: CTS-V appearing on autotrader

11-01-08, 07:41 PM

somewhat bemusing "Seller's description"; however the salient points:

UAV system, W2E Recaro Seats, C3U Sunroof, P80 Extra cost Polished Aluminum 19" Wheels, Raven Black with Ebony Leather seats

The VIN number is 1G6DN57P190145454 - decoded (http://service.gm.com/dealerworld/vincards/pdf/vincard09.pdf)

1G6 - Cadillac
5 - Body style (4-door sedan)
7 - Restraints (active belts w/driver/passenger inflatable restraints, front, side, roof and occupant sensor)
P - engine type (LSA 6.2L V8 SFI)
1 - check digit
9 - 2009 model year
0 - plant (Lansing, MI)
145454 - production sequence/serial number

Uncle Meat
11-03-08, 07:43 AM
I was unaware that this car was built/assembled in my home town of Lansing Michigan. I was just up there a few weeks back and I swear all the plants have been torn down! Not a lot left of what was once a powerful automobile production area...