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2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe

Posted by: Alex Navrotski

Providing an early Christmas present for autophiles, Cadillac has unwrapped the 2011 CTS Coupe. It's more or less unchanged since we last saw it at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show. That's a great thing, considering the sleek style and capable performance of this newest addition to the CTS line. Powered by a 304-horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 with direct injection, the CTS Coupe will be offered with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic (with driver shift control and steering-wheel-mounted shift buttons).
Although it has the same wheelbase as the existing CTS, the Coupe is about two inches lower and two inches shorter. The windshield is set at a fast 62 degrees, and the backglass is unfathomably near to being horizontal. Cadillac also skipped the door handles on the CTS Coupe, opting for touch-pad entry in an effort to preserve the design’s minimalistic feel. Like it’s sedan sibling, the Coupe is packed with technology, including mp3 player and iPod compatibility, built in audio hard drive, Bluetooth connectivity, Bose 5.1 surround audio system, and pop-up navigation screen.
Cadillac expects to have the CTS Coupe (and a high-performance V-series version) in showrooms by spring 2010.


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