CADILLAC CTS-V - Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

  • Published: 09 January 2020
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    Cadillac is a name we typically associate with luxury, expensive stuff, and old people. But in 2004 GM set out to give the Cadillac brand a new look, one that would appeal to young people, still be luxurious, but be capable of doing donuts. Caddy went to the drawing board and decided to give America a new luxury sedan, the CTS. It did not take long before Cadillac decided to go toe to toe with Mercedes-Benz’s performance division, AMG, and BMW’s M division. Cadillac took the V8 out of the C5 Z06 Vette and threw in the CTS … which they now had named the CTS-V. But what happened next?

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  • Donut Media
    Donut Media   2 weeks back

    Would you get the CTS-V wagon, sedan, or coupe? Why?

    • Andre Mason
      Andre Mason  4 days back

      CTs V Coupe Because of its timeless style and the sporty feel.

    • Jalen Lee-bright
      Jalen Lee-bright  4 days back

      I'm looking at a cts but it's a v6... nothing a good ole unbolt and swap can't solve

    • Bob Walsh
      Bob Walsh  4 days back


    • Isaaç Garçia
      Isaaç Garçia  5 days back

      Donut Media ctsv sedan one of or thee best sleeper cars that has ever been made also because it’s my dream car 😭

    • YY Margiela
      YY Margiela  5 days back

      If I had the money

  • Drift King
    Drift King  8 hours back

    Do one for Redbull F1 team, James Please

    • 1423 171
      1423 171  19 hours back

      What do you mean not as fast it was a second faster on the N burger ring

      • galaxy s10plus
        galaxy s10plus  2 days back

        Make one on for ford f350

        • The Dangler
          The Dangler  2 days back

          My buddy had a first gen V his differential blew out so bad if you get one get a upgraded dif you’ll be much happier and his suspension was ok

          • Robert Marrero
            Robert Marrero  2 days back

            one of the best cars I have ever owned now in a Tesla.....

            • Joey Leeuwen
              Joey Leeuwen  3 days back

              V f*cking 8

              • Bigboiinate
                Bigboiinate  3 days back

                We need mopawah jamie back....

                • Michael Jacobson
                  Michael Jacobson  3 days back

                  When the car came out in 2004 I was excited to buy one. The dealers were a nightmare as usual. Yes the car was nice and exciting except that within six months the car would not shift into first gear. The tires lasted only 9,000 miles. GM can’t get anything 100% correct.

                  • marvelghost
                    marvelghost  4 days back

                    Why isn't "More Power Babyee" on a tshirt lol

                    • Michael Auten
                      Michael Auten  4 days back

                      Do an up to speed on Cadillac

                      • Gothic
                        Gothic  4 days back

                        "MO POWA BABY" Always cracks me up

                        • Devin Watkins
                          Devin Watkins  4 days back

                          Yall need to do a video on the LS now. Everything you need to know about the GM LS???

                          • mroctober4171
                            mroctober4171  5 days back

                            Can we get an up to speed on Can-Am racing?

                            • Heather Rubright
                              Heather Rubright  5 days back

                              You should do one of the Chevrolet beretta

                              • John Zingg
                                John Zingg  5 days back

                                Mercedes class G plsss

                                • Jess Roethle
                                  Jess Roethle  5 days back

                                  Do an up to speed on ford power stroke or the Chevy duramax

                                  • Fred Frederickson
                                    Fred Frederickson  6 days back

                                    My dad leased an STS-V for about a year or so but didn’t keep it because he said “I was going to kill myself driving that car”... I miss it so much, it was my favorite car he had when I was growing up.

                                    • jonlamontagne
                                      jonlamontagne  6 days back

                                      Thanks for the next vanity plate! Vroom but I now feel that Mazda tried this before... CPTSLO only catches the smart Top Gear and Gran Tour fans. Still gets laughs though!

                                      • Randall Angulo
                                        Randall Angulo  6 days back

                                        MO POWA BABY!

                                        • jonlamontagne
                                          jonlamontagne  6 days back

                                          Thank you for the resale bump!

                                          • Evan Wright
                                            Evan Wright  6 days back

                                            Do an up to speed on the renault clio V6???

                                            • charlie payne
                                              charlie payne  6 days back

                                              CTS-V is made in Australia in Australia it's built as a statesman and then it gets rebadged as a Cadillac and a holden statesman and them that engine form the corvette isn't from the corvette it's actually from the holden R8 Clubsport/ Maloo and the reason that they suddenly stopped making them in 2019 was because holden got kicked out of Australia and is no longer allowed to make cars in Australia including the CTS-V

                                              • ryan davie
                                                ryan davie  6 days back

                                                Man the coupe was soooooo nice

                                                • Throw money at me
                                                  Throw money at me  6 days back

                                                  POWAAA, UNLLIMMITEDD POOWWAAAA!!! ⚡⚡

                                                  • paspax
                                                    paspax  7 days back

                                                    Commodore platform.
                                                    "Nuff said.

