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I keep seeing CTS coupes on the road and might consider one instead of an ATS. The challenge is, I want a manual gearbox and have not seen any non-V cars equipped that way. Were they made?

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Nice car. But damn, the fact that its so rare makes me want it even more. V coupes are a dime a dozen around here, to bad the gas milage is so bad.

Thanks for the insight, even if it means dangling something I can't have infront of me.

Your looking at one: Not many though. 65 from 2011. After 2011 GM discounted the many tranny in 3.6 engine
 

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V coupes are a dime a dozen around here, to bad the gas milage is so bad.
Where do you live that V coupes "are a dime a dozen"? I have seen 4 V coupes in the last three years here in VA Beach. There were only about 8,500 V coupes built in total.

Trust me, if you drove a V you wouldn't care at all about MPG's. With the V's it's all about SMG! :)
 

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I'm in the Chicago area, where there are quite a few. There's even a couple of V-Wagons running around. When I search for stick-shift Caddys for sale, a there are always V coupes for sale in the area.

I always thought I wouldn't care about gas milage until I bought a G8 GXP. I fully accepted that a lot of money would be going into the tank. But, when you stop to fill up with premium twice a week and it costs you $15 to drive to work, your perspective changes.

Where do you live that V coupes "are a dime a dozen"? I have seen 4 V coupes in the last three years here in VA Beach. There were only about 8,500 V coupes built in total.

Trust me, if you drove a V you wouldn't care at all about MPG's. With the V's it's all about SMG! :)
 

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I keep seeing CTS coupes on the road and might consider one instead of an ATS. The challenge is, I want a manual gearbox and have not seen any non-V cars equipped that way. Were they made?

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It was a great car, but not the right one for me. It was, by far, the biggest car I've owned. All the reviews were spot on regarding it's performance. However, they could use an asterisk with the note "performance is in relation to other big cars". I can't imagine another 2-ton car that is as fun to drive. But it was still too much heft to carry, so GXP confirmed that I need a smaller car to be really happy.

That was a great car. Better than the GTO IMO.
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You're killing me here....
 

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I can't imagine another 2-ton car that is as fun to drive.
Quite obvious you've never driven a CTS....V! There is a monster of a two ton car. What a blast to drive.
 

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You're correct, I never have. My memory hasn't served me well because I though the last gen V cars were more like 3,800 pounds. I see now they actually weigh more then the GXP. Consider me surprised.

Quite obvious you've never driven a CTS....V! There is a monster of a two ton car. What a blast to drive.
 

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You owe it to yourself to take a drive in one. And after you do, you will owe the bank even more money!
 

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Yes, I drove a V, and while I didn't buy one, it was only because I figured I either lose my license or wreck it. It was a beast, and for the right driver it would be awesome.
 

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That was my reason also, too much horsepower (if that exists) for the type of car, just kidding. I didn't need since I have this: 328&CTS.JPG
 

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That was my reason also, too much horsepower (if that exists) for the type of car, just kidding. I didn't need since I have this:<img src="http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=286881"/>
I assume you have the requisite mustache to be allowed to drive that 328, right?

The V is quicker and faster, but who cares? That Ferrari is bee-utiful! Well done! :)
 

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The V has twice the horsepower as my 328 but doesn't carry the prancing horse badge and no mustache just the Hawaiian shirt and glasses. Thanks for the kind comments.
I drove the V and was amazed at the acceleration, brakes & all the creature comforts with the CTS.
 
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