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smoked by granny in a caddy

Discussion in 'Truck Competitions' started by GMCYA, May 6, 2008.

  1. GMCYA

    GMCYA Resident Coonass

    I got my ass handed to me this morning by a white haired older lady in a new cadillac cts. She kept speeding up and slowing down in the left lane and I was in a hury and there was traffic on the right. She finally passed the big truck and got over in the right lane. I pullled on side and looked over and shook my head, she was on the PHONE. This is funny as hell, she looked at me dead serious, gave me the wrinkled youre #1 wave and floored it. I did not have a chance as I was in the lil 1.8L commuter. Couldn't catch up even if I was fred flintstonein it to help. Why does this kind of shit never happen when I am in my truck. Oh well, I figured it would make one hell of a first kill story.
  2. schulte

    schulte ACCELLERANT!!!

    May 4, 2008
    Southern CT
    I always get the worst looks from old people. Don't know WTF their problem is.
  3. FactoryMX

    FactoryMX Mile High

    May 4, 2008
    lol thats funny. I hate when people drive in the passing lane and never pass the person!!!
  4. Clark20ry

    Clark20ry Agent #58 OB-DII A(ALCU)

    May 5, 2008
    Surprise AZ
    My feeling is they feel they have earned the right to be snobbish and do things what ever they want because of there age.... they have earned it... Blah!!!
  5. SfcJones


    May 3, 2008
    South Ga.
    Caddy CTS, even if you were in your truck I don't think you could stay with it at all, That is a bad car with power to spare, CTS V is badder, vette motor with a 6 speed manual tranny that runs up to 140 mighty quick
  6. WanaDmax

    WanaDmax New Member

    May 4, 2008
    Pleasanton, CA
    When your in your truck, they get scared, so they dont bite.
  7. Unit453

    Unit453 Cruises comfortably at 140... Staff Member Administrator

    Feb 10, 2008
    Bradenton, FL
    Its probably those HUGE chrome stove pipes sticking out your bed....:sifone:
  8. jb23

    jb23 Recruit

    May 4, 2008
    Little white haired old ladies own you now. good luck next time
  9. Louisianarebel

    Louisianarebel Fits gonna hit the SHan soon

    May 5, 2008
    Fear the old ladies... I fear my mom... her car can smoke most on the road around here.
    S55 AMG Mercedes... Fun fun fun to drive. She goes 55 everywhere tho
  10. FLSTFI Dave

    FLSTFI Dave A(ACLU)Agent Deep Driller

    May 4, 2008
    Ten Mile TN
    That is what I want, a CTS-V:cornut: Mighty nice.

    My mom, 70 years old just got a Pontiac G-8. Thing is scary quick. She to drives 55.....everywhere, in town, back roads, Hwy, and subdivision:shocked::frown2:
  11. Louisianarebel

    Louisianarebel Fits gonna hit the SHan soon

    May 5, 2008
    Those poor cars... they can IDLE up to 55 fast as my old chevy can floored.... :reddevil::auto::driving::hat:
  12. Trailmaster01

    Trailmaster01 Marshall

    May 3, 2008
    New Jersey

    I saw one the other day for the first time...they ARE sweet
  13. Gruber

    Gruber Tin Can Rider

    May 4, 2008
    1000 Oaks, California
    Old Folks are smart! They want the power in case they need to make a "quick getaway" are or give some smarty pants a ass:spank:
  14. Yaz

    Yaz Big Brother

    May 4, 2008
    My bud a work has the CTS with a manual trany and custom exhaust, It goes good but I crushed him and now he wants a V.
  15. GM Guy

    GM Guy Manual Trans. 2WD Enthusiast

    May 6, 2008
    NW Kansas and SC Idaho
    Whatever happened to little old ladies driving slow as heck? My grandma (when mad at me or dad) will peel out in the gravel drive, and in Boise Id going to a doctors appointment chirps the tires on the 01 Grand Caravan w/ the 3.8 at a stoplight.

    She also plays cop! somebody was rippin up the backroads around her house when they were going to work, she wips out of the intersection in hot pursuit, 80 or so on a narrow two lane, and she turned the guy in!

    That poor van has been through hell! :queasy:
  16. GMCYA

    GMCYA Resident Coonass

    Ran a cts already, it's pretty quick but I was pissin the older guy off. He could not pass me. The CTS V is one damn sweet ride, and quick.
    My GF has a 04 Grand Prix GT. trying to get her to trade it in on a G8. Those are some fun cars to drive.

    edit: when I did run the cts on the interstate I later checked the evo and it said top speed was 132 :eek6:. limiter set to 140. It did start to feel kinda weird. I think that was the longest I ever kept it to the floor.
    What is the top speed on one of these? It won't be me to find out! My tires are only rated for 99:nono:.
    Last edited: May 7, 2008
  17. Pepperidge

    Pepperidge Member Advocate Staff Member Lead Moderator

    Feb 10, 2008
    Slidell, La
    that is too funny...
  18. Gunner0812

    Gunner0812 A(ACLU) Agent Mini Gunner

    May 3, 2008
    Dayton, Oh.
    The new CTS-V has 550 hp!:coolgleamA:
  19. Yaz

    Yaz Big Brother

    May 4, 2008
    I know they are ridiculous. from a dig I got my friend. On the top end would be a different story.. But I didn't tell him that lol!

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