Our Take on the 2017 Cadillac ATS-V
The high-performance 2016 Cadillac ATS-V fits nicely into the low-$60,000 price range previously occupied by the Cadillac CTS-V — but make no mistake, the ATS-V is a very different car from its spiritual predecessor.
Versus the competition:
With a Jekyll and Hyde personality, the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V is the most dedicated track car Cadillac has ever produced, yet it’s able to maintain everyday drivability.
Editor's note: This review was written in June 2015 about the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V, but little has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.
Cadillac joined a long line of automakers attempting to dethrone BMW and its venerable 3 Series when it introduced the compact Cadillac ATS sedan for 2013. (Car enthusiasts will recall the same talk from when Cadillac introduced the CTS, but that car was always larger and is now priced markedly higher.) The ATS-V sedan and coupe go after the high-performance part of that equation — the BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe — with full-steam potential... Read More