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Old 02-07-2003, 09:19 AM
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1,000 Horse power car

Cadillac unveiled the Cadillac 16 an ultra luxury car V16 with 1,000 horse power.
This is a concept car which Cadillac hopes will become an ultra luxury car competing
with Daimler - Chrysler Maybach.
Cadillac is also coming out with XLR, a sporty roadster, in the spring a V8- 4.6 Liter- 315 Hp- $ 70, 000.
This will match the MB SL500.

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Old 02-07-2003, 10:34 AM
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And just exactly where does one use 1000 hp?
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Old 02-08-2003, 06:56 PM
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And just exactly where does one use 1000 hp?
To pull the weight of a car that huge and bloated! You know if Cadillac builds such a "superluxury" car, it will weigh 10,000 lbs.!

I can visualize that a small group of wealthy people will actually buy the $300,000-350,000 Maybach...But what sane person would actually buy a $300,000-ish Cadillac??!!??!!

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Old 02-08-2003, 08:15 PM
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Im pretty sure the heaviest Cadillac of the past decade or so (probably the fleetwood) would not weigh nearly as much as even a 6 cyl w140.

(By no means am I saying lighter is better)

I think the Cadillac 16 is the best looking of the new luxury-concepts, and the only good looking new Cadillac. Its too bad that when it comes down to it, its still just a Cadillac and will probably be built accordingly.

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