The Godfather Roadster: An Offer We Can Refuse

The Godfather Roadster's an event horizon of chrome, white-wall tires and bad taste so profound you cannot see the Cadillac XLR upon which it's based. It's on eBay for $50,000 and bidders have yet to hit the reserve. » 5/07/10 1:00pm 5/07/10 1:00pm

Cadillac XLR Is Dead

In GM's announcement today of production cuts was news the Cadillac XLR would be getting the axe. A sad end to the brightest side we've ever seen of platform prostitution. [BGDailyNews via XLR-Net] » 1/26/09 2:45pm 1/26/09 2:45pm

D3-Tuned XLR-V Cranks Out 600 HP; Brake Upgrades "Highly Recommended"

Cadillac tuners D3 Research have introduced a new three-step tuning package for the XLR-V » 9/12/08 4:40pm 9/12/08 4:40pm that results in a Michelinferno-inducing 600 HP in top trim. Unfortunately, that sort of output isn't available with just a few simple tweaks: A complete engine rebuild is part of the package required to extract peak performance…

2009 Cadillac XLR-V Revealed, Along With A Load Of Images

When Cadillac dropped images of its fender-vented 2009 Cadillac XLR, we knew the XLR-V shots couldn't be far behind since they already gave us specs in the last go round. Well, there it is, amidst a new raft of XLR shots, sure looks like a 2008 Cadillac XLR-V with some fender vents slapped on. We're just glad to know… » 6/09/08 4:45pm 6/09/08 4:45pm

2009 Cadillac XLR Roadster, Revealed!

There's a lot of metal getting the official reveal this morning, isn't there? After showing off the new 2009 Porsche 911 just a few minutes ago, we're now seeing the upgraded 2009 Cadillac XLR taking its first baby steps into the morning sun. The General's luxe brand's taking the Art & Science design to new, more… » 6/06/08 8:25am 6/06/08 8:25am

2009 Cadillac XLR, Now In The Nude

Last time we brought you photos of the 2009 Cadillac XLR it was hidden behind a forrest of trees. This time we've got a great shot of the new XLR roadster in the buff. The new XLR is basically a re-skinned Corvette that's set to be unveiled to the public later this year, which may explain why it's running around… » 4/14/08 11:00am 4/14/08 11:00am

2009 Cadillac XLR Roadster

It's nice to see these first spy photos of the 2009 Cadillac XLR mere minutes after we just dropped the hot load of Fierenzo. Essentially the Cadillac XLR is a re-skinned Corvette. A drop-dead gorgeous skin, but still a re-skin. So what have we got on the new hotness with two doors from Caddy? Not much unfortunately.… » 3/11/08 1:17pm 3/11/08 1:17pm

Rampant Speculation On 2009 Cadillac XLR, XLR-V

The forum fan-boys always on the Inside of News on GM are speculating on the next Cadillac XLR and XLR-V today. Although GM PR folks have been a bit cagey on a replacement for the XLR luxury sports convertible, it isn't stopping the General's fan-boys from rampant speculation gleaned from forums far and wide — mostly… » 2/12/08 9:00am 2/12/08 9:00am

Cadillac XLR

Let's say you're looking for a V8-powered roadster. You're flush, but aren't entertaining the typical Germanic options. You want a crisp handler, but that well worn, peak-earning-years ass has seen better days. Getting rattled around like the last Cracker Jack in the box isn't your idea of fun. You like your gadgetry… » 10/03/07 2:33pm 10/03/07 2:33pm

Bob Barker's Last Car Can Be Yours!

According to the seller, this 2007 Cadillac XLR is the very last car ever given away by Bob Barker on The Price Is Right, on the episode that aired on June 15th. Let's say you already have some other historically significant cars- say, the 1910 Gräf & Stift in which Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated- and you… » 7/25/07 5:20pm 7/25/07 5:20pm

LA Auto Show Preview: Cadillac Drops A Limited-Edition Trio Of…

Right before the LA Auto Show begins, Cadillac's gone and released the embargoed doors on pictures and a press release for three of their show vehicles — and guess, what — although the press release claims Caddy's "extending its luxury tradition with limited-edition versions of XLR Roadster, and STS, DTS Sedans" — in… » 11/28/06 12:37pm 11/28/06 12:37pm

Exclusive Ad Watch: The Cadillac XLR-V Is A Punk Rocker, Bored With…

I could say something cliche about how "street prophets" here on the "mean streets" of Detroit "dropped" this "world premiere" of Cadillac's newest ads, featuring some old "Caddilac style" "mighty-morphing" into the new XLR-V hotness, into our grubby little hands, whispering into my ear that it's set to debut over… » 10/27/06 5:00pm 10/27/06 5:00pm