Cadillac News, Concepts, Future Models, Rumors and more Discussion, Cadillac's future products, according to Automobile Magazine in Current Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Sixteen ~ A smaller sedan with a V12 might happen.
V-12 ~ Approved for production. Due to arive in next ...
Possible use in V-Series STS? You know what that means: Cadillac still doesn't get it. If STS doesn't have 400hp in MY2005 and the V-Series doesn't bow the next year with 500hp, Cadillac can just pack it up and go home.
They still think they're competing with Lincoln. Figure it out, boys. Refinement means squat if you don't have the halo version to light the fires.
The biggest issue as far as I'm concerned is that Cadillac takes entirely TOO LONG to bring new product to market.
Example: The new Chrysler Cross Fire debuted as a concept in '01 and is hitting the market within a month or so. The Cadillac XLR debuted in '99 as the Evoq concept and we're still waiting for it.
Amen. Look how long it took to drop an existing engine (LS6) into an existing car (CTS). CTSv should be on the road in January? I know GM's got Grands Prix and Malibus to launch but really...
I think GM is paying the price for thinning its engineering ranks without thinning its products. They spend so much time turning out variations of vanilla they have no time to make excellent compelling product.