The new 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe makes a stylish brand-new companion to the ATS Sedan and must hit the same high marks in providing BMW-challenging performance, managing, and convenience.
Exterior and Inside look
Not surprisingly, the 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe shares the exact same wheelbase as that of its sedan counterpart. Chalk that up to taking advantage of what it currently has in-house, however we’re not complaining. By itself, the ATS Coupe still looks distinctively different from the car, thanks to the a larger track on the coupe that permits the front fascia to be developed with an eye to being sportier looking than what we’ve been useded to with Cadillac.
The total form is also a lot more structured like a true coupe must be, compared with the much more toned ATS Sedan. That helps in developing a difference between the two models. The roof covering, doors, back fenders and trunk cover are all one-of-a-kind to the Coupe, permitting the bodywork to have its very own distinct characteristic that’s more highlighted by a much more aggressive position, with wider front/rear tracks to show a more intriguing look compared to its four-door counterpart.
Cadillac’s brand-new illumination configuration is likewise plainly included on the ATS Coupe. The base model does not have all the bells and whistles of the higher trim models, but it still holds projector-beam headlamps. Move on up from the conventional model and you’ll obtain high-intensity-discharge headlamps and front upright LED light signatures, the latter of which coming we first viewed in the Converj Concept some years back.
Inside, the sedan’s driver-focused cabin carries over to the Coupe, showcasing handcrafted cut-and-sewn upholstered indoor combos, decorative stitching and genuine products, featuring leather, light weight aluminum, carbon fiber and wood, which enhance the emotional connection to the driving encounter.
Options of several interior shade styles, each with distinct accent trim materials, cover a wide range– from light, open and cozy to dark and serious, and bold technical and stylish.
Available inside features feature:.
– OnStar 4G LTE connection with built-in WiFi hotspot.
– Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity with natural voice recognition.
– Text-to-voice changes inbound text messages to speech and reviews them over the audio system presenters.
– USB, auxiliary and SD memory card ports.
– SiriusXM Satellite Radio with three-month test subscription.
– Reconfigurable 5.7-inch, three-window instrument panel cluster screen.
– Full-color reconfigurable head-up display.
2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe Engine
The 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe will certainly be powered by 2 separate powertrains: a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 272 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, and a 3.6-liter V-6 that develops 321 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque.
Efficiency numbers weren’t launched, yet we assume the previous has a 0-to-60 miles per hour time of around 6 secs to opt for a full throttle of 140 miles per hour, whereas the latter is quicker by a couple of tenths of a second with a full throttle of 155 miles per hour. Both engines are hooked up to a six-speed automatic transmission with an optional six-speed guide. Rear-wheel drive is likewise conventional with all-wheel drive offered as an alternative.
The 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe rides on either a MacPherson-type front suspension with dual lower round joints, twin-tube struts and direct-acting stabilizer bar or a Magnetic Ride Control with monotube upside down struts. The back suspension features an independent five-link with twin-tube shock absorbers or a Magnetic Ride Control device with monotube shocks.
Price and release date
The Cadillac ATS Coupe should hit showrooms this summertime, beginning within the exact same vast array? reduced $30,000 s to mid $40,000 s? as the car. Check back for a full assessment of the ATS Coupe, including driving impressions, specifications and buying recommendations as it ends up being available.
The ATS’ primary competitor is the BMW 3 Series, so, the ATS Coupe will naturally intention versus designs like the BMW 4 Series Coupe. Both the 4 Series Coupe and the ATS Coupe will certainly showcase a much more sportier appearance that their car brothers, so they are both anticipated to deliver a better driving encounter. Which one will certainly do best we’ll simply have to stand by and see.
The 4 Series Coupe is provided with 2 variations: 435i and 428i. The 428i will feature a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers a total amount of 240 horse power, while the 435i acquires a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter, in-line-six engine with 300 horsepower.
Costs for the 4 Series Coupe start from $41,425.