Cadillac making just 200 ATS-V and CTS-V Championship Edition Cars

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To celebrate winning the 2017 IMSA Manufacturer, Driver, Team and Endurance Championships, Cadillac has created the Championship Edition for all three of its high-performance models, the 2018 Cadillac ATS-V coupe and sedan, and the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V sedan. The special edition models celebrate Cadillac’s first-ever endurance racing Manufacturer’s Championship which they won with return to the long-distance racing.
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The Championship Editions of the ATS-V and CTS-V super is available in Black Raven or Crystal White Tricoat exterior with Cadillac V-Performance graphics on the hood and rear spoiler, Red Obsession side-view mirror caps, DPi-V.R graphic on the quarter windows, Red Brembo brake calipers and forged polish-finished alloy V-Series wheels with Midnight Silver painted pockets.

The interior of the Championship Edition is the Morello Red interior detail package which includes Jet Black Recaro race-inspired seats, red front and rear door armrests and Morello accented high gloss carbon fiber interior trim. Other interior features include the Performance Data Recorder with Cosworth Toolbox, a sunroof, Rear Camera Mirror and next-generation Cadillac user experience.

US pricing for the 2018 Cadillac Championship Edition ATS-V sedans will start at $72,190 and coupes at $74,390. The 2018 CTS-V Championship Edition sedans will start at $105,730, including destination freight charges but excluding tax, title, license and dealer fees. Only 200 Championship Editions will be built. They will begin arriving this month at select Cadillac dealers in Canada and the United States. New Cadillac V-Series models include tuition and accommodation at the 2-day Cadillac V-Performance Academy at Spring Mountain in Nevada.

The all-new Cadillac V-Performance DPi-V.R prototype race car began the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season with seven-straight race wins and won the Manufacturer’s Championship by winning seven of the 10 races, including wins at the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the Twelve Hours of Sebring, the two most prestigious long distance races in the United States.

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Before this season’s return to endurance racing, Cadillac had a 14-year hiatus, focusing its efforts on sprint-format GT racing in eleven seasons of the Pirelli World Challenge, where Cadillac amassed 33 race wins, 121 podium finishes, 25 pole positions, five Manufacturer Championships, and six Driver Championships including the 2017 SprintX Championship.

Cadillac placed three cars in IMSA’s Prototype category for the 2017 IMSA season. The No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R driven full-time by Jordan and Ricky Taylor; the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R driven by Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi; and the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R driven by Eric Curran and Dane Cameron.

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All 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Championship Edition sedans include the following in addition to the CTS-V standard equipment:

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All 2018 Cadillac ATS-V Championship Edition sedans and coupes include the following in addition to ATS-V standard features:

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