Modifying wagons isn’t very widely accepted, especially not in Dubai. And that’s a shame because nicely tuned wagons look killer. Needless to say, we were pretty excited as soon as we saw this Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Race Car. Then reality stepped when we realized it’s just a rendering.
The concept is the child of Lap 57′s Emirati race driver Omran Al Owais, and in his own words, “A typical Emirati thinks a wagon is as cool as a chauffeur driving an old smelly Camry Wagon with trunk full of fish baskets.”
Omran and his brother Mohammed both imported CTS-V Wagons from America in hopes to stir the pot a bit in Dubai. “We are hoping this fetish might catch on with other Emiratis and see them ditching their X6Ms and G55s, so that we start seeing serious girls on the road such as the RS6/E63 or the new exciting M5 Wagon. The streets of Jumeirah at night will never be the same.”
Currently the two brothers plan on taking their wagons from Dubai to the Nurburgring and then converting one of them into a true race car, ideally making this rendering a reality. They’re hopes are that these renderings get to the hands of famed Cadillac tuners such as D3 and Hennessey Performance here in America so that brothers can campaign a CTS-V wagon in the UAE GT Championship.
We’re thinking that if the guys want a CTS-V Wagon race car, they should call the team behind the Corvette race cars, Pratte & Miller.
GALLERY: Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Race Car