If you are among the lucky owners of one piece of Cadillac BLS, the German tuner Lexmaul has something for you: a new ECU software is available for the 2.8 liter V6 engine capable of delivering 255 hp.
With the new ECU tweaking the engine was boosted up to 285 hp making the car sprint from 0-100 km/h in less than 6 seconds. For those interested in tuning their Cadillac the price is approximately 900 euro.
The first-ever Wagon model in Cadillac’s long and illustrious history is now on sale in the UK with the introduction of the new Cadillac BLS Wagon. As well as offering British consumers a line-up of Wagons with a choice of six engines from 150 to 255 ps, Cadillac has also upgraded the BLS range with an unprecedented luxury specification which packs each car with a comprehensive range of premium equipment as standard.
How about a Convertible version of the Cadillac BLS? Well, if Cadillac wants to enter the Convertible luxury market dominated by the Audi A4 Convertible, the BMW 3-Series Convertible or the Volvo C70, the idea doesn’t sound so bad.
Cadillac will premiere its BLS station wagon at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany on September 13th. The car will not hit European showrooms until November, but Cadillac’s General Manager, Jim Taylor, is announcing some of the details to the press today.
The BLS will get both a bio-ethanol engine and a turbo-diesel engine, in addition to three gasoline engines. The diesel uses direct injection and delivers 180 hp. The gasoline engines are also turbocharged, with the top (...) > Full story
Cadillac reinforced its commitment to grow its brand in Europe by announcing it will add the BLS Wagon to its portfolio later this year.
Further commitment to grow Cadillac’s presence in Europe Expressive design combined with elegance and versatility Three turbocharged gasoline engines and one direct-injection diesel engine Sales expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2007 “The Cadillac BLS Wagon is an appealing addition to the Cadillac (...) > Full story
The new Cadillac BLS Sport further extends the BLS luxury midsize sedan lineup. The new model adds a sporty element to the model which is developed with particular attention to the demands of the European and other international markets.
Cadillac is temporarily extending the range of the dynamic BLS and versatile SRX with an important new variant: the Executive. For a great price this adds a number of luxurious accessories to the already very generous level of standard equipment on both models. For example, every Cadillac comes as standard with six airbags, alloy wheels and air conditioning.
The little BLS sedan, designed and built in Europe, goes on sale in April and is spear-heading the GM luxury subsidiary’s bid to win sales here against the incumbent German luxury car makers BMW, Mercedes and Audi.
Cadillac’s targets are modest to say the least. Malcolm Wade, director of sales for Cadillac and Corvette in Europe, told a launch event at this English Cotswolds town he expects 20,000 sales of BLS, CTS, STS, SRX, XLR, Escalades and Corvettes by 2010. That compares with (...) > Full story
The Cadillac BLS will arrive in 164 Cadillac showrooms and 17 Cadillac & Corvette Experience Centers across Europe on 8 April, 2006. For the all-new luxury midsize sedan average annual global sales of 10,000 units have been planned each full year during its product life cycle. The European Cadillac sales target for the full Cadillac product range remains set at 20,000 units per year by 2010.
The BLS marks Cadillac’s first-ever entry into the European luxury midsize segment and (...) > Full story