Cadillac

Believe it or Not, Cadillac has direct ties to the Henry Ford Company – the same company that eventually led to Ford Motor Company – the American automaker that we know today. See, Cadillac came to be when the Henry Ford Company reorganized in 1902, taking the Cadillac name to honor Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, the founder of Detroit, Michigan. The first Cadillac rolled off the line in 1902, but it was essentially a Ford Model A with a few subtle differences. Seven years later, General Motors bought Cadillac, but by that time, the Cadillac name was already established as a major American manufacturer of luxury cars. Cadillac later became responsible for several advances in automotive technology, including full electrical systems, the steel roof, and even the clashless manual transmission. The brand’s early V-8 even set the standard in the American industry.

Despite two world wars, the Great Depression, and numerous economic roadblocks over the years, Cadillac has managed to survive, even when other GM brands like Saturn and Pontiac were executed in a time of need. Today Cadillac has a full lineup of vehicles, some of which are even capable of competing with German luxury cars from the other side of the pond. The lineup features four SUVs, six sedans, and one coupe.

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2023 Cadillac Escalade-V - What You Need to Know

2023 Cadillac Escalade-V - What You Need to Know

The full-blown V-treatment sees Caddy’s full-size family hauler get some serious performance upgrades

What you’re looking at is not just the most powerful Escalade, but the most powerful Cadillac and the most powerful Full-Size SUV ever. Yes, the 6.2 small block under the hood has been worked on to offer some serious power upgrades. While it won’t be no track weapon, the added performance hardware has certainly transformed this Escalade. But crucially, is it worthy of the revered V badge? Well, read on to find out.

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Here's Why The Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye Jailbreak Is A Better Muscle Car Than The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing

Here’s Why The Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye Jailbreak Is A Better Muscle Car Than The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing

While the CT5-V Blackwing is a sophisticated luxury sedan that wants to run with the German premium trio, the Charger Jailbreak is an old-school middle finger to European luxury

When it comes to high-performance, four-door sedans, it’s usually the Germans everyone is looking to. However, there are two American propositions that manage to combine four-door practicality, with big supercharged V-8s – the Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye Jailbreak and the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing. Both celebrate the end of a glorious era of thirsty, supercharged V-8s, but while the Cadillac wants to be a well-dressed gentleman with a hidden dark side, the Dodge wants to be an unapologetic, tank top-wearing, beer-drinking maniac, full-time. Here are a few reasons why the Hellcat Redeye Jailbreak may be the better muscle car.

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2023 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing 120th Anniversary Edition

2023 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing 120th Anniversary Edition

First example sold for $250,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction

Henry Leland founded "Cadillac Automobile Company" on 22 August 1902. It was named after French explorer Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, Sieur de Cadillac, who founded Detroit in 1701. 2022 marks Cadillac’s 120th anniversary, and, to mark the event the company launched the 2023 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing 120th Anniversary Edition.

It will be limited to only 120 units, each numbered with a year in Cadillac’s history. The first unit - number 1902 was auctioned this weekend at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction for the impressive amount of $250,000.

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An LS-Swapped 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Goes Up Against A 2021 Challenger T/A 392 Widebody In This Epic Drag Race

An LS-Swapped 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Goes Up Against A 2021 Challenger T/A 392 Widebody In This Epic Drag Race

Thanks to the extra poke, the 1/4 mile time on the ’ol gal is pretty impressive

In today’s old-school vs modern face-off, we have a Caddy from the late 50s taking on a 392 Hemi-powered V-8 Challenger from last year. But, there’s a catch. The Caddy has gone through an engine swap and now has an LS-heart. Which car do you think is going to embarrass the other?

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With 26 Wheels And Seating For 75, The 'American Dream' Is Officially The World's Longest Limo

With 26 Wheels And Seating For 75, The ’American Dream’ Is Officially The World’s Longest Limo

This Land Yacht made from six Cadillac El Dorado’s measures over 100 feet and houses a helipad, pool, and a mini-golf course!

The World’s longest car is back. ‘The American Dream ‘has been resurrected and now officially holds the Guinness World Record for the Longest Car. It also houses a helipad, a Jacuzzi, and a mini-golf pitch.

