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Another 2005 Cadillac XLR Loses Its Roof

Brad Yates - 2005 Cadillac XLR - Roof Delamination

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 Yates, the XLR’s owner told ...

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Roof Delamination Still Haunts Some Cadillac XLR Owners

Roof delamination on a 2005 Cadillac XLR.

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, said the roof panel went ...

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National Corvette Museum Seeks to Expand Collection with Cadillac XLR

In a recent news post, the National Corvette Museum has announced that they are seeking to expand their collection by adding the 2004 – 2009 Cadillac XLR. The Cadillac XLR was built from 2004 to 2009 and is the only other automobile to have been built along side the Corvette at the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant. If you are ...

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Authorities Searching for Cadillac XLR Involved in a Hit and Run in Michigan

If you have information regarding this incident, or think that the Cadillac XLR looks familiar, please contact Kalamazoo Public Safety (269) 337-8120 or Silent Observer at (269) 343-2100.

Kalamazoo, Michigan – A Kalamazoo public safety announcement was issued yesterday with surveillance footage of a Cadillac XLR that was involved in a hit and run accident in downtown Kalamazoo. Authorities are searching for the driver of the XLR who they believe hit a man downtown early in the day and took off. Police said they found Micha Mechling, lying ...

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Cadillac XLR: One of the Worst Sports Cars?

2006 Cadillac XLR-V

Motor1 out of Canada, a part of the Motorsport Network, recently published an interesting article on the 2004 – 2009 Cadillac XLR being one of the worst sports cars. While the article does state some some good qualities of the Cadillac XLR, I’m not entirely sure I agree with the negatives they outlined. Basically, they chastised the car for being ...

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