Cadillac STS-V

Cadillac STS -V ( 2006)

The Cadillac STS -V is a high-performance sedan, which created the Cadillac division of General Motors between 2005 and 2010. Its competitors are the BMW M5, the Audi RS6 and the Mercedes -Benz E 63 AMG.


Cadillac of the public gave a first impression of the STS- V in its advertising for the American Super Bowl, which was first broadcast on 6 February 2005. The car appeared with an acceleration of 0-100 km / h in 4.9-5.1 s The STS - V was introduced at the North American International Auto Show 2005 in Detroit. From the end of 2005, you could buy him.


The STS - V has has the 4.4 -liter version of GM's Northstar V8 engine that makes 469 hp ( 345 kW) and a torque of 595 Nm. This engine derives its power to an adjustable on the driver automatic transmission with two driving programs on. The car has compared to the STS larger brakes from Brembo, larger 10-spoke alloy wheels (18 " x 8.5 " front and 19 " x 9.5" rear), run-flat tires from Pirelli, more direct steering and a harder suspension. Engine block and cylinder head are made of aluminum, the camshaft cast iron and forged steel crankshaft. All four wheels are independently suspended and there are four settings for the ESP and stability control.


  • Displacement: 4371 cm ³
  • Power: 469 hp ( 345 kW) at 6400 min-1
  • Torque: 595 Nm at 3900 min-1
  • Speed ​​limitation: 6700 min-1
  • Compression ratio: 9.0:1
  • Fuel consumption: 14.3 l / 100 km (city) and 14.0 l / 100 km ( highway )


  • Acceleration 0-100 km / h: 4.8 seconds
  • Quarter mile: 13.1 s

External appearance

The most visible difference to the normal STS is the grid-like grille.

Apart from the grille, the STS- V still differs from the front of the bumper, the fog lamps / indicators and bonnet ( fiberglass, with a slight scoop to the compressor).

Rear bumper is different from the STS; it has a mesh insert down, which is made of the same material as the grille. The rear spoiler is taller and wider and carries a third brake light.

Inside, the STS- V improved leather and suede equipment of the German manufacturer '' Dräxlmaier '', which is 57 and 62 made ​​famous by the equipment of the Maybach. As an interior colors are ebony and gray available, which are also available in the normal STS, as well as a two-color combination ebony / tangorot that there are nut the STS -V.


The STS - V was set one year before the STS, where there is no successor. During the production period, there were small changes in the interior and the empty weight of the vehicle, as well as a facelift in 2008. The car costs about U.S. $ 80,000.