Cadillac’s wreath-less badge debuted on the, not yet for sale, ATS coupe. It appears from these shots over at AutoEvolution that the new badge may quickly make it across the line. This is the less than one year old CTS and it is already sporting a new grill featuring the new badge. We expect that […]
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It’s going to be a Cadillac auto show season this year.
After the recent revelation that the Cadillac flagship is expected at the NY show which caps the US auto show season, we have now heard that the first show of the season, the Los Angeles show in November will feature the debut of Cadillac’s M3 fighter, the ATS-V.
Expected to pack a twin-turbo V-6, the ATS-V has been rumored to out-power the new M3 handily.
Press conferences are scheduled on November 18-20, so we’ll know on one of those days a lot more about the new hot Cadillac.
We can’t wait.
Cadillac has confirmed to Car and Driver that their S-Class/7-Series competitor will be officially unveiled at the 2015 New York auto show.
Press days for this show are likely April 1-2, so we will see the new big Caddy on one of those days (unless Cadillac decides to show the car off at a special event away from the show – likely given the range-topping nature of the car).
What isn’t confirmed is the car’s name. Cadillac trademarked LTS a while back, but the new head of the brand means that plan could easily change before April.
An April unveiling would suggest an on-sale date in fall 2015 as a 2016 model.
Source: Car and Driver
He will replace Bob Ferguson, who will return to his post at GM as their chief lobbyist. This is a win for Cadillac as the main criticism of Mr. Ferguson has been that he was not a ‘product guy’ and de Nysschen certainly is.
In his departure from Infiniti, he cited a desire to move back to the United States from the Asian brand’s Hong Kong headquarters.
There is a very good chance that Cadillac will be a better fit and will take advantage of Mr de Nysschen’s knowledge of the US market, buyer’s desires, as well as positioning Cadillac more powerfully against the German rivals. Continue Reading →
Cadillac has been considering a unibody crossover based on GM’s Lambda platform (Chevy Traverse, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia) for some time.
Rumor had them waiting for the next major re-engineering of the platform so they could have more freedom to add power trains beyond the current chassis’ 3.6 V-6.
There were even rumors that they would abandon the body-on-frame chassis and badge the new entry Escalade.
However, latest rumors have Cadillac management walking away from that plan largely due to expectations that they would be too late to that party to be a serious player.
So, with this change, we expect an ATS-based small crossover, the SRX, and the Escalade to be Cadillac’s ultimate people-mover lineup.
Expect the new small entry and new SRX to bow in the next 2-3 years.
Cadillac’s wreath-less badge debuted on the, not yet for sale, ATS coupe.
This is the less than one year old CTS and it is already sporting a new grill featuring the new badge.
We expect that Cadillac will quickly move to update the grill and interior of all the models (perhaps all this year) to reflect the new logo. Continue Reading →
Cadillac is taking their range extended show on the road in California in an effort to introduce trend setters to the benefits of GM’s take on electric-powered luxury.
The ELR will be available for test drives in an outdoor lounge setting where customers can learn about the coupé while enjoying refreshments.
Dates and locations are:
May 3-4 The Grove
May 9-10 Americana at Brand
June 20 – 21 Dwell on Design
San Francisco Bay Area
May 15 Google Campus
May 17-18 Santana Row
May 24-25 Village at Corte Madera
June 7-8 Union Street Festival