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Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing vs C8 Corvette: How Often Do You See A Tie In A Drag Race – Nope, Not Winning By The Nose Either!

Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing vs C8 Corvette: How Often Do You See A Tie In A Drag Race – Nope, Not Winning By The Nose Either!

Remember this race, kids, because it is as rare as Halley’s Comet; you’ll probably see it just once in a lifetime!

The good people at ‘Edmunds’ have another U-drag race for us. This time, it’s the Chevy C8 Corvette going up against the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing. It is generally easy to predict which car’s going to win depending on what kind of race they are taking part in; whether roll or standing drag races. But, in this interesting format, the cars go through drag and roll tests in one shot, and even the braking and handling aspects come into play. Makes it exciting, doesn’t it?

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This Ultimate Drag Race Format Gives The Shelby GT500 And The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing A Chance To Prove Their Mettle

This Ultimate Drag Race Format Gives The Shelby GT500 And The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing A Chance To Prove Their Mettle

The U-Drag race lets you analyze how a car performs in a standing quarter-mile, a roll race, and under hard braking all at once

Drag and roll race videos are all the rage in the present day. But, the good folks at Edmunds have come up with a unique way to make them all the more interesting. The method adopted by them inculcates the madness of a drag race, the excitement of a roll race, and shows us how good the cars’ driving dynamics are, all in one race! The contenders for this fun race were two powerful American-bred cars – the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing and the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. Which car do you think will be able to prove its all-around worthiness?

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20 Affordable Classic Cars You Don't Want to Pass Up

20 Affordable Classic Cars You Don’t Want to Pass Up

Our pick of 20 Classic cars (10 American Cars + 10 Imports) that can be had for under 20 grand

Now when people mention classic cars, most people automatically assume that it is an expensive hobby. While that may be true up to some degree, especially with regards to collector cars, i.e cars that were produced in extremely small numbers or Concours-worthy cars, pretty much anybody can get into the hobby of classic cars if you know where to look. 

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2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series Breaks Cover As A Sinister-Looking Full-Size Performance SUV

2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series Breaks Cover As A Sinister-Looking Full-Size Performance SUV

Surprisingly, Cadillac hasn’t revealed any details about the Escalade V-Series thus far

Less than 24 hours after it was teased, Cadillac has finally taken the wraps off the Escalade-V. Well, that’s it. It has taken the wraps off. Nothing else. The company didn’t give out any details about this performance SUV other than revealing five images and announcing that more details about the Escalade-V will be given in Spring this year. Big whoop!

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The New Cadillac Teaser Is All About The Escalade-V… Or Is It?

The New Cadillac Teaser Is All About The Escalade-V… Or Is It?

Cadillac has dropped a teaser announcing something new, and we think it’s the Escalade-V

Cadillac uploaded a teaser clip on its social media channel that could point at the debut of the high-performance version of the Escalade SUV, the Escalade-V. The clip also has the roars and grunts of a V-8 and there’s a ‘V’ badge showcased at the end. Has to be a performance model, right?

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Cadillac Reveals InnerSpace Autonomous Concept at CES 2022

Cadillac Reveals InnerSpace Autonomous Concept at CES 2022

This sleek self-driving concept car is nothing short of an otherworldly spaceship on wheels, offering up a cosseting experience that will whizz you to your destination in absolute luxury

While the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV was by far the showstopper at GM’s CES virtual Press conference this year, the auto giant’s luxury arm Cadillac had something just as spectacular to showcase.

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Cadillac NART Zagato Is The Italian Cadillac You Did Not Know About

Cadillac NART Zagato Is The Italian Cadillac You Did Not Know About

The 1970 Cadillac NART Zagato Is a One-Off Epic Mix Of American Power And Italian Passion

When talking about 1970s American cars, you probably think of performance-choked V-8 engines that were a shadow of their former selves, from the Muscle car era. You probably don’t think of coach-built Cadillacs with an Italian connection, but the 1970 Cadillac NART Zagato is exactly that and this is what we know about it.

