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Cadillac Offering Up Championship Edition ATS-V, CTS-V in Celebration of IMSA Dominance

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Cadillac celebrates its record-breaking return to endurance racing with The Championship edition of all three of its high-performance models – the 2018 Cadillac ATS-V coupe and sedan, and the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V super sedan.

So pleased is Cadillac with its 2017 IMSA Manufacturer, Driver, Team, and Endurance Championships that it is passing on its mirth to non-professional drivers in the form of Championship Editions for its 2018 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe, ATS-V Sedan, and CTS-V super sedan.

These special edition performance cars will be offered only in Black Raven and Crystal White Tricoat exterior colors and will be distinguishable on the outside by Red Obsession mirror caps, red Brembo brake calipers, 18-inch (ATS-V) or 19-inch (CTS-V) V-Series polished Alloy wheels with Midnight Painted pockets, a Cadillac DPi-V.R graphic on the quarter windows, and Cadillac V-Performance graphics on the hood and rear spoiler.

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On the inside, the Championship Editions are outfitted with a Morello Red detail package, which adds Jet Black RECARO seats, red front and rear door armrests, Morello-accented high-gloss carbon fiber interior trim, and Split-folding rear seats with Morello Red stitching.

Both the CTS-V and ATS-V will be equipped with the Carbon Fiber Package, which adds carbon-fiber front splitter, hood vent, rear spoiler, and rear diffuser. The CTS-V will also receive the Luxury Package, which adds tri-zone climate control, heated rear outboard seating, power rear-window sunshade, manual rear side-window sunshades, and a 110-volt power receptacle. The CTS-V also receives an ultra-view sunroof, whereas the ATS-V is offered with a sunroof.

The 2018 Cadillac Championship Edition ATS-V Sedan starts at $72,190 MSRP, the Championship Edition ATS-V Coupe starts at $74,390 MSRP, and the Championship Edition CTS-V starts at $105,730 MSRP. Only 200 will be built, and all examples will be limited to customers in North America.

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Gallery: 2018 Cadillac Championship Edition ATS-V and CTS-V