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The body and chassis are made of carbon fiber composite that is lightweight and stiff.
by Car & Driver News (Jan, 2002)
Inspired by the latest F-22 Stealth fighter aircraft, Cien's body and monocoque chassis were produced from carbon fiber composite, a direct derivative of race car technology.
Data points Key details of the Cadillac Cien Concept
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Trapezoidal air inlets are milled into the front-end surface graphically forming Cadillac's shield-like grille along with the centrally mounted badge. Functional side air intake and exhaust vents lay flush with the surface of the car, opening up as required.
Car & Driver News
The V-12 is mated to a semi-automatic transmission, controlled by Formula 1-inspired column-mounted electronic paddles. Inspired by the latest F-22 Stealth fighter aircraft, Cien's body and monocoque chassis were produced from carbon fiber composite, a direct derivative of race car technology.
Specifications Full list of technical specs
suspension, wheels & brakes
power & handling
|Maximum hp||750 HP|
|Maximum torque||450 ft-lb|
|Steering system||Rack and pinion|
|Valves per cylinder||4 valves|
|Front track width||68 in|
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