In their obsession to compete with Mercedes and BMW, Cadillac is now producing high powered V models of almost every sedan they make.
I drove a CTS-V (The cool wagon one) a while ago for a week. Sure, it was great.
The power, the 6 speed. But no one bought it.
This is another car no one will buy. A compact sedan with 450HP.
But I guess "they have to compete". Not sure anyone in the world associate Cadillac with super powerful small cars yet. Or even if they should.
As you can see, it also has the usual add ons. So now it looks more like a SEMA project than a classy car Cadillac should be known for.
And if you want a proper 6 speed manual, you can already order one with the "regular" 2.0 Liter Turbo version.
Which is probably as much fun as most Cadillac ATS buyers would want.
I just don't see the point....