HP to the wheels?
Cadillac
 

Cadillac Forums | Help Us Help You | Advertise | Cadillac Parts | Cadillac News | Cadillac Classifieds / (Old System)

Cadillac Technical Archive | Cadillac Dealers | Cadillac Reviews | Cadillac Dealer Reviews | Cadillac Vendors

CadillacForums.com is the premier Cadillac Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.

View Poll Results: rear wheel horsepower for the manual transmission 09 V?

Voters
19. You may not vote on this poll
  • 420 rwhp

    1 5.26%
  • 435 rwhp

    0 0%
  • 450 rwhp

    4 21.05%
  • 465 rwhp

    14 73.68%
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
2009-2014 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion Discussion, HP to the wheels? in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2009-2014; 19", bigger tires, and beefier suspension should put the manual transmission close to 20% drive train loss. Maybe 450 rwhp? ...
  1. #1
    NormV is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): Kooks,MOMO seats,C5 hubs,3489#
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    OHIO
    Posts
    1,948

    HP to the wheels?

    19", bigger tires, and beefier suspension should put the manual transmission close to 20% drive train loss.

    Maybe 450 rwhp? That would be about 50 hp off trukk!

    Norm

  2. Remove Advertisements
    CadillacForums.com
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    keeksv is offline Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
    Automobile(s): 04CTSVsc
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    getting shacked Ocean City, MD
    Posts
    854

    Re: HP to the wheels?

    Yeah, this was my thinking too, just about what you said, Norm. It all sounds familiar.

    In retrospect, the Maggie with LS6 was a good approximation of what was to come from GM with the Gen II.

    All things considered, my car would be just below the new V in terms of RWHP but is lighter. I think Gene's (and others) car is about spot on with the smaller pulley. Both of us have been in the 11s with good launches, so if this new car is more stout thru the drivetrain and launches better, that is why I was saying the new V could run 11s with the right driver. But who cares about the 1/4 mile anyway, right?

    I think with all the new tech s*** on the new car, it has the potential to be way faster than people think in stock form, with the right tuner....

  4. #3
    tblack is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 2007 CTS-V, 2008 BMW M3
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Calgary, AB
    Posts
    84

    Re: HP to the wheels?

    Does anyone notice that all the advertisements regarding the horsepower on the 09 V say 550+ or 550 est? I have a feeling it could be even more than 550 at the crank. I think the ZR1 Vette could have a conservative hp rating also.....

    but perhaps I'm just dreaming.

  5. #4
    cbloveday's Avatar
    cbloveday is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    4,151

    Re: HP to the wheels?

    I would think 465 or more. Most cars loose 15-18%. I am hoping the V is higher than 465, as I am in that range with my current sled.

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Register Now

Please enter the name by which you would like to log-in and be known on this site.
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.

Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Bookmarks

Cadillac Posting Rules

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Read about Lincoln | Buick | Kia Forte Forum
Need products for your Cadillac? Check out your options at the links below:

custom floor mats | Cadillac Chrome and Black Chrome Wheels | window tinting