Cadillac ATS: The Jalopnik Review

Auto scribes are rarely the creative type and we're all easily led to follow the storyline laid out for us by the car companies. In the case of the Cadillac ATS that story line is "has Cadillac beaten the 3-series?" Go ahead and read some other reviews. They'll almost all start out with a variation on that theme. » 7/23/12 1:20pm 7/23/12 1:20pm

Journalist Flips Cadillac ATS In Crash 17 Miles From Race Track

"Let's keep the shiny side up" were nearly the last words from the GM employee responsible for the safety briefing ahead of a drive for journalists through the windy roads of Georgia. One writer for a buff book didn't take that advice seriously enough and rolled a brand new Cadillac ATS into the woods within a few miles… » 6/27/12 10:30am 6/27/12 10:30am

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

If 1950s Mobsters Went Camping, They'd Take This Cadillac

It's common knowledge that Cadillac cars were once refitted to serve as ambulances (and still bring out the dead as hearses). But did you know that an Eisenhower-era custom shop once turned Caddys into RVs? "Lefty, find us a KOA near Vegas, ya friggin' mook." » 6/06/12 3:00pm 6/06/12 3:00pm

Watch A Cadillac CTS-V's Airbags Explode During A Pre-Wedding Autocross

GM Engineer Brad Doerr's fiancée Holly would normally be out on the track with him and their Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon for a day of auto-crossing, but she was a little busy getting primped for the wedding they'd planned just two hours later. So there he was, alone, out on a fairly tame course when all of a sudden his… » 6/05/12 12:30pm 6/05/12 12:30pm

How A Car Dealer Screwed An Old Couple On Social Security Out Of…

There comes a certain age where your wits have started to leave you, but your money hasn't. And that's the perfect time for ripoff artists to strike. Like the story of this elderly couple, whose only stated income was $2,600 a month in Social Security benefits, got talked into, and approved for, a 2011 Cadillac STS… » 4/20/12 3:30pm 4/20/12 3:30pm

2013 Cadillac SRX: Leave Well Enough Alone

"The 2013 SRX illustrates the Cadillac philosophy of never leaving well enough alone," said Don Butler, vice president of marketing for GM's wreath and crest-festooned proto-luxury brand. We couldn't agree more. Because somehow they've managed to take the attractive Art & Science exterior design philosophy of the Cadillac … » 4/02/12 3:30pm 4/02/12 3:30pm