The 2015 Cadillac ATS is the smaller sibling to the CTS, and Cadillac’s opening salvo that is pointed directly at the BMW 3 Series, or in the case of our Coupe model, the 4 Series. Every single inch of the ATS has been developed with the singular purpose of beating the Bavarians at their own game.

The 2015 Cadillac ATS plays in a segment that is dominated by boring German sedans. The car’s sharp angles and aggressive lines feel very fresh in this market. The large grille, creased headlights and matching taillights that wrap up the fenders are interesting and dynamic. Even the integrated turn signals in the mirrors are nice to look at. With the car’s dual exhaust, 18-inch alloys and various chrome accents, the ATS looks both sporty and luxurious. But what is this sexy coupe like to drive and live with?

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