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Video: Hennessey CTS-V – 220.5 MPH

Well the boys over in the USA have opened their new 85mph toll road in Texas, with the sort of fanfare which will have the road safety expert’s suffering from stress based insomnia.

The tuning outfit Hennessey have taken their VR1200 twin turbo Cadillac CTS-V Coupe to test the limits by taking their 1226 crank horsepower to a jaw dropping 220.5mph on the newly opened road.
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Supercharged CTS-V launches into the UK

The Media moguls at GM have been busy promoting the new CTS-V.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RudSMKENQk[/youtube]Cadillac revealed the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe at the Detroit Auto show. Along with a rather fitting fire and brimstone in a artic environment.

This car has a 6.2 liter v8 delivering a massive 564ps and a frightening amount of torque 747nm courtosy of the Eaton Supercharger.
This Propels the 0-60 time of approximately 3.9 seconds and carries on all the way to a whopping 191mph.

Also thankfully the Chassis and the suspension has been thouroughly roadtested in the Eifel Valley’s Nürburgring and holds the Production Saloon record of 7:59 in October 2008.

I look forward to seeing these on the Nordschleife in 2010 priced from £56,495 on-the-road and an extra £2000 for the Automatic gearbox.