Motor Matters shares with you this video of Cadillac engineer John Buttermore breathlessly taking the 2016 ATS-V through Circuit of the Americas in Austin
The Cadillac ATS-V sedan arrives track-capable powered by the first-ever twin-turbocharged engine in a V-Series. Rated at an estimated 455 horsepower and 445 lb-ft of torque, the 3.6L V-6 is the segment’s highest-output six-cylinder and enables 0-60 performance of less than 4 seconds and a top speed of more than 185 mph.
Articles ~ Motor Matters: Among the hottest offerings for 2015 is a collection of small and midsize sport utility vehicles. All new in the ever-growing, small-but-tall class are the 2016 Fiat 500X, 2016 Honda HR-V, and 2016 Mazda CX-3. Here’s a run-down of what’s ahead in this burgeoning segment for 2015. Video inside….
Repair ~ Ask the Auto Doctor: Dear Doctor: My daughter has a 2013 Ford Focus with 33,000 miles. She was driving in traffic when an indicator message said the transmission was overheating and to pull over immediately, so she did and had it towed to the dealership. They’ve had to change the transmission control module twice now.
Restoration ~ Classic Classics: “I’ve always had an appreciation for older pickup trucks,” Bruce Betancourt said. After he retired in 2003, Betancourt had the time to pursue the acquisition of an old pickup. The problem in looking for an old truck in good condition is that trucks, by definition, are workhorse vehicles that often are beat up and abused.