2020 Cadillac CT4-V
The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V builds on the precision-focused details of the all-new Cadillac CT4 luxury sedan introduced earlier this year to offer elevated road performance and an engaging driving experience. As part of its Y-trim strategy, Cadillac is slotting the CT4-V between the entry-level CT4 and upcoming CT4-V Blackwing models as a “performance-lite” variant of sorts, similar to the departed V-Sport range.
Cadillac says that the 2020 CT4-V follows the steps of the 2019 CT6-V, and grows the V-Series family with even more levels of performance, while preserving the lineage established by the original V-Series lineup introduced in 2004.
“The new lineup expands the V-Series ethos, drawing more customers into the Cadillac Performance family, and the newest Vs are focused on elevated athleticism and luxurious refinement for customers wanting a dynamic daily drive,” said Mark Reuss, GM president. “And this is only the beginning of the V family. Cadillac’s passion for performance shines on a racetrack. Stay tuned.”
Developed for a new generation of sedan customers, the first-ever CT4 blends nimble handling and Cadillac’s signature technology. The CT4-V takes these traits further, infusing the brand’s racing DNA for a dynamic, responsive and exhilarating driving experience.
Performance highlights include:
- Cadillac’s high-output 2.7-liter L3B turbocharged I4 engine
- Features a unique three-step sliding camshaft to optimize performance at all speeds
- SAE rating of 325 horsepower and 381 pound-feet of torque
- 10-speed automatic
- Mechanical limited-slip rear differential (G80)
- V-Series performance chassis with Magnetic Ride Control 4.0 on rear-wheel drive (RWD) models
- ZF MVS (Modular Valve System) passive dampers on all-wheel drive (AWD) models
- Standard rear-wheel drive (RWD) configuration with an available all-wheel drive (AWD) option
- Vehicle Control Mode
- With customizable V-Mode
- Brembo front braking system
- 0 to 60 sprint in the high-4 second range
- GM Authority estimate
The 2020 CT4-V model is offered exclusively as a four-door sedan.
The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V offers a total of eleven exterior colors and two interior color options with two different seat trims.
The 2020 CT4-V color options include:
- 9 Exterior Colors:
- Velocity Red
- Red Obsession Tintcoat
- Satin Steel Metallic
- Summit White
- Black Raven
- Evergreen Metallic
- Wave Metallic
- Royal Spice Metallic
- 2 Interior Colors:
- Jet Black
- Sangria with Jet Black
Notably, the Crystal White Tricoat exterior color option is excluded from the list as it is only available for non-V CT4 models.
The 2020 CT4-V maintains the sedan’s sleek profile leverages the natural, long dash-to-front-axle proportional advantage of the rear-drive platform and, along with its wide stance, expresses presence, confidence and performance.
Notably, the CT4-V has a few distinctions to help differentiate it from the ‘regular’ 2020 Cadillac CT4 models, including:
- 18-inch wheels wrapped in summer-only performance tires
- All-season tires are available for all-wheel drive models (AWD)
- Dark exterior accenting
- Mesh grilles
- Unique rear spoiler with quad exhaust tips
- The design helps reduce rear lift while increasing grip for the rear tires
On the inside, Cadillac CT4-V features a unique performance persona instrument cluster and V-Mode steering wheel control. However, drivers and passengers will find the same elegant, wide surface lines and simple interfaces found in the non-V CT4. As such, the focus on quality, attention to detail, authenticity of materials and impeccable craftsmanship are all maintained, as is the 1080dp high-definition full-color 10-inch-diagonal touchscreen, which is mounted high within the instrument panel for visibility. The Super Cruise system is also available on CT4-V models.
Notably, the Sangria with Jet Black interior color combination is exclusively available on CT4-V models.
