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The 1st generation CTS-V had a stainless steel mesh front grill.  This became a hallmark of the V-Series.  You can quickly and easily tell if a Cadillac is a V-Series by looking for the mesh upper grill and other highlights, such as V Series badges.When the 2nd Generation CTS-V arrived in 2009, the front grill [...]

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Bruce

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I knew the generation two CTS-V-Series cars had the "plastic" grills, but I had never heard why. It is refreshing to hear it was done for esthetic reasons, even though it cost more, compared to the metal grill. Previously, I have noticed the "see through" ease of the first generation V-Series mesh grills, and I have not observed that effect on the second generation V-Series, so the intent was achieved, as far as I'm concerned! ;)

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I agree. While one of the Cadillac guys (Nick Twork) was in town I asked him about it, and he had the back story. The more people understand the value and thought that goes into these Cadillacs the more people can appreciate them!

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