Tag: Cadillac

Report: Engine Options Shrink to Two for 2020 Cadillac CT6

<img data-attachment-id="1546249" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2017 Cadillac CT6" data-image-description=" Image: Cadillac ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1546249 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg” alt=”2017 Cadillac CT6 – Image: Cadillac” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Cadillac’s CT6, which remains without a home after January 2020, will […]

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Cadillac’s CT4 Debuts at End of Month, Joined by a Brace of Vs

It’s a period of flux for Cadillac’s sedan lineup, one that mirrors the changes occurring across the segment as a whole. Old models are out, and in their place, a range of updated and restyled offerings aim to rekindle America’s love for traditional four-doors. Fewer restyled offerings, one should note. As nameplates bleed out of the […]

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QOTD: Graceful Aging of the Nineties Variety?

<img data-attachment-id="1672336" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,719" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1997 Buick Regal" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672336 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”428″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-450×316.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-768×539.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-120×84.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We’ve talked about the Nineties in a couple of recent QOTDs, and today we’ll do it once more. This […]

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QOTD: Additional Branding for the Special Vehicular Feels?

<img data-attachment-id="1671442" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop.jpg" data-orig-size="940,504" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1979 Cadillac Seville Gucci" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-450×241.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671442 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-450×241.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-768×412.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-120×64.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop.jpg 940w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>They used to be commonplace, but the last decade or so has seen this automotive phenomenon fade […]

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Junkyard Find: Big Sexxy, the V8-6-4-powered 1981 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

<img data-attachment-id="1670280" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1670280″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – […]

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Physical Debut of 2020 Cadillac CT5 Offers Additional Insight

<img data-attachment-id="1670210" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2020-Cadillac-CT5-Sport-003.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,913" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS","caption":"The CT5 Sport showcases Cadillac\u2019s unique expertise in crafting American performance sedans, with details designed to elevate every drive. The CT5 will be built at GM\u2019s Lansing Grand River facility and will make its public debut in April at the New York International Auto Show. Cadillac revealed […]

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QOTD: A Case of Too Little, Too Late?

Auto manufacturers don’t always get things right on the first try. Altering existing product takes time and lots of money, two things which aren’t always easy for OEMs to pull together. Today we ask: When did a vehicle change or evolve during its production, only to still fall short of expectations? Putting a new model […]

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Sunshine Can Sabotage Cadillac’s Super Cruise; GM Reportedly Working On Fix

<img data-attachment-id="1587307" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="cadillac super cruise" data-image-description=" Image: General Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1587307″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30-610×407.jpeg” alt=”cadillac super cruise” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-30.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Despite receiving high praise as one of the most advanced driving aids on […]

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We Took Tuskegee Airman and Racing Legend Jim Barbour Around a Track in His Dream Cadillac CTS-V

Last summer, I met a man named James Barbour III. I wrote about his remarkable life as documented original Tuskegee Airman, as a highly influential and respected racing official who’s had an immeasurable impact on the Sports Car Club of America and world-class competitions, and his time as an avid amateur-class race car driver who […]

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Cadillac’s Second Sedan Shoe Drops This Year, and It Has a Name

Not giving up on a segment many Americans have already crossed off their shopping list, Cadillac debuted its strategically placed CT5 sedan this week, sparking no shortage of debate as to its aesthetic attributes. While one man’s opinion holds about as much weight as a feather, this author gives a thumbs-up to the CT5’s Escala-inspired […]

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Cadillac Doesn’t Want to Share Its Blackwing V8

<img data-attachment-id="1665970" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,1147" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Cadillac CT6 V-Sport 4.2L Twin Turbo V-8","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Cadillac CT6 V-Sport 4.2L Twin Turbo V-8","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Cadillac blackwing v8 CT6 V-Sport 4.2L Twin Turbo V-8" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine-391×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine-610×547.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665970″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine-610×547.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”547″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine-610×547.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine-75×67.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine-391×350.jpg 391w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine-768×688.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine-120×108.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Image-4-Cadillac-V8-engine.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, […]

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Listen Closely: Cadillac Reveals New 2020 CT5 Sedan

If you’ve been on the internet lately in any capacity whatsoever, you’ll recognize the term ASMR. Deployed in everything from driving videos to mildly NSFW speaking sessions, the use of autonomous sensory meridian response is designed to trigger a physical response in viewers via sound. Cadillac has chosen to bake this into its reveal of […]

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Rare Rides: The Saab 9-4x – One Last Gasp From 2011

<img data-attachment-id="1665204" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,675" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2011 Saab 9-4x" data-image-description=" https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/d/holiday-2011-saab-9-4x-aero-68k-miles/6828514304.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1665204 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Would you like a luxury CUV that’s based on a Cadillac, but contains many unique and unobtainium parts? […]

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Premium Price War: 2020 Cadillac XT6 Starts Above Rival Lincoln Aviator

Americans gain two new domestic midsizers for the 2020 model year, and both of the premium crossover rivals take a different approach in how they propel their human cargo. The Cadillac XT6, which debuted in Detroit in January and hits dealers this summer, adopts front-drive architecture; the 2020 Lincoln Aviator goes a different route, donning […]

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With CT6-V Sold Out, Cadillac Poised to Drop a Second V8 Shoe

We’ve hinted at this before, but now there’s order guides and pricing to share. While Cadillac’s CT6 flagship sedan will soon be without a home, General Motors hasn’t said anything about dropping the model. Once Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly shuts off the lights, GM would like to source its full-size sedan from some other place, be it […]

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Cadillac Boss Not Outwardly Terrified of Brand’s Transition

Were it not for his Canadian place of birth, Cadillac President Steve Carlisle might make an ideal centrist presidential candidate. On paper, anyway. Mild-mannered and cautiously optimistic, not prone to exaggerated doomsaying, Carlisle would either be triumphantly swept into power, or creamed like a bushel of Iowa corn. Well, he’s not running, though he is couching […]

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With No New Vehicle to Show in Chicago, Cadillac Tweaks the XT5

The Cadillac XT5, which happens to be a perfect all-weather urban vehicle, is a major breadwinner for the upscale brand. By far the best-selling vehicle in the Caddy stable, the XT5 midsize crossover out-volumes the bigger and pricier Escalade by a factor of two to one. Unfortunately, it’s no longer the freshest face at the […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: 2014 Midsize Luxury Sedan Shootout

Today’s edition of Buy/Drive/Burn was generated by a discussion over at the TTAC Slack room. The conversation turned to sporty midsize luxury sedans from 2014, and one staff member regarded one of these choices with a “meh.” Let’s see how you feel about them. BMW 528i The sixth-generation 5 Series (known as F10) debuted for […]

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