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      01-15-2008, 11:04 AM   #24
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IMO, this CTS Coupe will affect more the G37 sales than the 3 Series, and it will be a solid pre-emptive strike against the rumored IS300 Coupe. This CTS Coupe in base form (258hp) could easily underprice the 328i by a couple thousands, it is striking inside and out, and most probably will handle much better than the CTS sedan, which is a nice handler by the way. Now, if Cadillac introduces something like BMW's Full Maintenance then the story could be very different.

Personally, if the interior is the same as the Sedan then it will be brilliant. I like the idea of using high grade leatherette to cover the instrument panel and the top of the doors and do some French stitching to it to replicate the full leather interiors of BMW's and Mercedes'. That's much better than plain vinyl or worse, hard plastic...