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Don't get me wrong - nice car and looked to check all the right boxes. It looked luxurious and was right sized, but their recent prototypes have been so sexy and to me this looks a little too conservative. On the upside, I think this is the best application yet of the wrap around headlight/tail light combo to the top of the body work.



 

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and I'll be looking for the biggest engine possible for it..
The engine they are pushing at least initially is a 3.0 twin turbo.
Even if it has the power IDK how it will go over in this class of car. JMO but I think the domestics are rushing into these engine configurations a little too whole heartedly. Americans like their V8's.
 

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Not in their mid size luxury sedans, they don't.

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And for someone that had owned 2 Vs and was excited to see each of the ATS-V and CTS-V for the first time, I spent a couple minutes for each of them.

I spent about an hour on the CT6. It's stunning.
 

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I agree. It is stunning. It's not a flashy car like the Maybach Benz or a Maserati. It's more like a conservative A8. It's handsome and will make a nice replacement for the wonkish XTS.
 

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Honestly. To me the thing wrong with this car is also wrong with every Cadillac car. The front is awesome pretty much 100% perfect. But the back of the car is plain and boring and just looks empty as if something is missing. I think they have to start changing the long lights on there cars.
 

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It definitely has a more macho stance than the XTS. The interior is a bit of a disappointment, though maybe it's the color choice that makes it look boring. Need to see the whole thing in person.


Just as an aside: Where is the CT6 listed in the "Cadillac Model Discussions" header??
 

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Honestly. To me the thing wrong with this car is also wrong with every Cadillac car. The front is awesome pretty much 100% perfect. But the back of the car is plain and boring and just looks empty as if something is missing. I think they have to start changing the long lights on there cars.
I'd agree with this for the ATS & CTS but not this car. I think that this is the most cohesive use of the elongated headlight / taillight combo and thought that part looked sharp. I also don't think the XTS is going away. This will slot above it.
 

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I'd agree with this for the ATS & CTS but not this car. I think that this is the most cohesive use of the elongated headlight / taillight combo and thought that part looked sharp. I also don't think the XTS is going away. This will slot above it.
It's already been announced by Cadillac that the XTS will go away in 2019 after this model run. It has 3 more model years to go.
 

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A conservatively handsome car to be sure, and with real presence, but for such a pivotal car - and especially at its projected price point - I'm sorry it looks so much like every other Cadillac. If the rumored ultra-lux model (CT7 or CT8, or whatever) happens, that one's going to have to be gorgeous as well..
 

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It definitely has a more macho stance than the XTS. The interior is a bit of a disappointment, though maybe it's the color choice that makes it look boring. Need to see the whole thing in person.

Just as an aside: Where is the CT6 listed in the "Cadillac Model Discussions" header??
See it in person first.

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A conservatively handsome car to be sure, and with real presence, but for such a pivotal car - and especially at its projected price point - I'm sorry it looks so much like every other Cadillac. If the rumored ultra-lux model (CT7 or CT8, or whatever) happens, that one's going to have to be gorgeous as well..
Works for the Germans and Lexus...
 

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Works for the Germans and Lexus...[/QUOTE]

Well, you've got a point. God knows, all Mercedes now look alike, and most Audis do too. But Cadillac's coming from behind, so it has to do more, and snaring customers at an emotional level (spectacular styling) would only help.
 

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I'm sorry, but the front end does absolutely nothing for me. I think the light/LED combo looks strange....like it was accidentally melted together; especially when lite. It looks like a general smearing any distance away. I was hoping for more of an Emiraji look; this model unfortunately was not it.
 

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The styling is perhaps a little mild (very subjective in any case) but technically the CT6 is a powerhouse. The design, in my eye, while conservative, is quite handsome (it should 'stay' the test of time and not be a style out of phase in a couple of years); kind of like the STS's (at least in my opinion, still have presence).
 

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The styling is perhaps a little mild (very subjective in any case) but technically the CT6 is a powerhouse. The design, in my eye, while conservative, is quite handsome (it should 'stay' the test of time and not be a style out of phase in a couple of years); kind of like the STS's (at least in my opinion, still have presence).

Agree. That's what the CEO had said in an interview. They didn't want it to be too polarizing and have a short shelf life rather be enough of " Art & science that it will age well. I think they hit it just right and I'm sure when we see it out in the wild it will look far more edgy then at the auto show. Your point is also well taken on the STS I've had mine for 10 1/2 years now and it is still a sharp looking car that does not look dated
 

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Looks weird without the 3rd brake light on the trunk...they moved it up like the model s, gran coupe and A7
 

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I'm sorry, but the front end does absolutely nothing for me. I think the light/LED combo looks strange....like it was accidentally melted together; especially when lite. It looks like a general smearing any distance away. I was hoping for more of an Emiraji look; this model unfortunately was not it.
So you saw it in person?
 

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Not in their mid size luxury sedans, they don't.
I'm sorry, was this supposed to be a mid size luxury sedan or the flagship of Cadillac? Your argument makes zero sense considering the hype and size.

And for someone that had owned 2 Vs and was excited to see each of the ATS-V and CTS-V for the first time, I spent a couple minutes for each of them.

I spent about an hour on the CT6. It's stunning.
I've owned 7 Cadillacs all V8s. I don't care how many more mice you shove into the exercise ball in a V6, it never sounds or feels like a V8 including the XTS. Cadillac made a major mistake here considering what the price tag will be. No one on the golf course cares how light your luxury sedan is or how well the power is distributed to all the wheels.
 

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I'm sorry, was this supposed to be a mid size luxury sedan or the flagship of Cadillac? Your argument makes zero sense considering the hype and size.

I have the same questions .



I've owned 7 Cadillacs all V8s. I don't care how many more mice you shove into the exercise ball in a V6, it never sounds or feels like a V8 including the XTS. Cadillac made a major mistake here considering what the price tag will be. No one on the golf course cares how light your luxury sedan is or how well the power is distributed to all the wheels.
Exactly !
 
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