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Cadillac ATS is starting a production soon. Cadillac will compete with BMW and other premium cars like Mercedes Benz. ATS model is one of the luxurious Cadillac models.
Can Cadillac really compete with BMW and Mercedes Benz?
Simple answer is yes. Cadillac made a new car from all new parts. Only old part is 3.6 liter DI V-6 and 6L45E 6 speed automatic transmission. Everything else is new and that makes Cadillac very attractive to buyers.
Cheap or not Cadillac ATS?
Cost of new Cadillac ATS will be around 34 000$ for a standard model 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine with 202 HP. Performance model will have 2.0 liter twin scroll turbocharged 4 cylinder motor which have 272 hp. And of course premium model with 321 hp and v-6 3.6 liter. To compare Cadillac ATS with BMW we must say that BMW 335i have 300 hp and 6 cylinders which give more torque at lower rpm. Same engines are in Mercedes and Audi premium models. So ATS is cheaper car but with less engine performance. New Cadillac only need 5.7 seconds to 100 km/h. Maximum speed is for sure over 250km/h but it is limited to get such high speeds.
See Cadillac ATS in video
I m really not sure if Cadillac ATS 2013 will take over BMW 3 Series and if buyers that were previously buying BMW will now buy Cadillac. Maybe USA folks will better buy Cadillac than BMW, but in Europe this is not the case. ATS model is good and cheaper, but premium car buyers are really not so much in price, they care about brand and performance. GM did a lot of advertising and a lot of videos about ATS are made and maybe this aggressive advertising will help to get more buyers all over the world.
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