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The Cadillac CTS-V just got a 1000-HP upgrade from Hennessey

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Next year shall be the last year for the Cadillac CTS-V after being in production for nearly 15 years.

Cadillac will be giving it a official farewell with the Pedestal Edition. But just in case that doesn't float your boat for you Hennessey has given it a few mouth watering upgrades.

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The original Cadillac CTS-V had a 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine that could produce 640 hp and a top speed of 200 mph.

0-62 mph (0-100km/h) just took 3.7 seconds which isn't that bad. Hennessey instead is offering a 1000hp upgrade package.

But to do this they had to upgrade many things including the automatic transmission and the car needs to run on 93-octane gasoline. The supercharger used has ported cylinder heads, upgraded valves, valve springs, a more monstrous camshaft profile, retainers and a high-flow inter-cooling system.

Thanks to those upgrades they now enable the Cadillac CTS-V to reach 0-60 mph (0-100km/h) in 2.9 seconds and a quarter mile 10.5 seconds with a top speed of 135 mph.

The interior will have branded Hennessey floor mats and serial-numbered dash. While the exterior will have special badges and engine plagues. Theses insane upgrades are currently available for all 2016-2018 CTS-Vs with a 2 year (24,00 mile) limited warranty.

The upgrades of the Cadillac CTS-V also has gone through multiple Dyno tuning and testing to make sure everything functions correctly.


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