ELR Launch Lease Deal

Cadillac ELR Launch Lease Deal Announced

Cadillac is pushing the ELR hard recently with Olympic advertising to get the car into the hearts and minds of luxury buyers. Now, Cadillac has dropped the other shoe with a fairly aggressive lease deal of 699/month for 39 months with 4900/down with a 32500-mile allowance (pretty low monthly miles given a normal driver will be […]

2016 Cadillac LTS

Cadillac “LTS” Spied

Chris Doane and Car and Driver have spied the new Cadilac large sedan undergoing testing. This is not the new XTS (a car expected to see no second generation). Instead, Cadillac is building a new large rear-drive platform dubbed “Omega” and styled in some ways to resemble the recent Elmiraj concept. Cadillac trademarked the LTS […]

2015 Cadillac Escalade

2015 Cadillac Escalade Pricing Announced

Cadillac has announced pricing of the 2015 Escalade and it follows their recent trend toward pricing in line with competition rather than trying to compete on price. Starting price of the latest Escalade is $72,690 (including destination), an increase over the prior generation of $3725. This places the Escalade in the thick of the luxury […]

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

Today, Cadillac debuted the coupe version of the ATS as well as their new ‘wreath-less’ logo. Featuring the same wheelbase as the sedan but a wider track, the coupe has unique stampings for roof, doors, rear fenders and trunk lid. 18″ wheels are standard as is the 2.0 turbo 4-cylinder (bye bye 2.5, at least […]

2011 CTS-V Coupe – We’re in Love

Image galleries – CTS-V Coupe Review Pics | CTS-V Coupe Pics from Cadillac …the Caddy Edge drives a CTS-V Coupe to the top of the world* Lucky us, Cadillac brought their flagship, the CTS-V Coupe to an event put on by the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press. Journalists spent the better part of a day trying […]

Recent News

Manual Equipped ATS has Stalling Issue

It appears there is a possible new issue vexing the ATS 2.0T with the manual transmission.

As you might recall, initial reviews of the ATS largely raved about the car’s handling but panned the manual transmission’s feel. These reports sent Cadillac back to the drawing board for bushing and shifter calibration to the point of ATS manuals being unavailable during the initial weeks of sales.

Now, it appears the cars have an engine computer glitch that causes cars to unexpectedly stall in neutral or with the clutch depressed.

This is apparently corrected with a recently released software fix, but hasn’t yet made it to recall status.

If you are having stalling issues with your manual ATS, get thee to your dealer ASAP before you find yourself stuck at a light with a non-running car.

Source: Jalopnik.com

Cadillac ELR Launch Lease Deal Announced

Cadillac is pushing the ELR hard recently with Olympic advertising to get the car into the hearts and minds of luxury buyers.

Now, Cadillac has dropped the other shoe with a fairly aggressive lease deal of 699/month for 39 months with 4900/down with a 32500-mile allowance (pretty low monthly miles given a normal driver will be closer to 1000 miles per month).

This should get the attention of some people who might balk at the payment on a $75000 electric.  Specifically, this beats the Tesla Model S pricing – which bases for a $71k 60kW model at almost $1300/month).  Figure a 60-month payment on an ELR would come close to $1500/month if financed conventionally. So, a $699 deal will certainly move quite a few of Cadillac’s sexy new coupe, and we are sure Cadillac hopes word of mouth will do the rest.

Cadillac ELR Ad

Airing during the Olympics is this 60-second spot that hammers home the work ethic of the US and parlays that into the reward that is the Cadillac ELR.

It will be interesting to watch and see if the message translates into sales.

Cadillac Eyeing Other ATS Variants

It’s always fun to hear the news that flows from a major auto show…

This time, following the unveiling of the ATS Coupe, Cadillac executives have revealed that GM is looking into several other body styles for their hit ATS.

2015 Cadillac ATS CoupeIn addition to the ATS-V, Cadillac is working on the business plans to support both a convertible (apparently already designed and engineered and simply awaiting the go-ahead to hit production) and a sport wagon.

The convertible seems to be a lock for production, but the wagon is a tougher sell (literally, as the segment is approximately 11,000-strong combined in the North American market – making an ATS wagon a definite tiny seller).

More likely is an ATS-based small crossover that we’ve heard rumored for some time now that would slot below the SRX.

Hmmm, an ATS-V sport wagon sounds awfully tasty, though.

Cadillac Aiming for Double-Digit Growth in 2014

2014 Cadillac ELRCadillac has officially told their dealers that they expect a 10+% growth in volume in 2014.

This is expected on the back of at least three new products, the ELR and ATS coupes as well as the new Escalade SUV.

Helping that goal is the fact that well over half (550 of 900) of Cadillac dealers have chosen to invest in the equipment and training to sell and service the new ELR range-extended electric. ELR started shipping to dealers earlier this month.

Additionally Cadillac has begun to offer $699/month lease deals on the $75995 ELR, which should help move a few into buyers’ hands.

Escalades are expected to hit showrooms in April and the ATS coupe will arrive this summer.

Cadillac “LTS” Spied

20140127-061649.jpg

Chris Doane and Car and Driver have spied the new Cadilac large sedan undergoing testing.

This is not the new XTS (a car expected to see no second generation). Instead, Cadillac is building a new large rear-drive platform dubbed “Omega” and styled in some ways to resemble the recent Elmiraj concept. Cadillac trademarked the LTS name some time ago, so that may be how they will christen this new sedan, despite some desire among fans that they return to ‘real’ names. We won’t hold our breath for that sort of wholesale change.

Continue Reading →

ATS to get both V-Series and V+ Models

File this under “doesn’t pass the sniff test” but we are passing it along all the same. MotorTrend.com is reporting […]

Cadillac ELR Coupes are on Their Way

Cadillac ELR Begins Delivery

GM announced today that production examples of the ELR coupe are on their way to the dealers. Built at GM’s […]

Black Friday – As in Burning Rubber

Andy Pilgrim, of Cadillac’s racing team fame, has taken an ATS to the track for a little hooning. Enjoy.

Cadillac Wants to but May Not Build Elmiraj Coupe

The good folks at Autoblog.com got to speak to head of GM Design Ed Welburn about the possibility that the […]

ATS Coupe to Bow at Detroit Auto Show in January

The 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe is expected to be shown publicly for the first time at the North American International […]

ATS Triple Report – 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe, in V-series Trim, and Engine Rumors

2015 ATS-V Coupe - courtesy Autoblog.com

Recently we fielded a question about Cadillac’s plans for an ATS Coupe. As this recent post from Autoblog.com shows, Cadillac […]

%d bloggers like this: