If you're into supercharged Corvettes with manual transmissions, but need a car that can haul a family around, consider a last-gen CTS-V wagon. Cadillac decided not to make the new CTS-V with a manual or in a wagon bodystyle, so if you want the best of both worlds, you'll have to turn to the used market. Luckily, this low-mileage example checks all the boxes.
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The CTS-V wagon remains the most powerful production stationwagon ever to be offered with a manual transmission. Under the hood lies GM's supercharged LSA V8, a derivative of the C6 Corvette ZR1's LS9. All 556 horsepower and 551 lb.-ft. of torque is sent to the rear wheels via a Tremec six-speed to a limited-slip differential with 3.73 gearing.
This V-wagon is just one of 514 examples produced with three pedals, according to the seller. It's finished in Thunder Gray Chroma-flair over black, and sports magnetic suspension, Recaro seats, a panoramic roof, and 19-inch chrome wheels. Because the car's only covered 16,850 miles since new, it's still covered under the factory warranty until July 6th, 2018.
Manual-equipped CTS-V wagons rarely ever pop up for sale, and considering the condition and mileage of this example, the seller's asking price of $68,995 doesn't seem that unreasonable. located in San Fransisco, California.