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Old 11-30-2018, 10:48 PM
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I'm with Cubby, Paul
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Old 12-01-2018, 08:04 AM
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Originally Posted by ojm View Post
I always had the perception of Caddy buyers being older rich men, interested in a status symbol not a sport car?? Does not make sense to ME pun intended.
And this isnít the case with corvette?

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Old 12-01-2018, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by ojm View Post
I always had the perception of Caddy buyers being older rich men, interested in a status symbol not a sport car?? Does not make sense to ME pun intended.
Ummm yeah in the 60's & 70's! Last couple of decades Cadillac's were kind of ghetto and Cadillac is still trying to shed that image.
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Old 12-01-2018, 03:57 PM
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In normal base trim, I would rather have the Cadillac ME. In a high performance variant, Id take the Corvette.
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Old 12-01-2018, 05:12 PM
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Originally Posted by duanesZ06 View Post
It will be disturbing if it's almost the same car. That is a lot of R&D money for I new ME version I don't think GM can afford to versions we will see. I am hoping the C8 to be the best Corvette of all time don't want to share it with Cadillac. Just my opinion.
Differences would probably just be sheet metal, more sound deadening, and better creature comforts. Just like Nissan/Infiniti, Toyota/Lexus, and Honda/Acura. They all redo the lower-tier models with those upgrades.

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Old 12-03-2018, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Supersonic 427 View Post
They built a Corvette based Cadillac once before at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant called the XLR. It used the C6 platform, but almost everything else was different. They didn't sell well for the 70k+ base price and were discontinued in 2009.With the BGA plant expansion, the new Cadillac V8 DOHC Twin Turbo and the key Fob being shown on the internet...a good possibility.
exactly, it has been done before so why get your knickers in a snit?

if cadillac put as much effort into all of its vehicles as it has in their best ones, they would be more successful. the cadillacs that i grew up on in the 50s and 60s were well built cars compared to far too many of the ones since then. you don't want a top of the line vehicle to feel like a cardboard box. it took many years for them to get that message, and hopefully they have by now.
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Old 12-03-2018, 07:22 AM
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No one will buy the Caddy version of it as a coupe/2seater. MB is cancelling the S class coupe even, no market for it. What is this going to compete with? The SL, the Jag F type, Aston Martin, Bentley GT? None of those sell in sufficient numbers to justify a competitor.
Mercedes will still have the AMG GT coupe and roadster 2 seater sports cars and the new AMG GT 4 door sedan.

Must be some kind of market for them. Mercedes sells a lot of cars worldwide whereas Corvette and Cadillac sell very few cars worldwide. 90% of Cadillac and Corvettes sales are within the US borders.
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Old 12-03-2018, 02:06 PM
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Not exactly thinking outside the box here but the Cad can be the more luxurious, heavier, and more xpensive sports car. The Chevy will be lighter, faster, cheaper (but noisier), and more purist sports car that will dominate tracks.
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