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post #1 of 3 Old 04-08-2015, 10:41 AM Thread Starter
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This is how big the all-new Cadillac CT6 is

MotorTrend gets right to the point, read on:

The CT6 is a full-size RWD luxury sedan. How full-size? Wheelbase is a pretty good indicator of overall carriage. The CT6's wheelbase measures 122.4 inches. How does that compare to other cars? Well, Caddy's own CTS has a 114.6-inch wheelbase, and our 2014 Car of the Year is pretty big to begin with. Cadillac's XTS has a 111.7-inch wheelbase. Going outside the brand and looking at the competition, the Mercedes-Benz S550 has a 124.6-inch wheelbase. But before you go screaming at Cadillac for not being big enough, please note that the S550 we get in the States is actually the long-wheelbase S-Class, the V222. In most of the rest of the world you can purchase the regular W222, which rides on a 119.5-inch wheelbase. The wheelbase is the only exact measurement Cadillac will cop to (who knows why), but we have "preliminary estimates" for the other dimensions: 204-inch length, 74-inch width, and a very specific 57.9 inches tall. The S-Class that we Yanks can buy? 206.5 x 74.8 x 58.9.

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post #2 of 3 Old 04-09-2015, 05:48 PM
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the CT6 is in a funny place, going by rival lineups it sits between the 5 and 7 series ( E and S, A6 and A8) and they;re on record saying there is another one coming. I do think the CTS will get resized again as it no longer has to try and pull customers from higher segments...
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post #3 of 3 Old 04-16-2015, 11:13 AM
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I'm pretty sure that they are planning to make another CT model that has a longer wheelbase. That could fill in the gaps that you are talking about @Lez.
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