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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
      • 1 Year 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
      • 1 Year 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
        • 1 Year 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
        • 1 Year Ago
        @cgw
        I was going to write this exact comment.
        CBJMNWLD
        • 1 Year Ago
        @cgw
        You guys write this on every article. AWD manual wagon with Diesel.
      SW
      • 1 Year Ago
      A wagon and convertible would give Mercedes, BMW and Lexus a run for their money. Good job caddy!
      • 1 Year Ago
      [blocked]
      Frisky_Dingo
      • 1 Year Ago
      Wise moves.
      carguy1701
      • 1 Year Ago
      An ATS wagon would be nice, though the vert will undoubtedly get more sales.
        John Ward
        • 1 Year Ago
        @carguy1701
        The enthusiast in me says wagon but the reality is no one will buy it in the US.
      Rotation
      • 1 Year 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
      • 1 Year 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
      John E Aversa
      • 4 Months Ago
      A wagon variant of the ATS would give Cadillac more presence in the Euro market.  A convertible would also give BMW and Audi a run for the money.  The wagon may not be economically viable in the US but I'd love to see it.  VW makes the Passat wagon for the rest of the world but not for the US market.  Look into it GM
      1STH
      • 1 Year Ago
      3 Cimarron owners just cheered somewhere in Nebraska!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @1STH
        [blocked]
        Chris
        • 1 Year 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
        • 1 Year Ago
        @1STH
        Actually, my perverse junkyard project would be a Cimarron wagon, since none ever existed.
      threefortyduster
      • 1 Year 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
      • 1 Year Ago
      Wow and i thought the new 4 series was bad. Looks like for Cadillac and BMW its the year of sedans.
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