: 3.9 Seconds??



choward
12-24-08, 12:41 PM
Has anybody been able to reach the acclaimed 3.9 seconds for 0-60??

Lord Cadillac
12-24-08, 12:58 PM
Welcome aboard, Choward! Thank you for signing up.. Good question.. Let's see what answers we get...

caddiedrummer
12-24-08, 01:35 PM
I have to say I love the power of this car and it seems quicker than the M5 I traded but I am not sure about 3.9. Then again I have not tested it. My Viper is high 3s and it seems a lot quicker off the line and weighs about 700 pounds less.

thebigjimsho
12-24-08, 02:08 PM
C&D got a 4.0 out of an auto and they think they could squeeze that extra 1/10th with time. So I'd say someone will hit it eventually...

Swedie
12-24-08, 02:09 PM
Where does it say 3.9... all I read is 4.2. But that might be because it's 0-100 kmh (0-62mph).

Cadillac Tony
12-24-08, 02:12 PM
I think the pavement will need to warm up before that happens. I rode shotgun with my second V purchaser, and there was copious wheelspin from a dead stop even with the TC left on. Once it hooked it took off like a jackrabbit, but boarding the throttle from a standstill just roasted the PS2s.

('twas fun, though.......:lildevil:)

V-Love
12-24-08, 02:38 PM
I did 3.85 at Monticello(driver #765464). That's why they can't put me in the to 10 fastest laps or featured vids. I messed up the whole ad campaign they were about to start. Now, they think they can get 3.8 out of her.
Sorry.

headpunter
12-24-08, 03:07 PM
I did 3.85 at Monticello(driver #765464). That's why they can't put me in the to 10 fastest laps or featured vids. I messed up the whole ad campaign they were about to start. Now, they think they can get 3.8 out of her.
Sorry.

that is epic. and it really makes me want one of these even more...

atdeneve
12-24-08, 03:33 PM
I take it he was joking.

lordbaby
12-24-08, 07:55 PM
under 4 second would be sick

UnsafeAtAnySpd
12-24-08, 09:25 PM
under 4 second would be sick

Yeah, makes mine sound pathetic:
http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg149/UnsafeAtAnySpd/0615081511.jpg

JBsZ06
12-24-08, 09:41 PM
Was the 3.85 done with the automatic or manual?

Holly crap that car is smokin fast!

Great car.

JB

RapidRob
12-24-08, 10:08 PM
Where does it say 3.9... all I read is 4.2. But that might be because it's 0-100 kmh (0-62mph).

All the car mag. advertisements that I've seen, and the Cadillac brochure that the dealer gave me when I ordered the car claim the 0-60 in 3.9 sec. time for the 2009 CTS-V. But those were U.S. advertisements, so you're probably correct if you saw the 4.2 time in Sweden/Europe, since they all measure in kmh as far as I know, (except maybe in the UK ... ).

Rob

edsuski
12-24-08, 11:48 PM
Road and Track claimed to get 3.9 in the auto:

http://www.roadandtrack.com/article.asp?section_id=10&article_id=7113

Others have claimed to talk to GM engineers who have gotten 3.7. Anything under 4.0 seems wicked fast.

thebigjimsho
12-25-08, 01:38 AM
Was the 3.85 done with the automatic or manual?

Holly crap that car is smokin fast!

Great car.

JBIt's spelled J-O-K-E...

Lord Cadillac
12-25-08, 02:30 AM
It's spelled J-O-K-E...
Thanks. I didn't realize it was a joke either. :o

thebigjimsho
12-25-08, 12:15 PM
Thanks. I didn't realize it was a joke either. :oYeah, that's V-Love's sparkling personality...:bighead:

JBsZ06
12-25-08, 03:34 PM
It's spelled J-O-K-E...

thanks for the heads up.

I'd bet the CTS V ends up hitting sixty mph in under 4 seconds without too much trouble.

JMO

GMX322V S/C
12-26-08, 04:18 AM
While pondering whether to order some custom floor mats (the stock mats seem rather chintz), I noticed the driver's mat--while properly positioned and anchored, actually comes between the bottom of the accelerator pedal and the carpet below. I moved the mat and indeed there is a bit more pedal travel. Whether this actually impacts WOT, I have no idea--but if it did, who knows?

Uncle Meat
12-26-08, 06:45 AM
Yeah, makes mine sound pathetic:
http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg149/UnsafeAtAnySpd/0615081511.jpg:histeric: Love the plate on your Talon! I had a Laser for a couple years myself.

U.M.

http://www.juxsa.com/carart/crankwalk2.jpg

ExtraV
12-26-08, 09:31 AM
0-60 is kind of meaningless. I want to see some 12 second flat runs in the quarter.