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1974 – 1976 Cadillac Eldorado: Big Oil’s Big Car


If there was one car that exemplified glutenous American excess, it might be the Cadillac Eldorado, the mid ’70s models to be exact. The Eldorado as imagined by Hollywood was … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

1981 Cadillac Fleetwood V8-6-4: Three For in One


Cadillac has long been considered the top brand in American luxury. The beginning of the 80s was no different, but to maintain its position of leadership, Cadillac would take drastic … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

2013 Cadillac ATS: The New Compact Standard of the World?


BMW’s 3 Series sits atop a holy trinity of compact German performance sedans that includes Audi’s A4 and the Mercedes C-Class. Quite often new competitors are announced, hoping to take … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

What Is Luxury?


Most dictionaries would define the term luxury car as a “marketing term for a vehicle that provides luxury — pleasant or desirable features beyond strict necessity — at increased expense”. … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

2014 Cadillac ELR: A Volt in a Tuxedo?


Feeling bad because you can’t afford a Karma or Model S? If the Chevy Volt does not tickle your fancy,well you’re in luck because Cadillac is about to step into … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

2005-2012 Cadillac DTS: Just Barely Hanging On (to Tradition)


No discussion of big cars would be complete without mentioning Cadillac. It’s big Fleetwood and Sedan de Villes have been the target and envy of almost anyone who’s attempted to … Continue reading

November 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

1986-1992 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham: The End of An Era


When thinking about big old school cars, Cadillac comes to mind. The last of the big rear drive ones, the Fleetwood Brougham may be the most popular. Everyone from Texas … Continue reading

July 20, 2011 · 6 Comments

1992-1997 Cadillac Seville STS: The New Standard of the World?


They said it couldn’t be done. High performance and  front wheel  just did not go together in the minds of enthusiast?  For much of the 80’s and 90’s American automakers … Continue reading

May 3, 2011 · 3 Comments

2004-2011 Cadillac CTS-V: The Art and Science of Performance


Cadillac seems to be on a performance rebound lately. It hasn’t always been that way. After dismal and half-hearted attempts at Euro fighters like the Cimirron and Catera, Cadillac had all … Continue reading

March 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

1982-1988 Cadillac Cimarron: The Little Car that Could’nt


There were other unfortunate firsts for a Cadillac like the use of a modern inline 4 cylinder engine and a 4 speed manual transmission.

November 14, 2010 · 2 Comments