Cadillac has updated its CTS model for 2012, revealed at the New York motor show.
New features of the Cadillac CTS include a revised V6 engine, new grille and a touring package edition, available on all CTS variants - sport saloon, sport estate and coupe.
Power for the 3.6-litre V6 engine has been increased by 14bhp to 314bhp and by a more modest 2lb ft of torque, thanks to larger intake valves and an improved intake port design.
On the outside, the 2012 CTS’ new grille sports “new premium finishes,” with the firm’s logo now having a “three-dimensional quality” thanks to revisions to the previous version’s logo colours.
Also new is the introduction of the touring package, which is available with 3.0-litre V6 and 3.6-litre V6 variants. Features include an exclusive grille with a dark finish, ‘Sapele’ wood interior trim and suede-covered seat inserts, steering wheel and gear lever.
Externally, the special edition also gets chrome door handles, 19-inch alloys – for the 3.6-litre version - or 18-inch alloys for the lower powered engine.
The 2012 models will arrive at dealerships in late summer with pricing to be announced closer to the start of production.