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2002 Cadillac CTSm Concept

2002 Cadillac CTSm Concept

2002 Cadillac CTSm Concept

The CTSm is inspired by Cadillacs to be seen in the upcoming movie, The Matrix Reloaded. The CTSm is a customized concept vehicle with a focus on bold luxury.

Cadillac and GM Performance Division outfitted this customized version of Cadillac’s all-new entry-luxury sports sedan with such upgrades as an Ebony Diamonad body color, which mates beautifully with the vehicle’s ebony leather seats with accented cashmere piping. The ebony leather-wrapped instrument panel console is accented by a black chrome console trim. Black chrome also adorns other interior components including the door pulls, grab handles, shift knob and speaker grille bezels. A premium Alcantara headliner, closed-loop pile carpeting and leather-bound floor mats complete the interior aesthetics.

Outside, the CTSm features Z-rated tires and 19-inch black chrome wheels. The CTSm cuts a stunning profile with its black chrome grille and modified front and rear fascias and ground effects. HID Bi-Xenon headlamps and fog lamps that all match in color and intensity flesh out the exterior look of expressive, bold luxury.

CTSm Vehicle Highlights:

-Ebony Diamond body color -Black chrome grille -19-inch black chrome AXIS wheels -Z-rated P255/40ZR19 Pirelli performance tires Ebony leather-wrapped instrument panel top-pad -Black chrome instrument panel and console accents -Black chrome door pulls, grab handles, shift knob, speaker bezels -Alcantara headliner Custom CTSm ground effects -HID Bi-Xenon headlamps and color-matched HID fog lamps

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In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
engine LA3 V6
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
displacement 3175 cc / 193.8 in³
bore 87.5 mm / 3.44 in
stroke 88 mm / 3.46 in
compression 10.0:1
power 164.1 kw / 220 bhp @ 6000 rpm
specific output 69.29 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 138.19 bhp per tonne
torque 295.57 nm / 218.0 ft lbs @ 3400 rpm
redline 6500
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels RWD w/StabiliTrak Stability Control
front tires P225/50VR17
rear tires P225/50VR17
front brakes Vented Discs w/Power Assist, ABS
f brake size x 303 mm / x 11.9 in
rear brakes Vented Discs w/Power Assist, ABS
r brake size x 298 mm / x 11.7 in
front wheels F 43.2 x 19.0 cm / 17.0 x 7.5 in
rear wheels R 43.2 x 19.0 cm / 17.0 x 7.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist
f suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil-Over Shocks, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension Multi-Link w/Coil Springs, Shock Aborbers, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 1592 kg / 3510 lbs
wheelbase 2880 mm / 113.4 in
front track 1524 mm / 60.0 in
rear track 1524 mm / 60.0 in
length 4829 mm / 190.1 in
width 1793 mm / 70.6 in
height 1440 mm / 56.7 in
transmission Getrag 5-Speed Manual
gear ratios 3.56:1, 2.04:1, 1.34:1, 1.00:1, 0.82:1, :1
final drive 3.73:1