Competes with: BMW M5, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Looks like: A meaner, wider CTS with lots of extra aero bits
Drivetrain: 640-horsepower, supercharged 6.2-liter V-8, eight-speed automatic transmission, rear-wheel drive
Hits dealerships: TBD
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We all knew the third generation of the CTS-V was coming at some point, and after Cadillac unveiled the new, smaller ATS-V sedan and coupe at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show earlier this year, we knew it couldn't be far away. And right we were: Cadillac has pulled the covers off of its flagship performance sedan several weeks ahead of its official public debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Like its predecessor, the new CTS-V does not disappoint. Meant to go head-to-head with the BMW M5 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, the CTS-V builds on an already lightweight, sophisticated platform to create what looks to be a phenomenal automobile.