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Cadillac XLR Forum Discussion, XLR dressed up Corvette in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; To continue a theme from the Escalade Forum. Do you think the XLR is nothing more than a dressed up ...
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    XLR dressed up Corvette

    To continue a theme from the Escalade Forum. Do you think the XLR is nothing more than a dressed up Vette or can this car stand on its own?

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    Like it or not, I think there are two ways of looking at the XLR.
    Either it's a tarted-up, de-tuned Corvette, or it's a Corvette being taken to the "next level" of sophistication made possible by the higher price-point.
    Only time will tell which is correct.

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    Agreed, I would buy the Cadillac before I'd buy the 'Vette......But, That's no surprise! I'm a Cadillac kind of guy!

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    Is THAT what you call it?

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    Yeah, me too!

    mmmm, cooled seats!!!!


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    I think a dressed-up Vette is an awesome proposition. "Nothing more than?" It's stiff, it's large, it's light, and it handles like a TYCO CurveHugger II. I don't think "more" is possible.

    XLR's dressing-up is significant, addressing all of the things that keep Corvette out of luxury-roadster territory: DOHC engine, five-speed auto, comfort-tuned suspension, luxurious interior, power hardtop.

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