Cadillac’s CTS-V Named Car and Driver 10 Best

By Auto News Log • December 6th, 2011

Fifth consecutive year of inclusion in magazine’s list

DETROIT – Car and Driver magazine today named the Cadillac CTS-V to its 10 Best list for 2012, the fifth consecutive year the Cadillac CTS models have appeared on the annual list of the finest new cars.

In its 30th year, the Car and Driver 10 Best lists awards the world’s finest, chosen from a field that includes the prior year’s winners and all new or significantly upgraded models for 2012.

“As in years past, the cars on this year’s list represent the best overall vehicles on the market today,” said Eddie Alterman, editor-in-chief, Car and Driver. “Out of 68 contenders, these are the ones that consistently perform the best, are a good value and are engaging, fun-to-drive vehicles.”

The full 2012 Car and Driver 10 Best list will be published in the January issue which hits newsstands today.

“Car and Driver’s 10 Best list is among the top recognitions for a car to achieve,” said Cadillac Vice President of Global Marketing Don Butler. “This really is a testament to those who design and develop our products to be among the world’s best.”

The Cadillac CTS and CTS V-Series cars, built in Lansing, Mich., are available in available in sedan, coupe and wagon versions. Cadillac’s V-series cars feature 556- horsepower engines mated to 6-speed manual or automatic transmissions (with paddle shifters), race-inspired Brembo brakes, available Recaro seating and dual-mode Magnetic Ride Control suspension.

About Cadillac

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About Car and Driver

Car and Driver ( is known for its expert editorial team that is highly regarded by car enthusiasts and automotive manufacturers for their integrity, engineering backgrounds, and high standards. The magazine is published monthly by Hearst Magazines (, boasting the largest audience of any monthly automotive magazine. The Car and Driver brand is a leading source of information for automotive enthusiasts and in-market car buyers. The brand also extends to many platforms, including websites, mobile sites, radio, iPhone/iPad apps, events, custom marketing programs, and integrated marketing databases.

Todd R. Davis
Cadillac Communications
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Source: Cadillac


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