General Motors will build hot-rod Cadillac CTS-V sport wagon

Nov 17, 2009

General Motors will build hot-rod Cadillac CTS-V sport wagon

11:38 AM 

By GM, AP

 

The 2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon could get a high performance upgrade

Entering the market for hot-rod station wagons, General Motor’s Vice Chairman Bob Lutz has

confirmed to Car and Driver that its going to build a 556-horsepower CTS-V version of the new Cadillac luxury hauler.CTS sport wagon. It could claim some of the market still smarting over the demise of Chrysler’s Dodge Magnum, which Drive On thinks history may judge as one of the coolest cars of all time. But a CTS-V wagon certainly won’t add to GM’s corporate fuel economy luster:CTS-V sedan is a hot little performer, with a zero to 60 mile-per-hour burst in less than four seconds. And the wagon version of the CTS is a real head-turner, developed from a European version and debuted at last year’s Pebble Beach show. It could be a worthy design successor to Magnum. Now, Caddy’s high-powered competition will be imports, starting with 580-hp Audi RS6 Avant.

Interesting move. Doesn’t cost GM much since it’s a simple matter to drop the big engines into the new

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