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    Why did the XLR fail?

    It's such a beauty and a rarity in the world of PRHTs. Did sales just completely fizzle? Maybe the niche was wrong, or the car overpriced? Were there mechanical problems that made it go away?

    True pity, it's such a beautiful car.

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    Re: Why did the XLR fail?

    Quote Originally Posted by bwv565 View Post
    It's such a beauty and a rarity in the world of PRHTs.
    What is a 'PHRT' ?
    Did sales just completely fizzle? Maybe the niche was wrong, or the car overpriced? Were there mechanical problems that made it go away?
    None of the above.
    The XLR was conceived/designed/built/intended as a 'limited production" vehicle.
    A "unique" Cadillac of the period.

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    Re: Why did the XLR fail?

    I'm gonna guess PRHT is production roadster hard top?

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    Re: Why did the XLR fail?

    Quote Originally Posted by cadillac kevin View Post
    I'm gonna guess PRHT is production roadster hard top?
    Power Retractable Hard Top

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimD View Post
    The XLR was conceived/designed/built/intended as a 'limited production" vehicle.
    A "unique" Cadillac of the period.
    Then that makes it even better for people who were lucky enough to have the money to buy one when they came out. I've looked at Autotrader and there are only 3 available in Canada, the prices ranging from $35 to $59K, depending on model year.

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    Re: Why did the XLR fail?

    I found 8 for sale in Vancouver b.c., I dont know where you are in N. america.

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