Cadillac Debuts Ultra-Exclusive Tribute Editions
Cadillac is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its high performance V-series with a special edition of the 2019 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe and the 2019 Cadillac CTS-V Super Sedan. Only 300 of the special editions will be produced.
Cadillac is calling the ultra-exclusive vehicles the 2019 Cadillac Pedestal Editions.
To commemorate the 15 successful years of V-Series, Cadillac will produce the Pedestal versions in the exclusive color called Bronze Sand Metallic. The limited-editions will be sold in the U.S., Canada and the Middle East.
Special Edition Features
The striking Pedestal editions of the Cadillac ATS-V Coupe and CTS-V Super Sedan feature the new Bronze Sand color accented with Black Chrome trim and grille surround, V-Series forged light-alloy wheels and massive red Brembo® brake calipers. The Carbon Fiber Package, standard on every 2019 ATS-V Coupe, is also featured on the Pedestal Editions.
The Pedestal Editions feature Recaro race-inspired Jet Black performance leather seats.The vehicles have carbon fiber interior trim with bronze threading and also the racing-derived Performance Data Recorder video-data system with COSWORTH Toolbox driver analysis software. The CTS-V sports a Rear Camera Mirror and the next-generation Cadillac infotainment system.
15 Years of Cadillac Performance
The Cadillac V-series first debuted in 2004, and signaled Cadillac’s commitment to leading General Motors in performance and luxury.
In 2004, the CTS-V secured the V-Series’ first racing victory in the Speed World Challenge sprint racing series at Sebring International Raceway.
In 2008, the second-generation CTS-V used its 556 horsepower engine to set a then-record lap time for sedans of 7:59.32 on the famous Nürburgring race track in Germany.
In 2012, the CTS-V.R Coupe race car won four races in the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) series taking the Driver and Manufacturer Championships.
In 2015, the third-generation Cadillac V-Series models debut. The ATS-V sports the V-Series V6 powerplant with 464 horsepower. The third-generation CTS-V gets a staggering 640 horsepower.
In 2017, Cadillac re-enters the world of professional endurance prototype sports car racing with the Cadillac DPi-V.R in the IMSA series, securing the brand’s first-ever Manufacturer Championship in the sport.
Ordering for the 2019 Cadillac V-Series Pedestal Edition begins the first week of November 2018. MSRP pricing for the 2019 ATS-V Coupe Pedestal Edition starts at $77,090, and $102,590 for the 2019 CTS-V Pedestal Edition plus dealer fees.
There is another really cool perk for buying a 2019 Cadillac ATS-V and CTS-V model. Cadillac will teach you how to handle all that horsepower. The purchase price includes tuition and luxury accommodations at the 2-day Cadillac V-Performance Academy at Spring Mountain.
You can compare the new Cadillac to other high-end performance models here.