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Cadillac XLR News

  • 2009 Cadillac XLR-V

    The ongoing economic recession continues to impact the car industry and General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] with reduced revenue and the need to cut production. Reducing production means cutting back on labor, resulting in today's announcement of 2,000 jobs to be cut. Along with the lost jobs, GM will be cutting back on output of specific models and doing away with the Cadillac XLR altogether. The Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 will both see their numbers reduced as 800 jobs leave the Lordstown plant where they are built, reports Automotive News. Heavier losses of 1,200 jobs at the Delta...

  • D3 boosts Cadillac XLR-V output to more than 600hp
    D3 boosts Cadillac XLR-V output to more than 600hp

    There was a time when aftermarket tuners would rarely even consider modifying something like a Cadillac. The brand was largely associated with retirees and boring business execs, hardly the type of buyers looking for aggressive bodykits and insane power mods. Then came the sharply styled CTS sedan...

  • Cadillac announces facelifted 2009 XLR and XLR-V roadsters
    Cadillac announces facelifted 2009 XLR and XLR-V roadsters

    Porsche’s new 911 Carrera wasn’t the only facelifted model announced today. Cadillac, too, has revealed details about the 2009 mid-cycle update for its XLR Roadster, which benefits from a range of more powerful engines and refreshed styling both inside and out. For the 2009 model year...

  • Americans getting too fat to drive?
    Americans getting too fat to drive?

    Americans - like their cars - are getting heavier every year. Unfortunately, it seems the tested passenger capacities of the cars they drive are not keeping up. Two-seaters like the Mazda MX-5 and the Chevy Corvette aren't rated to carry two 200lb (91kg) adults - and some, like the Cadillac XLR are...

  • Platinum Series Cadillac XLR, STS and DTS
    Platinum Series Cadillac XLR, STS and DTS

    Cadillac will be launching its new limited edition Platinum Series range of cars at this week's L.A. Auto Show, with cars that feature even more luxury and quality than the label's regular models. Just as Cadillac’s V-series extended the brand's credentials into the performance arena, the...

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