OpEd [Shooting Brake] Cadillac Convertible/Coupe Wish

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    OpEd [Shooting Brake] Cadillac Convertible/Coupe Wish

    What should Cadillac offer as a Convertible?
    December 24th, 2014
    by MonaroSS





    Now the CTS-V has arrived:
    Here is what Santa
    needs to bring next













    And why not go over the top with a CTS-RS....





    I posted some of these late in a Cadillac discussion thread but I've done some more and thought the idea of them might help with the Holiday Spirit.

    Many liked my 'no rising waistline' CTS Convertible at bottom, but I think you will agree the CTS-V makes for a better starting point.

    If Cadillac did do these vehicles I would like to see a little more differentiation from the sedan, perhaps as I have done, with using the grille treatment from the Elmiraj...













    What do you think, tell us and come back to comment on what others thought as well...




    Last edited by MonaroSS; 12-30-2014 at 02:41 AM.

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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Beautiful. Who do I make the check out to?
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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Id take the coupe. I hope it wont have a b-pillar.

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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    What else is on the Christmas list?

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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Nice job!!!! Does anyone know if being a convertible was engineered into the chassis? Meaning is a convertible even an option?

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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Absolutely brilliant Monaro. Both coupe and convertible are stunning, I really don't know why GM hasn't offered you a position in their design studio!

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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Does the chick come with the V convertible?

    Joking aside, that V convertible looks perfect. Nice work, as always.
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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    The good news about a CTS-V Convertible would be that it would come in AWD.

    To avoid torque twist in the frame they would have to torque limit the engine; and that means they could use the AWD system...

    Yes, it would not be as fast as the Sedan or Coupe, but do you buy a Convertible to drag race?




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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Really like the coupe. what does the back and side view look like.

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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Quote Originally Posted by Z Fury View Post
    Does the chick come with the V convertible?

    Joking aside, that V convertible looks perfect. Nice work, as always.
    Thanks guys.

    That's no chick, that is Elizabeth Banks of this pic from her latest movie...







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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Looks great! Since I'm not in this league, price-wise, I'll wish for an AWD Verano (turbo of course) under my tree at some point...
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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    MonaroSS, thank you for doing these latest Cadillac images.

    Is it true that you did a rendering of the NG Malibu "groundbreaking design" here last week? If so, can you please direct me to where it's at?

    Would you please consider doing a rendering of the NG Buick Verano and Buick LaCrosse, based on the camouflaged spy photos that have surfaced? And also, if you would, I'd like to know how you might re-design a NG Buick Encore.

    Thank you very much, and Merry Christmas to you!

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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    That is HOTT!
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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Those cars would bring in some new blood for Cadillac...

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    Re: OpEd Cadillac Christmas Wish

    Quote Originally Posted by jpenn View Post
    Really like the coupe. what does the back and side view look like.
    Had not really thought about it. Did this quick chop, what do people think?






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