                                                    • Daniel Schram
                                                      Daniel Schram  1 weeks back

                                                      Have y’all done Sunbeam yet? Like the sunbeam alpine or tiger

                                                      • Differentology Fm
                                                        Differentology Fm  1 weeks back

                                                        You Guys Should Do Everything You Need To Know About Honda Cr-V Next !

                                                        • Differentology Fm
                                                          Differentology Fm  1 weeks back

                                                          Do Honda Cr-V Next

                                                          • Marcus INfinity
                                                            Marcus INfinity  1 weeks back

                                                            The only car that almost made me consider being a father

                                                            • Initial VAT
                                                              Initial VAT  1 weeks back

                                                              Please make an up to speed on the Nissan Pulsar GTI-R. It's Nissan's take on Group A and it shares the SR20DET from the Silvias and the ATTESA-ETS AWD system from the R32 GT-R.

                                                              • Saeglopur89
                                                                Saeglopur89  1 weeks back

                                                                As European: I like Cadillac looks and engines but interior is awful, 20 years back, and handling is like we never had here :/ It drives like a truck :/
                                                                We really would like to buy some but it's not reasonable at all. Specially when there's no dealership etc. That is why 'german' cars are here in millions and Cadillac's are sold like 150 a year in whole Europe :/

                                                                Look at Ford - Ford is BIG in Europe, many think that Ford is British xD They created separate division for this market. US&A is 300 mln people, EU is way over 700 mln. Do the math :D

                                                                • FiSh D3Ad hEaDs
                                                                  FiSh D3Ad hEaDs  1 weeks back

                                                                  “ THIS IS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ON THE BEST DRUG DEALER CAR OF ALL TIME.”
                                                                  On, Up To Speed!

                                                                  • f2f46
                                                                    f2f46  1 weeks back

                                                                    Up to speed Alfa Romeo

                                                                    • Calvin James
                                                                      Calvin James  1 weeks back

                                                                      Great content! Sub to you guys last week after watching my first episode of the 350z builds. Only have to point out one thing since I have one of these, "3rd Gen" the most powerful engine GM produced was the LT5 found in the ZR1 making 755hp. Granted the LT4 suppose to be detuned in both the CTS-V and ZL1 Camaro, the Z06 LT4 version delivered 650hp. Like you said though, the CTS-V's are gone but their replacement look like it won't disappoint either with their new smaller Displacement V-8 engine and Twin Turbos.

                                                                      • guillaume berteau
                                                                        guillaume berteau  1 weeks back

                                                                        CTS stand for Caterra touring sport if you were wondering

                                                                        • Mitch Graham
                                                                          Mitch Graham  1 weeks back

                                                                          Only watching to see if theres MORE POWA BABY!!

                                                                          • S0larsystemHD
                                                                            S0larsystemHD  1 weeks back

                                                                            Nice commo mate

                                                                            • GLG Unleashed
                                                                              GLG Unleashed  1 weeks back

                                                                              CTS-V's are Still over priced when bought used. Im going to guess because they discontinued them. Most people who own them here in Vegas are young douche bags or old dudes who drive them slow.

                                                                              • pticja. gripa
                                                                                pticja. gripa  1 weeks back

                                                                                0:49 music plssss

                                                                                • Tim Smith
                                                                                  Tim Smith  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Awww jesus christ! Thank God! Ill tell you my jizz was a rising and a rising...... James when just as I thought you wouldnt say it..... MO POWA BABEH....... YouTube came to your rescue and I shot my (ahem) loa

                                                                                  • John BassHead Work
                                                                                    John BassHead Work  1 weeks back

                                                                                    LS THATS WHY!

                                                                                    • Nekominori nya
                                                                                      Nekominori nya  1 weeks back

                                                                                      it looks like a brick, but i like that

                                                                                      • Abdul Rahimi
                                                                                        Abdul Rahimi  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Do abarth

                                                                                        • N1ghtShadow709
                                                                                          N1ghtShadow709  1 weeks back

                                                                                          I need a video on the dodge magnum even though it was short lived

                                                                                          • Ojmoney 510
                                                                                            Ojmoney 510  1 weeks back

                                                                                            This a sideshow car

                                                                                            • Zulfburht
                                                                                              Zulfburht  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Okay, now that you’ve done the CTS-V. I wanna see Chrysler’s 300

                                                                                              • Ash Carey
                                                                                                Ash Carey  1 weeks back

                                                                                                Do an up 2 speed on underground racing or the Texas mile