Appropriately, only 115 examples will be built.
It may sound hard to believe but Cadillac is turning 115 years old. To commemorate the occasion, the automaker is, of course, releasing a special edition car, and it’s chosen the CTS-V for the honor. Presenting the 2018 CTS-V Glacier Edition, limited to only 115 examples. For the record, Cadillac turns 115 this year, and the cars will be built before the end of the year. And, to be honest, Cadillac doesn’t really seem to be in the mood for much celebration. For starters, it released just three images of the car. That’s it.
As for the CTS-V itself, each one features this light-gray exterior paint as well as dark red Brembo brake calipers and 19-inch forged polish-finished alloy wheels with Midnight Silver painted accents. Cadillac also tossed in the Carbon Fiber Package, which includes a front splitter, hood vent, rear spoiler and rear diffuser all made from the lightweight material. The Luxury Package adds tri-zone automatic climate control, power rear-window sunshade, heated rear seats, 110-volt power outlet and rear camera mirror. The interior also comes with Jet Black Recaro sport seats and GM’s nifty Performance Data Recorder.
And, of course, there’s that simply divine 6.2-liter supercharged V8 with a monstrous (and new M5-beating) 640 hp. The base Cadillac CTS-V begins at $88,290, while the 2018 Glacier Metallic Edition goes for $103,885, including destination. No word yet if other Cadillacs will receive either the Glacier Metallic treatment or something else unique to help Cadillac celebrate more than a century of existence. But in the meantime, Happy Birthday, Cadillac.