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...

My 2007 XLR by Bruce Robrahn

My 2007 XLR by Bruce Robrahn 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...

The Cadillac Fall Festival 2019

Following is an overall schedule of the main events for the 2019 Cadillac Fall Festival and Concours d’Elegance. COMPLETE SCHEDULE ​ ​ Thursday, September 26 ​ 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM        Driving tour to picturesque Saugatuck, Michigan with stops...

Don Beckman’s 1988 Allante (how I acquired it)

I knew I would have one someday when I saw the 1987 Model on display at the local Cadillac dealers show room. The price for a new one was out of my range. I put the thought of owning one out of my mind for a year or so until I saw one on a used car lot and that...

ALLANTE XLR ITALY TRIP 2019

Allante XLR 2019 Trip from Anthony Isabelli on Vimeo. Allante XLR ITALY TRIP 2019 Please join us May 4–18 for the Ninth Annual Cadillac Fall Festival, a 2 weeks trip.   5/4/2019 to 5/18/2019 When: May 4-18, 2019 Where: ITALY Venice, Rome, Lake Grada, Lake Como, Amalfi...

Cadillac Museum Fall Festival

Please join us Sept. 20–23 for the Ninth Annual Cadillac Fall Festival, a weekend to celebrate and support our Cadillac & LaSalle Club Museum at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, Mich.   9/20/2018 to 9/23/2018 When: Thursday, September 20, 2018 Where:...

The 2018 Allante – XLR 3rd Annual Invitational

FOR THE 3RD YEAR IN A ROW The 2018 Allante – XLR 3rd Annual Invitational will be held in Grand Rapids Michigan August 23rd, 24th & 25th. This event is open to all Allante Owners and XLR Owners and all club members throughout the U.S and Canada.  The HOST...

Allanté History

Allanté History Road & Track called the Allanté “the best front-drive car in the world.” The January 2000 issue of Car Collector Magazineincludes the Allanté on the list of ten future classics, concluding that “it is a car that 20 years down the...