What we do know is that the ATS will wear at least one more bodystyle. That comes from Cadillac head Bob Ferguson, who answered "Absolutely" when Automotive News asked him about the possibility of another variant. What we don't know is what that bodystyle or styles will be.

We now have a sedan and coupe ATS, there's supposedly a V sedan coming. After that, a convertible is a likely option given that the man who just became the global product honcho at General Motors, Mark Reuss, admitted to having one already designed in 2012. The decision on it can't get out of the underworld and a wagon is the other option, but the droptop would seem to make the most sense if one considers the competitive set: the BMW 4 Series and Audi A5 convertibles are hot property and Mercedes is bringing a C-Class convertible. Meanwhile wagons are the sentimental utility vehicles that, refusing to die, seem forever destined for life support... CTS Sport Wagon, anyone?

Based on Ferguson's statements, it appears that what Cadillac definitely won't do is play model variant catch-up with the European luxury brands it has spent years hunting down, telling Automotive News, "We want to keep our focus on a limited number of vehicles and do them very well."


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      Eta Carinae
      • 11 Months Ago
      Now that I given it some time.....I glad cadillac too the conservative approach with the coupe.....it will give more distinction between the V-series, unlike the 3-series/M3......
      cgw
      • 11 Months Ago
      A wagon with the 2.0 Turbo and a stick would have me standing in line at the dealership the day they start taking orders. Pleeeeeze!!
        Thunder938
        • 11 Months Ago
        @cgw
        I love my CTS wagon and the ATS is a very small car when I sat in one, but that wagon turbo would be cool
        RoyalDonuts
        • 11 Months Ago
        @cgw
        I was going to write this exact comment.
        CBJMNWLD
        • 11 Months Ago
        @cgw
        You guys write this on every article. AWD manual wagon with Diesel.
      SW
      • 11 Months Ago
      A wagon and convertible would give Mercedes, BMW and Lexus a run for their money. Good job caddy!
      • 11 Months Ago
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      Frisky_Dingo
      • 11 Months Ago
      Wise moves.
      carguy1701
      • 11 Months Ago
      An ATS wagon would be nice, though the vert will undoubtedly get more sales.
        John Ward
        • 11 Months Ago
        @carguy1701
        The enthusiast in me says wagon but the reality is no one will buy it in the US.
      Rotation
      • 11 Months Ago
      ATS wagon, eh? That would be wonderful. I don't know if i really believe it, given how wagons are such albatrosses now because crossovers get preferential CAFE treatment.
      Sir Duke
      • 11 Months Ago
      I was kind of lukewarm on the Coupe until I saw it in other colors. Silver and white are too washed out to display the features of this beautiful car. http://media.gm.com/content/media/us/en/gm/photos.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2014/Jan/14naias/cadillac/0114-naias-ats-coupe/jcr:content/rightpar/galleryphotogrid.html
      1STH
      • 11 Months Ago
      3 Cimarron owners just cheered somewhere in Nebraska!
        • 11 Months Ago
        @1STH
        [blocked]
        Chris
        • 11 Months Ago
        @1STH
        For one thing, the Cimarron never had much of a following, that joke is getting really old. This has nothing in common with the Cimarron, and anyone with two brain cells should know that.
        Bill
        • 11 Months Ago
        @1STH
        Actually, my perverse junkyard project would be a Cimarron wagon, since none ever existed.
      threefortyduster
      • 11 Months Ago
      Well, considering that people actually buy convertibles and that people in the US don't buy wagons, regardless of what commenters think, its not a hard decision. Drop top will get built, sold at a premium, and raise the perception of Cadillac. Wagons may help in Europe, but they need to get the homeland on board first, and Americans like convertibles. They are perceived as more luxurious than wagons are.
      Jacel
      • 11 Months Ago
      Wow and i thought the new 4 series was bad. Looks like for Cadillac and BMW its the year of sedans.
      tiguan2.0
      • 11 Months Ago
      A crying shame the Kia GT4 StinKer got all those award points and a great car like this got ZERO. Are children in charge of Autoblog?
        Terry Actill
        • 11 Months Ago
        @tiguan2.0
        It's flat and boring like the people who like Cadillacs.
          akitadog
          • 11 Months Ago
          @Terry Actill
          Oh, I see. So you talk s h i t about people as well as cars, and apparently don't mind exposing how insecure you feel in life by thinking you can or should (unsolicited, I might add). Great way to go through life. I bet your circle of friends reminds you of you, don't they.
        bwjanak78
        • 11 Months Ago
        @tiguan2.0
        Aol. Nuff said.
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