: 2011 production updates + 2012 order bank open/first scheduled production



che_socal
04-19-11, 08:31 PM
I was googling around looking for more information about the paint shortages/restrictions, and came across this interesting information lurking on fleet websites:

http://www.donlen.com/production-cars-gm.aspx
GM Cars (Production Updates)
Last Updated: 04/15/11:

Model:
2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe
Estimated Lead Time in Weeks* (A):
10-12 (A)
Key Production Information:
* Black Ice Metallic (GAR) has been built out for 2011 model year and is no longer available to order
* White Diamond Tri-Coat (GBN) paint may increase lead time by 4 weeks or more due to material constraints
* Evolution Green (GGU), Thunder Grey ChromaFlair (GLH) and Tuscan Bronze ChromaFlair (GGX) paints may increase lead time by 4 weeks or more due to early build out
* (1SB) Package will increase lead time by 4 weeks due to limited allocation

Model:
2011 Cadillac CTS Sedan
Estimated Lead Time in Weeks* (A):
10-12 (A)
Key Production Information:
* CTS-V ordered w/ Competion Brakes (J63) or 5.1 Surround Sound Radio (U2S) is on full restriction as option combination is no longer available.
* Navigation Radio (UAV) may increase lead time by 4 weeks due to supplier restriction
* Blue Diamond Tri-coat (GB0) paint is no longer available
* Black Ice Metallic (GAR) has been built out for 2011 model year and is no longer available to order
* White Diamond Tri-Coat (GBN) and Thunder Grey ChromaFlair (GLH) paints may increase lead time by 4 weeks or more due to material constraints
* Evolution Green (GGU), Tuscan Bronze ChromaFlair (GGX), and Vanilla Latte Metallic (GIM) paints may increase lead time by 4 weeks or more due to early build out

Model:
2011 Cadillac CTS Wagon
Estimated Lead Time in Weeks* (A):
10-12 (A)
Key Production Information:
* Navigation Radio (UAV) may increase lead time by 4 weeks due to supplier restriction
* Black Ice Metallic (GAR) has been built out for 2011 model year and is no longer available to order
* White Diamond Tri-Coat (GBN) paint may increase lead time by 4 weeks or more due to material constraints
* Evolution Green (GGU), Tuscan Bronze ChromaFlair (GGX) and Vanilla Latte Metallic (GIM) paints may increase lead time by 4 weeks or more due to early build out


http://news.acmeautoleasing.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&id=6&Itemid=279

Cadillac......2011.Cut.Off..2012.Order.Bank.Open.. ..First.Scheduled.Production
CTS.Coupe.....2/18/2011.....4/18/2011...............7/18/2011
CTS.Sedan.....2/18/2011.....4/18/2011...............7/18/2011
CTS.Wagon.....2/18/2011.....4/18/2011...............7/18/2011
DTS...........2/18/2011.....N/A.....................N/A
Escalade......5/26/2011.....4/18/2011...............8/8/2011
Escalade.ESV..5/26/2011.....4/18/2011...............8/8/2011
Escalade.EXT..6/2/2011......4/18/2011...............8/15/2011
SRX...........4/28/2011.....4/18/2011...............7/18/2011
STS.&.STS-V...2/4/2011......N/A.....................N/A


http://www.donlen.com/buildstart-cadillac.aspx

..............2011.Final.Order..2012.Initial.Order ..2012.Start.of
Model.........Due.Date1.(A).....Acceptance1.(B)... ..Production1.(C)
CTS.Sedan.....02/18/11.(A)......04/18/11.(B)........07/18/11.(C)
CTS.Coupe.....02/18/11.(A)......04/18/11.(B)........07/18/11.(C)
CTS.Wagon.....02/18/11.(A)......04/18/11.(B)........07/18/11.(C)
DTS...........02/18/11.(A)......N/A.(B).............N/A.(C)
Escalade/
Escalade.ESV..05/26/11.(A)......04/18/11.(B)........08/08/11.(C)
Escalade.EXT..06/02/11.(A)......04/18/11.(B)........08/15/11.(C)
SRX.Sport.Wgn.04/28/11.(A)......04/18/11.(B)........07/18/11.(C)
STS...........02/04/11.(A)......N/A.(B).............N/A.(C)
1 - All dates are estimated and subject to change