It is an all-new Sigma based car. It is a highly crafted entry level car into the automotive market that deals on global luxury. It is very much a Cadillac in all aspects. It has been available with a rear wheel drive or an all wheel drive system. It is equipped with either the Northstar 4.6 liter V8 VVT engine or the 3.6 liter V6 VVT engine. For a much more balanced ride and handling, this vehicle has an installed Dynamic Integrated Chassis Control System. It is the Cadillac STS.
The Cadillac STS is a luxury sedan or a luxury sports sedan. It sports four doors and has the capacity to take in a maximum of five passengers in its luxurious cabin. It has been made available in two trims which comprise of the V6 and the V8. Made standard for both trim levels is a five speed automatic transmission with overdrive.
This vehicle has been designed, crafted, engineered, and executed so as to deliver precision craftsmanship, a splendid performance as well as deliver the sophistication and luxury plus quality that only a Cadillac could bring. And once a person gets to look at it, he would be able to say that indeed the Cadillac STS is a distinct American package. The Sigma architecture that is used in this vehicle is also the very same base and foundation for the Cadillac CTS sedan, the Cadillac CTS V-series sedan, and the SRX luxury performance utility vehicle.
As per the interior of the Cadillac STS, the entire cabin has been constructed using premium materials and fabrics. The seats are heated and ventilated. Eucalyptus wood and in-mold processed, dent and mar resistant aluminum trim is actually used on the steering wheel, center console, instrument panel, as well as door armrests of this luxury sedan.
Mark LaNeve, the general manager for Cadillac, pronounces, "Our long term goal for Cadillac is to become the Standard of the World once again. In order to succeed globally, we have to build vehicles that have outstanding performance, exceptional quality and reliability, and meet the demands of the most discerning car buyers. The STS represents the latest step in that direction." Jim Taylor, the General Motors' vehicle line executive for prestige vehicles adds, "We feel very comfortable calling this a finely crafted car, but we also realize that's the price of entry into this category. The STS has simply been engineered to more than hold its own when matched against some of the best prestige luxury sedans in the world."