Bruce Nunnally Posted January 21, 2010 Report Share Posted January 21, 2010 Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- While owning a station wagon was once the equivalent of birth control -- you could forget about scoring a date, ever -- modern-day equivalents are becoming cool. These days, in an effort to lure buyers of sport utility vehicles, they’re called sport wagons. And so the persuasion begins. Take the new CTS Sport Wagon from Cadillac. It’s got five doors and buckets of room just like the dweeb mobiles of yore, but pricing starts at a luxury-minded $39,000 and there’s no mistaking its air of masculinity. This is a dude mobile. Also, it’s from an American carmaker. In Europe, where gasoline is expensive and roads slender, wagons have long been a staple. And while European models, like the Mercedes E-Class wagon and five-door Audis and BMWs, are exported to the U.S., the attempt feels half-hearted. Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=206...id=auSn7MPOe86g Bruce 2016 Cadillac ATS-V gray/black Follow me on: Twitter Instagram Youtube Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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