The Cadillac is the luxury brand of the company, intended to compete with the German imports. The Cadillac showed ability to do so when it introduced the 2003 Cadillac CTS sedan , the rear wheel and suspension of racetrack engineering approach emulated BMW. Now in its second generation, the Cadillac CTS is often cited as one of the best products – if not the best – General Motors makes .
The Cadillac CTS comes in forms sedan , hatchback and coupe , all of which are available with rear-or all-wheel drive . The sedan and coupe are offered in the V -Series performance oriented comparable BMW M and AMG variants of the Mercedes- Benz releases. Cadillac continues to sell the big roomy sedan DTS, a holdover from the era of front-wheel drive. The STS is also a full-size sedan , is closer to the philosophy of Cadillac CTS , with a choice of rear-or all four wheels. Now at the end of its life cycle , the STS is more comparable to the first generation Cadillac CTS in terms of quality and refinement. A version of the STS V series was discontinued.
Crossover compact SUV include Cadillac SRX and Cadillac Escalade huge that continues to come in regular, extended (ESV) , pickup ( EXT ) and hybrid versions . The Canadian government owns approximately 12 percent , and bondholders now defunct GM ( Motors Liquidation Co.) with 10 percent . More than 17 percent owned by a trust for United Auto Workers health care and pensions that the union accepted in lieu of payment of previous commitments . The UAW will sell its interest to the trust fund once the company goes public .