Cadillac was founded by engineer Heinrich Leland together with businessman William Murphy in 1902. The company is one of the oldest automobile brands in the world. The first Cadillac car was produced in 1903. Currently, the American company specializes in the production of personal luxury cars.
Cadillac Eldorado Brougham
Cadillac Eldorado Brougham was considered the most expensive car of its time. This model was launched in 1957. Convertible "Cadillac" was the first post-war development of the company. The car had an unusual design. A distinctive feature of the Cadillac convertible was the fins located on the sides of the body. The model was compared with a spaceship. Many car companies have adopted Cadillac design solutions. For the first time, a rounded windshield was installed on a car. The roof automatically folded into the trunk. A protective visor, French headlights, a luxurious interior distinguished the model from its competitors. The complete set of the car impressed customers. It included power brakes and steering, air conditioning, heatingseats, power windows, seat adjustment, electronic lock. At the request of the client, a TV, refrigerators, and a player were installed in the car. The dimensions of the 4-door convertible made it possible. The length of the car exceeded 5 m, and the width - 2 m. The manufacturer offered potential buyers 45 interior color options.
"Cadillac Eldorado" - convertible, which has long been the flagship of the American company. Some cars were made by hand to order. American presidents, mafiosi, film actors and singers traveled in a Cadillac convertible. The huge car fleet of the king of rock and roll Elvis Presley consisted mainly of models of this brand. The car can be seen in many American films. In 1960, all cars of this model were assembled by hand in Italy. Since 1966, the model has been equipped with front-wheel drive. This car became a real legend and was produced for fifty years. During this time, the model has undergone numerous modifications. At the same time, the model remained the flagship of Cadillac. In 2002, the last series was released in classic colors: red and white. These vehicles are currently of particular value to collectors.
Cadillac Allante was released in 1987. The car was equipped with a 4.5-liter engine with a capacity of 200 liters. With. The model was produced only 6 years. During this time, the company has produced 21 thousand cars. bodiescars were manufactured by the Italian company Pininfarina. Then they were transported by plane to Detroit. This feature has spawned many jokes about the "longest conveyor belt in the world." The model was produced in two types: with an aluminum roof and a fabric roof.
Cadillac Ciel was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011. This model is called the most technologically advanced car in the world. The manufacturer positioned the model as a car for travelers. Its name translates as "sky". But the model was released as a concept in a single copy. This is a four-seater convertible with a luxurious interior. It features nickel inserts, Italian olive wood and soft leather. Bucket seats provide driver and passenger comfort. The dashboard displays information in digital and analog form. The exterior of the car is reminiscent of the design of an old Cadillac convertible from the 60s. 22-inch wheels do not stand out against the background of the impressive size of the car. Its length exceeds 5 m. At the same time, the model is the lowest Cadillac car. The car is equipped with a 3.6 liter hybrid engine. The rear doors of the car open backwards. The cost of the car exceeds 4 million euros.