Rumors about the intentions of General Motors to release an all-terrain vehicle under the brand name Cadillac leaked to the press in the early 90s. However, year after year, no noticeable steps followed. And now – it happened. In 1999, the full-size Cadillac Escalade debuted. Translate the name of the car is not easy. The word “escalade” in the Russian language is outdated, not having time to take root. In terms of meaning – this is an assault on the fortress wall using ladders.
The basis for this car was the Chevrolet Tahoe (aka GMC Yucon / Denali). The exterior was a little ennobled, embellished with Cadillac “jewelry”, and a coat of arms world-famous was hung. Designers achieved good results – the false radiator grille of the classic “Cadillac” shape, the five-spoke wheels Continue reading
Fleetwood Metal Body was opened on April 1, 1909 in Fleetwood, PA. It was an independent bodybuilding company until it was acquired by Fisher Body, a division of General Motors. The company continued its activities until 1931, when all production facilities were transferred to Detroit.
The company Fleetwood Metal Body until 1909 has already established itself as a manufacturer of fine aluminum bodies. In those days, many well-known personalities from the USA and from foreign countries such as India, Japan, Poland addressed her orders.
Exclusive – that was exactly the word that attracted the rich. They purchased the engine, chassis and Continue reading
The front-wheel drive crossover Brilliance V5 was introduced to the Russian market in March 2014. Automobile production using the large-assembly method was established at the facilities of the Derways plant in Cherkessk. In China, the Brilliance V5 began to be mass-produced at the end of 2011. Overall dimensions of the car are 4405 mm in length, 1800 mm in width and 1627 mm in height, wheelbase – 2630 mm. The gauge of the front wheels is 1544 mm, the gauge of the rear wheels is 1530 mm, the ground clearance (clearance) is 175 mm with the standard tires 225 / 55R17. The crossover weight in running order is from 1415 kg to 1455 kg, the fuel tank is designed for 55 liters of gasoline. Continue reading