2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon Black Diamond Edition (2011 Chicago Auto Show)
Cadillac launches CTS-V Black Diamond Edition
Exclusive paint process enhances richness of CTS-V surface
First use of JDSU's proprietary SpectraFlair® pigment in North America
Satin Graphite wheels, yellow Brembo brake calipers add style, performance
Recaro seating, Midnight Sapele wood complete interior
DETROIT -- Cadillac will offer this spring a Black Diamond Edition of the high-performance CTS-V that comes with a host of popular performance options and an exclusive tri-coat paint, also called "Black Diamond."
The Black Diamond Edition, available in the CTS-V Sedan, Coupe and Wagon models, will be the first use by an automaker of JDSU's proprietary SpectraFlair pigment in North America. JDSU, a Milipitas, Calif.,-based optical technology firm, specializes in cutting-edge color solutions for a wide range of markets. Its pigments are used in certain DuPont paints supplied to Cadillac.
In the CTS-V Black Diamond, a dark tri-coat paint is embedded with SpectraFlair Bright Silver pigment. While other luxury makers offer metallic paints, Black Diamond is created through a meticulous process that gives the paint added dimension.
Instead of simply containing small bits of metal, the SpectraFlair pigment in Black Diamond uses aluminum flakes encapsulated in a glass-like substance called magnesium fluoride. The result is a paint that has a diamond-like sparkle as light hits the surface from different angles.
"The CTS-V Black Diamond Edition is like a finely crafted, tailored tuxedo," said Michelle Killen, Cadillac exterior paint designer. "The base color may be a simple black, but the details and richness of the material set it apart."
Black Diamond helps Cadillac meet growing demand by luxury buyers for paints that are set apart not just by their color but also by their special effects.
"Auto makers and consumers are looking to differentiate the color black, an ubiquitous color in automotive," said John Book, Custom Color Solutions product manager at JDSU. "Black Diamond offers the discerning Cadillac customer a special option color that stands out and remains true to their sense of luxury and style."
101mm TURBO CTS-V - 1200hp Cadillac!!!
This was probably the NUTTIEST car we encountered at the Pikes Peak Air
Strip Attack - this 1170hp 101mm turbo
equipped Cadillac CTS-V was turning heads everywhere it went. Hop into the
passenger seat as we race down the 1/2 mile raceway at over 180 mph!
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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Ferrari F12 TRS - $4.5m Custom Supercar
The Ferrari Special Projects division have worked on some very awesome
cars, most famously Eric Clapton's SP12-EC. The latest creation to leave
the company is the F12 TRS, an open-top version of the F12 Berlinetta, but
one that not only sounds even more awesome, but looks phenomenal.
It's reported the cost of a custom development of such a car is in the
region of $4.5 million, a staggering fee but brings with it a truly unique
vehicle officially from the Italian manufacturer.
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2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon road trip review
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2011 Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V - Jay Leno's Garage
2011 Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V. What happens when Jay's old buddy John
Hennessey gets hold of the new CTS-V coupe? He bumps up the hp to a
whopping 700, that's what! It may look stock, but this ain't your daddy's
Cadillac, that's for sure...
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Let's be honest, it has been quite some time since Cadillac has been "the
Cadillac" of anything. With the 2014 CTS V-Sport, Cadillac is aiming to
turn the clock back to Cadillac's heyday. The 2014 V-Sport isn't the value
option in the segment and it isn't even the cheapest option when you really
think about it. Instead Cadillac has done something that many detractors
thought impossible for an American brand: they quite simply made the better
sedan. The 2014 V-Sport may bring a V6 to a V8 fight, but after a week with
Caddy's new sport sedan it was easy to pick the winner. Unless you're
looking to deck your BMW, Mercedes or Audi up with rare and expensive
options, the CTS does just about everything the Germans can only better.
Are you shocked? I was. Join me to find out more.
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How Fast is the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe?
The auto engineers at Consumer Reports take a pre-production Cadillac CTS-V
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2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan | Duke Cadillac Suffolk Va | Chesapeake Norfolk Va Beach
2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan. Stan Bell from Duke Cadillac in Suffolk, VA.
introduces you and reviews the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan! If your right
foot thinks it has an ego, it may, but we might be more inclined to say it
hasn't until it has felt the Cadillac CTS-V's 556 horsepower along with its
551ft lb of torque that rockets the CTS-V from 0-60 in just 3.9 seconds.
Did we mention that the Cadillac CTS-V Sedan delivers a 198 mph top speed,
better opt for a radar detector if you plan to open this Cadillac up on the
open road! That's some serious ego in a luxury sedan, the world's fastest
luxury sedan that is!
The 2011 Cadillac CTS-V follows Cadillac's "Art & Science" philosophy with
its styling, and for a rocket ship of a sedan, it has all the incredible
comforts and features of a Cadillac. Bose stereo, navigation, leather seats
with suede inserts, and so much more Stan reviews on the 2011 Cadillac
We hope you enjoy Stan's presentation for the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V, we sure
San Diego STREET RACING
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roamed the streets at night. A few badass Supras, swapped & turbo'd nissans, GT-R's, Corvettes, twin turbo 350Z, a bike all came out to play on short
notice making for quite a night of street racing!
DRIVE- 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
The Cadillac CTS-V Wagon should not be appealing to most since Americans
don't like station wagons, it gets lousy fuel economy and it starts at 63K.
One test drive and you'll be tempted to raid your 401K. Tom Voelk checks
out this ultra high performance machine, one that's happy to make Home
2011 Cadillac CTS-V Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V. I
take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car
while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling
cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it,
start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.
2011 CTS-V Black Diamond Edition Red Rock Showcase (15 Oct 2011)
This is my first attempt of making a showcase video of my 2011 Cadillac
Naturally everything went wrong while shooting this....equipment issues,
lighting, overly busy venue, etc. I didn't get all of the shots I wanted
and wasn't even sure what would look good either. This was also my first
attempt at creative editing, so bear with me.
Overall, I think it came out pretty good considering this is the first
video I've shot, directed, and edited.