2015 Cadillac CTS Goes Wreathless, Adds Tech Features

Cadillac’s modern, wreathless badge is already a fixture on the luxury brand’s compact ATS coupe, and it will also migrate to the 2015 Cadillac ATS sedan. The clean-cut crest will now sit front and center on the 2015 Cadillac CTS sedan, part of a minor updates which includes a handful of new technology and equipment features.

Slight changes to the 2015 Cadillac CTS sedan mirror those recently announced for the smaller ATS sedan. The new grille will emphasize horizontal lines for a simpler effect, doing away with the pair of vertical slats that flank the old-school Caddy crest and wreath on the 2014 CTS. Base 2015 Cadillac CTS models will have chrome-finished grilles, while the upmarket Vsport models receive a stylish black chrome finish.

Other exterior changes for 2015 include two new available paint colors (also now available on the ATS) known as Crystal White Tricoat and Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic. Inside, customers can choose from new color and trim combinations to outfit their CTS just right.

A built-in Wi-Fi hotspot using 4G LTE connectivity, Text Message Alerts as part of the CUE infotainment system, and a wireless DockSpot magnetic phone-charging mat also join the 2015 Cadillac CTS equipment list. The luxury sedan’s automatic parking assist feature now adds perpendicular parking capability, on addition to its existing parallel-park option, while the Driver Awareness package adds on lane-keep assist and lane-departure warning technologies.

Engine options for the 2015 Cadillac CTS remain unchanged. Base models utilize Cadillac’s 2.0-liter turbo-four making 272 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The next step up is the 3.6-liter V-6 good for 321 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. King of the lineup as of right now is the electrifying twin-turbo V-6 featured in the 2015 Cadillac CTS Vsport, which amps up output to 420 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. We say for now, because there’s a Cadillac CTS-V on the horizon, with rumors afoot that Cadillac will endow it with a version of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06’s monstrous 650-hp, 6.2-liter supercharged V-8.

The 2015 Cadillac CTS coupe, meanwhile, keeps its old and highly dramatic styling for its final year, though it will likely soon be redesigned with Cadillac’s newer design language. Standing as the only full-blown V model currently offered, the 2015 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Special Edition will be produced in a limited run of 500 models. Under the hood is the same supercharged, 6.2-liter V-8 unloading 556 hp and 551 lb-ft of torque.

Pricing for the 2015 Cadillac CTS sedan has yet to be confirmed; the starting price for the 2014 Cadillac CTS is $46,025 including delivery.

Jonas Jones
I wish we could get a hot rod Lincoln. Matthew McConaughey is the bomb as an actor but his Lincoln commercials are incomprehensible!
"Sometimes you gotta go backwards before you can go forward" 
Who comes up with this drivel? Kinda like the Lincoln commercials with frickin' Lincoln in them. STODGY!
I don't care if the company was named in honor of the 16th President, and I am sure the younger generations (I'm 61) don't get it. It's probably like, "Who's the vampire in the tall hat?"
Come on Lincoln! Compete dammit! Compete!
Ron Ammar
I feel like it's a big dog nose. Like Clifford the big red dog's nose.
Glenn Brown
Looks ok. It will grow on you. Wish they'd at least put it in the center of the grill.
Finally!  The crest, like so much about Cadillac, screams 'brougham top'.
John Engelman
Cadillac is building some amazing vehicles now with the ATS, CTS, the new Escalade, and the upcoming ATS and CTS-V's and the LTS. But Cadillac does do things at times that gives one pause to ask ......what were they thinking.....or what are they doing??? This may be one of those times! I would also like to see them get away from the acronyms. They make no sense!
Mike Latimer
Lincoln is a re badged ford just as caddys are chevys with a price jump.
Kyree S. Williams
Have you *seen* the new MKC? It straight-up *borrowed* the Audi Q5's design, right down to the iconic clamshell lift-gate.
Mike Ortiz
Jared Reynolds
I hate how Cadillac has abandoned sticking to their roots to become wannabe German luxury cars. Lincoln is at least being smart by looking as american as possible and build its reputation back to what it once was long ago
Ryan Parodo
I am disappointed they killed the crest - their new models are nice looking - don't tamper with the badge!
Jon Lundberg Sr
Obviously some Masters Degreed, under 50 marketing whiz decided it would complete the Division's statement of, "look, we're new!" Dumb choice.
Creig Moser
No idea with they changed such an iconic identifier, but if you cant look at the car and tell it's a Caddi you arent much of a car fan.
Norman Oswald Wollaston III
Oh come on!!! Really!?!?? I liked the wreaths!! :((
Mark Matthew Nelson
I miss the old ducks too!
C Devaun Rashard C
hate it. looks like the transformers logo
Syed Muhammad Fahad
Bring back the logo's crest!
Jeff Oldmanmetal Schulz
Ha Ha. Pile of garbage. Expensive garbage. Friends don't let friends buy union.
Taz Duncan
Modernized and up to date. Love it!
John Koniak
Stephen Abbott
Ghastly. Flat, weird and inappropriate. Like those crazy LED lights on the front of the new CTS. Hideous.
Jim Campisano
Truly awful. The wreath was graceful and helped offset the handsome angular lines with something round.
Justice Edwards
Don't like the "new" logo at all.
Ken Mason
I'd rather they keep the wreath and drop the insignia, the location of the insignia "Chevy-izes" the grill to me... not a plus!
Ivan Stanojkovski
Steven Matthew Myers
Colour looks cheap, eh? Better tell BMW.
Steven Matthew Myers
Looks like a cheap, knock-off inferior badge. Good job dumb-ass GM workers. Let's hear it for educated idiots!
Marc Hamady
I like the new logo a lot because it looks and feels more modern.
Robby Robinson
Cadillac has come along way...I am even considering the ATS coupe as my next car...but the Crest/Wreath with those colors is almost a deal killer for me....change it to all chrome or a polished nickel finish I would look much higher end...
Ădgar Dvorschii
Eugen Ev agresiv a?
Michael Anderson
Way to copy hyundai hahahahaaa
Trevor W. Red Robe
It looks cheap
Steve Yelich
It's good, more modern.
Jeff Twohatchet-Karimi
Steve Pittman
Joseph Herbias
If they changed the script from cursive alongside the logo, id be happy with it.
Eugen Ev
Robert Ghita Ădgar Dvorschii
Sourena Afshari
There's a shitty Chinese brand named as Geely and this logo looks exactly like theirs. Cadillac's golden age is officially over.
Chris Simmons
Vincent Regidor
I liked the wreath. Now it looks like the Hyundai Genesis symbol... Cool.
Sean Kadar
GM garbage!!!!!
José William Rosado Silvestry
Old is classic
Francis Velasco
The wreathless logo of the Cadillac looks like an upstart Chinese brand maker of subpar cars...why change an iconic logo?
John Vitellaro
Oh look, an ugly, yuppie Camaro.
David Nunnery
Kyree S. Williams
I like it a lot, especially on that grille. Now my question is why Cadillac---who would have known about their logo change months before this car debuted---didn't fit the 2014 with the new logo...or the Escalade for that matter. Maybe the tooling was already done or something...

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