Cadillac's XLR: a production roadster that looks more like a design exercise.
By Suzanne Kantra Kirschner with Jenny Everett (Editors)
Posted 02.22.2002 at 2:28 pm 0 Comments
Cadillac has suddenly gotten its edge on.
Witness the XLR, a production roadster that looks more like a design exercise. It shares the same platform as the next-generation Corvette, with
a 4.6-liter Northstar V8 rumored to spit out 400 horsepower. With the retractable hardtop in place, you'll mistake
it for a coupe. The XLR will roll out in 2003, probably as a 2004 model.
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