Preview: Cadillac CTS Coupe

Cadillac today unveiled the 2011 CTS Coupe, the latest and most

Cadillac has released photos of what the production CTS Coupe will look like, and we are pleased to see it was faithful to the concept car. Sales are expected to start in Spring of 2010. Cadillac considers the CTS Coupe as the ‘centerpiece’ of the brand. Motivation of the CTS Coupe comes from a 3.6L direct injection V-6 rated at 304hp. A six-speed manual will be standard, with available 6-speed automatic. Buyers can choose from rear wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Expect a V-Series CTS Coupe later in 2010. No doubt a 6.2L 556hp V-8 should make this one fun ‘centerpiece’.

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CTS Fever

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In a year devoid of concept eye popping, I’ve got to have that car mania; the Cadillac CTS coupe concept has garnered much admiration. The interesting story is how this concept evolved.

Jim Taylor the General Manager of Cadillac told us about the coupe variant of the highly acclaimed CTS. It seems the design team wanted to do a coupe even though it wasn’t in their design plan. GM management riding on the wave of success signed off and told the team to proceed.
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