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We Join GM At COTA To Give Its Performance Hero A Worthy Sendoff

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. The honkin', stonkin' second-generation CTS-V, powered by Cadillac's brawny supercharged 6.2-liter V8 has been a very good thing. And now that the 500 final coupes – the only CTS-Vs designated 2015 models – have been built (just five remain unsold as of this writing), it is indeed a good thing that's come to an end.


So many things can go wrong before a wedding that a entire movie and reality television genres have been created because of it. An unintentionally exploding side-curtain airbag is probably low on the list, put that's the unlikely snafu that caught out driver Brad Doerr.


Station wagons, as pointed out by ex-Autoblogger Jonny Lieberman, are boring. "It's the penalty you pay for falling in love and having children," he says.


John Hennessey recently returned to the Texas Mile with his 700-horsepower Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon for another shot at high-speed glory. The long-roof rocket managed to clip off a top speed of 189.7 miles per hour in the standing mile, which beat out last year's figure by a safe margin.


Hillclimb Records, Lambo SUV Or Sedan, Nissan Power88, Wrangler Demand


Single-handedly Changing America's Perception About Station Wagons


Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon race car gets rendered – Click above to view high-res image gallery


2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sportswagon – Click above for high-res image gallery


Clay Dean runs through the finer points of the CTS-V Sport Wagon – Click above to watch video after the jump


Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon – Click above for high-res image gallery


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Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon – Click above for high-res image gallery


Well, it sure looks like it. All credit for this one goes to one Aaron P., who emailed the following to us:


2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery

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