2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition Reviews with Prices and Final Thoughts

The 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition is one way of Cadillac to celebrate its 115th Anniversary to all automotive enthusiasts. For your information, this sedan is so special for Cadillac because it reminds the struggle of its founding fathers, William Murphy, Lemuel Bowen, and Henry Leland who initiated the company. Let’s check out why this sedan is unique and special right below this paragraph.


We want to make it different because we are talking about special car now. When all automotive websites place the costs or prices of the car that they have reviewed at the end, we place it at the beginning instead. Cadillac offers the special edition of CTS-V Glacier Metallic with special price as well. For your information, the starting price is around $103,885. This price is just amazing. But, you won’t be ready about the next fact. Cadillac is going to sell this special sedan for 115 units only. In other words, this sedan will be the rarest CTV-S that you might find on the dealerships.

What Do You Get?

Although the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition is offered more than $100,000, the buyers won’t get better features than the standard CTS-V. So, you shouldn’t dream too much about higher horsepower, better handling, or a unique interior on this special edition sedan. Cadillac does give us special gifts but those features tend to boast the exterior design of CTS-V. With those amounts of money, the buyers are offered with exclusive Glacier Metallic paint color that is known as the most expensive paint color of Cadillac that brings smoky light gray. The remaining features can be found on standard CTS-V. You can still see 19-inch V-Series wheels in Midnight Silver color. Some standard packages that you will obtain are as follow:

  • The Carbon Fiber package,
  • The Performance Data Recorder,
  • The Luxury Package,
  • Red Brembo brakes, A panoramic sunroof, and
  • Recaro seats.

What about the engine specs? Don’t worry because you will gain the same engine of CTS-V. It is a 6.2 L supercharged V-8, which is claimed to boost 640 horsepower and 630 lb-ft of torque. The magnetic suspension is also available on this special edition car.

Test Drives

We have tested the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V about two years ago on other occasions and the results are enough to describe how powerful and fast the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition on the road since there is no significant change under its hood. This sedan was able to reach 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds while hitting quarter mile just in 11.9 seconds.

Our Thoughts

Overall, the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition is still special in our heart, thanks to the some options in a single package that will diverse it from the standard package. Talking about the price, the buyers might not find the same cost as CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition in the luxury and sports sedan competition because it is still cheaper than other competitors. This special edition can be your alternative options to avoid the lack of exterior paints of standard CTS-V. It also works when you look for cheaper sports sedan on the market.


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