No foolin', Cadillac wants to be at the top of your luxury-car shopping list. Aimed squarely at the BMW 3-Series, the ATS will be offered with a choice of 3 powertrains including a 270 hp 2.0L 4-pot and a top-of-the-line 318 hp 3.6L V6.
Cadillac has done its homework as it has taken the car to the famed Nurburgring for testing and to prove how capable it really is. It borrows from the CTS style-wise but remains distinctive enough to stand on its own 4 wheels and tires. The cabin looks comfortable and well appointed. Features will be plentiful when it arrives in the summer.
The Mazda2 has proven itself a winner over the past few years and sales have been pretty solid. However, time moves rapidly in the sub-compact world and the Mazda2 is now perhaps starting to show a few age-related wrinkles.