In the midst of its second generation, the Cadillac CTS has fully established its position as a world-class luxury sedan. The 2011 CTS builds on that status with materials, build quality, features, and most of all, styling, that's fully capable of taking on the best Germany and Japan have to offer. In its CTS-V guises, it's one of the most incredible performance vehicles on the market. For those reasons and more, MotorAuthority rates the 2011 Cadillac CTS a 9.
The dramatic styling of the CTS is at once instantly recognizable and timeless. Unlike the retro-themed looks of some other eye-catching American metal, the CTS favors a high-tech, forward looking design statement that will likely age gracefully. The addition of Coupe and Wagon body styles further develops the design language with new interpretations.
Performance is another strength of the 2011 CTS, though it does have its rough edges, too. The 306-horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 engine is strong and ready to rev, though it can...