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2013 Cadillac ATS: from $ 35,195

The new luxury sport sedan will be launched this summer.

The all-new compact luxury sports sedan is powered Cadillac ATS, which offers an energy-efficient 2.5L engine mated to a six-speed next generation of reports is offered a starting price of $ 35,195 plus of transport destination. Highway fuel is estimated at 6 L/100 km.

"This year, the ATS can be found in one of the most competitive segments of the market, both in terms of price or performance, stated Don Butler, vice president of marketing for Cadillac. ATS offers a distinctive look and dynamic value proposition and driving fast, agile and fun suitable lifestyle buyers modern luxury vehicles, and it challenges the status quo of the category. "

An intermediate model with turbo 2.0L lightweight and powerful is offered from $ 36,985 plus transportation to and is available with manual or automatic transmission, a drive or integral transmission.

The top of the engine range is occupied by a 3.6L V6 and 321 hp (239 kW), available from $ 43,995 plus freight transport destination. The model 3.6L is equipped with a automatic transmission and standard features including infotainment system CUE (Cadillac User Experience) of the seats in leather eight-way electric adjustment with memory function, Adaptive Remote Start, and more. The integral transmission is optional.

All details on prices and availability groups and options will be communicated later this summer.

The ATS goes on sale this summer, but the new sports sedan has already a positive impact on Lansing, Michigan, or more than 440 new employees have already been hired at the factory Grand River, or is built ATS. A total of 600 new employees should be part of the investment of $ 190 million Cadillac in the installation.

A team of specialized design has traveled all over the globe to refine and improve the ATS based on customer requests. The addition of advanced materials has allowed to reduce the unladen weight of the model 2.5 L 1503 kg (3315 lb), to make one of the most light vehicles of the Canadian segment of compact luxury car cash the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4. 

Time goes on world-class tracks, including Road America, Road Atlanta, Phoenix International Raceway and Nurburgring, Germany, has helped improve the maneuverability and sports development engine ATS.

The new system CUE interface, serial in most models ATS offers for the first time in the automotive industry the use of capacitive touch, which allows the driver to interact with the car modern and intuitive way. This technology, used for most smart phones and tablets electronic, uses electrodes has to detect the conductive properties of objects, such as a finger.

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