Speculations Run About Cadillac Xlr

By: Anthony Fontanelle

When speculations start to boil and rumors start spreading wide, there are a couple of reasons behind this. One, there is somebody or some party who wants to gain from the building speculations - a marketing strategy, for short. Two, followers of the topic had nothing much to talk about hence the speculations. Three, someone or some party wants to bring the topic down from the top rank that it belongs to. And four, the whole rumors deal is to actually create hype because there is really some truth about the whole talk.

Right now, speculations are running around the Cadillac XLR and the Cadillac XLR-V. These two vehicles from the Cadillac range have been the topic for some number of auto followers and experts. One of the facts that the industry does know is that General Motors and Cadillac are still keeping mum about the real deal with the Cadillac XLR and the Cadillac XLR-V, reported Jalopnik.

The rumors have been set to sizzle as Jalopnik continued to report that writer Rick Popely from the Chicago Tribune had written about the two vehicles in his article which was published just last Sunday. The writer did disclose that the new 2009 Cadillac XLR which is a roadster would be available in dealerships come July. He also continued that the vehicle would be coming with new styles for the exterior and the interior. For the vehicle's price, Popely did continue to disclose that Chevrolet has mentioned that you might have to shell out $100,000 to get one and it seems like the vehicle would be made as a limited edition type for only 2000 units would be create per year. The article also did share that the vehicle might also be getting a new engine.

The Cadillac XLR has been produced by General Motors since 2004 and it is being assembled in the car manufacturer's plant in Bowling Green in Kentucky. The vehicle took the spot that previously belonged to the Cadillac Eldorado and the Cadillac Allante. As a luxury roadster, the vehicle comes as a FR coupe convertible with two doors and it is built on the company's Y-body platform.

As part of its set of , the automobile has been equipped with two kinds of engines - a Northstar V8 unit capable of holding 4.6 liters, and a Northstar SC V8 with 4.4 liter.

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