NEW FOR 2014:

– Paint changes: Phantom Grey Metallic, Mocha Steel Metallic, Red Obsession Tintcoat, and Majestic Plum Metallic added.

For 2014, the CTS Coupe gets almost “also-ran” status in the CTS lineup. All eyes are on the new CTS Sedan running on a brand new architecture. However, the CTS Sport Wagon still keeps the old body work as its future is in doubt; the current CTS Sport Wagon could get axed from the line-up entirely. The only change is the addition of exterior paint options.

It’s hard to argue with 556 supercharged horsepower, and when it’s fitted into a fine-handling, rear-drive platform with an available slick shifting six-speed stick, you have the definition of ballistic luxury. Alcantara interior trim signals Caddy’s sporting mandate, yet the CTS-V still proves to be comfortable and accommodating, with all the expected luxo-toys.

CTS is also available as a sedan or coupe (covered in a separate entries). The CTS Sport Wagon is available in rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, with a 3.0-litre or 3.6-litre V6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic. The CTS-V is equipped with a supercharged 6.2-litre V8 and six-speed manual or optional six-speed automatic transmission.

Trims include Luxury, Performance, Premium, and CTS-V.

Features on the Luxury Collection include 3.0L V6 engine, six-speed automatic transmission, four wheel disc brakes with ABS, electronic stability control, traction control, daytime running lights with Twilight Sentinel automatic operation and flash-to-pass, LED tail lights and centre high-mounted stop light (CHMSL), projector-beam tungsten halogen headlights, fog lights, memory height power tailgate, heated power-adjustable/manual folding exterior mirrors, tire pressure monitoring system, automatic rainsense windshield wipers, adaptive remote start, airbags (front, front seat, side curtain), in-dash 6-disc CD changer with 7-speaker Bose sound system and MP3 player, Bluetooth, retractable cargo shade, dual-zone automatic electronic climate control, power locks with remote keyless entry, driver information centre, illuminated entry, ambient interior with LED spotlights, automatic-dimming rear-view mirror with OnStar controls, heavy duty pet guard, rear vision camera, rear split folding seat, leather seating surfaces with 10-way power memory driver and front passenger seats, heated front seats, satellite radio, leather-trimmed manual tilt/telescopic multifunction steering wheel, electronic immobilizer, content theft-deterrent alarm, and universal home remote.

Performance Collection adds 3.6L V6 engine, Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) with adaptive forward lighting system, CD player with 10-speaker Bose Surround Sound system/MP3 player/AudioPilot noise compensation/USB audio connectivity, FE2 Sport Performance package, and 18-inch aluminum with premium multi-coat painted finish/all-season tires.

Premium Collection adds 18-inch aluminum with high-polished finish and all-season tires, air filtration system, passive entry on both front and rear doors, navigation, heated and ventilated driver and front passenger seats, power tilt/telescopic steering wheel, and power sunroof.

Features on the CTS-V include 6.2L supercharged V8 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, high performance brakes, limited slip differential, dual-mode magnetic ride control suspension, chrome exhaust tips, wire mesh grille, and 19-inch painted aluminum alloy wheels.

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