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2014 Cadillac CTS spied in motion near Nürburgring [video]

Has the BMW 5-Series in the crosshairs

The 2014 Cadillac CTS has been spied near the Nürburgring.

While the prototypes are heavily disguised, we can see the model will have evolutionary styling that embraces the Art & Science design philosophy. Notable highlights include a prominent grille, a shark-fin antenna and trapezoidal exhaust tips.

Underneath the edgy bodywork, we can expect an extended version of the Alpha platform that currently underpins the ATS. This will result a roomier cabin which is more comparable to the Audi A6, BMW 5-Series and Mercedes E-Class.

Engine options remain unconfirmed, but speculation suggests there will be a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 200 hp (149 kW / 203 PS), a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 270 hp (201 kW / 274 PS) and a 3.6-liter V6 with 320 hp (239 kW / 324 PS). A diesel engine will eventually be offered in Europe, but there's no word on specifications. We can also expect another CTS-V which could use a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces more than 556 hp (415 kW / 564 PS).

UPDATE: Video added on 30th July 2012.

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Comments (4)

 DBaskov DBaskov
Wonder if they will also come up with a new CTS coupe. Hopefully it won't be as bulky and awkward looking like the current CTS coupe.
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July 30, 2012 3:10 pm
 tbrodie tbrodie
They'll back fill with the ATS.
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July 19, 2012 12:33 pm
 SPORTINGUISTA_29 SPORTINGUISTA_29
I'll be wait for new images of the car
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July 18, 2012 10:59 pm
 EMBJATI85 EMBJATI85
any word on a twin turbo v6 maybe to replace the Vs v8 make it around 700hp hahaha
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July 18, 2012 9:09 pm