We've come a long way from the time when you'd immediately look at a Cadillac and go, "That's something my grandfather would drive." These days, there are a number of cars in the automaker's lineup that appeal to the younger folks, the ones that still like to put their right feet down and feel something. Nowhere is that more evident than in the current CTS Vsport, a twin-turbo, 420-horsepower middle finger to the Cadillac stereotype.
Let's be honest here - body-on-frame SUVs are a dying breed. Unibody variants are far more comfortable, and thus, far better equipped for the average suburbanite that will be hauling four people around, each represented by a stupid vinyl stick figure on the back window. Nobody wants the bone-shaking, cabin-swaying experience that comes with living on an Arctic fishing vessel ... erm, we mean, driving a body-on-frame SUV.
Nissan forced their way into the crowded hatchback marketplace in 2013, replacing their Versa hatchback for the Note, renamed the Versa Note. It has appealed to consumers because it's among the least expensive cars on the market, but Nissan is trying to appeal to customers' senses too, not just their wallets. They've finally succeeded, sort of, with the 2015 Versa Note, offering a SR trim that has sportier designs but the same driving capabilities as the standard model.
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