Cadillac CTS-V Wagon 2011 Specifications From New York Auto Show


General Motors is to add yet another product to its 2010 New York Auto Show line-up and this time the product comes from GM’s family tree member Cadillac which is quite popular for its CTS family products – CTS Sedan , CTS Sports Wagon , and CTS-V. The brand is now ready with a consolidated version of CTS Sports Wagon and CTS-V called the 2011 CTS-V Sports Wagon.


2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sports Wagon Specifications

As we have mentioned the car is a mixed variant incorporating qualities of both CTS Sports Wagon and Sedan and these qualities include the massive engine(currently coming with CTS-V sedan and coupe) as well which is a 6.2 Liter LSA V-8 engine capable of generating an enormous 556-Horsepower, and a maximum 551-pound-feet of torque.

The drivetrain comes coupled with either a 6-Speed Manual or 6-Speed Automatic Transmission gearbox and a bunch of other performance equipments have been highlighted which include:-

  • Performance Algorithm Shifting
  • Magnetic ride control
  • Dual-cast aluminum/iron Brembo brakes
  • Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tires
  • Forged aluminum wheels


The car from the exterior is very appealing with a new front fascia and a handful of other cosmetic changes including Signature V-shaped deck and tailgate motif,Large, vertical taillamps with light-pipe technology,Power-opening liftgate,CHMSL-integrated roof spoiler,Integrated roof load management system with available cross bars,Cargo management system with adjustable in-floor containment and Available panoramic UltraView sunroof.

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sports Wagon Specifications


6.2L Supercharged V-8
Displacement (cu in / cc): 376 / 6162
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 4.06 / 103.25 x 3.62 / 92 mm
Block material: cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: roto-cast aluminum
Valvetrain: overhead valve, two valves per cylinder
Fuel delivery: 1.9L supercharger with intercooler; sequential fuel injection
Ignition: direct-mount ignition coils
Compression ratio: 9.1:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 556 / 415 @ 6100*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 551 / 747 @ 3800*
Recommended fuel: premium required
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6200
Estimated fuel economy
(city / hwy):
14 / 19


Tremec TR6060 Hydra-Matic 6L90
Type: six-speed manual; fully synchronized with single overdrive six-speed electronically controlled automatic overdrive with torque converter clutch
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 2.66 4.03
Second: 1.78 2.36
Third: 1.30 1.53
Fourth: 1.00 1.15
Fifth: 0.80 0.85
Sixth: 0.63 0.67
Reverse: 2.90 3.06
Final drive ratio: 3.73 3.23

Chassis / Suspension

Configuration RWD
Differential: limited-slip
Front: independent SLA; 29-mm hollow stabilizer bar; elastomeric handling andride bushings; 65-N/mm spring rate; Magnetic Ride Control withelectro-magnetically controlled shocks
Rear : independent SLA; 24-mm hollow stabilizer bar; elastomeric trailing armbushing; 90-N/mm spring rate; Magnetic Ride Control withelectro-magnetically controlled shocks
Steering type: power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: 16.1:1
Steering turns, lock-to-lock: 2.7
Turn circle (ft / m): 37.9 / 11.55
Chassis control: four-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist

Wheels and tires

Wheel size and type: front: 19 x 9-inch; forged alloy, 5-lug
rear: 19 x 9.5-inch, forged alloy, 5-lug
Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport PS2
front: 255/40ZR19 (96Y) high-performance summer tire
rear: 285/35ZR19 (99Y) high-performance summer tire


Wheelbase (in / mm): 113.4 / 2880
Length (in / mm): 191.3 / 4859
Height (in / mm): 59.1 / 1502
Width (in / mm): 72.6 / 1842
Track (in / mm): front: 61.8 / 1570
rear: 62 / 1575
Curb weight (lb / kg): 4390 / 1995
Weight distribution (% front / rear): 52 / 48