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2017 Cadillac Escalade Platinum review: Big, brash and luxurious

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http://autoweek.com - The presence of this Cadillac Escalade cannot be denied. It’s big, it’s brash, it sucks down fuel like a 747 and is like a first-class jet on the inside. The Escalade gets wide, soft, heated-and-cooled leather seats, unfinished woodgrain trim and shiny accents all over. The CUE (Cadillac User Experience) entertainment system is improving over the somewhat-difficult-to-navigate early versions, and the faux suede headliner with cutout for the sunroof looks cool, too.

This Cadillac CTS-V Runs a Quarter-Mile in 7 Seconds (with video)

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http://www.thedrive.com - Equipped with an enormous 106mm turbocharger, this Cadillac CTS-V is capable of low seven-second quarter mile passes, deafening everyone surrounding it with cam lope and turbo whistle. Aside from its monster runs, it may have even been the craziest looking car there, completing the ultimate lust-filled package. Collectively, it's enough for us to consider assaulting our bank account as well.

2017’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Cadillac CT6

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http://spectrum.ieee.org - American luxury sedans were once dismissed, often rightly, as lumbering land yachts. But Cadillac has honed its reputation with assassins like the 477-kilowatt (640-horsepower) CTS-V, and now it has applied the same thinking to its flagship sedan. Yes, the CT6 has a street presence that stretches to nearly 5.2 meters (17 feet), which is longer than many SUVs. But remarkably, this Caddy is lighter than a Mercedes S550 by some 450 kilograms (1,000 pounds).

The 2018 Buick Regal Is a Car Worth Waiting For

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http://www.caranddriver.com - As before, Buick’s new mid-size Regal will be little more than a European-market Opel Insignia wearing the Buick insignia, er, Tri-Shield. With Cadillac’s rear-drive ATS busy chasing the BMW 3-series, the front- or all-wheel-drive Regal has always seemed more like a low-budget Audi A4. The new Insignia/Regal looks to move further upscale to pull even closer to the A4.

Report: Mercedes-AMG forecasts banner year ahead

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http://www.motorauthority.com - Mercedes-AMG is expecting another year of growth in 2017 as new, money-printing AMG vehicles reach dealerships, according to a report in Automotive News. Though the overall outlook is good, Adam Chamberlain, vice president of sales for Mercedes-Benz USA, stated the growth will taper off from last year’s 33-percent increase that yielded a total of 23,261 AMG sales in the U.S.

GM Squashes Proposal to Split Stock into Two Classes

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http://www.thedetroitbureau.com - General Motors today rejected an investor-proposed plan calling for the automaker to split its common stock into two classes, saying the idea could harm the company.

Why Ford Is Zigging in Europe While GM Zags

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https://www.fool.com - Investors who have followed the auto industry for years now likely understand General Motors'  has decided to take the long road and stick it out in Europe, despite the implication of setbacks due to Brexit.

Pulling out all the Stops in this Formal 1952 five-window Chevy pickup

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http://www.hotrod.com - After building several high-end street rods over the years, Mike Little of Spring Grove, Pennsylvania decided it was the right time to change gears. Though he loved his beautifully built hot rods, he now the urge to bring a street rod truck into his life, and build it with the same precision he imparted on his Ford and Chevy rods over the years.