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Old 04-06-2011, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Bcube View Post
Mike,

Thanks for the read.

I agree on the Recaros - they felt better to me (initially, anyway) than the sport seats in my E93. And an option on the 3.6DI.

Wife was concerned about complementary service - Cadillac now has it, and the dealership service dept. was open on Saturday which is a go/no go for me. The dealer is a multi-GM store, but they pointed out that the Caddys had their own service lanes and the techs were Caddy specific, supposedly no Buick/GMC/Chevy techs would be working on your car.

And the salesperson took great pains to explain that - at least, presently - Cadillac would not void warranties if the car was track bound. Of course, abuse - such as crash shifting a gear box - would not be covered, but otherwise Caddy was "encouraging" track days.
Again, I've got nothing bad to say about the CTS-V... if a Caddy is your "thing." They are really trying hard (and doing a great job at it), but I still don't think they are busting into BMW's segment. I mean, does a guy who has his heart set on an M3 really jump ship for a CTS-V?

- Mike
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