The Cadillac CTS-V saloon has completed a lap of the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7min 59.32sec
12 May 2008

GM claims production saloon record for 542 bhp bruiser.Cadillac’s forthcoming Cadillac CTS-V saloon has completed a lap of the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7min 59.32sec, according to the American company. Although nearly 40 seconds adrift of the time recently set by the Nissan GT-R, the time puts the CTS-V at the top of the rankings for production saloons. Cadillac says the CTS-V was in the same spec as final production versions, meaning a supercharged 6.2 litre V8 that puts out 542 bhp. The final road car will also be available with a choice of manual or automatic transmissions.Production of the CTS-V begins in the Autumn for the American market, but right-hand drive versions won’t reach the UK until next year. Footage of the disguised CTS-V prototype at the ‘Ring is available by clicking here.

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12 May 2008

That front end is a mesh!

(I'll get my coat...)

12 May 2008

So if this is the fastest 4-door to run the 'ring should it replace the M5 as the official Nurburgring Taxi?

http://www.nuerburgring.de/BMW-ring-taxi.352.0.html

Can a Caddy really do that job?

The car should be German.

12 May 2008

[quote NiallOswald]

That front end is a mesh!

(I'll get my coat...)
[/quote]

I came here to post something similar - what an awful looking car - but I couldn't possibly top Niall's comment!

12 May 2008

A hot machine indeed. Look our BMW!

The front end looks much better in "the flesh" than in the pictures.

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