General Motors will unveil the 2013 Cadillac ATS, the smallest and lightest car in the the storied brand's history, when the North American International Auto Show begins Janauary 9 in Detroit.
The yet-to-be-priced sedan will go into production in a few months at the General Motors factory in Lansing, Mich. The ATS will be available in two four-cylinder engines and as a V-6. They new sedan will range from 200 to about 320 horsepower, and will be available in rear-wheel or all-wheel drive and with a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.
With an expected beginning price between $33-$35,000, the ATS will weigh about 3,400 pounds, which is approximately 600 pounds less than the Cadillac CTS. It's also is 8.5 inches shorter than the Cadillac CTS.
All options of the new Cadillac can run on regular and all-wheel drive will be an option.
Article Last Updated: January 8, 2012.
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