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I Have The Last Cadillac CTS-V Wagon For A Week

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This Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for wagons, rear-wheel drive, and the 556 horsepower supercharged LSA 6.2-liter V8. Oh yeah.

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Even though a fully redesigned Cadillac CTS has been around for a bit now, the CTS-V sallies forth based on the old model. That comes to an end this year. This is the final batch of CTS-Vs we'll get until the all-new one comes out, whenever that is.

And in case you haven't noticed, the new CTS doesn't come in wagon form. Say farewell to the V wagon forever. Its heroism will never be forgotten.

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We've reviewed this bad boy before, but over the next week I'll find some way to give it a proper Jalopnik sendoff. I've already used it to transport a bunch of tables and chairs for dinner tomorrow. Wagons, they can't be stopped!

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Things I like: It's stupidly stupid fast, the wagon practicality is unbeatable, GM's Magnetic Ride Suspension is better than some sex you'll have, and it looks gorgeous — I especially love that gray-blue paint.

Things I don't like as much: Interior is laughably bad compared to the new CTS, dated infotainment system is somehow even worse than CUE, no streaming Bluetooth audio, guzzles gasoline, six-speed automatic (I know, I wish it was a manual too) isn't as good as newer gearboxes.

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But overall, it's great so far. I look forward to getting to know it better and giving it one final salute. A sticker didn't come with the car, but it's at least $70,000. If you have questions, drop 'em in the comments.

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TomSlick
My X-type is too a real Jaguar

Good riddance to a car that shouldn't have existed in the 1st place as much an enthusiasts blather on about the need for mind blowingly fast wagons, enthusiasts for the most part don't drive wagons if thy can help it. If they need to haul stuff they buy a truck to go along with their sports car of if they need to haul people they buy a minivan to go along with their sports car