General Motors pushes production of Cadillac CTS-Coupe ahead of schedule

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe
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We don’t know if General Motors is jumping the gun with their increasing excitement or if the market interest for the new Cadillac CTS Coupe is stronger than any of us anticipated. Either way, GM announced that their new flagship coupe is already being produced at the Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant and, on top of that, they’ve bumped the vehicle’s expected shipping schedule sooner than the expected August dealership date.

Whatever their reasoning is, prospective customers for the CTS Coupe must be grinning from ear to ear right now. Not only do they get the car they’ve been waiting for ahead of schedule, but they’re also given an option to purchase the CTS Coupe with either a 3.6-liter V6 engine with direct injection that produces 304 horsepower ($38,990) or an upgraded version – the CTS-V Coupe – with a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine ($62,990).

Not that we’re complaining ourselves, because to be honest, we’ve had our eye on this car for quite some time and now that it’s dealership drop date has been scheduled earlier than announced, it should give us a clearer understanding of everything we need to know about the car sooner than expected.


Source: GM

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  (449) posted on 06.29.2011

Well, I have to admit that I was impressed with the performance of this car. However, I wan to see them using a more modern technology like the v10, v12 or W engine!

  (368) posted on 06.29.2011

Well, I don’t think that its worth it wait for a production that offer a not so high performing vehicle and its engine is not that modern. I rather wait for BMW car compare to this model.

  (447) posted on 05.6.2011

I agree with you guys, they must not rush it otherwise there’ll be problems await in the future. GM also encountered defects and malfunctions on the previous models. Hope this time, the team can able to test the units properly before they release it on the public market.

  (302) posted on 04.15.2011

I have to admit the Cadillac has an amazing designs especially their limousine cars! They are the best! However, when it comes to their coupe, well, i haven’t tried to drive it but I’m sure it has a great handling.

  (506) posted on 04.1.2011

I really don’t know who are they competing exactly, but I guess it has something to do with its competitor. This is a good news. However, for those who patiently wait for this production. 

  (228) posted on 03.16.2011

Well, good luck to them! V6 is not a modern technology anymore! Most of the cars nowadays uses V8 engine or for the sportscar they uses v10.

  (939) posted on 07.12.2010

I just don’t like it.... The lines look very Un-Coupe like to me, sort of like a small three door hatch. It has a very aggressive stance and I don’t think it looks to well, combined with its hunched hindquarters.

  (806) posted on 07.11.2010

well good luck to GM, i hope they don’t rush the CTS coupe too much to prevent some recalls.

  (858) posted on 07.8.2010

According to a report out of China, Cadillac is planning to add the 2.0-liter turbocharged, direct-injected Ecotec in-line four-cylinder as an option in the SLS sedan.

  (518) posted on 07.8.2010

i guess GM is planning to put this car with the 3million vision on china.

  (1022) posted on 07.7.2010

oh why are they on a hurry? does the Chinese keep on bugging them on the CTS?

  (612) posted on 07.7.2010

what a lovely piece of machine.. well designed and aggressive look. I hope it can perform well as it looks.

  (42) posted on 07.7.2010

If I was to buy a Cadillac CTS, I would buy me a CTS sedan, this coupe is ugly

  (68) posted on 07.7.2010

Why the rush for an ugly car?

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