GM has released results of their October sales and Cadillac is up 14.5% over last October. However, there are interesting points to pull out of the sales data that show that the XTS and ATS are helping cover for significant softness in older products. For instance, the CTS is down by 1574 units (40.2%) year […]
STS / SLS
The good folks over at GMI are reporting that a proper Cadillac flagship, high tech and rear drive like God intended a Cadillac to be, will hit production in 3-5 years. Built on a new, heavily revised and aluminum intensive variant of the Zeta chassis internally known as Omega…the new car will displace the XTS […]
You remember the SLS, don’t you? It is the Chinese-only version of our STS that gets a better interior and nearly 4 inches more length given almost entirely to the back seat. It satisfies a need that is unique to the Chinese market where the majority of people who can afford a Cadillac also employ […]
Cadillac has been building the Northstar V-8 in various forms since 1992 – when it debuted in the 1993 Allante convertible. Today is sees duty in the STS, DTS, and even in the top model of the Buick Lucerne. We have known for some time that the Northstar was going away, especially in light of […]
GMI News is reporting that Cadillac is not listing a Northstar equipped level of the 2011 STS. If this marks the end of the Northstar, it might also suggest that the DTS ends production at the end of the 2010 model year due to its only offering the Northstar. We knew that the Northstar was […]
Update: MotorTrend.com has posted this article describing the same thing – and they include a sketch of what such a car might look like. Despite carjake.com’s reference to the STS/DTS replacement being due in 2007 – an obvious typo – this article confirms the Alpha-based sub-CTS family of models are still on their way. In […]
Wards has awarded the 3.6 direct injection V6 a spot on their 10 best engines list for the second year in a row. The 3.6 DI does duty in the CTS, STS and several other GM products, each putting out upwards of 300+ hp.