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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    That CT5 sure has some big boots, so it seems likely these are the more Beastly V Series.
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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    Quote Originally Posted by megeebee View Post
    I strongly disagree. This was planned well in advance.

    Cadillac knew full-well the introduction of a new, less powerful set of V cars would have everyone screaming. We all rose to the bait. Journalists and arm-chair experts with Internet access have been on fire for the last 40 hours. This was planned to show that what they told everyone about the more powerful versions coming is true.

    "Keep 'em guessin'"
    If that was their plan that is a pretty ill thought out plan! I can see it now: “hey why don’t we start a s*** storm by showing the entry point vehicles, and being a little vague as to what they represent, and then on Saturday tease the range toppers! Yeah that seems like brilliant planning...NOT.

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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    Quote Originally Posted by gkr778 View Post
    The same Mark Reuss that drove another GM vehicle into a retaining wall at last year's Detroit Grand Prix?

    Yeah, the same Mark Reuss that's overseeing the out-of-control spiral at GM, and especially Cadillac.

    GM lifers like him need to go.
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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    The CT5 looks so much better in camo where you cannot see that hideous C-pillar!

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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    Quote Originally Posted by SKH View Post
    If that was their plan that is a pretty ill thought out plan! I can see it now: “hey why don’t we start a s*** storm by showing the entry point vehicles, and being a little vague as to what they represent, and then on Saturday tease the range toppers! Yeah that seems like brilliant planning...NOT.
    I think it sounds pretty smart myself. Getting people all riled up about Cadillac.
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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    Am I alone in hoping the CT5-V gets the CTS-V motor (with enhancements of course..ZR1 engine?) rather than the BLACKWING V8?

    Let the CT5-V be the bruiser of the Range, and put the 500HP BLACKWING V8 in the CT4-V.

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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    Quote Originally Posted by megeebee View Post
    I strongly disagree. This was planned well in advance.

    Cadillac knew full-well the introduction of a new, less powerful set of V cars would have everyone screaming. We all rose to the bait. Journalists and arm-chair experts with Internet access have been on fire for the last 40 hours. This was planned to show that what they told everyone about the more powerful versions coming is true.

    "Keep 'em guessin'"
    That's what I tend to think. It was done on purpose to get attention. The internet will get all hopped up no matter which way they do it, mundane first-high power later or vice versa. But... I still want one painted up like that blue one
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    Quote Originally Posted by megeebee View Post
    I think it sounds pretty smart myself. Getting people all riled up about Cadillac.
    Yeah, because Cadillac just can’t seem to get enough bad publicity.

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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    Quote Originally Posted by 1958carnut View Post
    That's what I tend to think. It was done on purpose to get attention. The internet will get all hopped up no matter which way they do it, mundane first-high power later or vice versa. But... I still want one painted up like that blue one
    “The CT6 will be going out of production next year” Reuss: “Not really you misunderstood us!”

    “The XT6 won’t launch with Supecruise for the first model year” Mary: “The XT6 will have Supercruise from launch”

    Yep I’m seeing a pattern of brilliant well thought out messaging here.

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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    Quote Originally Posted by SKH View Post
    “The CT6 will be going out of production next year” Reuss: “Not really you misunderstood us!”

    “The XT6 won’t launch with Supecruise for the first model year” Mary: “The XT6 will have Supercruise from launch”

    Yep I’m seeing a pattern of brilliant well thought out messaging here.
    It's terrible messaging, but I'm of the opinion that the XT6 was never intended to have Supercruise...they're only adding it now because they were raked over the coals at the initial launch for not having the feature. This explains why you still don't have final pricing available for the first run even though they probably should already be in production if they're supposed to be available mid-2019...which is kinda like right now right?
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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    So the sheet metal looks pretty much the same as the cars from yesterday except the front quarter panels. They are wider behind the wheel and include vents.




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    Re: Cadillac Teases Future of V-Series Performance Legacy

    Quote Originally Posted by SP1966 View Post
    The CT5 looks so much better in camo where you cannot see that hideous C-pillar!
    The Orange CT5 V Series looks fantastic imo. I wouldn’t buy it in that color, but it certainly looks great, and the C Pillar is just one minor detail. The C class has a hideous detail which is a massive demerit imo. It looks like an S Class with dwarfism, and is from the jellybean school of design.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BahamaTodd View Post
    So the sheet metal looks pretty much the same as the cars from yesterday except the front quarter panels. They are wider behind the wheel and include vents.



    Thanks. That confirms these are the full blown V’s. The Fenders look flared on this CT5-V versus the entry point version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SP1966 View Post
    The CT5 looks so much better in camo where you cannot see that hideous C-pillar!
    Precisely why my first stop after delivery of the car would be at my friends shop to give it a Matte Black wrap including that C-Pillar filler cap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sdotjeezy View Post
    It's terrible messaging, but I'm of the opinion that the XT6 was never intended to have Supercruise...they're only adding it now because they were raked over the coals at the initial launch for not having the feature. This explains why you still don't have final pricing available for the first run even though they probably should already be in production if they're supposed to be available mid-2019...which is kinda like right now right?
    I believe SOP is Late July/August. If XT6 was never intended to get Supercruise there is no way they’d get it developed and in production that quickly.
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