2016 Cadillac ATS 2.0T Premium RWD Sedan Test Drive

?2016 Cadillac ATS 2.0T RWD Premium Sedan? A Premium American entry level Sport Sedan The 2016 Cadillac ATS 2.0T is a true compact luxury sport sedan poised to challenge both Euro and Asian compact sport sedans. The Cadillac camp?s first forays into the small sedan market were decidedly less than successful. The Cimarron that shared…

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2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Cadillac engineers and planners have done a quick study on what makes a good compact luxury coupe and the results are stunning to look at and great to drive. Last fall we enjoyed a short drive in the Cadillac ATS Coupe during the annual Northwest Automotive Press Association?s ?Run to…

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2014 NWAPA ?Run to the Sun? – Part 1

By Bill Schaffer Photos by Doug Berger Portland, Oregon ? If you?ve ever had a dream about getting to drive a whole bunch of really cool cars, one after another, you should have been with me a couple of weeks ago. Each year, one of the automotive writer?s groups I belong to, the Northwest Automotive…

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2013 Cadillac ATS Sport Sedan

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Traditionally, the BMW 3 Series has been a point of reference or a standard that we would use to reset our seat of the pants. In other words, it is a car that we can use to recalibrate ourselves to what a great driving car should feel like. This doesn?t…

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Test Drive: 2013 Cadillac ATS Compact Luxury Sedan

?Cadillac?s 2013 ATS: Finally a compact sedan that works? Move over Euro sport sedans Atlanta, GA.- The Cadillac team doesn?t really like to be reminded of past forays into the small car market, but there were a couple of serious mistakes made, such as the Cimarron sedan that appeared in 1981 and that shared a…

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First Look: Cadillac ATS

Cadillac is chewing off a very big bite this summer as it goes after the venerable BMW 3 Series with a smaller sedan called the ATS.? New from the ground up, ATS starts with an all-new lightweight architecture and then creates new bodywork, which has a strong resemblance to the popular CTS.? In fact, unless…

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New Smaller Cadillac Due for 2012

    Cadillac confirmed plans to add another model to its luxury car lineup for 2012.? Codenamed the ATS, General Motors North America President Mark Reuss released this sketch at a Center for Automotive Research?s Management Briefing Seminar being held in Traverse City, Mich. Last week. Previous media reports speculated that the ATS is smaller…

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Platform changes affect future Camaro & CTS

The current generation Chevrolet Camaro could get a bit smaller in 2015 when it is bolted to the same Alpha platform being developed for the smaller Cadillac ATS, according to a leak reported by Motor Trend magazine. The new Alpha platform is cheaper to build and lighter weight making it more suitable for the Camaro.?…

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