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    Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    I hadn't seen one with a spoiler until I visited the dealer today in Newport News, Virginia. They had two -- a White Diamond and Black Diamond. I'm not a fan of spoilers in general, and I certainly wouldn't spend $480 for this one, but it was better integrated than many others I've seen.











    They also had one unit without CUE.



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    There are definitely a ton of ATS build combinations, and I've found some interesting combinations at various dealers. The base model without CUE that I saw today had the 2.0 and Black Diamond paint as the only options, which I thought was interesting. There was also a pretty expensive 2.5 Luxury with with sunroof, extra-cost red paint and the optional 18" wheels (this one had been on the lot for a while based on its October inspection sticker). I'm surprised at how many 2.5s I've seen with premium, $1,000 paint. The way I see it, if I'm trying to economize by getting the 2.5, the last thing I'm going to spend $1,000 on is paint, considering there are no-extra-cost paint options.

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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    Over on Cadillac Forums they were all over that spoiler. I don't understand it. The CHMSL is the spoiler on this car. I wouldn't dare tack that thing on my ATS, anyway.
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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    Ew. Looks like a dealer tacked on add-on to add more money to the price.

    There's a dealer by me that orders every Camaro on the lot with the dealer installed duckbill spoiler....I will never buy a car from them.

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    Not liking that at all, does not go with the design that well.
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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    Quote Originally Posted by nsap View Post
    Over on Cadillac Forums they were all over that spoiler. I don't understand it. The CHMSL is the spoiler on this car. I wouldn't dare tack that thing on my ATS, anyway.
    They REALLY like exterior modifications on that site, I suppose because so many members are (or were) youngish guys buying used CTSs who want to put their stamp on their car. I noticed that inclination in myself after buying a used Deville.

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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    With Cadillacs moving towards using the CHMSL for lip spoilers I fail to see how this is worth it at all.

    Now what I am interested in is the spoiler for the '14 Impala. That will be interesting.

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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    It doesnt look that bad in pictures

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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    Quote Originally Posted by All Star View Post
    Ew. Looks like a dealer tacked on add-on to add more money to the price.

    There's a dealer by me that orders every Camaro on the lot with the dealer installed duckbill spoiler....I will never buy a car from them.
    The white car in the photos above, and many other cars on the lot, had dealer-installed pinstripes. Yuck! ! On my current car, I made the dealer remove the stripes, and on the car before that, I made them remove mud guards. If I wanted that crap -- and I don't -- I'd put it on myself.

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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    I think that an actual spoiler that attached outside the CMHSL and actually was about an 1-2" above it would look much better. With that spoiler it just looks out of place with the light being so large. Its weird.
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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    Quote Originally Posted by Murrow View Post
    I hadn't seen one with a spoiler until I visited the dealer today in Newport News, Virginia. They had two -- a White Diamond and Black Diamond. I'm not a fan of spoilers in general, and I certainly wouldn't spend $480 for this one, but it was better integrated than many others I've seen.


    Wow, the ATS looks amazing in White Diamond. I have a lot of trouble paying $1,000 for premium paint, but this would be worth it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Murrow View Post
    On my current car, I made the dealer remove the stripes, and on the car before that, I made them remove mud guards.
    I removed the pinstripe off my car myself, it's amazing how easy they come off.

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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    That spoiler looks like utter crap... the CHMSL by itself is all the car needs.

    And yeah, modern cars like the ATS don't look good with pinstripes either.
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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    Suttle Motors Corp in Newport News on Jefferson Ave. I used to work there as a tech. I now live in Naples, Fl and am a tech at a Cadillac store here. We put the spoilers on almost every ATS we get. Its a GM accessory. I personally like them, as do most of our customers, as we have no issue at all moving ATS's. We do not however, but pinstripes on any of our stock units.
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    Re: Cadillac ATS with Spoiler Pics

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCaddyKid View Post
    Suttle Motors Corp in Newport News on Jefferson Ave. I used to work there as a tech. I now live in Naples, Fl and am a tech at a Cadillac store here. We put the spoilers on almost every ATS we get. Its a GM accessory. I personally like them, as do most of our customers, as we have no issue at all moving ATS's. We do not however, but pinstripes on any of our stock units.
    You must work at DeVoe Cadilac. I used to live in Fort Myers.

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    The rear end isn't all that pretty...

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