If you were Cadillac, maybe you'd jet off a planeload of journalists to the south of France for the design-y new 2010 CTS Sport Wagon that's up for sale in Europe and the U.S. in the near future. It's sexy, in a most unwagonlike way, after all. The roads would be better--or at least more picturesque--than staying home. The food? Better, for sure.
So let's pretend the picture here is from a spectacular Monegasque afternoon in the Motor Authority road-test diary. In reality, we flew up to GM's proving grounds in Milford, Michigan, to drive the new CTS Sport Wagon as a bookend to and from our first drive of the Cadillac SRX Turbo earlier this month. But we're willing to lay on the other pretend itinerary to point out how not-American the Sport Wagon seems--let's be clear, that's "not-American," not "un-American."Why that? In between commutes in the Sport Wagon, we hammered the SRX crossover ute around Milford in a revealing back-to-back comparison. The two cars might land on top of...
|Style||MSRP||Invoice||MPG City||MPG Hwy|
|4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD (3)|
|4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD Specs||$38,365||$36,254||18||26|
|4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD (4)|
|4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Specs||$35,165||$33,230||16||26|
|Eco Lux Collection Specs||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD (2)|
|4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD (2)|
|5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD (3)|
|5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD Specs||$41,730||$39,434||N/A||N/A|
|5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD (3)|
|5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD Specs||$39,830||$37,639||N/A||N/A|
|5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD (2)|
|5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD (2)|