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Win a 2018 CTS-V Championship Edition from Dream Giveaway!

From Chevrolet Corvettes and Chevelles, to Mustangs and GTOs, AutoCentric Media has been a valuable partner to Dream Giveaway in helping car enthusiasts win the car of their dreams. This is the first time the company is offering a beautiful Cadillac CTS-V Championship Edition! However, this is not just your run-of-the-mill CTS-V.  This one comes […]

The Official Cadillac XLR Registry is Now Complete

After many years of work, I’m pleased to announce that the Cadillac XLR Registry here on the XLR Net is now complete. All Cadillac XLRs built are now in the Registry along with VINs and production codes. For the 2008 and 2009 Cadillac XLRs, most of them have copies of the original invoices with the […]

NHTSA Closes Cadillac XLR Roof Separation Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has officially closed the Cadillac XLR retractable roof investigation without finding enough reason to issue a recall. In February 2019, the NHTSA opened an investigation after receiving complaints from owners that the roof panel layers on the XLR separate due to a weakness in the adhesive bonding used […]

Owner’s 2008 Cadillac XLR-V Mistakenly Towed and Stored Outdoors for 6 Months

Rod Ghorashi-Zadeh a car collector and owner of a 2008 Cadillac XLR-V is suing the EasyPark storage facility and Busters Towing for mistakenly towing his XLR-V from the storage facility and storing it outdoors for 6-months. Ghorashi-Zadeh filed a notice of civil claim in BC Supreme Court on September 4, naming Parking Corp. of Vancouver […]

NHTSA Investigates Reports of Cadillac XLR Roof Separation

On February 1st, the NHTSA opened an investigation into 10 documented reports of outer roof panel separation on the 2004 – 2005 Cadillac XLR. Below are the current details of that investigation: Date Investigation Opened: FEB 01, 2019Date Investigation Closed: OpenNHTSA Action Number: PE19001Component(s): STRUCTURE T he Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) has received ten […]

Another 2005 Cadillac XLR Loses Its Roof

In August of last year, we reported that a 2005 Cadillac XLR owner in Florida, was driving down a back road when the roof on her XLR flew off. Last week, another 2005 Cadillac XLR owner in Tallahassee, Florida ran into the same problem as he was driving his XLR down Interstate-75 in Georgia. Brad […]

Cadillac XLR Owner Gets Trapped in Car After Key FOB Battery Fails

Peter Pyros of Cleveland, Ohio decided to take his rarely driven 2006 Cadillac XLR for a short drive to prep it before winter set in. Unfortunately, when Pyros got in the car, and shut the door, the door locked, but the key fob battery was dead and wouldn’t unlock the door. For nearly 14 hours, […]

Roof Delamination Still Haunts Some Cadillac XLR Owners

On June 3rd, a 2005 Cadillac XLR owner was driving down a back road in First Coast, Florida, when suddenly, the roof panel flew off her XLR. Francesca Giannini, the XLR’s owner, bought her 2005 Cadillac XLR new and never showed any structural issues during routine maintenance checks. A witness who was driving behind Giannini, […]
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