Cadillac gives the CTS-V Coupe one last ‘hoorah’ for the 2015 year

Cadillac officially announced to be releasing a new limited and special edition CTS-V Coupe for the 2015 year to help celebrate the last chapter with the current CTS-V before the all-new generation in the near future.

Limited to just 500 examples, the 2015 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe will be available in the second half of this year. It still sports the same LSA supercharged 6.2L V8 good for 556hp complete with Cadillac’s Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo clamps and more. The choice of a six-speed manual or automatic remains.

The special edition model gets a bespoke ebony interior with red contrast stitching, performance Recaro buckets, metal foot pedals, Midnight Sapele wood, a microfiber suede steering wheel and shift knob, a special dark-finished V grille, and satin graphite wheels with painted red calipers.

Prices start at $72,195, including the $995 destination charge and a $1,300 gas guzzler tax. Other exterior color options include Crystal White, Black Diamond, and Phantom Gray.

Check out the press release after the jump.

Cadillac Celebrates V-Series with 2015 CTS-V Coupe

Special Edition the last before next-generation models arrive next year

2014-05-12

DETROIT – Cadillac today announced production of a limited, special-edition 2015 CTS-V Coupe, marking the last chapter of the current model before the next generation of the V-Series debuts next year.

The 2015 CTS-V Coupe will consist of 500 limited-edition cars available during the second half of 2014.

“The V-Series continues to elevate Cadillac, providing an exclusive family of high-performance luxury models that attract a new audience of elite and passionate buyers,” said Uwe Ellinghaus, chief marketing officer, Global Cadillac.

The special edition CTS-V Coupe shares the high-performance technology of its predecessors built from 2010–2014 – including Cadillac’s Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo brakes and 556-horsepower (415kW) supercharged V-8 engine.

The CTS-V Coupe is the most dramatic model in the V-Series range of high-performance luxury models, blending a personal 2+2 layout with a drivetrain vetted on Germany’s famed Nürburgring track.

The 2015 special edition version features an exclusive Ebony interior with red contrast stitching, Recaro® performance seats, metal pedals, Midnight Sapele wood trim, microfiber suede-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, dark-finish V grille, satin graphite wheels and red brake calipers.

The 500 special-edition CTS-V Coupes will be produced this summer. Pricing begins at $72,195, including a $995 destination charge and $1,300 gas guzzler tax, and are available for immediate order. Exterior color options include Crystal White, Black Diamond ($995) and Phantom Gray. Buyers can opt for either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. A sunroof also is available ($700).

The next-generation V-Series models are in development and will premiere next year.

“The special edition is a stepping stone to the next-generation V-Series, which will move to the next level with more dynamic design and technical sophistication,” Ellinghaus said.

 

About Cadillac
Cadillac has been a leading luxury auto brand since 1902. Today Cadillac is growing globally, driven by an expanding product portfolio featuring dramatic design and technology. More information on Cadillac appears at www.cadillac.com. Cadillac’s media website with information, images and video can be found at media.cadillac.com.

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