Bred for the track, but certified for the road. A refined daily driver, the CTS-V is derived from track competition and designed to be capable of race-day performance straight from the factory.
PERFORMANCE TRACTION MANAGEMENT
Complete and utter control. Performance Traction Management provides you with competition spec traction and stability controls. Adjust to conditions with five modes specifically for the track: Wet, Dry, Sport 1, Sport 2 or Race.
And Launch Control manages tire spin to optimize your acceleration from a standing start getting you off the line both fast, and in control.
Cool, calm and collected. A large grille and fascia openings feed more air into a large-capacity radiator and multiple heat exchangers for cooling that adds up to maximum driving performance.
MICHELIN® PILOT® SUPER SPORT TIRES
Uniquely gripping. Specifically designed and tuned for the V-Series, Michelin® Pilot® Super Sport summer-only tires2 deliver exceptional grip in performance driving situations. Simultaneously, the multi-compound tread composition provides excellent ride quality and extended tread-wear for both every day and track driving.
2. Do not use summer-only tires in winter conditions, as it would adversely affect vehicle safety, performance and durability. Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle’s performance characteristics. CLICK HERE for important tire and wheel information. Lower profile tires wear faster. Wheel and tire damage may occur on rough or damaged roads or from surfaces or from curbs, debris or obstacles. This damage is not covered by the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
A MORE DYNAMIC AERODYNAMIC
Every curve. edge and line deliberate. The striking looks come from a functionally designed exterior that supports the car's capabilities by contributing to lift reduction, enhanced cooling and improved aero performance. With its athletic stance. wide body and low height, the CTS-V's shape is both aggressive and intelligent.
ADDITIONAL EXTERIOR FEATURES
Bold accents at every pivot. A finely tuned quad exhaust announces your arrival, while imposing 19” lightweight forged aluminum V-Series wheels combine attitude with function.
An upfront statement. The new CTS-V announces its arrival with an exclusively designed open-mesh, upper and lower V grille. Its functional design feeds more air into the cooling system, including outboard coolers that maximize airflow to keep the powerful V8 engine cool.
CARBON FIBER HOOD
Light, but striking. A lightweight carbon fiber hood provides the CTS-V with optimal weight distribution and positively sleek looks. Open the hood and you’ll also find exposed carbon fiber underneath.
Just as striking, the aerodynamically designed front splitter, hood extractor and spoiler reduce lift to firmly keep your V planted and stable on the road.
Available carbon fiber package includes a unique carbon fiber splitter, hood vent, diffuser and the aggressive rear spoiler that generates greater down-force.
An entirely new connection. Whether you unlock all the potential of your driving skills with real-time data. surround yourself with engulfing sound or see the road like never before, the CTS-V is loaded with advanced technology to elevate your drive.
4G LTE WI-FI CONNECTIVITY
Stay connected when you have to. The available built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot1 supports up to seven mobile devices. You’ll have a fast and reliable 4G LTE connection that allows you to easily and quickly search for almost anything.
1. Devices must be WPA2-compliant with active OnStar service and data plan. Wi-Fi devices manufactured prior to 2006 may not be compatible. Please consult your device manufacturer for information regarding the WPA2 security protocol and Wi-Fi device compatibility. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.
Catch hidden surprises. A unique CurbView Camera can help you protect the front splitter from damage while parking. Automatic Parking Assist also guides with parallel and perpendicular parking scenarios.
BOSE® PREMIUM AUDIO
Engulf yourself with sound. The 13-speaker Bose® Surround Sound system features Advanced Staging Technology, an innovation that creates an immersive sound experience to bring you the feeling of being front row, center stage.
ENGINEERED FOR THE TRACK
Arm yourself with power and precision. The 2016 CTS-V dominates the road with a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission plus structural and suspension enhancements for decisive steering and cornering.
8-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Tuned and tested on the track. The CTS-V houses an 8-speed automatic transmission that provides lightning-fast shifts along with smooth and refined performance.
Shift through all 8 seamlessly and automatically select the right gear with Performance Algorithm Shifting to improve lap times, or switch to manual control by tapping the magnesium paddle shifters, mounted on the steering wheel for a truly hands-on experience.
Uncompromised stopping power. Massive six piston front and four piston rear Brembo® brakes let you harness a powerful engine with durability, consistency and the capability for track-day performance straight from the factory.
The specifically sized and tuned rotors undergo a Ferritic Nitro-Carburizing process that greatly reduces corrosion and helps maintain smooth braking performance for a longer period of time.
Command every road. Magnetic Ride Control™ adjusts to surface conditions at a rate of 1,000 times-a-second, making every ride smoother for maximum performance. At 60 mph, the MRC system literally reacts to every inch of the road.
THE RACE CAR, REFINED
A most immaculate performance machine. Step inside the CTS-V and you'll find refined finishes, prestige touches and a cockpit designed with only one thing in mind: The driver.
RECONFIGURABLE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
Curate your dash. The customizable instrument cluster lets you configure the 12.3” high-definition display to one of three layouts. And the Head-Up Display lets you view your vehicle data through the windshield while keeping your eyes on the road.
Comfort that performs. With standard 20-way heated and ventilated performance-oriented seats, trimmed in semi-aniline leather and V-signature sueded microfiber inserts.
Or drive in available race-inspired RECARO® 16-way power seats that put you in the driver’s seat of both comfort and performance.
STYLE, COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Design invoked with a performance attitude. When you see the intricate matte carbon fiber trim and sueded microfiber accents, you’ll know that this is a V. And with its signature thick-rim steering wheel with magnesium paddle shifters, the sophisticated interior of CTS-V elevates the experience for the driver.