We think not! The 5.0-liter V-10 in the RS 6 is closely related to the naturally aspirated V-10 available in the Audi S6 and outgoing S8, as well the R8 5.2 and the Lamborghini Gallardo. With 580 hp, it has more hp (not that it matters) It hits 0 to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds, and top speed is governed at 155 mph as standard, with the option to have it raised to 174. Plus, it doesn’t look like ass. You can also, Car and Drivers review where it also tops the BMW M5, the Jaguar XFR, and the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG.
Cadillac will launch at the New York Motor Show the CTS-V Sport Wagon, endowed with 556 horsepower and ready to duel directly with Audi RS6 Avant.
The New York Motor Show will mark the beginning of a new V performance family member of Cadillac. After the CTS-V CTS-V Sedan and Coupe, GM will give the public the new CTS-V Sport Wagon, the trunk extension of the performance range.
Cadillac proposed the same 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, capable of developing 556 horsepower and a torque of 550 lbft, in another body. To achieve notable performances, the Detroit manufacturer has chosen a six reports Tremec TR6060 manual gear but may optionally offer a Hydra-Matic 6l90 automatic six gears transmission , and paddles mounted behind the steering wheel.
To keep control of the 556-horsepower, the driver has available a set of performance Brembo brakes, which joins the Magnetic Ride Control package, with substantial role roadholding improvement and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tires.
“The CTS-V Sport Wagon is a natural extension of both the V-Series and the CTS lineup, offering an uncompromising performance car to enthusiasts who want the extra room of a wagon,” said Don Butler, vice president for Cadillac marketing.
The new CTS-V Sport Wagon will make its debut on the end of this year.