Weekend Wallpaper: Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car

Quick, when you think of Cadillac, what do you think of?

Florida..old folks…sloppy performance…uninspired design..a marque needing to be put out of its misery?

Things change.

3,200 lbs. 6 speed sequential, no lift shift, gearbox. Limited-slip rear diff. Big ass, 6 pot (front) / 4 pot (rear), Brembo brakes. Pirelli racing tires on 305/645×18 front, 315/675×18 spec BBS wheels. 6.2L V8 aluminum block and heads. 460 hp (restricted by series), 477 lb.-ft of torque.

SCCA World Challenge GT: Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car

Welcome to 2011…Welcome to the Cadillac of today.

Pop Quiz: Name the last time Cadillac raced in SCCA World Challenge and who its biggest competitor was in the series?

Weekend Wallpaper is a weekly series featuring the auto photography of Mike Gillilan. You can see more of his work on Flickr.

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