Mystery Scoop: Is this the 2014 Cadillac ATS, a Future Buick or Something Else?

Maybe you can help us out here. A Carscoop reader, who prefers to remain anonymous, nabbed these photos of an identical pair of camouflaged prototype sedans at a tollbooth in Ohio.

The photos were shot from a distance with a cell phone camera, so it’s difficult to tell the brand and make of the vehicles. Our unnamed reader told us that the front end looked like a Cadillac but the rest of the car reminded him of a Buick, and we’ll agree with him.

We looked up some of our previous posts and found a scoop video allegedly showing Cadillac’s upcoming BMW 3-Series competitor, the ATS sports sedan, and these here prototypes, sure look similar.

But let’s see what our spy contributor had to say about his encounter with the two models:

“I initially thought these were Cadillacs but the taillights seemed more rounded than vertical and the emblems gave nothing away. Even that big circle in the middle of the grille, really looked like a Cad, but then again, recent Buick emblems have gotten pretty big, too. I’m a real car geek and I was really trying to take a good look but I’m still baffled.

I was in my tollbooth at the turnpike and my suspicion is that they were taking them to Goodyear, about a 15-minute drive away in Akron. I’m new to that toll gate but I was told that mules are always passing through. They were held up by someone ahead of them who lost their ticket and I was quick enough with my phone.”

So, after looking at the photos and reading our scoopster’s story, what do you think? Is what we’re seeing here the 2014 Cadillac ATS, a future Buick sedan or an entirely different vehicle? Blast away your thoughts in the comments area below.

Hat tip goes to our secret scoopster!

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