More Horsepower and Torque for 2012 Cadillac CTS V6 Models with K&N Air Intake System

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K&N Air Intake under the hood of 2012 Cadillac CTS V6

K&N Air Intake under the hood of 2012 Cadillac CTS V6

“Art and Science” was the driving philosophy behind the revamp of Cadillac in the early 2000’s, and they are running full throttle today with no sign of letting off. The CTS was one of the first models to embody this new theme for Cadillac, incorporating sharp lines and cutting-edge technology into a beautiful vehicle inside and out. The 2012 Cadillac CTS boasts powerful 3.0 and 3.6 liter V6 engine options, rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, manual or automatic transmissions, and interiors with tasteful trims which match the crisp edges of the exterior. When it comes to upgrading a CTS any old part won’t do. A performance part for the CTS has to match the themes of art and science, and providing one without the other would be a huge disservice. Owners of the 2012 Cadillac CTS can have a stylish increase in performance with the K&N 69-4527TS Typhoon performance air intake system.

K&N Air Intake System for 2012 Cadillac CTS V6

K&N Air Intake System for 2012 Cadillac CTS V6

The 69-4527TS performance air intake system is guaranteed to increase horsepower and torque. This system incorporates a mandrel-bent aluminum intake tube which helps to minimize restriction in the airflow pathway and it is finished with a durable silver colored powdercoat to provide a stunning visual aesthetic under the hood. A K&N RC-2960XD conical air filter is fitted to the inlet of the tube, helping to provide excellent airflow and engine protection. The RC-2960XD filter is washable and reusable and can go up to 100,000 miles between cleanings, depending on driving conditions. Also, a heat shield shrouds the RC-2960XD air filter to help protect air entering the engine from radiant heat under the hood.

Dyno Chart for K&N 2012 Cadillac CTS V6 Air Intake 69-4527TS

Dyno Chart for K&N 2012 Cadillac CTS V6 Air Intake 69-4527TS

The results on the dyno are just as impressive as the look under the hood with the 69-4527TS intake system. On the 2012 Cadillac CTS 3.0 liter, the 69-4527TS produced an estimated additional 11.4 horsepower at 6605rpm and 13.4 pound-feet of torque at 4600rpm over the factory air intake system.

The 69-4527TS performance air intake system is an easy to install performance upgrade and it is backed by K&N’s industry-leading K&N Million Mile Limited Warranty. The saying goes “form follows function,” where the art has to come after the science. But with the 2012 Cadillac CTS and K&N 69-4527TS performance air intake system, art and science are right there, hand in hand, side by side, uncompromising.

Owners of the Cadillac CTS models listed below can enjoy the added power and style of the K&N 69-4527TS performance air intake system:

2012 Cadillac CTS 3.6L V6
2012 Cadillac CTS 3.0L V6

For all K&N Cadillac CTS air intakes visit the Air Intakes for Cadillac CTS page on


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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and intakes in over 30 countries. K&N sells over 5,000 products designed for cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and industrial applications. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%. The distinctive K&N logo represents performance from one of the original performance companies. For more information, visit