This is a 556-hp, rear-wheel-drive Cadillac. It has two doors, six speeds, and enough grunt to yank the moon out of orbit. It is everything we are supposed to want in an American car. One question: Is it any good?
Do you know how hard it is to find a safe place to do a meaty burnout in New York City? We do. Come back tonight at 12:01am to find out more. Damn embargoes.
Let's be honest, there aren't many performance advantages to the new Cadillac CTS-V Coupe. It's two inches shorter, 18lbs lighter, and less likely to pack hundreds of pounds of knuckle-headed passengers, it does have a nice big back end.
Cadillac's an old man's brand full of floaty, slow, soft luxury cars. Screw that. This is the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe — packing a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 with 556 HP, a six-speed manual, and not-enough-room for full-sized rear-seat passengers. Screw 'em.
Cadillac spokespeople confirmed with us Friday the Cadillac CTS Coupe will receive a 2011 model year designation, hitting dealer lots next May. But with the two-door Cadillac receiving the same engines as the CTS sedan, whither the CTS-V Coupe?