V-Series is about expressing Cadillac performance and luxury to the fullest extent. These options complement the new generation of V6 engines and transmissions introduced for 2005. How often do we get to say that? The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. We were particularly surprised at the limited headroom back there, since the Caddy's roofline, at apogee, is 1. Climate controls are at the bottom, controlled by amber-lighted pictograms. Another minor complaint was that the sat-nav console was not touch screen, which meant fiddling with dials and buttons.
This made us wonder, as usual, what the C55 might have achieved had it been equipped with a manual transmission instead of a five-speed automatic, but since the automatic continues to be the only gearbox offered, we'll never know. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. Aircraft-style, white lettering on a black field is used on gauges for better legibility. A new steering gear also is included for more precise steering tuning. Although rear-wheel hop is still a problem in all-out launches, it was easier to manage in this car, knocking 0.
It's a fast circuit that demands precision and a keen sense of how much speed is enough, as distinct from too much. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. Praise of its dynamic qualities quickly followed from the automotive press, which focused on its superb rear-wheel-drive chassis. The Benz was quickest to 60 and 100 mph, and it was only at higher speeds that the Cadillac's Corvette engine really asserted itself. The Audi was one of the nots, as your narrator learned in a lengthy slide for life that was a consequence of overconfidence and no fault of the Audi. Put the S4 on a wandering back road, and its statistical shortfalls become nonissues.
The smoothness of shifting and the low-speed tractability of the engine make driving around town very pleasant. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. We were particularly surprised at the limited headroom back there, since the Caddy's roofline, at apogee, is 1. We can highly recommend both the automatic and manual transmissions, so choosing between them is a matter of preference and whether stop-and-go driving is part of your daily commute.
The front air dam is all business, with simple rectangular foglights and a long narrow intake near the skirt. Sides include a unique aero rocker design that flows into a specific rear fascia. That works out to a little more horsepower—362 versus the 3. The upstart Detroit sports sedan is longer, wider, taller, and heavier than either of its German opponents. It's a sophisticated engine with variable valve timing rated at 210 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. We also noted a deterioration in the Benz's braking prowess during lapping at Nelson Ledges. There was a surprising amount of up-and-down motion in the suspension, accompanied by relentless understeer, which was aggravated by high steering effort at almost any speed.
The front air dam is all business, with simple rectangular foglights and a long narrow intake near the skirt. The S4's styling distinctions include brightwork on the side mirrors and peculiar ground-effects strakes along the lower body-side panels. Although rear-wheel hop is still a problem in all-out launches, it was easier to manage in this car, knocking 0. There are a great deal of factors that affect the Cadillac cars 0-60 stats, so different sources may test the same vehicle and each may arrive at a unique 0-60 mph and quarter mile result. Its rear-wheel drive, crisp handling and prodigious horsepower work together when charging out of corners. It projects an idea that driving is serious business.
Equipped with the smooth 3. The automotive press praised the dynamic qualities built into its superb rear-wheel-drive chassis. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. It projects an idea that driving is serious business. Shorter wheelbase delivers a greater maneuverability which is handy while drifting around the city with its curvy and narrow streets.
Stainless steel mesh grilles, both below and above the bumper, offer a unique front appearance and allow for free air flow into the engine compartment. On the other hand, the manumatic function of this particular automatic was better than others we've encountered from the same source—more responsive to driver commands and less inclined to upshift on its own initiative. And the modified suspension causes the car to bob on undulating pavement. Nevertheless, fuel stumble and all, the Cadillac's first traction-off lap—1:20. The S4's styling distinctions include brightwork on the side mirrors and peculiar ground-effects strakes along the lower body-side panels. What was left on the table is something we'll explore some other time.
Nor would it feel out of place on a race track. There were some other welcome improvements over that first test car. It achieves 0-60 mph in less than 5 seconds with a top speed of 163 mph 262 km , and the quarter mile in 13. Both touches seem out of place on this otherwise clean shape. The supercharged C32 ran to 60 mph in 5. There's no denying the dimensional differences.