Run to the Sun 2013 ? Part 1

By Bill SchafferPortland, Ore. ? Every year an automotive writer?s organization Barb and I belong to has a two-day drive called Run to the Sun (RttS) giving us a chance to sample some of the manufacturers? latest offerings. This year Barbara was away at a Jeep-Ram-Dodge program in Southern California, so I was on my…

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2013 Cadillac XTS Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer If we were giving a prize for the automobile company making the most dramatic turnaround, Cadillac would probably be the big winner. Sure, the big Escalade SUV has certainly been a significant player in the full-size luxury SUV niche adding to the company?s success but its cars like the CTS…

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Test Drive: 2013 Cadillac XTS

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We?ve always had a soft spot in our heart for Cadillac.? Barbara had owned several of them, years ago, and we?ve followed with great interest the Arts and Science design language and the outstanding engineering that went into the CTS. After the 2011 model year, Cadillac discontinued the rear-drive STS…

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First Drive: 2013 Cadillac XTS

By Barbara Schaffer Cadillac was long overdue for a new larger flagship sedan, but while that segment may have been neglected, America?s premier luxury brand has been developing quite a reputation for itself with cars from the CTS series with the outstanding sedan, coupe and wagon models and the CTS-V performance line.? The CTS models…

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Test Drive: 2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan

?Cadillac develops new luxury formula with the 2013 Cadillac XTS sedan? Cadillac XTS ?bursts into Spring with the addition of the all-new 2013 Cadillac XTS Luxury Sedan. Positioned directly above Cadillac?s CTS lineup, the XTS is a larger, four-door, five-passenger, premium sedan and is the most technologically advanced production car in the marque?s history. Power…

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CUE HD Std. on Cad XTS

Cadillac?s upcoming luxury flagship, the XTS, will be loaded with technology and Cadillac announced in December that they will also be the first American manufacturer to offer HD radio as standard equipment. Embedded in Cadillac?s new CUE (Cadillac User Experience) system the HD Radio? uses a digital broadcasting format for AM and FM stations to…

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New Cadillac Flagship Debuts in LA

The Cadillac XTS got its day in the lights at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show.? Arriving in showrooms in the spring of 2012, Cadillac officials call the XTS the most technologically advanced production car in the brand?s history. Larger than the?CTS, the new?XTS?delivers space, elegance and dramatic presence, but with entirely new and technically…

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