The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V is available with the following engine choice:
|Engine||Fuel||Aspiration||Driven Wheels||Transmission||Power (hp / kW @ RPM)||Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ RPM)||Axle Ratio|
|2.7L L3B I4||Gasoline||Turbocharged||Rear or All-Wheel Drive||10-Speed Auto (MQA)||325 / 242 @ 5200||380 / 515 @ 2000-4000||2.85|
2020 Cadillac CT4-V pricing in the United States starts at $45,490 with rear-wheel drive.
The 2020 CT4-V went on sale in the first quarter of the 2020 calendar year.
The 2020 CT4-V made its debut during a special event at Detroit’s Eastern Market on May 30th 2019.
|Type:||2.7L I4 VVT with direct injection and Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation)|
|GM RPO Code:||L3B|
|Bore & stroke (in / mm):||3.26 x 4.01 / 92.25 x 102|
|Block Material:||380 T5 cast aluminum|
|Oiling System:||6.0-qt. capacity|
|Oil Type:||5W-30; Cold Temperature Operation: In an area of extreme cold, [below −29 °C (−20 °F)] an SAE 0W-30 oil may be used|
|Cylinder Head Material:||cast aluminum|
|Valvetrain:||Dual-overhead camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, tripower valvetrain with continuously variable valve timing, variable valve lift and Active Fuel Management|
|Power – Premium Luxury (hp / kW @ rpm):||309 / 231 @ 5600 (GM est.)|
|Torque – Premium Luxury (lb.-ft./ Nm @ rpm):||348 / 472 @ 1800 (GM est.)|
|Power – V-Series (hp / kW @ rpm):||325 / 242 @ 5600 (GM est.)|
|Torque – V-Series (lb.-ft./ Nm @ rpm):||380 / 515 @ 1800 (GM est.)|
|Type:||MQA 10-speed automatic & 2.85 axle ratio|
|Front Suspension (All-Wheel Drive):||MacPherson-type with dual lower ball joints, ZF MVS passive dampers and direct-acting stabilizer bar|
|Front Suspension (Rear-Wheel Drive):||Magnetic Ride Control 4.0 with V-Series-specific calibrations|
|Rear Suspension (All-Wheel Drive):||Five-link independent; coil springs with stabilizer bar|
|Rear Suspension (Rear-Wheel Drive):||Five-link independent; Magnetic Ride Control 4.0 with V-Series-specific calibrations|
|Steering Type:||Electric, rack-mounted, variable-effort premium power steering with V-Series-specific calibrations|
|Turning Circle (ft. / m):||39 / 11.9 (RWD), 40.7 / 12.6 (AWD)|
|Brakes:||four-piston Brembo brake calipers with vented rotors||–|
|Brake rotor size – Standard (in / mm):||12.6 x 1.2 / 321 x 30||12.4 x 0.9 / 315 x 23|
|Wheel Size:||18-inch by 8.0-inch|
|Tire:||235/40R18 Summer-Only Performance|
|Wheelbase (in. / mm):||109.3 / 2775|
|Overall Length (in. / mm):||187.2 / 4756|
|Overall Width (in. / mm):||71.5 / 1815 (w/o mirrors)|
|Overall Height (in. / mm):||56 / 1423|
|Front Track (in. / mm):||60.3 / 1532|
|Rear Track (in. / mm):||61.7 / 1568|
|Headroom (in. / mm):||38.3 / 973 (front), 36.5 / 928 (rear)|
|Legroom (in. / mm):||42.4 / 1077 (front), 33.4 / 848 (rear)|
|Shoulder Room (in. / mm):||55.2 / 1403 (front), 53.9 / 1370 (rear)|
|Hip Room (in. / mm):||53 / 1346 (front),52.5 / 1333 (rear)|
|Dry weight (lbs. / kg)||3616 / 1640 (V-Series RWD) – est.|
|Cargo volume (cu. ft. / liters)||10.7 / 303|
|Fuel capacity (U.S. gallon / liters)||17.4 / 66.0|
|0 – 60 mph (seconds)||Quarter-mile acceleration (sec)|
|2020 CT4-V w/ 2.7 L3B I4||4.8 est||TBD|
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