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· The Creature
2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV
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It seems that our Future Classics posts have spurred readers into dreaming up their own nominees. This time around, our Future Classic post was written by Autoblog guest writer Derek Kreindler. We know our choices are often offbeat, but Derek has taken a dive off the deep end. The piece has been edited by Autoblog staff for grammar, spelling and general spunkiness.

Who Killed The Entry Level Caddy?
(By Derek Kreindler)

In the history of the automobile, there have been many cars inexplicably authorized for sale: the homely Edsel, firey Pinto, and who could forget the TC by Maserati, synonymous with "unholy alliance"? There is one car, however, that is met with sneers, jeers and other remarks so disparaging they would make a French waiter blush with embarrassment. That car is the Cadillac Cimarron.Continue reading Future Classic: Cadillac Cimarron

Future Classic: Cadillac Cimarron originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 30 Jan 2007 18:06:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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· Registered
2008 DTS Perf-Plat, fr 11 STS, 04 DeV, 76 Eldo Con, 74 Fltwd
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After my 74 Fleetwood had 4 breakdowns in one month, I ordered an 1984 Turbo Sunbird 4 door. It was a nice, roomy small car with plenty of go in the higher rpms. Sporty, but the ride wasn't bone-jarring.

GM's big mistake was rushing to market with a 4 cyl Cimmaron. The interior was attractive, with leather seats. That article had several other factual errors. The early-mid 80's was the nadir of auto design and performance, a reaction to the 79 oil crisis.
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