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Patent drawings hint at Cadillac Escala-inspired coupe

We may have the first evidence that Cadillac is working on a coupe with styling inspired by the brand's Escala concept unveiled in 2016. Patent drawings discovered recently by Cadillac Society on the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office depict a coupe with elements almost identical to what's found on the Escala concept, such as the...

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GM pumps $175M into manufacturing next-generation Cadillac sedans

Cadillac will roll out a new vehicle every six months through 2021, and parent automaker General Motors has just ponied up the funds to build two of them. The automaker's Lansing Grand River assembly plant in Michigan received a $175 million investment for next-generation Cadillac sedan production. The two sedans, likely to be called the Cadillac CT5 and...

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Super Cruise coming to full Cadillac lineup, other GM brands

It was only a matter of time. General Motors announced on Wednesday that its Super Cruise semi self-driving system will soon proliferate across the automaker's other brands. The system first debuted with the 2018 Cadillac CT6 and is able to handle most driving functions on divided freeways. After 2020, GM said the system will be available on every single...

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Trump and Putin receive their presidential rides this summer

One of the perks of being the head of state of a major country is that you normally receive a heavily armored albeit still plush limo to ride in. And when we're talking nations the size of the United States and Russia, you'll find the leaders often receive standalone models that you won't see in a showroom. Case in point are the new presidential limos being...

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Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen departs brand

A major executive shuffle played out on Wednesday as General Motors announced Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen is leaving the brand, effective immediately. Replacing the now-ex Cadillac boss is Steven K. Carlisle, who was most recently managing director and President of GM Canada. De Nysschen has been an integral figure at Cadillac since his appointment...

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To outmaneuver Navigator, Cadillac offering $10,000 off Escalade

Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] can't keep up with Lincoln Navigator demand, and the automaker already announced production increases for the hot-selling full-size SUV. Rival Cadillac likely won't have a new Escalade for a couple more years, but General Motors' luxury brand is putting some cash on the hood for some exclusive clientele. In an effort to keep...

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Watch a Cadillac Escalade smoke a Camaro ZL1 1LE

Of course, Hennessey Performance Engineering tuned a Cadillac Escalade. But, not only has HPE tuned and modified the giant luxury SUV, the company has turned it into a drag strip slayer. To exemplify HPE's work, the company lined up its 805-horsepower Escalade next to a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, which pushes 650 horsepower. Keep in mind, the Escalade...

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CT6’s twin-turbo V-8 exclusive to Cadillac, says Johan de Nysschen

Cadillac in March revealed a new 4.2-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 whose first application will be in the 2019 CT6 V-Sport, where it's estimated to deliver 550 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque. General Motors tends to use its V-8s across its brands, so fans are already wondering when the engine, which features double overhead cams plus a compact and...

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Cadillac XT4 will add Super Cruise (eventually)

Cadillac's Super Cruise promises cutting-edge semi-autonomous driving, and the Cadillac's 2019 XT4 has just been revealed before it goes on sale later this year. An obvious pairing? For now, Cadillac says, its newest crossover won't offer its latest safety technology. Cadillac spokesman Donny Nordlicht confirmed to Motor Authority that...

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2019 Cadillac XT4 crossover SUV looks good, feels like more of the same

The 2019 Cadillac XT4 has a lot riding on its shoulders. Cursed with a sedan-heavy lineup—there are four sedans to just two utility vehicles—the XT4 is the vehicle that finally opens Cadillac to the luxury market's most lucrative segment, the compact crossover class. The XT4 uses a familiar formula for the task. There's a 2.0-liter, turbo-4 (237...

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