Cadillac STS-V 

  • $77k
  • 2006
  • 469 HP 4.4L
  • 155 mph
Although the addition of the supercharger, its associated hardware, and the upgraded chassis components bring the STS- V's weight up to about 4300 pounds, Cadillac promises a 0-to-60 sprint in less than five seconds and a top speed of 165 mph.
by Car and Driver (Feb, 2005)
Inside, the STS- V gets a luxurious leather-wrapped instrument cluster, suede-like seat inserts, olive-ash burled-wood trim, and various accents.
by Car and Driver (Feb, 2005)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Cadillac STS-V

0-60mph

STS-V
4.7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

STS-V
155 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

0-100mph

STS-V
11.9 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

STS-V
13.9 s
LaFerrari
9.72 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Nurburgring time

STS-V
8:31.0
Nissan GT-R
7:24.22

Data points Key details of the Cadillac STS-V

Price

STS-V
$77k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

STS-V
469 HP
Veyron
987 HP
LaFerrari
950 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Cadillac STS-V

www.supercars.net
The STS-V was engineered and executed by GM's Performance Division, an in-house center designed to explore potential enthusiast-oriented versions of production models.
At the heart of the STS-V is a new, 4.4-liter version of the Northstar engine outfitted with a positive displacement intercooled supercharger.
12
Dec

2006 Cadillac STS-V - Top Speed

www.topspeed.com
The engine’s torque curve puts the STS-V in the under-5-second club for 0-to-60 time.
7
Jan

2006 Cadillac STS-V

AutomobileMag News
As much as we love the idea of a high-performance variant of the excellent STS, what this car needs is a decent interior, not a red one.
All isn't gentility, though; the optional two-tone scarlet and black cabin pushes the boundaries of good taste.
1
Jan

Cadillac STS-V

by RON KIINO |
Car & Driver News
Auto Shows arrow Cadillac STS-V 2005 Detroit Auto Show Cadillac is determined to challenge BMW, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz in the luxury-performance arena that is currently littered with sedans wearing M, R, and AMG badges.
The blown Northstar is mated to a new six-speed automatic transmission, the GM 6L80, that provides for manual gear selection as well as Cadillac’s excellent Performance Algorithm Shifting.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Cadillac
Price $77,090
Year 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.14 lb/hp
Maximum hp 469 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Maximum torque 440 ft-lb @ 3,800 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,400 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,286 lb
Width 72.6 in
Height 58.2 in
Length 197.6 in
Front track width 62 in
Wheelbase 116.4 in

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
1/4 mile 13.9 s
0-60mph 4.7 s
0-100mph 11.9 s
20.6km nurburgring time 8:31.0
Tsukuba circuit time 1:10.94

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/traction control, StabiliTrak stability control.
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 3.23:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 216
Rear wheels 483/? 241
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