CTS to get diesel engine for Europe

08 CTSIn Europe, the majority (58-70%) of luxury cars in the CTS' segment are powered by ultra-efficient, high-tech diesel engines. So, a few months after the introduction of the 2nd generation CTS to Europe, Cadillac will add a 3.0l diesel V-6 sourced from Italy's VM Motori. Expected to put out around 245hp - this powertrain should go a long way to increase CTS' acceptance in Europe.

“We expect at least 50% of CTS sales to be diesels,” - Dick Braakhekke, Cadillac Europe spokesman.

With the expected addition of a CTS wagon (another body style that is quite popular in Europe, if not so much in the US) - the CTS is poised to make a strong showing in the coming years. Automotive News: Cadillac will offer diesel-powered CTS sedanSubscription Required

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