The Cadillac DTS ( Cadillac DeVille Touring Sedan) is a luxury sedan full size produced by General Motors, a US cars. The Cadillac DTS replaced the Cadillac DeVille as luxury car bigger than General Motors for the model year 2006. This name change followed new style conventions established by the Cadillac CTS and Cadillac STS. The first version of Cadillac DTS was initially demonstrated in the 2005 Chicago Auto Show on February 9.
An armored vehicle specially designed and equipped with a Cadillac DTS style and a high ceiling mounted on a four wheel drive chassis GM was used in the second inauguration of US President George W. Bush. Although details of the modified vehicle, codenamed “Stagecoach”, are classified above indicate such vehicles would have been improved with features and advanced security shield to protect the president from various threats.
Cadillac DTS Production and Specifications
The Cadillac DTS was manufactured in Detroit / Hamtramck Assembly plant GM from 2005 to May 2011. The models of “luxury” at a price of US $46,280 for the 2010 model Despite a lower price than the flagship of traction STS rear, the Cadillac DTS is longer than the STS. An important feature of Cadillac Deville change the Cadillac DTS was the elimination of the seating configuration 6 for non-standard passenger limousine models. However, this capacity is still an optional feature for fleet customers. It had a square watch but circular gauges.
The Cadillac DTS incorporates the G-shelf date, however GM chose to continue referring to it as the K platform, as indicated by the fourth letter in the VIN, and is powered by 32V Northstar V8 that produces 275 hp (205 kW) “Normal”, “Luxury” and “Premium” trim. The “Platinum” DTS is equipped with 292 hp (218 kW) version. The Cadillac DTS has industry standard features including multiple airbags, xenon high power leather seats and power seats. The options include navigation system, Magnetic Ride Control, sunroof, chrome wheels, heating / cooling seats and a heated steering wheel. A full Cadillac DTS freight costs approximately $ 55,000 (US) depending on the choice of color options. A new DTS Platinum Edition was launched in 2007 with the special interior trim, badging and other luxury features. GM badges removed all GM vehicles in 2010.5 models, including the Cadillac DTS.
Especially for the limousine market, slightly stretched Cadillac DTS-L was launched in November 2006 for model year 2007. Developed and finally Accubuilt, this version was being touted as having more legroom. The first Cadillac Cadillac DTS-L Cadillacs are easily recognized by the wider rear pillar C, similar to that used in most Fleetwood Series 75. This was necessitated by the use of Cadillac DTS standard length back door, leaving a space of appearance strange between the rear wheelwell and door. In 2008 the new version with longer rear doors introduced. This change also meant that pillars C became considerably thinner. Despite these efforts, the small production Cadillac DTS-L soon disappeared from the market.
Cadillac DTS End of Production
The last Cadillac DTS left the assembly line at 11:51 pm on May 27, 2011.