Available for auction is this 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon upgraded by Hennessey Performance. After being purchased by its original private owner in 2012, this CTS-V was immediately sent to Hennessey Performance as the first wagon to receive their HPE 1100 package at a cost of over $130k. Providing a claimed output of 1,100 HP, this package includes an extensive list of modifications including forged engine internals, twin ball-bearing turbochargers, a stainless-steel exhaust, a reinforced transmission, upgraded fuel system, stainless steel exhaust, Brembo big brake kit, competition sway bars, and much more. This CTS-V also comes factory equipped with a panoramic glass sunroof, xenon headlights, heated and ventilated Recaro front sport seats, automatic climate control, Bose surround-sound audio, and navigation system. A wagon fit for the most demanding performance enthusiasts, this remarkable 2013 CTS-V is now being offered for auction by its seller out of California with just over 6k miles showing on the odometer.
This CTS retains its factory-specified White Diamond Tricoat finish which has been preserved under clear paint protection film. A carbon fiber front spoiler lip was also added by Hennessey Performance, detailed images are provided in the photo gallery along with a clean CARFAX report. This wagon rides on Hennessey-installed 20” shallow concave wheels which are finished in black and dressed in 255/35 front and 295/30 rear Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. Tread depth readings are provided in the gallery.
Inside, the cabin is upholstered in Ebony leather and features heated and ventilated Recaro front seats with microsuede inserts and embroidered Hennessey logos in the headrests. All Hennessey cars receive a serialized number plaque on the dashboard, with this CTS-V designated as “01”. Other details include piano black trim, push-button start, automatic climate control, cruise control, a 10-speaker Bose audio system, a pop-up navigation screen, and a power liftgate. The suede-wrapped steering wheel sits ahead of a 200-MPH speedometer and an electronic boost controller. The seller notes that a Valentine One radar/laser detection system has been added and confirms all gauges and accessories to be fully functional.
Power comes from a monstrous 427 LS V8 engine producing up to 1,100 HP. The rear wheels are driven through a Hennessey-reinforced 6-speed automatic transmission including a high-stall torque converter. Engine upgrades included in the HPE 1100 Package are listed below:
Stopping power is provided by 16” front and 15” rear Brembo disc brakes, and handling is improved with a CTS-V Competition sway bar kit installed by Hennessey Performance. All routine service is said to have been kept up to date and there are no outstanding items reported at this time. A Lemon Squad inspection is also provided for reference in the photo gallery.
This sale will include a clean title. Bringing a new definition to the term “sleeper”, this Hennessey-upgraded CTS-V offers a perfect opportunity for those in search of the ultimate high-performance wagon.