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  1. Ford retirees meeting - a peek at some 2011's

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    The 2010 Ford retirees meeting is going on this afternoon across the street from my office. They have it every year during the industry think-tank week which brings up all the brass from GM/Ford/Chrysler. They also bring in some models from the upcoming year - so I thought I'd share a few with...
  2. 2012

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    http://www.leftlanenews.com/chevrolet-camaro-z28.html Will they please give us some teaser info about some 2012 changes? A mild make over? Some bumped up HP? A forged lower end option with the zr1 blower? A ceramic brake package... Somethin?!!! I mean the M5 is coming and they're slapping the...
  3. CTS-V "ride" (firm/soft) comparison?

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    I'm searching but can't find anything.. Is there a discussion already being had about how the CTS-V rides compared to other vehicles? I've never driven in a CTS-V but I'm planning on getting one (or an ATS-V) as my next vehicle. I'd just like to get an idea what it rides like beforehand... I'm...
  4. 2011 Infiniti QX56.....say whaaaaat???

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    I saw one of these last night at the local Infiniti dealer and had to make a post about it. Big luxury SUV's need hard-edged, square lines to really look good. When Infiniti tries to apply it's swooping curves and lines that work well on the G & M, it doesn't work so well on a 3 ton...
  5. Come share your thoughts with Cadillac

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Renewed focus on customer July 24th meet with Key Cadillac Executives and employees for an open discussion on any questions or suggestions you may want to share. -Interact with GM engineering, manuafacturing, and marketing specialist -No hassle test drives -Fun for entire family - food...
  6. HELP I need the name and address for all top GM dasigners to mail letter too.

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    I have crafted a letter to GM design team with 42 proposed changes and improvements for the CTS-V posteb by board members over the last week, and wanted to make sure it is addressed to all the people in a position of authority that can act on the letter. Does anyone have any suggested names and...
  7. Saw my first '11 Regal yesterday. Pics and stuff.

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    So I get to my big client in Rochester yesterday, the big Buick/GMC store, and what do I (finally) see? A 2011 Regal, in real life, up close & in person. I saw it before it got it's PDI inspection, so I wasn't able to drive it (yet), so I'll just give my overall impressions real quick. -It's...
  8. Pics from Cache Valley Cruise-In

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Here are some pics and video from the Cache Valley Cruise-In that went on yesterday. I entered my V and my Big Dog K-9. It was a fun show and a lot of cars. I had sooo many people say, "Woah, I've never heard a Cadillac sound like that before" and "That is the coolest Cadillac I have ever seen,"...
  9. June/YTD 2010 CTS sales vs. German, Japanese, U.S. competitors

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    FYI 2010 New Vehicle Sales (USA) year-over-year change Brand Model (****) ........... June 2010 / 2009 / % ..... YTD 2010 / 2009 / % __________________________________________________ ____________ Cadillac CTS (2008) .............. 4,193 / 3,193 / +31.3 ..... 19,085 / 20,559 / (-7.2)...
  10. Announcement to ALL

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    To all of you guy that have done business with me Thank You. To all those waiting to do business with me... We will stay in touch in the next week. AS OF Today 6-30-2010 Superior Cadillac GMC will not be a Cadillac or GM dealership. This was GM decision with the owners of the dealership. We...
  11. 04 vs 09 "upgrade" - my observations

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    I recently "upgraded" from an 04 V8 AWD loaded minus utility package (at the time) that included the towing package and third row seat to an 09 V6 RWD with everything but the towing package. Ironically I wanted the towing package both times, but didn't want the third row seat the first time and...
  12. Cadillac calls Ritz to capture luxury lost on young

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- General Motors Co. CEO Ed Whitacre wants Cadillac to treat customers better. At a June 3 meeting in Chicago, GM managers told 300 salespeople how a Texas salesman had dissuaded a friend of Whitacre's from buying a Caddy. When his buddy test drove a CTS- V sedan, it ran...
  13. Local dealer wont deal on 2010 CTS may get ES350

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Local dealer wont deal on 2010 CTS may get ES350 for $2k less with more options and higher resale Tell me why I shouldn't for $2k less up front and $4k more when i sell in 3 years Thanks
  14. Looking to buy new car. Need Help.

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Hello everyone. I am hoping to get opinions or facts as to the question I’m about to propose. I’m looking to buy a new-to-me car soon and would like some help in deciding which vehicle to buy. This posting will be repeated in all of the forums for each vehicle I’m looking into. I have driven...
  15. Latest Cadillac ATS News and Information June 2010

    Cadillac ATS General Discussion Forum
    The Cadillac ATS, which will be on the new RWD Alpha platform, will have at least one four cylinder (probably the 2.0L turbo) and V6 (3.6L DI). The ATS-V is planned to have the same V8 as the CTS-V. The size is said to be very, very close to the Mercedes C-Class. The Cadillac ATS Sedan should...
  16. Unsprung Weight

    Cadillac STS-V Series Forum
    Ok, heres the deal..... I lost 3lbs per tire on each corner. I am getting 1.5 mpg more and the car feels stronger coming off a light. I know I am going to hear "You are driving harder", but no.........Exact same conditions. Can 3lbs per corner of unsprung weight really make that much...
  17. A Dose Of First Generation Trivia

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    In the November 2005 issue of Car and Driver Magazine and their long term test of the 2005 N* AWD 5-speed. This was two years before the 6L50 6-speed transmission debuted for the 2007 SRX model year. The test vehicle was loaded with every option including the Magnetic Ride Control. New, the...
  18. The New Cadillac Lineup

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    I've mentioned inside other discussions before, but nobody ever noticed... So here's a new topic just for it... Does Cadillac necessarily NEED to change model names like it's been and will be doing? Since the Cadillac CTS is growing for the next model, why not save the STS (Seville) and use...
  19. 2010 CTS sales vs. German, Japanese, U.S. competitors

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    2010 USA Sales Data Brand Model (****) ............ April ...... YTD % change, year-over-year __________________________________________________ Cadillac CTS (2008) ............. (-15.4) ... (-21.1) Lincoln MKS (2009) ............. (-1.5) ... (-12.3) MKZ (2010) ............. (-8.9) ...
  20. CTS sales down (-21.1%) YTD...

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    vs. GM core brand sales up +31% YTD http://www.gm.com/corporate/investor_information/sales_prod/index.jsp 2010 CTS monthly unit sales year-over-year comparison: Apr (-15.4%) . . . vs. GM core brands +19.7%; Chrysler, Ford +25% Mar (-26.5%) Feb (-17.5% ) Jan (- 25.0% ) Perhaps a lag effect...
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