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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Cadillac

1 June 2015

15 Things you didn’t know about Cadillac

Today we are trying to surprise you with some amazing facts about a company that started from the bottom and climbed all the stairs to the top. Please enjoy our 15 things you didn’t know about Cadillac!

Well known for being one of the most luxurious car makers company, the Cadillac was almost always the first choice of influential people.

Throughout the history, it made a name for itself, of being a top brand with an unstained reputation.

Lets skip any other presentation, because we are eager to present to you these 15 things you didn’t know about Cadillac!

1. Cadillac is one of the oldest car maker

There is a big debate on who is the oldest car maker, Cadillac or General Motors, but I don’t think that the answer is relevant. The only thing that matters is that Cadillac managed to stay on top through all this years.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Cadillac vs Lincoln; via www.motortrend.com

2. 2012 was a great year for Cadillac

In 2012 Cadillac managed to sell the astonishing number of 125,000 units only in the United States.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Cadillac auto show; via www.wikipedia.org

3. Al Capone was a big fan of Cadillac

He considered it a great gateway car, and after years Paramount Pictures purchase it, and used it in films such as The Godfather and The Untouchables.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Al Capone Cadillac; via www.taringa.net

 

4. 1910 was an year of revolution for Cadillac

In that year Cadillac started mass-producing the first car with enclosed cabins.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
First enclosed cabin Cadillac; via www.supercompressor.com

5. The new cars have an incredible technology

When you make a phone call, the audio system will mute, and the climate control fan will lower its activity, to make the perfect conditions during the call.

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Cadillac interior; via www.motortrend.com

6. The 1957 Eldorado Brougham had a mini bar

The Cadillac is all about celebrating “the American dream”, and what better way to do that, than a nice glass of whisky?

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
The 1957 Eldorado Brougham; via www.hotwheels.wikia.com

7. The DeVille was the first car with night vision

This kind of cams are used for military purposes all the time, but in this case Cadillac decided to use them to distinguish objects on a obscure light, to make driving more secure.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Cadillac DeVille; via www.microobserver.com

8. Cadillac is using 3D technology printing since 1980

You might think that this kind of technology is quite recent, but in fact Cadillac is using it for decades for printing prototype pieces.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
3D printing; via www.partsolutions.com

9. Cadillac was the first car that used an air-bag

You might say that this is not that impressive, because most of the cars today comes equipped with it, but at that time it was a very revolutionary thing.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Air-bag; via www.wallpapersaja.com

10. Cadillac was the first car with a v16 engine

At that time. in 1930, it was considered a beast, with 160 hp under the hood that blow any competition away.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Cadillac; via www.ayay.co.uk

11. Cadillac was the first car with electric lights

The Cadillac has a reputation of being the first in many things, but this innovation brought the company to a whole new level.

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Cadillac; via www.hdw.eweb4.com

12. President Woodrow Wilson had a Series 53 Cadillac

He used it for the victory parade of winning the World War I, in 1919.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Cadillac; via www.motortrend.com

13. The Pearl Harbor attack made quite an impression on president Franklin D. Roosevelt

After the attack, the president used a heavily armored Cadillac, that was originally owned by Al Capone.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Cadillac Town Sedan; via www.hemmings.com

14. Today the presidential Cadillac is an impenetrable fortress on wheels

It has an oxygen supply, the doors are eight inches thick, and you can’t hear anything from the outside.

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Presidential Cadillac; via www.reddit.com

15. Cadillac has a tourist attraction

It was created by Ant Farm in 1974, it is Located in Amarillo, Texas, and the attraction is quite unusual.

Things you didn't know about Cadillac
Amarillo attraction; via www.wikipedia.org

This concludes our today’s topic, about 15 things you didn’t know about Cadillac, and I hope you enjoyed it!

So, which model of Cadillac do you think that it suits you best, and why? For any other opinions, leave them in the comment section below.

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