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Bridging The Gap With Power And Poise



As you read these words, West Coast Editor Michael Harley is preparing to drive the brand-new 2014 Cadillac CTS along the gorgeous, sun-drenched roads of Southern California. And while I'll wait for Harley's full report before I put words in his mouth, I'm willing to bet he enjoys the hell out of Cadillac's new CTS. In fact, I'm sure of it.

I say this with confidence because, about a month ago, I spent the better part of a day flogging the new CTS Vsport around the 2.9-mile Milford Road Course - a challenging circuit laid out in the infield of an oval test track at GM's proving grounds in southeast Michigan. The MRC was built about a decade ago after Bob Lutz was lured out of retirement to work closely with GM's product development team, and thus, this circuit is known informally as the "Lutz Ring." The main objective of the MRC was to have an in-house facility for engineers to fine-tune vehicle dynamics, without having to constantly schlep cars over to Germany's infamous Nürburgring. (Of course, they still do.)

To drive the new CTS on the very track where it was honed was an incredibly rewarding experience. This Vsport, folks, is something very special.Continue reading 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport [w/video]
2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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