Chapter of the Cadillac LaSalle Club  Since 2002.

Allante-XLR Events
Calendar – 2019

August 3
9:30AM Lambs Farm
Meeting Libertyville, IL
August 10
Pabst Tavern (from 1800’s)
Kewanee, IL
September 7
9:30AM Lambs Farm
Meeting Libertyville, IL
September 8
White Fence Farm
Romeoville, IL
Worlds greatest chicken & Museum

September 26-29
CLCMRC Fall Festival
Allante-XLR Reunion
October 5
9:30AM Lambs Farm
Meeting Libertyville, IL
October 6
Kenosha, WI.
Italian Dinner
October 20
Annual Fall Color Tour
Southern, WI
November 2
9:30AM Annual Business Meeting
Lambs Farm Libertyville, IL
December 7
Annual Christmas Party
Makray Country Club
Barrington, IL

Other Events

August 4
Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance
Veterans Park, Milwaukee WI
August 22-25
Allante Invitational
Grand Rapids, MI
August 25
Geneva Concours d”Elegance
Geneva, IL

2019 CLC Museum Fall Festival

2019 CLC Museum Fall Festival CLC Allante - XLR Chapter Dinner Friday, September 27, At 7.30 pm2019 CLC Museum Fall Festival CLC Allante-XLR Chapter Dinner Friday, September 27, at 7:30 PM   Registration is open to anyone interested in Pinninfarina. The discussion...

Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure! Italy Trip 2019 with Allante XLR Chapter of CLC Club

Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure!   Italy Trip 2019 with Allante XLR Chapter of CLC Club   By: Barbara Gasior                Italy falls in the list of some extraordinary countries to visit. You’ll surely fall in love with the...

The rise and fall and rebirth of General Motors

General Motors is 110 years old. Founded in 1908, GM rose to dominate the US auto industry. But it declined in the 1980s and 1990s, and in 2009 it was bailed out and went bankrupt. By 2019, however, the definitive American corporation had recovered. The...

First Drive! The Allante – XLR Chapter “Fall Colors” Tour 2018 By Susan Tyndall

First Drive! The Allante – XLR Chapter “Fall Colors” Tour 2018 By Susan Tyndall Last summer, “helping” a relative search for a classic Cadillac, my husband Brian found a 1993 Allante for sale nearby. He arranged to inspect it and asked me to come along. I brought...

A Change in Culture – Allante’ Quality – Pininfarina. “It’s not just the car, it’s the people” – Bob Klopfer

Definition of the term "QUALITY" varies greatly depending on one's own concept of what is a quality vehicle. It also varied significantly between standards in America vs. those in Italy.  Since the Allante's were for the American market, that gap had to...

My 2007 XLR

My 2007 XLR In February of 2010 I visited Patrick Cadillac in Schaumburg, Illinois to see about ordering a new Cadillac station wagon. My two passengers were Carrie Riviere and her sister Elizabeth. We originally figured we would have a nice drive through the country...

Allante XLR ITALY TRIP 2019


 Export to Your Calendar 4/25/2020 to 5/9/2020
When: April 25 till May 9, 2020


Venice, Rome, Lake Grada, Lake Como, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii

Contact: Barbara Gasiar

 Details Descriptions of the ITALY TRIP in PDF


Club Director’s Message

Welcome to our new web-site! This is a work in progress. Our old web-site was obsolete and needed updating. If you have any suggestions, call or e-mail any of our officers with your suggestions. We are starting a new year with a fresh outlook. More activities and programs. look at our 2019 events schedule, subject to change or additions during the year. For a starter, on our March 2nd meeting,
following the meeting we will visit the Klairemont Collection in Chicago. A premier collection of fine auto’s.  Our annual Spring opener will again be at the Lake Lawn Resort, on Delavan Lake, in Delavan, Wi. Brunch at 11:00AM in a private dinning room overlooking the lake. All for $25.00. A short road trip to a local vineyard and wine and cheese to follow. Then our Annual Event, The CLCMRC Fall Festival at Hickory Corners, Mi. This years event is on September 25-29, 2019, Mark your calendars for this event. Last year the Allante’, was the featured vehicle and we had over thirty Allante’s present and our Club members were the winner’s. We are making this an Annual Event and want a large turnout. The CLCMRC will soon have there schedule posted at This will list all the activities and signup information. The CLCMRC museum was built by CLC members and all CLC members are members of the CLCMRC. It’s your museum and everybody should visit it at least once. If you haven’t visited it yet, this years Fall Festival is the perfect time to come. The CLCMRC has had the Fall Festival every September since it opened. Every year it has grown, to now it is the second National event in size. Our Former Director Bob Klopfer’s Allante’ pace car is on display at the CLCMRC Museum. Let’s make this a large turn out of Allante’s. See Ya Soon!
Your Director;
Carl Rieken
Allante XLR Chapter CLC

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