Today, the brand Cadillac introduced just the new 2013 Cadillac ATS. This is a completely new compact sedan sport aims to challenge the world’s best premium vehicles. It was developed with lightweight vehicle architecture and go on sale this summer will be. What is so special about this vehicle is that the rear-wheel drive combination of technologically driven performance, elegance and design brings 2013 Cadillac ATS. The challenging driving experience is a comprehensive Cadillac CUE, in the vehicle user experience improves the intuitive design with industry’s first, combining controls and commands for information and media data. This new 2013 Cadillac ATS is an expression of the Cadillac art & science design philosophy. It was also built momentum and mass on a foundation of driving efficiency. It is very fast and easy Cadillac, with one of the lowest weights in the segment – less than 3,400 pounds (1.542 kg).
To make the most out of the vehicle contributing components and features are almost 50 / 50 weight balance; Cadillac first five-link rear independent suspension with lightweight, high strength steel and efficient direct link designs; a multi-link double-pivot MacPherson strut front suspension with direct active end stabilizer; Driver-adjustable FE3 sports suspension with magnetic ride control real-time damping; Underbody aerodynamic shields; Premium (belt driven) electric variable effort steering gear by ZF steering systems; Four-channel ABS with available Brembo brakes; Available all-wheel drive.
2013 Cadillac ATS Engine Performance
The first of the modules used, is the two four-cylinder and a V-6 (for North America) provides a strong power of the 2013 Cadillac ATS and uses the car light structure, complement his performance with efficiency. The optional modules include a 2.0 l turbocharged four 270 HP (201 kW) and Cadillac award-winning 3.6 L V-6, an estimated 318 HP (237 kW). Go into detail is the new 2.0T of one of the most energy dense engines in the industry. In addition, ATS offer both manual and automatic transmission options along with rear wheel and all-wheel-drive configurations. The ATS deliver peak highway fuel consumption of more than 30 mpg.
2013 Cadillac ATS is much lighter than other cars in the same segment. So, there are refined driving experience. The low weight are the ATS a nimble and controllable feel, while also optimizing performance and efficiency of the drives. To make the weight less the Designer have an aluminium hood, magnesium engine mount and even lighter, natural fibre door of trim panels contain. They all contribute to the low weight of the 2013 Cadillac ATS. In addition, engineers found that it could be improved fuel economy with a cast iron differential instead of a lighter aluminum version. This focus on load management and straight links has enabled great weight savings without the use of alternative materials. This helps, the weight of the engine and gearbox at the front of the vehicle to help its near-perfect create 50 / 50 weight balance for the ATS, and at the same time contributing to lower noise and vibrations make up. A similar approach has been to the wheels taken where additional structural aluminium strategically taken, to further reduce vibration.
In addition a further highlight of 2013 Cadillac ATS is that there is an absolute embodiment of the Cadillac art & science design language. One long, 109.3 (2.775 mm) are wheelbase and wide front and rear of tracks the cornerstones of the ATS firmly planted attitude that is further enhanced by short overhangs and firm sheet metal that is wrapped tightly around the tyres shown. 17-Inch wheels are standard and 18-inch wheels are available. In addition, vertical lighting elements are included. For example there are new LED front signature lighting detail and bright door handles and active grille shutters. The grille shutters close at particular motorway speeds to reduce air resistance and improve fuel economy.
2013 Cadillac ATS Interior
And what about the Interior: it is all driver focused. It has integrated technology and designed materials that complement the external elements and supports the ATS driving experience. Available places have during high load curves optimize makes-adjustable lateral support bolsters. A further improvement in the Interior is an instrument panel, wraps the doors and a center console in the mid-instrument, which flows into the center console. LED lighting for the display of “Fat” cluster allows clear, at a glance view in all light conditions, while ambient lighting functional elements of the console and door accents. There are also used real wood, gold-plated metal plating and carbon fiber trim, and Cadillac cut & sew instrument panel, console, and doors. To make it perfect for the customer, there is the option of the many inner color themes, each with a unique accent trim material.
The ATS is offered with Cadillac CUE. This is a comprehensive in-vehicle experience, intuitive design with auto industry’s first controls and commands for information and entertainment data leads. Everything for each consumer is clearly designed. Go further into detail CUE (Cadillac user experience) couples entertainment and information data from up to 10 Bluetooth enabled mobile devices, USBs, SD cards and MP3 players with a vehicle Infotainment system, which reduces the complexity of tailor-made information, voice commands and fewer buttons and larger icons. But the heart of the cue of the eight-inch LCD is multi touch touch sensitive screen, mounted in the top of the central instrument panel and a motorized full capacitive front panel below to hide a 1.8 L storage area. The LCD display shows the CUE homepage screen resembling a Smartphone with large, easy-to-aim icons, carry out commands. In addition to the CUE, the ATS has other technologies: Bluetooth phone connectivity with voice recognition; SD memory card, USB and auxiliary ports; SiriusXM satellite radio with test subscription of three months; Keyless access and Keyless button start; Reconfigurable 5, 7-inch instrument panel cluster show; R Series multifunction heads up display. The ATS is offered as standard or luxury, performance and premium Collections. A Bose ® Cabin Surround audio system is available on the standard model, as well as luxury and performance Collections. It comes standard with the premium collection. A navigation system is also available with luxury and performance collections and standard with the premium collection. According to security issues, the ATS based on Cadillac “Control and warning” which features radar, cameras and Ultrasonic sensors. More on roads also security has over use threats, and attacks, possible crashes prevent help to the driver. Such systems will serve Advanced crash avoidance Cadillac, without the driver, such as for example automatic brakes, which on the basis of information that identifies potential threats.
However, one of the most advanced features in the vehicle is automatic front and rear brakes. It is based on short range radar technology and Ultrasonic sensors help to prevent the driver, that and back low speed collisions through a progression of warnings that extend for full braking if necessary. On the other hand, there are some optional advanced security features, including: full swing area adaptive cruise control, intelligent brake assist, forward collision warning, brake entsperrbares automatic collision preparation, lane departure warning, side blind zone alarm, rear vision camera with dynamic guidelines, adaptive forward lighting, Hill hold / start support (standard, manual transmission). This advanced technology security features complement the ATS roster of other safety features, including eight standard airbags (10 with optional features), seat belt pretensioners and load limiters, StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with traction control and four wheel disc brakes with four channel ABS.
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