Caddyinfo.com Weekly Chat

I was a guest again on the Caddyinfo.com weekly chat and had a lot of fun as usual. Bruce and Texas Jim and I discussed the latest news out of the Cadillac world. Sit back and have a cup of coffee and watch us discuss what is going right lately with Cadillac and what could be improved upon.

Cadillac News This Week

 

General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced this week that the automaker will launch the Super Cruise advanced driver assistance system and vehicle-to-vehicle communications within the next two years. Both technologies will find their way into 2017 model year vehicles, automating key aspects of driving for Cadillac owners.

 

Cadillac’s aggressive pricing strategy is here to stay, according to the brand’s new chief, Johan De Nysschen, and if he has his way, there won’t be major incentives to help juice sales either. Speaking to Automotive News, De Nysschen said “We cannot deny the fact that we are leaving behind our traditional customer base…It will take …

 

The configurator for the Cadillac ATS Coupe has hit the Web and is ready for you to spec your new luxury coupe.

If you are in the market for a luxury coupe but would prefer it to be American, then you are in luck because the configurator for the 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe is now online. Prices for the Cadillac start at $38,990 (including the $995 destination fee) for the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 272 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, or $46,145 for the 321-hp, 275-lb-ft 3.6-liter V6. Gearbox options include a six-speed manual on some 2.0 models

Caddy Chat News 8/27/2014 Edition

Some interesting news this week coming with auto show reveals in mind. Last week we found out that the new flagship Cadillac will be revealed at the New York International Auto Show and this week we learn that the 2015 ATS-V sedan will make it’s debut at the LA auto show.

Cadillac confirms ATS-V sedan will debut at 2014 L.A. Auto Show - LA Times

Cadillac confirms ATS-V sedan will debut at 2014 L.A. Auto Show – LA Times

Cadillac will use this year’s L.A. Auto Show to reveal the aggressive version of its ATS sedan.
Cadillac flagship to offer individual reclining rear seats

Cadillac flagship to offer individual reclining rear seats

We’ve heard plenty about Cadillac’s upcoming flagship but new details are starting to emerge about the car’s luxurious interior.
2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport Long-Term Test Update – Review – Car and Driver

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport Long-Term Test Update – Review – Car and Driver

Cadillac’s 10Best-winning CTS is midway through its 40,000-mile long-term test. Read more and see photos at Car and Driver.
Cadillac ATS-L Launches In China | GM Authority

Cadillac ATS-L Launches In China | GM Authority

The stretched luxury sport compact sedan is priced between RMB 288,800 and 448,000, or $47,000 and $80,000.
Cadillac ELR future in doubt, could be discontinued

Cadillac ELR future in doubt, could be discontinued

Cadillac chief engineer Dave Leone said recently in an interview the company hasn’t decided yet whether there will be a second generation ELR.

Cadillac News You May Have Missed

This was a very big week full of announcements from Cadillac. The arrival of the new flagship sedan that will be revealed at the New York International Auto show. The still unnamed car which many people are calling the LTS based on the patent Cadillac filed for a while back will be seen in NY and I will be there for the unveiling.

Cadillac Flagship Sedan Set for 2015 New York Auto Show – News – Car and Driver | Car and Driver Blog

Cadillac Flagship Sedan Set for 2015 New York Auto Show – News – Car and Driver | Car and Driver Blog

Cadillac’s all-new, full-size sedan will bow at the 2015 New York auto show, but its name remains a mystery. Although we previously reported that the rear-wheel-drive four-door will go by the name LTS, a spokesman told Car and Driver this week, “that may not be what it’s called.” GM trademarked LTS back in 2012, and […]
Upcoming Cadillac flagship to be offered in Europe - report

Upcoming Cadillac flagship to be offered in Europe – report

The future flagsip sedan of Cadillac that could be called the LTS will reportedly reach the European market.
Reuss: Cadillac F-Segment Flagship Is A Go | The Truth About Cars

Reuss: Cadillac F-Segment Flagship Is A Go | The Truth About Cars

General Motors global product development chief Mark Reuss revealed Tuesday that Cadillac will press ahead with an F-segment sedan built upon a new platform. The Detroit News reports the new Cadillac will slot above the full-size XTS, and will throw down against the Mercedes S-Class and BMW 7 Series. Reuss adds that the flagship sedan …
Cadillac Plans a Sub-ATS Sedan – News – Car and Driver | Car and Driver Blog

Cadillac Plans a Sub-ATS Sedan – News – Car and Driver | Car and Driver Blog

Cadillac can’t afford to sit out on the small-car craze sweeping through luxury automakers. Buyers shopping for a badge rather than a car look right past Cadillac’s $33,990 ATS to the Mercedes-Benz CLA-class and the Audi A3, both of which start under $31,000. This compact class, relatively new in the U.S., is the fastest-growing segment […]
Cadillac Developing ATS-Based GT3 Racecar | GM Authority

Cadillac Developing ATS-Based GT3 Racecar | GM Authority

The new car will eventually replace the CTS-V.R.