NEW FOR 2011:

– CTS-V model
– Rearview camera now available on models without navigation system
– Available heated steering wheel
– New fender vent and inside rearview mirror design
– Available 19-inch wheels and all-season tires

For 2011, the Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon adds a high-performance V model, including a 556-horsepower supercharged V8 engine, with limited availability. The regular models have new fender vents and inside rearview mirror design, an available heated steering wheel, and rearview cameras as a stand-alone option; previously the navigation system had to be ordered as well.

Introduced as an all-new model for 2010, the CTS Sport Wagon is Cadillac’s first-ever North American wagon, based on the CTS sports sedan, covered in a separate entry.

The CTS Sport Wagon is available in rear- or all-wheel drive, while the CTS-V is rear-wheel only. The CTS uses a 3.0-litre V6 or optional 3.6-litre V6, both with direct injection, and a six-speed automatic transmission. The CTS-V uses a supercharged 6.2-litre V8 with six-speed manual or optional six-speed automatic.

Features on the 3.0 include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, height-programmable power liftgate, LED taillights, heated mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, cruise control, driver information centre, tire pressure monitoring system, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, illuminated vanity mirrors, tilt and telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, garage door opener, auto up/down front windows, express down rear windows, keyless entry, automatic headlamps, heated eight-way leather seats, driver’s side memory, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, CD/MP3 stereo, Bluetooth connectivity, XM satellite radio, and OnStar.

The 3.6 adds 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, sport suspension, adaptive xenon headlamps, CD/DVD/MP3 stereo with hard-drive device, and Bose ten-speaker system.

The CTS-V adds 19-inch alloy wheels, air filtration system, premium Bose audio system, navigation system, cargo cover, pushbutton start, rear parking assist, rearview camera, remote starter, ten-way power-adjustable seats, power tilt and telescopic steering wheel with paddle shifters, underhood appearance package, electronic parking brake, Brembo brakes, limited-slip differential, and Magnetic Ride Control.

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