- Forbes

Go ahead. Use Wikipedia for a couple of details you need about a car. Now, here's why Wikipedia shouldn't be your primary source. I have edited the Cadillac CT4 and CT5 pages to explain how the new CT4-V and CT5-V are not direct replacements for the more powerful, more expensive ATS-V and CTS-V. Those edits stayed for about a day. Until a moderator reverted my edits saying they were "unsourced," even though the entire reference to the CT4-V part was kept as saying the new model was a "medium-performance" version, whilst the ATS-V was a "high-performance" version of the outgoing model.

I even indicated on the Cadillac CTS article that the new CT5 is not actually a successor to the third-generation model due to its smaller, "in-betweener" size, but rather to the second-generation model. I did not provide a source for that part, but nearly every source one has come across has stated at least the part where the CT5 is smaller than the CTS to better keep up with the in-betweener tradition. Moderators on most car pages revert edits and facts they don't agree with and punch in "rv unsourced" without even looking up details.

Wikipedia is an authoritarian, "open source" website whose entire agenda is about references. You're required to provide a source for every implication or every truth you make, even if there's millions of sources referring to the same or similar things online.

I explained in the V-Series parts of the Cadillac CT4 and CT5 articles as well that Cadillac is taming the V-Series division in the same way Mercedes-Benz was taming its AMG division. Still, the moderators said that was false. Even though every magazine on the Internet is calling it true.

I was writing down the confirmed fact that a more extreme CT5-V was coming out with a 6.2-liter supercharged V8, and that fact was taken down without explanation. A few months back, I actually openly predicted on Wikipedia that it "would" come with a 6.2L SC V8. No one believed me. Every magazine is now saying the extreme CT5-V (unknown if it will carry the Blackwing name or not) is coming with that Corvette engine.

Wikipedia is great, but it doesn't provide quality information like a car magazine or journalist website does.

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