Top 5 Most Expensive Cadillacs in the World
People will spent their money to buy Most Expensive Cadillacs because they love it. Cadillac is an American luxury vehicle marque owned by General Motors (GM). Cadillac vehicles are sold in over 50 countries and territories, but mostly in North America. Cadillac is currently the second oldest American automobile manufacturer behind fellow GM marque Buick and is among the oldest automobile brands in the world. Depending on how one chooses to measure, Cadillac is arguably older than Buick. Below is the list of 5 most expensive cadillacs.
5. Cadillac CTS-V Coupe – 80000
The CTS-V Coupe debuted at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and will enter production in summer 2010 as a 2011 model. It will have the same 556 hp (415 kW) engine and transmission choices as the CTS-V sedan. The CTS-V Coupe will feature unique centered twin exhausts, a larger grille for air intake, and an optional “saffron” interior trim color. Like the CTS-V sedan, it will come standard with 19-inch aluminum wheels, Brembo brakes, and Magnetic Ride Control.
4. Cadillac Escalade – $90000
The Cadillac Escalade is a full-size luxury sport utility vehicle (SUV) sold by the General Motors luxury brand, Cadillac. It was the division’s first major entry into the popular SUV market. The Escalade was introduced for the 1999 model year in response to German and Japanese competitors and to Ford’s 1998 release of the Lincoln Navigator. The Escalade project went into production only ten months after it was approved. The Escalade is built in Arlington, Texas, USA. The name Escalade refers to a siege warfare tactic of scaling defensive walls or ramparts with the aid of ladders or siege towers.
3. Cadillac Sixteen Concept – $1180000
The Cadillac Sixteen was a prototype of a stylish and high performance automobile first presented by Cadillac in 2003. The vehicle was equipped with a 32-valve V16 concept engine displacing 13.6 liters (~830 cu. in) and was mated to a four-speed, electronically controlled, automatic transmission driving the rear wheels. The engine featured fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology, much improved from its notorious ancestor, debuting in 2004 on some 2005 GM models. On the Sixteen, it would seamlessly shut down twelve cylinders in light driving, eight during strenuous driving, and only awaken the entire engine under full acceleration.
2. Cadillac Ciel Concept – $1180000
The Cadillac Ciel is a hybrid electric concept car created by Cadillac and unveiled at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Cadillac Ciel has a 3.6-liter V6 producing 425 horsepower and a hybrid system using lithium-ion battery technology. The Ciel is a four-seat convertible with a wheelbase of 125 inches. The concept car was developed at GM Design’s North Hollywood Design Center. The Ciel concept is slightly different from concept cars that Cadillac has shown us in the last few years. It is a 4 seat convertible with suicide doors. The word “Ciel” is french for sky which is what the designers had in mind when they made the vehicle. The Ciel is much larger than any concept vehicle they have made in the last 10 years. It is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.6 liter direct injection V6 engine. This is paired with a hybrid lithium-ion battery system.
1. Cadillac Cien Concept – $2350000
The Cadillac Cien was a concept car created by Cadillac and unveiled at the 2002 Detroit Auto Show to celebrate Cadillac’s 100th anniversary (“cien” is Spanish for one hundred, which compares the Buick Centieme). It was designed by Simon Cox and was featured in the 2005 film The Island. The Cadillac Cien had a longitudinally mounted 60-degree, 7.5-liter V-12 which produced 950 hp (708 kW) and 950 lb·ft (1,288 N·m) of torque. This experimental engine featured direct injection and Displacement on Demand, which allowed the engine to run on only six or fewer cylinders under light load. The Cien was designed at SRT. The Most Expensive Cadillacs monocoque chassis and body are made of carbon fiber composite and its design was inspired by the F-22 Raptor.