Report: Cadillac Confirms a New Concept for Pebble Beach
The American luxury automaker has always used Pebble Beach as the site for its concept unveilings (remember the Ciel Concept two years ago?) and it looks like this year’s event will be no different.
In a press release announcing its participation in Pebble Beach, Caddy has confirmed that a new design concept will be in attendance. As far as details behind this concept are concerned, the company opted to be tight-lipped on the issue, preferring instead to probably blow our socks off with another bewildering design study similar to what it did when it came out of left field and dropped our jaws with the Ciel two years ago.
In addition to the concept, Cadillac will also have its own heritage exhibit, which will include some of its most expressive design models in the past: the 1967 Eldorado, a 1965 Coupe Deville, and a 1937 Series 90 V16.
But make no mistake, the true highlight of its participation at Pebble Beach will be this mysterious concept that the company has shed little details about. Judging by how forward-looking the Ciel was, we have little doubt that this new design study will be equally - if not more - compelling than its fellow Pebble Beach attendee.
Click past the jump to read about the Cadillac Ciel Concept
The Cadillac Ciel was a tricky concept that surprised a lot of people in the industry. Pronounced as "C-L", which translates to "sky" in French, the Ciel was a four-seat convertible tourer that completely blew the lid off of Cadillac’s new design language, taking it to a level that we’ve never seen before.
The long wheelbase for a convertible was definitely straight out of the 70’s but the vertical lighting setup was definitely a novel concept.
Add the Cabernet special paint finish, the luxuriously-designed interior, and the 3.6-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engine that produced an output of 425 horsepower and you had a concept that evoked not only Cadillac’s unique heritage, but its bold look at the future of its design.