Cadillac CTS-V Black Diamond Edition (2011) [Reviews]

Cadillac will offer this spring edition of the Black Diamond high-performance CTS-V comes with a number of performance options and popular exclusive three coats of paint, also called "Black Diamond".

Black Diamond edition, included in the CTS-V sedan, coupe and wagon models will be the first use of an automobile manufacturer of pigment JDSU SPECTRAFLAIR exclusive in North America. JDSU, a technology company Milipitas, California-based specialized in optical solutions for peak color in many markets. Its pigments are used in some paints DuPont is Cadillac.

The Cadillac CTS-V, Black Diamond, dark three-layer paint pigment is embedded in the bright silver SpectraFlair. While other manufacturers of luxury to provide a metallic paint, Black Diamond was created through a meticulous process that gives dimension to paint.

Instead of just containing small pieces of metal, Black Diamond SpectraFlair pigments used aluminum pigments encapsulated in a glass-like substance called magnesium fluoride. The result is a painting that has a diamond shine as the light strikes the surface from different angles.
"The Cadillac CTS-V Black Diamond Edition is a finely crafted, custom tuxedo," said Michelle Killen, Cadillac designer exterior paint. "The base color can be a simple black, but the details and richness of the material that distinguish it."

Black Diamond Cadillac can meet the growing demand for luxury buyers for paintings that are distinguished not only by color but by their effects.

"Car manufacturers and consumers who seek to differentiate colors, black color everywhere in the automotive industry," said John Book, Product Manager at JDSU Custom Color Solutions. "Black Diamond offers a refined clientele a Cadillac color special occasion that stands out and is always faithful to his sense of luxury and style. "

In addition to painting only, the Cadillac CTS-V Black Diamond is loaded with content that complements the look. The special edition includes:

Graphite Satin 19-inch wheels with yellow brake calipers Brembo. These six-piston front and four-piston calipers provide exceptional stopping ability.

Recaro seats that have adjustable elements 14, French-stitched leather and suede microfibre inserts in the central sections of the cushions and backrests.

Midnight Sapele wood trim known for durability and a distinctive grain.

"We have established the series V as a major sub-brand of Cadillac," said Rich Pinto, creative designer Cadillac. "Black Diamond V Series also provides the market as a line of performance-minded vehicle with a touch of luxury."
The Cadillac CTS-V Black Diamond comes with a suggested retail price, including shipping of $ 69 190 for manual or automatic $ 70,490, a premium of $ 4,850 in the price of basic CTS-V. The CTS-V Black Diamond will be available in U.S. dealerships in March 2011.

CTS-V Black Diamond Edition, with the award-winning Cadillac V-Series line of luxury cars. CTS-V sedan, coupe and wagon, all with V8 supercharged 6.2-liter, 556-horspower, Magnetic Ride Control suspension, which reads and reacts the way up to 1000 times per second, and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2.

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