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Old 02-08-2009, 08:09 PM   #1
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Supercharged Cadillac CTS??

.........WTF CTS-V Starting at $60,355* Supercharged 6.2L V8 with 556 hp
High-performance Brembo disc brakes; Limited slip differential; Premium ZF Servotronic 2** steering; Performance-tuned suspension

...said it was a eaton supercharger, yea i went back again to the phila auto show (3rd time in one week) to sit in the camaro agian to check head room after reading sun roof post. Glad i did go, have to call dealer and see if i can cancel my sun-roof order. I'm 6'6 and i don't want to deal with clearance issues so no sun roof for me, looks better with out it anyway
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Old 02-08-2009, 08:20 PM   #2
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Yeah, the CTS-V has been out for a little under a year, now. It set the fastest record for a sedan on Germany's Nurburgring racetrack. Why are you upset about it?
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:06 PM   #3
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Starting at CDN$68,500 in Canada... with a $4500 "delivery allowance". Do the math with a 20% exchange rate...
Perhaps a dealer might consider an offer under MSRP to order a car.
As of Friday, there were 11 of them in stock at dealers across Canada - and they're all automatics!

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Old 02-08-2009, 09:06 PM   #4
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Pissed over the V??? That's my all time dream car.
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:11 PM   #5
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I don't really understand what you're saying but the CTS-V is a sick car. I didn't know if was "only" 60,000. Seems like a good deal for that kind of performance and comfort.
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:16 PM   #6
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Yeah, the CTS-V has been out for a little under a year, now. It set the fastest record for a sedan on Germany's Nurburgring racetrack. Why are you upset about it?
i don't want a four door anything passing me by in my 2SS
can u imagine grandpa passing u by in your 2 SS with grandson sitting in rear in a car seat?
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:28 PM   #7
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i don't want a four door anything passing me by in my 2SS
can u imagine grandpa passing u by in your 2 SS with grandson sitting in rear in a car seat?
Uhh, I've seen many of them around here, and no one EVER drives them to their potential. I don't think you have to worry. And getting your doors blown off by a V really isn't all that disappointing...
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:31 PM   #8
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i don't want a four door anything passing me by in my 2SS
can u imagine grandpa passing u by in your 2 SS with grandson sitting in rear in a car seat?
Oh hell yes I do, I am soo happy that we can get a sedan these days and still have everything we ever wanted. Plus the CTS-v is badasss looking. One of my absolute favorite cars ever made.

But I do question why GM is capable of slapping this engine and supercharger combo on the CTS and not the camaro. I expect to see within the next few years a much faster camaro in our lineup of options. As for now, dont expect it. GM needs the car to be bulletproof before the slap 500+ HP into the car. That requires testing. The best testin is the abusive testing that the american consumer is going to put it through. After that GM should let them have it.

If you want examples neither the Z06 or the ZR1 came out at the same time as the C6 hit showroom floors. The GT500 didn't comeout till a year or so after this gen of junkstang came out. I never expected GM to come out with a Decimate all option straight from the get go. So all I can say is..

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Old 02-08-2009, 09:31 PM   #9
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i don't want a four door anything passing me by in my 2SS
can u imagine grandpa passing u by in your 2 SS with grandson sitting in rear in a car seat?
I wouldn't care since it's a car that cost twice as much and has 120 more horsepower. I'd just think to myself, that's a bada$$ old guy. And then I'd go on with my day.
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:43 PM   #11
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i don't want a four door anything passing me by in my 2SS
can u imagine grandpa passing u by in your 2 SS with grandson sitting in rear in a car seat?
I just love this car and I'm not a grandfather - at least not yet... (but I'm keeping my fingers crossed for that to happen within the next couple of years!)
I'm assuming the CTS-V has tethers in the back for the kids' seats?

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Old 02-08-2009, 09:48 PM   #12
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:50 PM   #13
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Sure. What's wrong with that? He also paid about $30-$40k more for his CTS-V.

You get what you pay for.
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:51 PM   #14
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i don't want a four door anything passing me by in my 2SS
can u imagine grandpa passing u by in your 2 SS with grandson sitting in rear in a car seat?
Oh. :(. I was hoping you weren't going to say something like that...Imagine it with just two doors, then.

Seriously, though. Dont'cha think that's a little bit short-sighted? Besides...I'm not going to begrudge anything costing me twice the $$$ for passing me.

CTS-V is one awesome ride. HIGH on my 'want to have' list.
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One of Cadillac's engineers said that they'd have to kill him to prevent him from building a CTS-V coupe.
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i don't want a four door anything passing me by in my 2SS
can u imagine grandpa passing u by in your 2 SS with grandson sitting in rear in a car seat?
Well Waaaah. There are tons of 4 doors that will beat the snot out of the SS, and the CTS-V is one of them. I'm sorry the automotive would did not scale everything back just so your $30,000 sporty coupe isn't the best thing out there.

Oh yeah, and watching a grandpa blow by me in a CTS-V with grandson in back would just make my day. I hope to be doing that too when I'm old and have money.
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If I could have any car sitting on the lot someplace, I'd probably pick the CTS-V (I don't care for exotics, and the Camaro isn't on any lot yet)
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Well Waaaah. There are tons of 4 doors that will beat the snot out of the SS, and the CTS-V is one of them. I'm sorry the automotive would did not scale everything back just so your $30,000 sporty coupe isn't the best thing out there.

Oh yeah, and watching a grandpa blow by me in a CTS-V with grandson in back would just make my day. I hope to be doing that too when I'm old and have money.
And the euros are warming up to 4 door coupes (like that makes any sense). Porches, Lambos, etc.
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