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2013 Cadillac ATS: It offers the Nurburgring

- Cadillac ATS compact sedan on the "Northern Circuit" has Nurburgring -

The Nordschleife is the test environment used by the Development Team

The engineers of the compact ATS sedan Cadillac went to deemed Nurburgring circuit in Germany to test the car in a rigorous and predictable environment. On the Nordschleife, or Northern Circuit, the next chapter of the series on video Cadillac ATS continues.

On this tour world class, the team can proceed to the calibration of the car, the new four-cylinder turbocharged 2.0L 270 horsepower V6 and 3.6L engines and Magnetic Ride Control of the second generation of Cadillac.

 "This circuit is unique. The work done here in one lap take a dozen laps on the track offered in the United States, "said Dave Mikels, engineer of integration of energy systems and thrusters. Mr. Mikels and his colleagues of the team responsible for the ATS are test pilots certified Nurburgring.

"In some places, the vehicle takes off, literally, while in other places, the valleys sink us in the seat of the vehicle. Turns are inclined sometimes to one side, then the other. There is no other place on earth to experiment these driving situations, a hand here. "

Cadillac monitors every aspect of the vehicle and transmits data to the team of calibration Michigan. The latter can then download new algorithms to calibrate the firmness of the dampers and the dynamic characteristics of the engine to perform faster each turn on the circuit.

More details on the ATS will be announced at the Auto Show in Detroit in 2012. ATS, which will be unveiled on January 8, will be built at the assembly plant in Lansing Grand River, Michigan, odds sedan, cutting and CTS family and performance cars series V.

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