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Old 02-01-2012, 06:07 PM
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My $0.02:

Wide body config... 3.3 whale tail or something more wild.

Narrow body... wife says no spoilers, I like the 3.2 Carrera tail, or a '75 Carrera tail if one could be found.

Narrow body/long hood/long wheelbase ('69-73)... Duck or no spoiler.

Pre-'69... No spoilers
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:45 PM
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Like in a cheap cigar....
straight line or road course?
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:53 PM
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BTW, my Caddilac has 556 HP and would smoke 99.9% of the P's on this site, while listening to 8 Bose speakers lol.
Hope you can get help with your smoking problem and good for you that you have the sound system to drown out the GM cacaphony, as for me I prefer to listen to the sweet music of my non-smoking boosted air cooled boxer. :-P
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Old 02-01-2012, 08:24 PM
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Originally Posted by g-50cab View Post
straight line or road course?
They are apples/oranges but I've smoked high end Bimmers in the mountains with the handling not the HP. For a 4 door car thay are amazing. The sport suspension is flat...I got almost 40K miles from my mich pilots on the car and there was totally even wear across the front tires, the geometry of the car and weight distro is excellent.
I love my Porsche but it could not stay with the CTSV even if the road was twisty, maybe on a go cart course.
BTW, most really fast cars here are modified...how many new P's come with 556 hp stock? (the 100k model Carrera turbo S @ 530 but the rest 350/400 which is great fun in a P car btw) BTW the Caddy suspension was tuned/tested at Nurburgring.
Not bad for a 'luxury sedan' that cost 40k less than the 530 hp P.
It ain't your Dad's Cadillac.
Go drive one and you will be amazed.
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Old 02-01-2012, 08:27 PM
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Originally Posted by pdqcarrera View Post
Hope you can get help with your smoking problem and good for you that you have the sound system to drown out the GM cacaphony, as for me I prefer to listen to the sweet music of my non-smoking boosted air cooled boxer. :-P
I know what you mean...love the sound of my ac boxer too.
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Old 02-01-2012, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Reiver View Post
They are apples/oranges but I've smoked high end Bimmers in the mountains with the handling not the HP. For a 4 door car thay are amazing. The sport suspension is flat...I got almost 40K miles from my mich pilots on the car and there was totally even wear across the front tires, the geometry of the car and weight distro is excellent.
I love my Porsche but it could not stay with the CTSV even if the road was twisty, maybe on a go cart course.
BTW, most really fast cars here are modified...how many new P's come with 556 hp stock? (the 100k model Carrera turbo S @ 530 but the rest 350/400 which is great fun in a P car btw) BTW the Caddy suspension was tuned/tested at Nurburgring.
Not bad for a 'luxury sedan' that cost 40k less than the 530 hp P.
It ain't your Dad's Cadillac.
Go drive one and you will be amazed.
Don't need to drive one. We love our slow, C 350 Benz more than I can tell you.

Regarding your highlighted comment, it's been said by someone far wiser than me, "The worst car built today is better than the best car built twenty years ago." What's your P-car, almost thirty years old? You can't compare those cars, the current value of a nice, late SC is about $15K, but a CTS-V will set you back at least $65-70K. BTW; I believe I saw something on Speed that classified the CTS-V as a "High Performance Sports Coupe", not a luxury sedan.
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Old 02-01-2012, 09:09 PM
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Pete, I know that...just responding to the "drive it like a Caddy" comment Knew it would rattle chains lol. Did too.
Honestly tho, it is an amazing car and Caddy has redefined the Cadillac image. We traded our Mercedes in on the Caddy, had way too many electrical problems with it that could not be 'found/figured out'.
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