2013 Cadillac ATS Walkthrough: Video

January 13, 2012

Cadillac finally revealed the new 2013 ATS compact luxury sedan at the Detroit Auto Show. Cadillac has equipped the new ATS, which is set to go head-to-head with the luxury compact sedans from Germany, with seriously competitive levels of style, power, and technology.

The new ATS sports Cadillac's latest Arts & Science styling with sharp creases and flowing lines. The headlights are jewel-like, while the taillight feature light pipes that complement the integrated LED rear spoiler. Dual chrome exhaust tips peek out from below the bumper, with the center-mounted backup light mounted between them.

Inside, Cadillac will offer real wood, aluminum, or carbon-fiber trim that will complement leather seats and a soft-touch dashboard. The available CUE infotainment system features a capacitive touch-sensitive center stack with an 8-inch touch screen up top. All the touch-sensitive buttons feature haptic feedback, so you know when you've touched a button, and a 5.7-inch color LCD resides inside the gauge cluster.

Three engine options will be available in the ATS, ranging from a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder, to a 3.6-liter V-6. Transmissions include a six-speed automatic and six-speed manual, while both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive will be available.

While we'll have to drive the new ATS to give you a full review, it certainly seems like the heavier German competition have something to keep an eye on.

For more details on the new 2013 ATS read our full preview, and be sure to follow all the latest news from the Detroit Auto Show from our hub.

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