For The Well-Dressed Judge: Turbo Cimarron Cowboy Hat!

I've been wanting to do a Stupid Murilee Junkyard Project™ with a Dodge Conquest TURBO seat belt for quite some time, and now I've found a junked Conquest! Combine the TURBO belt with a Cadillac Cimarron seat emblem and… win! » 3/27/10 4:00pm 3/27/10 4:00pm

10K Mile '81 Cadillac Cimarron For $8,995: Nice Price Or Crack Pipe?

A decisive 85% of you felt that the $39,975 Iran Khodro Paykan Deluxe required a major helping of Hubba Rocks to look like a wise investment, but today's choice might be more of a dilemma. Yes, the Cimarron was a total disaster for Cadillac, diluting its brand at the worst possible time, but that makes it a » 9/10/08 8:00am 9/10/08 8:00am

1985 Cadillac Cimarron

Welcome to Down On The Street » 8/19/08 9:00am 8/19/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. With all the cool cars and trucks we've seen in this series, it may come as a shock to some that the first-ever DOTS car- that is, the first use of "Down On The Street" as the…

What's The Worst Example Of Brand Dilution?

When a company does all that work to build a brand you'd think they'd be careful about letting it go to crap for a couple of extra bucks. But companies love extra bucks and, when nothing else is going for them, they can always leverage awareness. Take the VW Caddy Carrera, a special edition VW van from Porsche? Really? … » 5/30/08 11:40am 5/30/08 11:40am

Down On The Street: Cimarron d'Oro!

After spotting the super-awesome Opera Light Van the other day, I've been keeping my weather eye open (and low-end cameraphone ready) for similar finds: parked vehicles that look mundane at first glance but reveal themselves to be something much more upon closer inspection. Likesay this '84 Cadillac Cimarron d'Oro... » 5/15/07 10:30am 5/15/07 10:30am

Short-Lived GM Car of the Day: Cadillac Cimarron

Of course you saw it coming! The Cimarron, perhaps the most costly badge-engineering fiasco in The General's history. Based on the same J-body platform as the Olds Firenza and Pontiac J2000, the marque-tarnishing Cimarron was built for the 1982 through 1988 model years; each one that rolled off the assembly line was… » 4/06/07 5:55pm 4/06/07 5:55pm