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    CTS abbreviation

    doesnt CTS stand for Catera Touring Sedan? and if they release a coupe, wouldnt i be called CTC?


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    ive heard C = catera, compact and cadillac

    ...Compact Touring Sedan is what i go by
    Last edited by Chuck C; 03-06-03 at 03:38 AM.

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    Maybe it's Calais?

    As long as it doesn't mean Cimmeron, it doesn't matter why they chose it. But Catera and the fact it's against the C-Class Mercedes both probably played into the naming.

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    I like to think of it as Cadillac Touring Sedan.. But I'd like to know what it really is. So if somebody knows, please tell...

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    In autoweek a month or so ago a cadillac rep said it stood for C-series Touring Sedan

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    Wow. So Mercedes-like..

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    sort of..i guess its a mix mercedes has C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, et al....and BMW has 3-series, 5-series, and 7-series. Cadillac has combined the 2 and has C-series, S-series, D-series i guess

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    Catera Touring Sedan
    since
    sts = Seville touring sedan
    dts = deville touring sedan

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    Originally posted by Devil_concours
    Catera Touring Sedan
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    sts = Seville touring sedan
    dts = deville touring sedan
    this is from a media release from GM

    CTS

    The 2003 Cadillac CTS reflects the glories of Cadillac's past, and foreshadows the designs of all future Cadillacs.
    The "CTS" which stands for a Cadillac C-series touring sedan, is engineered with exclusive rear-wheel-drive architecture, dubbed Sigma.
    The exterior design of the CTS is crisp and clean and the interior is designed for comfort and convenience.
    WHERE:

    sorry couldnt get it to link, but if you goto

    http://www.media.gm.com/

    and do a search for "c-series touring sedan" you can read the whole thing

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    one the seville name dies next year it will become STS s-series touring sedan and so on with the deville in 06/07

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    Thank you!

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    i cant find a link but ive heard or read that SRX stands for
    S-series Reconfigurable Crossover
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    heres the link

    http://media.gm.com/news/speeches/020115laneve.html
    Last edited by Brett; 03-06-03 at 01:52 PM.

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    uh oh! look at the name of this thread section!!

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    Originally posted by Chuck C
    uh oh! look at the name of this thread section!!

    i think sal likes the c-series thing...in the future when the coupe and possible wagon come out it would have to be renamed just "C-Series"

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    [QUOTE]Originally posted by Brett
    [B]this is from a media release from GM

    CTS

    The 2003 Cadillac CTS reflects the glories of Cadillac's past, and foreshadows the designs of all future Cadillacs.
    The "CTS" which stands for a Cadillac C-series touring sedan, is engineered with exclusive rear-wheel-drive architecture, dubbed Sigma.
    The exterior design of the CTS is crisp and clean and the interior is designed for comfort and convenience. [QUOTE]

    Yes in deed

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