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Cadillac to add new V6 engine option for 2014 XTS sedan

ABR Staff Writer Published 25 June 2013

Cadillac, a luxury automobile and SUV division of US automaker General Motors, is planning to introduce the new optional Twin Turbo 3.6L V6 engine for its 2014 XTS Vsport sedan.

2014 Cadillac XTS luxury sedan

The new six-cylinder engine, which also powers the upcoming 2014 CTS luxury sedan, will generate an output of 410hp and 369lb-ft of torque.

Claimed to deliver 105lb-ft more torque than the standard V-6 from 1900 to 5600rpm, the new Twin Turbo is an upgrade to the 3.6L dual overhead cam V6 engine that already powers the XTS sedan in the US market.

2014 Cadillac XTS luxury sedan rear

Cadillac Global vice president Bob Ferguson said: "The addition of the new Cadillac Twin Turbo expands and elevates the XTS luxury sedan."

Features of the new V6 engine include new cylinder block casting; strengthened connecting rods; machined, domed aluminum pistons; patented, integrated charge air cooler system with low-volume air ducts; two turbochargers; vacuum-actuated wastegates with electronic control valves; new direct injection fuel system; tuned air inlet and outlet resonators as well as aluminum cam covers.

 New Cadillac XTS sedan

The 2014 all-wheel drive XTS Vsport model is equipped with CUE, intelligent brake assist and Magnetic Ride Control system, while it is offered in option packages including Premium and Platinum Collections.