CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

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    CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China



    At least it has subtitles.

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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    Of course its superior to them. Forget the self loathing American journalist who cares more about their German paid junkets than objective reporting.
    We still hear about Cimarron, but never about Model A.

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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    I didn't watch the review, but given that the Chinese still value the chauffeur experience of being driven as a form of luxury, I am not surprised that they preferred a 5-Series size car that comes for the price of a 3-Series. I wonder if this means Cadillac doesn't have to bother with region-specific long-wheelbase models of the CT4 and CT5?

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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    Quote Originally Posted by eb110americana View Post
    I didn't watch the review, but given that the Chinese still value the chauffeur experience of being driven as a form of luxury, I am not surprised that they preferred a 5-Series size car that comes for the price of a 3-Series. I wonder if this means Cadillac doesn't have to bother with region-specific long-wheelbase models of the CT4 and CT5?
    You seem to forget that the 3 series and C Class are the LWB versions in China, so its about the same wheelbase as the CT5. And the review did not focus on the chauffeur experience at all, your belief that a Chinese person who is in the CT5 market would be chauffeured is absurd.

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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    I was scratching my head as he said a couple of times how powerful the car is with the 2.0T until the end when he showed the Mercedes competition with a 1.5T engine.

    Overall sounds favorable! Car looks great in motion!!!

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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    Not surprising... it was designed for them!
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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    You think BMW/MB aren't likewise?
    50% of s-class sales are in China.

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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    It does look good.

    Unfortunately, I don't see it selling much better than its predecessor.
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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    Quote Originally Posted by ksr View Post
    It does look good.

    Unfortunately, I don't see it selling much better than its predecessor.
    No it won't but I'm happy to see it none the less. Hoping I can get one in a few years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksr View Post
    It does look good.

    Unfortunately, I don't see it selling much better than its predecessor.
    You mean in the USA? If so, unfortunately I agree with you. Looks to be a fantastic car, but it is a fantastic car in a land where everyone wants a CUV.

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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    I'm getting tired of hearing these Cadillac review videos in GMnese.


    P.S...I really don't care I just wanted to use "GMnese".

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    Re: CT5 rated above 3 Series and C Class....in China

    the vid is a LOT like the OLD car review shows and LESS like the "feelings based" youtube vids nowadays
    he went through details calling out what is GOOD and BAD
    and seemed to be "fair" on it

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