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Hey guys :) I have been absent for a long time since I sold my 2002 Escalade.

I am planning to get back into the club with a 2008 ESV, Infra Red. My main question is when can I pre-order it?
 

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Hey everyone, well I know that the 08 ESV's and EXT's start production about mid July, but how long does it take to make one?? When is the soonest you could have it in your hands if you order it now?
 

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Hey everyone, well I know that the 08 ESV's and EXT's start production about mid July, but how long does it take to make one?? When is the soonest you could have it in your hands if you order it now?
Not sure about Cadillac, but about 4 years ago I ordered a Dodge Ram 2500 for work and it took about 6 weeks.

Also, I went to my local Caddy dealership today. They did not have 2008 pricing so I decided to wait.

Follow up question. Will the 2008 model have Active Fuel Management?
 

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Ooops one more thing. :)

The sales manager said he would do the order for $1000 over invoice. When pricing comes in I'll try for $500. :alchi:
 

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Put a deposit for $1000.00 to secure your order. You'll get it back when you get the car. You should go with that deal Cbarrios. Thats actually a good deal for an '08 ESV.
 

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Put a deposit for $1000.00 to secure your order. You'll get it back when you get the car. You should go with that deal Cbarrios. Thats actually a good deal for an '08 ESV.
Yeah thats what I thought, but I would not be happy if I did not haggle a little. :)

He asked for 1500 deposit that will go torwards the downpayment. So yeah will do it when I get some numbers. My guesstimate is fully loaded for about 66k.
 

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Sounds like a fair deal. Gotta love hagglers, but to give the dealer a fair profit to keep the lights on is also very respectable. Good luck with the transaction!
 

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Not sure about Cadillac, but about 4 years ago I ordered a Dodge Ram 2500 for work and it took about 6 weeks.

Also, I went to my local Caddy dealership today. They did not have 2008 pricing so I decided to wait.

Follow up question. Will the 2008 model have Active Fuel Management?
No.

Deletions
-Exterior color (53U) Radiant Bronze
-Exterior color (63U) Red E
-Power liftgate interior strap (power liftgate is standard.
-(PCW) Information Package
-(PCX) Climate Package
-Under hood air filter gauge
-Oil level switch in ol pan (2008i)
-2 additional DVD map updates
-Rubber finger on liftgate pull-down hand cup

New Features
-Exterior color (46U) Stealth Gray

-Exterior color (80U) Infrared. Available at extra charge.

-(PDW) V8 Ultra Luxury Collection (Navigation, Rear Camera, IntelliBeam headlamps, Heated/Cooled Seats, Heated Steering Wheel, Power Release 2nd row seat, 22" Wheels.
-New Key Fob design
-"Dome Off" lettering on lamp controls

Changes
-All rear badging changes to "Escalade" and will be located on the lower right of the liftgate. Side door badging will not change.
-PRNDL LED indicator changes from Green to Red on "D", "N" and "M" designations
-Power liftgate switch graphic changes fron "O" to "OFF"
-Second row bench storage changes to twin cupholders
-Front console, rear Auxiliary Power Outlet (APO) articulating cover/chrome ring will be replaced by non-chrome tether APO cover
-Cubbyhole to the left of the headlamp knob is currently flocked; flocking will be replaced by a rubber mat
 

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The best thing is to get a supplier discount and when they hav eemployee rebates you get those discounts as well. If you want you can place an order through me and I can have it shipped to you. There is alot of dealers that have the 2008 Escalades in stock. I have 8 on the ground right now.

Scott Pratt
810-225-1228
 

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Has anyone seen pricing on 08 Escalade not ESV? Any idea when production starts ?
All up on KBB.com, and they've already been in production for a little while.

Here's two on Ebay right now.

2008 White Diamond Escalade:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2008-CADILLAC-ESCALADE-AWD-ROOF-NAV-DVD-PWR-STEPS-22S_W0QQitemZ110145584489QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item110145584489#lg

2008 Stealth Gray Escalade ESV:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2008-ESCALADE-ESV-LOADED-NAV-SUNROOF-REAR-DVD_W0QQitemZ300127155798QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item300127155798
 

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Thanks "cruiser", looked at the ESV just a little bigger than I need. Will look at 08 Escalade when they get to NY.
 

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Hey, anybody else notice that the surround on the front grill emblem is body colored on those two 08s? My 07 and others I have seen, have all black surrounding the emblem, regardless of body color. The rear emblem seems to still have the black surround on the 08.

I don't remember seeing that on "the list" of 08 changes.

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Hey, anybody else notice that the surround on the front grill emblem is body colored on those two 08s? My 07 and others I have seen, have all black surrounding the emblem, regardless of body color. The rear emblem seems to still have the black surround on the 08.

I don't remember seeing that on "the list" of 08 changes.

Todd
Oh yeah, I guess so. As is common, sometimes when it's just a very minor thing that not everyone would spot and is just do to a new assembly/painting/etc. process, it doesn't get mentioned, it just happens. Same way as upgrading or decontenting parts under the skin you don't see, which happens frequently.
 
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