Detroit Auto Show: Shocker! Cadillac Coupe Concept to Debut this MorningS

We were the first to tell you to expect something special from the General this morning — and now we know why. GM's luxe brand all about the art & science design language will be showcasing a Cadillac CTS Coupe concept in addition to the CTS-V, the Escalade hybrid and Myst concept cars. We'll be there live. For the time being, hit up the jump for their full and non-explanatory press release.

NEW PRODUCTION MODELS AND CONCEPTS HIGHLIGHT CADILLAC'S DESIGN AND INNOVATION AT THE NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

DETROIT - Carrying the momentum of its ongoing product renaissance - exemplified in the new, award-winning CTS - Cadillac accelerates into 2008 with significant moves that advance the brand's dramatic design and innovative performance technology. These initiatives are on display at the North American Auto Show, in a pair of new production models and a pair of forward-looking concepts:

* 2009 CTS-V - the ultimate expression of Cadillac's performance, luxury and design
* 2009 Escalade Hybrid - the first hybrid propulsion system applied to a large luxury SUV, delivering more than 50-percent improved fuel mileage in city driving
* Myst Concept - a petroleum-free, hydrogen-powered vision of future luxury transportation
* CTS Coupe Concept - a celebration of Cadillac's design heritage in the form of a personal, expressive sports coupe

"Cadillac's portfolio of technical solutions for luxury consumers around the globe has never been more diverse," said Jim Taylor, Cadillac general manager. "Wrapping all these products together is the distinctive design that has powered Cadillac's resurgence."

The CTS-V, Myst Concept and CTS Coupe Concept make their world debuts at Detroit, representing different yet complementary aspects of Cadillac's advanced technical development and evolving design language. The Escalade Hybrid, beginning production in mid-2008, extends the desirability of the leading large luxury SUV.

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