2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon Black Diamond Edition (2011 Chicago Auto Show)
General Motors showed off the sexy new Cadillac Black Diamond Edition CTS-V Sport Wagon at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, complete with its exotic SpectraFlair paint and snazzy yellow brake calipers. As you may recall, GM partnered up with JDSU for the special hue, and each Black Diamond Edition Caddy gets a three-coat paint process. Along with the shiny stuff, Cadillac bolted on a set of Satin Graphite 19-inch wheels that help make those wild calipers pop in a big way, and the interior makes use of plenty of micro suede and special wood accenting.
The combined effect is one very sinister long-roof.
Prices for the gussied-up CTS-V coupe start at $70,490, which is a $4,850 premium over the run of the mill V. Worth it? We'll just say that this machine is one of the few at this year's Chicago Auto Show that made our do-want list.
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Cadillac CTS-V Wagon vs Porsche 911 Twin Turbo
Family Station Wagon vs Supercar: 1/4 mile showdown between the Porsche
911 Twin turbo vs the 2011 Cadillac
CTS-V Sport Wagon equipped with the 650 HP Hennessey V650 engine upgrade.
2011 BMW Vision ConnectedDrive Concept
The 2011 Geneva Motor Show will see the world premier of the BMW
ConnectedDrive Concept car. The concept study, in a two-seat roadster
guise, presents the automobile as a fully integrated part of the networked
world in both its design and technological innovations. It is with this
concept that BMW presents the potential of current and future in-car
technology for optimizing comfort, safety and infotainment.
The BMW ConnectedDrive Concept employs a layering principal in its design,
demonstrating the bond between the driver, passenger, vehicle and the
surrounding environment. This is visualised by the complex light
installation which shows the path of data exchange with the driver and
passenger as the start and end point of each interaction.
The interior is divided into three layers - comfort, infotainment and
safety - each with a corresponding light installation. Each layer is
defined by a colour, rhythm, motion and texture and, through the
transparent surfaces the path taken by the information can be seen via
fiber optic lighting.
The first layer focuses on safety, with a red light wrapping around the
driver and coming together in a cone on the bonnet. This represents the
flow of safety-specific information and the driver's focus on the road
ahead. The second layer encompasses the safety layer and extends to the
passenger cell, focusing on infotainment. This layer promotes active social
exchangement between the driver and passenger and is outlined by the blue
ribbon of light. The final layer, defined by the green light flow,
concentrates on the interaction of the vehicle with the world around it.
The emphasis is on the outside of the vehicle, starting and ending with the
two antennas, in place of wing mirrors, providing the data link to the
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2011 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car
With the next generation of Hyundai buyers eagerly awaiting the upcoming
launch of the 2012 Veloster, Hyundai fuels the excitement by teaming with
Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) and Red Bull to campaign the car in the
high-energy sport of rallycross.
At the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai Motor America adds the Veloster
coupe to its motorsports program with the help of champion race car driver
Rhys Millen, who fabricated and will race the first 500-horsepower AWD Hyundai
Veloster rally car in the 2011 U.S. Rallycross Championship. RMR and
Hyundai are constructing a second Veloster rally car that will be a shared
ride between rally champion Marcus Dodd and world record freestyle
motorbike rider Robbie Maddison. Millen and Maddison will drive the Hyundai
Veloster rally cars at Summer X Games. A third Veloster rally car will be
constructed to compete in the 2WD class in limited number of U.S.
Rallycross Championship events and will be piloted by to-be-announced
"We feel the Veloster is a perfect fit for X Games and the U.S. Rallycross
Championship series as we expand our motorsports efforts," said Mike
O'Brien, vice president, Product and Corporate Planning, Hyundai Motor
America. "The all-new 2012 Veloster is a playful, fun to drive car and
thanks to Rhys and his team we're excited to introduce it to racing fans
ahead of its launch this summer. I teamed up with Rhys' father, Rod, nearly
twenty years ago for Hyundai's original Pikes Peak rally program, so it is
great to be back in the sport again with his son inspiring a new
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2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 (2011 Chicago Auto Show)
We're still wrapping our heads around the appearance of the new 2012 Dodge
Charger SRT8, but we don't need even a second thought regarding its
performance specifications. Just about anything sporting a 6.4-liter HEMI
V8 putting out 465 horsepower and 465
pound-feet of torque will find a welcome bay in our garages, and this
Charger is no exception.
Yes, the five-speed automatic is a bit of a disappointment in this day and
age, but something tells us a few 12-second trips down the good ol' 1320
ought to ease that bit of pain, as would an autobahn blast at the Charger
SRT8's 175 miles per hour top speed. If those tantalizing little tidbits
are enough to whet your appetite for more, we highly suggest you click here
to read the rest of the impressive specifications.
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2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon road trip review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon is the
fastest production wagon in the world today. Check out this Colorado video
road trip review as we take the fastest wagon in the land to the highest
city in the land.
How Fast is the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe?
The auto engineers at Consumer Reports take a pre-production Cadillac CTS-V
Coupe for a spin at the test track. Learn more about the Cadillac CTS-V on
2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sportwagon Review
Visit Us at: http://LTWTV.us - Mike Herzing from Lets Talk Wheels reviews
the 556 horsepower
Cadillac CTS-V Sportwagon. It is everything we expected, and more
Everyone that loves good American Muscle Cars has got to love a 556 hp
Station Wagon with the handling and looks of the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V
Sportwagon. Watch our video and learn a little more. - Mike Herzing
Narration by: Mike Herzing
Videography by: Lynn David Cole
Super Wagon Drag Race! Cadillac CTS-V vs Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG - Head 2 Head Episode 4
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Jonny Lieberman pits the supercharged 2011
Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon against the twin-turbo 2012 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Wagon. Witness
the mother of all mommy-mobile matchups, capped off with a 150MPH half-mile
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CTS-V Coupe Black Diamond Edition McHenry Cadillac Dealers
Fresh to our inventory the all new 6.2 liter 556 horse power V8. This is
not your grandpas Cadillac. Call Curtis Snyder at Gary Lang Auto Group in
McHenry Illinois to see more of this or any of our other vehicles.
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Burnout and Donuts with the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
2011 Cadillac CTS-V doing a burnout and donuts with Bibendum, a.k.a. the
Michelin Man cheering on the action.
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