What Is Top Gear USA Doing With A Merkur, An Allante, And An SVX?

An eagle-eyed reader in San Diego spotted a Merkur XR4Ti, Cadillac Allante, and Subaru SVX all parked with a film crew in front of his office building. The man in plaid clearly gave them away as Top Gear USA, but what's going on here? » 6/18/12 5:30pm 6/18/12 5:30pm

Imagine a World-Class Road Car With Cadillac Comfort: 1987 Allanté!

Just as the Volaré wasn't pronounced "Vo-luh-RAY" by its marketers, the Allanté's American pronunciation also ignores the accent... in much the same way that American car buyers ignored the Allanté itself. » 6/06/10 1:00pm 6/06/10 1:00pm

Italian Week: 1993 Cadillac Allanté for $22,436!

In their advertising of the day, Caddy claimed, The only way to travel is in Cadillac style. But for this transcontinental two-door, the only way was in the belly of a specially outfitted 747. » 4/24/09 9:00am 4/24/09 9:00am

The Only Way To Travel Is Cadillac Style: 1989 Allanté By Cadillac

Priced at $57,183 (about $98,000 in 2009 dollars) the 1989 Cadillac Allanté had a gorgeous, built-in-Italy Pininfarina body… and approximately zero buyers. This ad features the famous Cadillac Polo Team, yet somehow didn't boost sales. » 1/27/09 11:00am 1/27/09 11:00am

Cadillac Car! Allante!

As we trundled our weary bones down to the bodega this overcast afternoon with Minuteflag's "Fetch the Water" spinning in the brain-pan, 1990 happened all over again. We spied a man wearing Oakley Razor Blades in a clean Cadillac Allant . The XLR's Pininfarina-bodied, wrong-wheel-drive older brother actually looked… » 12/15/06 6:00pm 12/15/06 6:00pm