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The Greatest Luxury Performance Sedans We Never Got

The Greatest Luxury Performance Sedans We Never Got

12 luxury performance sedans, car manufacturers deprived us of that could have been great hits

Performance luxury sedans are the perfect middle ground for those seeking comfort, practicality and performance in a single package. And while we have gotten plenty of great examples like the BMW M5, Mercedes AMG GT63, Porsche Panamera, and others, there are those that came to us as concepts, but never delivered in the real world. Here are the most prominent culprits.

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All American Showdown: Cadillac Escalade vs Lincoln Navigator vs GMC Yukon Denali

All American Showdown: Cadillac Escalade vs Lincoln Navigator vs GMC Yukon Denali

CarWow Maxes out these Luxo-barge full-size SUVs on the Runway, and this is what happened

If you know CarWow, you know for a fact that the YouTube channel is synonymous with staging some of the most outrageous Drag Races on the internet. This time around, they had three full-size blacked-out big burly SUVs from across the pond as they like to call it. The SUVs that feature in this showdown were provided by Clive Sutton, who specialize in importing cars into the UK from several overseas markets.

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What is the Least Expensive Cadillac?

Cadillac’s least expensive offering is the XT4, which is essentially a more luxurious version of the Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain. It carries a starting price of $34,795 and can climb to more than $40,000 when fully equipped. As far as cars go, for now, the cheapest model you can get is the ATS Coupe, which starts out at $38,995 or the CT5 sedan that hits the market in fall of 2019 and should carry a similar price tag.

What is the Sportiest Cadillac?

As of the 2020 model year, Cadillac doesn’t really have any truly, sporty models. Through 2019, the brand sold the

and CTS-V performance models that were, for all intents and purposes, luxurious sports cars that were eager to move. However, with the introduction of the 2020 model year, both models have been replaced by the

and CT5-V, neither of which are anywhere near as sporty or performance oriented. Those are still your best bet at this point, but if you want something that’s truly sporty, you’re best to look elsewhere.

What is the Most Popular Cadillac

While some automakers find success with compact cars, Cadillac experiences things a little different with the midsized Cadillac XT5 crossover being the Brand’s bestselling model for 2018 with some 60,565 examples sold. In terms of cars, the midsized Cadillac CTS is the bestseller with some 11,219 being sold throughout 2018 – a far cry from years past but still admirable in a market where SUVs seem to be taking over.

What is the Most Expensive Cadillac?

The most expensive Cadillac model is the Escalade ESV (long-wheelbase model) which starts out at $98,590 with two-wheel drive or $101,590 with four-wheel drive. It is fully equipped and is capable of competing with the finest cars from Germany and Japan. It is powered by a 6.2-liter V-8 with 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. In terms of cars, the CT6 is the most expensive non-V offering with a starting price of $62,595. Fully equipped models of the CT6 can reach beyond the $70,000 mark. While the CTS-V is still available and inventory is depleted it’s actually a bit more expensive at $86,995 but once inventory is depleted the CT6 will take over the throne.

What is the Fastest Cadillac?

As of 2019, the fastest Cadillac is the CTS-V and its 640-horsepower V-8. It can hit 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and tops out at 200 mph on GM’s test tracks. Once the CTS-V is officially sold out, the CT6-V will take the reigns as the fastest Cadillac. It has a 4.2-liter, twin-turbo V-8 with 550 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque. It will offer an even faster sprint to 60 mph and will get you there in 3.4 seconds but will have the same top speed of 200 mph.

Are Cadillacs Reliable?

Cadillacs used to be notorious for oil leaks, and things have changed over the years, but the brand still isn’t ranked all that great. For 2019, J.D. Power ranked Cadillac No. 24 out of 32 in terms of reliability with some 166 problems reported per 100 vehicles produced (PP100.) To put this into perspective, the most reliable brand is Lexus, with a rating of 105 PP100 while the worst is Fiat with a rating of 249 PP100. Cadillac is the least-reliable GM brand, falling just one spot below GMC. Chevy and Buick are ranked No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

According to Repair Pal, the average cost of repair on Cadillacs is $848 per year with a frequency of 0.5 unscheduled repairs per year. It also says that 12-percent of all repairs for Cadillac models are considered severe, which is just 1-percent higher than the probability of major issues across all models on the market. That said, Cadillacs typically have a higher-than-average cost of ownership, with the average being $631 per year across the entire market.