Cadillac CTS-V Coupe: Black Diamond Edition
Exclusive paint process that enhances the richness of the finish of the CTS-V.
• First use of JDSU pigment SpectraFlairMD patented in North America.
• satin graphite wheels and yellow Brembo brake callipers that add style and performance.
• Interior Recaro seats enhances and dark Sapele wood trim.
This spring, Cadillac is pleased to offer a Black Diamond Edition of the high-performance CTS-V that offers a host of popular performance options and an exclusive paint triple layer called black diamond.
The Black Diamond Edition, available in versions CTS-V sedan, cutting and family will mark the first use by an automaker of JDSU pigment SPECTRAFLAIR patented in North America. JDSU, a company in California Milpitas optical technology, specializes in color solutions vanguard INTENDED a wide range of markets. Its pigments are contained in certain DuPont paints that Cadillac uses.
On the CTS-V Black Diamond, a painting foncee triple layer is encrusted with silver shiny pigment SPECTRAFLAIR. While other manufacturers of luxury vehicles offer metallic paints, Black Diamond Cadillac offers painting created through a meticulous process that confers to paint an extra dimension.
Instead of simply containing small metal granules, pigment SPECTRAFLAIR black diamond paint uses a aluminum flakes encapsulated in a condition called magnesium fluoride glass substance. This results in a sparkly paint like diamonds when the light hits the surface on several different angles.
"The CTS-V Black Diamond Edition is like a elegant tuxedo size custom master hand" stated Michelle Killen, Cadillac exterior paint designer in. "The base color may be a simple black, but the details and richness of the material set it apart. "
The Black Diamond Edition helps Cadillac meet growing demand from buyers of luxury vehicles for paintings that stand out not only by color but also by their special effects.
"The automakers and consumers looking to differentiate the color black, an ubiquitous color in automotive," said John Book, Product Manager custom color solutions at JDSU. "The color black diamond offers the customer a special Cadillac enlightened optional color that stands out and is true to their sense of luxury and elegance. "
In addition to its exclusive paint, CTS-V Black Diamond offers a series of equipment at the height of its appearance and its general presentation. The special edition includes:
• The 19-inch wheels with satin graphite yellow Brembo brake callipers. These six-piston calipers at the front and four-piston calipers at the rear provide an exceptional stopping ability.
• The Recaro seats dotes 14 Elements adjustable, leather-trimmed English stitching and microfiber suede inserts in the center cushions and folders.
• The woodwork dark sapele known for its durability and distinctive grain.
"We have already established the series V as a sub-brand of prestige Cadillac" has said Rich Pinto, Cadillac designer creator. "The Black Diamond edition will lift the series V in the range of performance vehicles full of luxury. "
The CTS-V Black Diamond is offered at suggested retail price of $ 78,320 for the sedan, the $ 77,025 for cutting and $ 80,420 for family sport, a supplement of $ 5,600 compared to the CTS- V base. The CTS-V Black Diamond will be offered by Cadillac dealers across Canada this spring.
The CTS-V Black Diamond Edition is grafted to the range of vehicles and luxury performance of the Award-Winning V series Cadillac. The CTS-V sedan, cutting and family are all equipped with a V8 6.2L supercharged with a power of 556 hp, the Magnetic Ride Control, which studied the road and it reacts up to 1 000 times per second and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tires.
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