Recently, I talked about my deep rooted relationship with Cadillac Cateras. In that post we learned how truly “special” they are, but we never touched upon their evolution into the CTS. Yes, the CTS is in fact an acronym for Catera Touring Sedan. Ouch! Don’t worry though, they aren’t really the same car…..well….sorta. In 2003 the CTS still had the same heart, soul, and terrifyingly – awful engine as the Catera. After that year though, Cadillac strapped on their game face and abandoned that awful drivetrain for good. In walks 2004, oh hello there!, we now have a……….wait for it…… 400hp LS6 engine option. (queue – the sound of angels…. ooooaahhhhhh..)
This brings me to the point of this whole post. I want to buy a Cadillac CTS-V, badly. When the CTS-V price drops to an absurdly low level, I’m getting one. Come to think of it, I don’t care if the car has been wrecked, recovered theft or sunk in a river. I want it, as long as it’s cheap. I want 6 gears to shift into manually, I want rear wheel drive, I want big brakes, and obviously a big LS V8. I would likely end up stuffing so much forced induction onto the engine that it would spit my rear end gears out at every set of lights. That’s ok though, because I will do it in high class Cadillac fashion.
What will you buy?
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