Cadillac Unleashes Its Own V-8 Engine for 2019 CT6 VSport

UPDATE: After its initial reveal on March 21, the 2019 Cadillac CT6 VSport made its public debut at the 2018 New York auto show.

DETROIT, Michigan — In its latest effort to match luxury street cred with Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi, Cadillac has unveiled a “clean-sheet design,” exclusive, 500- to 550-plus horsepower hand-built 4.2-liter twin-turbo DOHC V-8 engine to be available in the CT6 early in 2019. The new Cadillac V-8, which doesn’t yet have its own brand name, will be hand-built in General Motors’ Bowling Green, Kentucky, Performance Build Center, home of Chevrolet Corvette production.

The engine also will be General Motors’ first to apply Active Fuel Management cylinder shutoff to an overhead cam engine. Preliminary numbers are 550 hp @ 5,700 rpm in high-output

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