Engine Type: -4.6L Northstar V8 VVT horsepower/Torque: -320 hp at 6,400 rpm and 310 lb-ft at 4,400 rpm 0-60: 5.8 seconds Top Track Speed: 155 mph Transmission Drive System: Rear-Wheel Drive Standard Transmission: Hydra-Matic 6L50-E 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and electronically controlled shifts with Driver Shift Control (clutchless manual operation) Fuel Economy: EPA estimated 15 mpg city, 24 mpg highway Recommended Fuel: Premium unleaded
2009 Cadillac XLR-V
The 2009 Cadillac XLR-V ultra-luxury, high-performance roadster sets new standards in power, performance and personal amenities, combining distinctive, bold styling with contemporary luxury, ingenious technology and rear-wheel drive performance. At the heart of the XLR-V is the new, 4.4L version of the Northstar engine outfitted with a positive displacement intercooled Supercharger. The Northstar V-8 SC (supercharged), which also powers the STS-V, produces 443 horsepower (330 kw) at 6400 rpm and 414 lb.-ft. (561 Nm) torque at 3900 rpm (SAE certified*). The engine's power is underscored by its ability to deliver 90 percent of its peak torque between 2200 and 6000 rpm. The engine also features variable valve timing, enabling outstanding top-end performance while maintaining the refinement and quality associated with a luxury marque. The engine is mated to the all-new Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission. The 6L80 is one of the most technologically advanced automatic transmissions in the industry, using clutch-to-clutch operation and an advanced integrated 32-bit transmission controller to deliver smooth, precise shifts. In addition, a wide 6.04:1 overall ratio spread enhances performance and fuel economy. The 6L80 also incorporates a host of advanced driving enhancement features, including advanced Performance Algorithm Shifting (PAS), Performance Algorithm Liftfoot (PAL), and Driver Shift Control (DSC). Chassis modifications on the XLR-V include larger brakes; recalibrated Magnetic Ride Control (MR); larger front stabilizer bar and the addition of a rear stabilizer bar; stiffer rear lower control arm bushings; larger wheels and tires; a power steering fluid cooler; and a higher-capacity fuel pump. + XLR-V styling modifications impart a bolder character in keeping with its performance capabilities, yet retain an aura of refined elegance. Design refinements include: + Polished wire mesh upper and lower front grilles, a V-Series signature + Aggressively sculpted hood that makes room for the Supercharger + New 10-spoke aluminum wheel design with sterling silver finish + Unique V-Series and Supercharged badging + Four polished stainless steel Exhaust tips + Black finish brake calipers with machined V-Series logo + Three exterior color offerings: Infra Red, Black Raven and Light Platinum + Zingana Wood on the shifter knob, cup holder area, steering wheel, and on portions of the door and center console + Ebony leather with French stitching on interior components + Soft, supple leather seats with French stitching and matching perforated suede fabric inserts + Aluminum accent pieces throughout the interior Like XLR, the XLR-V will be built at GM's state-of-the-art, award-winning Bowling Green assembly center.
2005 Cadillac XLR Start Up, Exhaust, and Full Tour
I finally get to review a cadillac xlr! This is the first time that I have seen one up close, let alone be able to check it out in detail so I was really excited to be able to. This has the northstar V8 VVT engine, push button start, bose sound system, navigation, and a retractable hardtop. Pretty awesome car in person and the edgy design is beautiful. I give a full in depth tour of the interior, exterior, engine and trunk, give a demonstration of the top, sound system and more, enjoy everyone!
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