: Cadillac News: Cadillac CTS-V Wagon has its top speed probed by The Smoking Tire



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2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon after a top-speed run - Click above to watch the video after the break (http://www.cadillacforums.com/2011/06/06/cadillac-cts-v-wagon-has-its-top-speed-probed-by-the-smoking-tir/#continued)

The Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon (http://www.autoblog.com/model/cts-v-sport-wagon) is, beyond the shadow of a doubt, an extremely capable family hauler and performance car. By anyone's standards, it's out-of-this-world quick, but when you consider it weighs nearly 4,400 pounds, its supercar-embarrassing acceleration and grip are that much more amazing.

So, it feels fast and will haul a load of groceries with the best of them, but how does it stack up in the pantheon of performance? The Smoking Tire decided to find out, taking a CTS-V (http://www.autoblog.com/model/cts-v) Wagon and a Chevrolet Corvette (http://www.autoblog.com/model/corvette) to El Mirage. The big Caddy got put to the test, running to its top end (or at least very close to it) along a three-mile course, and going head-to-head with the 'Vette in a dead sprint. To see how the long roof luxury barge fared, check out the video after the jump (http://www.cadillacforums.com/2011/06/06/cadillac-cts-v-wagon-has-its-top-speed-probed-by-the-smoking-tir/#continued).Continue reading Cadillac CTS-V Wagon has its top speed probed by The Smoking Tire (http://www.autoblog.com/2011/06/06/cadillac-cts-v-wagon-has-its-top-speed-probed-by-the-smoking-tir/)

Cadillac CTS-V Wagon has its top speed probed by The Smoking Tire (http://www.autoblog.com/2011/06/06/cadillac-cts-v-wagon-has-its-top-speed-probed-by-the-smoking-tir/) originally appeared on Autoblog (http://www.autoblog.com) on Mon, 06 Jun 2011 18:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds (http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/).



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