: Cadillac News: Cadillac's first attempt at CTS Wagon didn't make it



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07-22-11, 07:40 PM
Filed under: Concept Cars (http://www.autoblog.com/category/conceptcars/), Wagon (http://www.autoblog.com/category/wagons/), Cadillac (http://www.autoblog.com/category/cadillac/), GM (http://www.autoblog.com/category/gm/)
http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2011/07/first-generation-cadillac-cts-wagon.jpg (http://blogs.automobilemag.com/the-cadillac-cts-wagon-that-never-was-11241.html)Since Cadillac first unveiled the CTS as a 2003 model, the entry-level Caddy has come a long way. In fact, it is now a world-class luxury sports sedan. We've also been blessed (yes, blessed) by the arrival of the Cadillac CTS Wagon (http://www.autoblog.com/cadillac/cts+sport+wagon/), which is available in both the enjoyable 3.6-liter flavor and the downright orgasmic V-for-Vendetta edition (http://www.autoblog.com/cadillac/cts-v+sport+wagon/).

The current wagon is a brand-new varietal of the CTS family. There was no first generation CTS Wagon. Or was there?

Evan McCausland of Automobile fame ambled across a General Motors (http://www.autoblog.com/tag/general+motors/)-owned parking lot that serves as a final resting place of discarded project vehicles. Parked amongst the unwanted heaps of GM iron was a wagon that caught McCausland's eye. More specifically, it appeared to be a first-generation Cadillac CTS Wagon.

Clearly, the engineers at GM have had a wagon on the brains for years. We, however, are thankful they waited for the current model to bring this plan to fruition.

Check out the Audi Allroad (http://autoblog.com/tag/allroad) lookalike over at Automobile's site.Cadillac's first attempt at CTS Wagon didn't make it (http://www.autoblog.com/2011/07/22/cadillacs-first-attempt-at-cts-wagon-didnt-make-it/) originally appeared on Autoblog (http://www.autoblog.com) on Fri, 22 Jul 2011 18:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds (http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/).
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