1,000 HP Harold Martin Cadillac CTS-V Coupe to Stun 2011 SEMA

The Cadillac CTS-V is already an impressive piece of machinery in its stock form, but next week's SEMA show will give us one extreme aftermarket incarnation of the vehicle.
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We are talking about the Martin V1000 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe. Can you guess what the development will bring from its name?

Yes, that's right, Harold Martin Motorsports will bring us a 1,000 hp CTS-V Coupe. The Michigan-based aftermarket developer has hidden a supercharged 7.0-liter V8 inside the car's engine bay, allowing the driver to play with 1,000 hp at 7,100 rpm and 900 lb-ft (1,220 Nm).

The tuner claims that this all-balck Caddy can play the 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) game in 3.5 seconds and hit a top speed of over 200 mph (320 km/h) - we don't know why they were so modest about this figure- while its quarter mile time should sit at 10.9 seconds.

The visual part of the deal is a subtle one, with the only element that could give you away being the 22-inch rims.

Don't like this proposal? Check out the D3 Group's shot at creating a 1,000 hp CTS-V Coupe for SEMA, the CTS-V Le Monstre.


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