Cadillac will expand its model lineup in 2012 with a brand new model, a compact luxury sedan code named ATS. Cadillac is aiming at a 44 mpg vehicle, which would be the most fuel efficient in the Cadillac line-up, and even more fuel efficient than the best-selling 2012 Chevrolet Cruze.
The new smaller model will give Cadillac a rear-wheel drive luxury sports car to compete head-to-head with the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4 in the luxury market’s largest segment.
The new small Cadillac will begin production next summer, most likely as a 2013 model, at Michigan’s Lansing Grand River assembly plant. This is the same plant that builds the award-winning midsize Cadillac CTS sedan, coupe and wagon.
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