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    Cadillac Introduces A New Appearance Package for ATS and CTS


    • How to make an ATS and CTS more aggressive


    If you want a bit more aggression in your Cadillac ATS or CTS, then you should pay attention. For 2017, Cadillac will be offering Carbon Black appearance packages for the ATS, ATS-V, CTS, and CTS-V. These packages add such items as Recaro seats (ATS and CTS) and a black chrome grille (ATS-V and CTS-V).

     

    Here is a breakdown of the package for each model,

     

    ATS

    • Black Chrome grille
    • Side window moldings finished in black
    • Body-color door handles
    • After Midnight dark finish wheels
    • V-Series spoiler
    • Low-gloss carbon fiber interior trim
    • RECARO® front seats


    ATS-V

    • Black Chrome grille
    • After Midnight dark finish wheels
    • Carbon Fiber Package
    • Low-gloss carbon fiber interior trim
    • Sueded steering wheel and shifter
    • RECARO V-Series front seats


    CTS

    • Black Chrome grille
    • After Midnight dark finish wheels
    • V-Series spoiler
    • Low-gloss carbon fiber interior trim
    • Upgraded performance front seats
    • Available RECARO® front seats (standard on V-Sport Premium)

     

    CTS-V

    • Black Chrome grille
    • After Midnight dark finish wheels
    • Carbon Fiber package
    • Low gloss carbon fiber interior trim
    • Available sueded steering wheel and shifter
    • V-Series performance front seats (RECARO seats are optional)


    Source: Cadillac

     

    Press Release is on Page 2




    Cadillac Introduces Carbon Black Sport Package

    • Design Highlights Thoroughbred Performance


    Cadillac today introduced the Carbon Black sport package for the 2017 model year editions of the Cadillac ATS and CTS product lines, including the ATS-V and CTS-V super sedan.

     

    The Carbon Black sport package — which includes the first-ever Black Chrome grille for V-Series models and RECARO® front seats for Cadillac ATS Sedan and Coupe models — further enhances the engaging performance and striking design of Cadillac’s driver’s cars.

     

    Cadillac’s ATS and CTS product lines received additional key refinements for 2017, including new, more streamlined trim levels. Production for the 2017 model year begins later this summer, and dealers can now accept orders. Carbon Black sport package content for each model is listed below.

     

    Cadillac ATS Luxury, Premium Luxury Sedan and Coupe
    Exterior:

    • Black Chrome grille and rear fascia applique
    • Black finish side window moldings and body-colored door handles
    • After Midnight dark finish wheels
    • V-Series spoiler


    Interior:

    • Low-gloss carbon fiber interior trim
    • RECARO® front seats


    Available colors:

    • Exterior colors: Black Raven, Phantom Gray Metallic, Red Obsession Tintcoat, Crystal White Tricoat
    • Interior colors: Jet Black or Light Platinum


    Cadillac CTS Luxury, V-Sport Premium Luxury Sedan
    Exterior:

    • Black Chrome grille
    • After Midnight dark finish wheels
    • V-Series spoiler


    Interior:

    • Low-gloss carbon fiber interior trim
    • Upgraded performance front seats
    • Available RECARO® front seats (standard on V-Sport Premium)


    Available colors:

    • Exterior colors: Black Raven, Phantom Gray Metallic, Red Obsession Tintcoat, Crystal White Tricoat
    • Interior colors: Jet Black or Light Platinum


    Cadillac ATS-V Sedan and Coupe
    Exterior:

    • Black Chrome grille and rear fascia applique
    • After Midnight dark finish wheels
    • Carbon Fiber package includes a more aggressive front splitter, hood vent trim, rear diffuser, composite rocker extension panels and a taller, body-colored rear spoiler


    Interior:

    • Low-gloss carbon fiber interior trim
    • Sueded steering wheel and shifter
    • RECARO® V-Series front seats


    Available colors:

    • Exterior colors: Velocity Red, Black Raven, Phantom Gray Metallic, Red Obsession Tintcoat, Crystal White Tricoat
    • Interior colors: Jet Black or Light Platinum


    Cadillac CTS-V Super Sedan
    Exterior:

    • Black Chrome grille
    • After Midnight dark finish wheels
    • Carbon Fiber package includes a more aggressive front splitter, hood vent trim, rear diffuser and a taller, exposed carbon fiber spoiler


    Interior:

    • Low gloss carbon fiber interior trim
    • Available sueded steering wheel and shifter
    • V-Series performance front seats
    • Available RECARO® V-Series front seats


    Available colors:

    • Exterior colors: Black Raven, Phantom Gray Metallic, Red Obsession Tintcoat, Crystal White Tricoat
    • Interior colors: Jet Black or Light Platinum

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    About time. The main thing I always disliked about the V Series cars in particular was all the bright chrome trim. Looks cheap and tacky. This is much better, though I'd still prefer gloss black. 

     

    I'm back at a GM dealer that keeps a decent amount of V's in stock, and I have to say, they are growing on me. I can't wait to get the chance to drive one.

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    FRISKY!! 

     

    Seems like I haven't seen much from you for awhile. Back at a GM dealership, eh? Mind if I ask which one? 

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    Yeah, I kinda took break from forums and stuff for a while. Just other stuff going on.

     

    I'm at Elco over here in Ballwin. I love it so far. It's a great store with awesome staff. I told myself I wouldn't go back to a GM store, but I think I made a really good decision.

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    The whole monochromatic look that BMW and MB / AMG does to their performance line is what I thought Cadillac should have come out the gate with from day 1. Not everyone loves a ton of chrome. Mostly the baby boomers but they are not the large buying segment they used to be.

     

    I will admit that I love black chrome. that looks so classy on any auto. :metal:

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    So I love the Black Chrome rims:

     

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    I could see all chrome bits being changed over to Black Chrome which gives you some flash but understated.

     

    Course for the Bright is better chrome lover, they can still go all out chrome!

     

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