Cadillac ATS Detroit 2012 Revealed

Cadillac have eventually unveiled the latest family member the ATS which is set to battle the 3-Series BMW and Mercedes C-Class.

The exterior is very much like its CTS father with the usual array of led clustered headlights and a cheeky designed integrated boot spoiler.

The agressive front has active vent grills which close at motorway speed to improve vehicle aerodynamics and to lower drag and in turn fuel economy.

The cabin’s infotainment system which offers a wealth of connectivity features including a touch sensitive display along with USB/Bluetooth/SDHC for all your connected devices. To compliment the impressive the digital instrument cluster includes an optional GPS navigation.

Powering the new Caddy will be the usual Sporty GM offerings:-

The turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 270 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
The 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 200 hp and 188 lb-ft of torque
The 3.6-liter V6 with 318 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque

These will be paired up to a six speed manual or an automatic and for the arctics AWD will be an additional option.

Handling will be taken control by the addition of magnetic dampers and an impressive kerb weight of under 1600kg.

No pricing has been revealed yet…

What do you think?