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Over 100 years of developing the Cadillac brand (Part 2)

With a capacity of 5.4 liters and a capacity of 160 horsepower, the engine has become the model for the entire US automobile industry. Cadillac is regarded as the leading name in terms of design, engine power and performance.

Once again, the competitors were put in the chasing position. The 1949 Coupe de Ville was at the forefront of the trend Manufacture of hardtop chassis without middle pillars. Not a creator, but Cadillac and other brands of General Motors have contributed greatly to make this model popular.

By then, Cadillac held the number one spot for luxury cars in Detroit, the heart of the American auto industry. The name Cadillac is almost synonymous with the term honor, quality, and style. In 1953 the famous Eldorado convertible was introduced.

In 1957, Cadillac released a stainless steel convertible sedan, competing with Rolls-Royce in terms of equipment and price ($ 13,075). Eldorado Brougham stands out thanks to its air suspension and V8 engine. Over time, the name Cadillac grew.

The company reached its peak in the late 1960s and ’70s with its 2-wheel drive Eldorado 8-liter V8 engine. In 1976, the small but luxurious Seville car immediately achieved great success and once again became the trend of America.

Cadillac nowadays

After this period, Cadillac began a period of decline. In the 1980s, Cadillac suffered three failures. The engines V8, V6 and V4 made in 1981 were not of high quality. In the same year, the Cimarron J-Car received market indifference.

The same gloomy fate is the Allante convertible car in 1986. Cadillac’s difficulties are not beyond the decline of more than a decade of American cars compared to other car manufacturers from Japan and Europe.

By the late ’80s, Mercedes-Benz cars, with good looks, excellent quality and high prices, overturned Cadillac’s leading position. If you see a Cadillac parked in front of a whole house and a Mercedes parked in the next house, one will conclude that the owner of the Mercedes owns a better car. At least he paid more for his things.

But Cadillac began its search for aura and the first attempt was to make the Seville STS in 1992. In 1993, it was fitted with a Northstar V8 dual camshaft engine. Not yet regained the dominance it has held throughout much of its development history, but it looks like Cadillac is on its way to the top of the top brands.