The Detroit brand always has some aces up it’s sleeve, and the 2015 Cadillac XTS Vsport is no exception.
The company is very serious in challenging the best car makers from Europe and Japan. Cadillac decided not to ignore the XTS series while it focuses on the sportier members of its sedan line-up – the entry-level ATS and the mid-size CTS.
Тhe Vsport model packs a serious horsepower punch that has a surprisingly high level of technological sophistication. The 2015 Cadillac XTS Vsport and all its perks can actually convince potential buyers to pick their car instead of maybe a Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, or Hyundai Genesis sedan.
You can get the 2014 Cadillac XTS Vsport in two models, Premium and Platinum. The Premium model costs around $63,020 and is about $19,000 more expensive than the entry-level edition of the XTS. This shouldn’t be a surprise because with it you get a ton of upgrades that will make the driving experience a delight.
The premium version also comes with three zones of automatic climate control, CUE interface, LED interior lights, heated and cooled leather seats with power adjustment, automatic HID high beam headlights, a head-up display, an LCD gauge cluster, a number of active safety features, and 20-inch rims.
On the other hand the Vsport Platinum costs $70,020. For this price you’ll get a panoramic sunroof, power sunshades out back, an imitation suede headliner, adaptive cruise control, extra chrome, and extended leather throughout the cabin.The Platinum version also features the option of a rear seat entertainment system.
Тhe seats of the XTS Vsport as well as the interior are covered with leather and fitted with wood trim on the console and steering wheel to be exact. The 2014 Cadillac XTS Vsport has a fairly enough cargo space. Trunk space is predictably huge, given the car’s proportions.
Cadillac’s touch with technology comes with the CUE vehicle interface that is filled with physical buttons for the vehicle’s climate, communications, and entertainment controls and instead replaces them with capacitive touch panels and an LCD touchscreen.
The excellent 2015 Cadillac XTS comes with a new OnStar 4G LTE system with a built-in Wi-Fi hot spot and a 3GB/month trial data subscription for 90 days. An eight-speaker Bose sound system, satellite radio, Bluetooth among other things.
In this Cadillac XTS platinum review the model 2015 Cadillac XTS we drove comes with electronic stability control and traction control (which can be completely turned off), seat-mounted side impact airbags front and rear, knee airbags for forward occupants, dual forward airbags, and side curtain airbags.
The 2015 Cadillac XTS Vsport can be optionally equipped with a twin-turbo V-6 engine. All-wheel drive is standard with this engine. The 2014 Cadillac XTS Vsport is the beneficiary of a twin-turbocharged edition of the same 3.6-liter V-6 that is standard in the base model of the sedan.
With it’s 410 horsepower it can accelerate to 100km h for 4.9 seconds. The twin-turbo V-6 under the hood of the 2014 Cadillac XTS Vsport makes it an excellent choice for a sedan that still needs to bring a bigger kick to attract people that love luxurious cars.
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