2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon


Cadillac’s revivaladvancesan additional step with the 2010 CTS Sport Wagon. The most recent addition to the CTS variety is all about presence and status — and attracting a larger number of customers in Europe. Introduced at the Pebble Beach Concoursd’Elegance, the wagon rolled into Cadillac dealerships in spring 2009.

Not unexpectedly, the CTS Sport Wagon power trains are the same like those of the sedan. A 3.6 liter 263 horsepower V-6 is considered the main engine in the United States with direct-injection 3.6 liter V-6 making 304 horsepower as the top engine. As on the sedan, prospective wagon purchasershave topick between an Aisin 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic, and between back and 4-wheel drive.

2010 Cadillac CTS 2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon

GM said that a 2.9 literturbo diesel is being prepared mainly for Europe and Asia, even though the 250-horsepower engine was not going to be available on the CTS Sport Wagon when it launched.

While the front-end styling of the CTS Sport Wagon is transferred from the 4-door CTS, there is alot of new glass and sheet metal out back, as well aswide D-pillars and big vertical rear lights that borderthe sides of the power lift-gate.

A larger panoramic rear sunroof…

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A larger panoramic rear sunroof (not shown) will brighten the cabin of CTS Sport Wagons equipped with the option

With the aimAto improve the integration of the roof control system into the design, GM stretched the chrome bars to the back of the car and set them right next to the roofline and the system allows for an unnoticeable position of the cross bars. The bars get togetherwith the top of the rear lights, which expand a little bit past the rear windshield, creating a little visual reverence to Cadillacswith fins from the past.

Clay Dean, Cadillac’s global design director, said that they were not fins in the traditional sense, but they help mask the load system and, they recognize Cadillac’s design legacy.

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The power liftgate can be opened from the key fob or from the driver’s seat

The satellite radio transmitter…

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The satellite radio transmitter is body colored, a change (from the standard black unit) we hope is implemented on the sedan

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