About Cadillac XLR
The Cadillac XLR is a roadster with two seats that was first launched in 2003 at North American International Auto Show. The manufacturer and seller of the XLR model is Cadillac. It began its production in 2004. The same year saw the roadster nominated for the North American Car of the Year Award. As the flagship product of Cadillac, the XLR has caught people's eyes upon its debut. The model years range from 2004 to 2009. The two-passenger roadster mainly assembles its parts in the Bowling Green Assembly Plant in Kentucky.
The Cadillac XLR is regarded as a luxury vehicle and can also be classified as a sports car. In the car body style, it adopts a 2-door retractable hardtop, which is also known as a coupé convertible. The vehicle has an automatically operated, self-storing hardtop. As for the automotive design, it uses an FR, or front-engine and rear-wheel-drive layout. The designers include Tom Peters, Kip Wasenko, and Wayne Cherry. It is built on the basics of the General Motors Y platform, or Y body. When it comes to the detailed dimensional data, the XLR has a wheelbase of 105.7 in (2,685 mm). The vehicle measures 177.7 in (4,514 mm) in length, 72.3 in (1,836 mm) in width and 50.4 in (1,280 mm) in height. The curb weight is 3,840 lb (1,742 kg).
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The Cadillac XLR and its classic parts have all gone through generational changes for better performance. The XLR is equipped with a 4.6L V8 engine capable of around 320 horsepower. It has a refined version called The Cadillac XLR-V, whose power output can be up to 443 hp (330 kW). The vehicle features an adaptive suspension, which can enhance ride control when driving. For the parts of transmissions, a change from 5-speed 5L50 automatic to 6-speed 6L80 automatic helps greatly improve the power output.
The Cadillac XLR can be seen as a great combination of both practicality and extravagant owing to its high-quality and luxurious OEM parts. Though as a luxury roadster, the Cadillac XLR has focused on its functionality. It offers a wide range of functions. From a touchscreen GPS navigation radio to adaptive cruise control, the vehicle is destined to provide you with a comfortable and user-friendly driving experience. At the same time, it doesn't forget its brand characteristic of extravagance. The Bulgari-branded instrument panel cluster, the embroidered letters "XLR" on the luxury carpeted floor mats, and the exquisite wood interior trim, all these accessory parts are proof of its wealth and sumptuousness.