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The Cadillac XLR finds its niche in retirement

September 3, 2014 By Brett Berk Autoweek Magazine Modern Misfits – Driven To Success The last year of the 20th century was not a triumphant one for Cadillac. Its traditional rear-wheel-drive Fleetwood land yacht had finally been put out to sea. Its front-drive Seville and Eldorado, despite their relatively sophisticated Northstar V8s, were as aging […]

Second Generation Cadillac XLR Rendered, Not Gonna Happen Too Soon

Cadillac’s chief engineer, Dave Leone recently hinted that along with the upcoming 2015 Cadillac ATS-V, 2016 Cadillac CTS-V and an all-new flagship Cadillac called the “LTS” by the automotive media,  a new convertible Cadillac is a possibility. He wasn’t clear if the new convertible would be based off of the ATS or CTS, but whatever […]

GM Invests $174 Million in New Lansing Stamping Facility

GM Invests $174 Million in New Lansing Stamping Facility 2014-08-13 GM Media Press Release LANSING, Mich. – General Motors will start construction of a $174-million stamping facility that will create or retain about 145 jobs, the company said today. The new facility, part of the company’s Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant, will produce stamping components for […]

Owners of rare Cadillacs stop in Billings

KBZK Bozeman News by David Jay – MTN News BILLINGS, MT – A former chief designer for the General Motors calls the Cadillac XLR the best car the company has ever manufactured. Some of those classic vehicles went on display at the Yellowstone Cellars and Winery, Wednesday night in Billings. The Montana XLR Rocket Run […]

Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0T Gets More Torque Output, Equipment

New Lane Change Alert and Lane Keep Assist safety systems available 2014-07-25 GM Media Press Release DETROIT – Greater torque output in the 2015 ATS Coupe and ATS Sedan equipped with the 2.0L turbo four-cylinder engine, and available safety-enhancing lane-changing and lane-keeping technologies, highlight the new model year for the luxury sport models. The additional […]

Cadillac ATS, CTS, SRX and ELR Recalled for Varying Safety Issues

GM Media Press Release July 23, 2014 DETROIT – General Motors today announced six safety recalls covering 717,949 recent model vehicles in the U.S. “These recalls signify how we’ve enhanced our approach to safety,” said Jeff Boyer, vice president, Global Vehicle Safety. “We are bringing greater rigor and discipline to our analysis and decision making. If […]

GM Extends Supercharger Warranty On 2009 – 2013 Cadillac CTS-V

The Car Connection has reported that GM has found a problem with the supercharger on select 2009 – 2013 Cadillac CTS-Vs. On affected vehicles, the supercharger may not perform as designed, resulting in contamination of the unit’s internal bearing shaft grease. When the problem is present, a rattle can be heard emanating from the engine […]

2016 Cadillac CTS-V Spied – Will have Twin Turbo V8

Sources are saying the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V will have either a twin-turbo charged V8 engine from the C6 Corvette Z06, or a version of the 4.5L twin-turbo charged V8 engine that made an appearance under the hood of the Cadillac Elmiraj concept. Either way, those intercoolers behind the front grille are a good indication that […]