The Cadillac ATS Makes You 'Pretend The Cimarron Never Happened'

Originally, I was going to post a MotorWeek video about the 2006 Lincoln Zephyr. But I couldn't figure out anything to say about that car, even in a snarky tone, so how about we do an American luxury sedan that people actually like?


This is the Cadillac ATS. Matt liked it so much he proclaimed it to be not just a 3-Series competitor, but rather, a 3-Series. And MotorWeek likes it too. They say it's a lightweight, expertly balanced driver's car that's fun in the corners and in a straight line. Whether you're on the street or on the track, it makes you surprised you're driving an American sport sedan, John Davis says.


In other words, it's great. It makes up for years of entry level Caddy misfires like the Cimarron and the Catera. Now we just gave to wait for the V version to come out.

MotorWeek Theater is our showcase of some of our favorite classic reviews from public television's finest motoring program. How does this video only have 25,180 views on YouTube? It's A Terrific Sedan!

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There was a ATS in a parking garage the other day. I walked up to it, and the car starts to shrink in size. I couldn't believe how low it is...

can't wait for the ATS-V...sadly, according to BMW and M execs, there are no more bespoked M engines, only engines derived from current production engines (read as production engines turned up a notch or two.)