.1 inches) reduce than a Sedan. The wider position and reduce roofline yield a proportions coupe business want.

“The wider lane also helps urge steering pointing and approach response,” pronounced Cadillac Executive Chief Engineer David Leone. “The reduce roof contributes to a reduce centre of sobriety height, that also reduces hurl and improves steering response.”

The 2015 ATS Coupe is also 20.3 mm (0.8 inches) longer than a sedan; nonetheless it rides on an matching wheelbase. The additional altogether length helps to serve raise a ATS Coupe’s energetic appearance, ensuing in a swept-back demeanour to a front and back finish appearances.

The Cadillac ATS Coupe is dictated to be a 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. The 2015 ATS 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.

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