Our storied past inspires an even bolder future. Explore Cadillac’s recent history with this selection of Cadillac Legacy Vehicles. These models are not currently in production, but for more information and details about availability, contact your local Cadillac Certified Pre-Owned dealer.
The ELR Coupe (discontinued in 2016) features a powerful electric drive system, an athletic chassis for an energetic drive and an optional sport package – all of which make it a true driver’s car. Matching the driving dynamics is a host of standard features that enhance the safety, security and convenience of every drive.
The CTS-V Coupe (discontinued in 2015) is a stunning high-performance coupe featuring an exclusive driver-focused cockpit, a 556-hp V8 engine with 551 lb-ft of torque, revolutionary dual-mode Magnetic Ride Control and race-inspired Brembo® signature brakes with red calipers. It’s pure adrenaline on wheels.
The CTS Coupe (discontinued in 2014) displays an impressive balance of performance and styling. A truly dramatic presence can be seen in both its deeply sculpted lines and highly responsive 318-hp 3.6L direct-injection engine. As smart as it is stunning, the CTS Coupe features amenities like Adaptive Remote Start, keyless access and available Side Blind Zone Alert.
CTS-V SPORT WAGON
The CTS-V Wagon (discontinued in 2014) represented perhaps the most audacious branch of the V-Series family tree, with a riveting 556-hp 6.2L supercharged V8 engine, race-bred Brembo® disc brakes and dual-mode Magnetic Ride Control suspension. And storage was made easy with 58 cubic feet of cargo space1 and a Cargo Management System.
CTS Sport Wagon
The CTS Sport Wagon (discontinuedin 2014) balanced sport sedan DNA and a responsive 3.0L direct-injected engine with seating for five and a cargo-ready body style. A dramatically designed exterior nearly camouflaged the wagon’s versatility — hiding 58 cu. ft. of cargo capacity1 that was easily accessed through the power liftgate. The standard supple leather seating surfaces added to the wagon’s luxurious amenities.
Balancing bold power with extraordinary accommodation, the Escalade EXT (discontinued in 2013) was a 5-passenger luxury SUV which, thanks to its versatile Midgate® panel, could transform with ease into a 2-passenger luxury SUV with an 8' bed. It offered all the styling and amenities of an Escalade, while allowing 101 cu. ft.1 of secure storage and a maximum towing capacity of 7,600 lbs.2 The Escalade EXT could carry and tow all the things you love in complete luxury.
The Escalade Hybrid (discontinued in 2013) combines an advanced 2-mode hybrid system and a 6.0L V8 engine with Active Fuel Management. With EPA-estimated 20 MPG city/23 highway and a recognized standard of luxury and prestige, looking good never felt so good.
The Cadillac STS (discontinued in 2011) was a driver’s luxury sedan with ample room for five and the comfort of Nuance leather seating surfaces. Engineered to accelerate, corner and respond without compromise, STS also offered a spirited driving experience. At the heart of STS performance was an advanced 302 HP direct injection V6 engine and Hydra-Matic 6-speed automatic transmission with Driver Shift Control, which allowed manual shifting without the use of a clutch pedal. Also adding to the driving experience was all-speed traction control, StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System, speed-sensitive steering and available All-Wheel Drive. Taking performance a step further was the available Performance Handling Package, which included performance tires and Brembo® race-inspired brakes. For buyers preferring more luxury versus performance, STS was available with the Luxury and Premium Packages. A touch-screen navigation system and heated and cooled front seats were also available.
The Cadillac DTS (discontinued in 2011) was synonymous with success, and brought together power, performance and luxury in a full-size, six-passenger luxury sedan that remained virtually unrivaled. The renowned Northstar V8 powered DTS and featured an electronically controlled ignition to optimize combustion and power. This smooth and quiet engine was mated to a proven automatic overdrive transmission known for nearly seamless shifts. The four-wheel independent suspension provided a smooth, comfortable ride. Magnetic Ride Control was available to help smooth things out even further. Advanced technology included the Driver Awareness Package with Side Blind Zone Alert, which helped monitor the side of the vehicle and Lane Departure Warning, which notified the driver when the vehicle drifted out of its lane. Popular options include a navigation system and an Adaptive Remote Start feature. For the ultimate in luxury, DTS Platinum was available and included Aniline leather seats, a leather-wrapped console and instrument panel, and Light Ash wood trim.
Designed for everyday driving, the STS-V (discontinued in 2009) was developed to deliver supercharged, rear-drive performance with an elegant design statement that was unmistakably Cadillac. At the heart of it was a 4.4-liter version of the Northstar engine outfitted with a positive displacement intercooled supercharger. Inside, hand-wrapped top-grain leather seating surfaces brought a luxe feel into the cockpit, while perforated sueded-fabric inserts helped to keep the driver firmly in place during sharp turns and quick maneuvers. Olive ash burl wood and kinetic aluminum accents rounded out the handsome performance-oriented driver’s cockpit.
Cadillac XLR (discontinued in 2009) was a luxury roadster with true performance roots. Signature Cadillac design cues such as the bold front grille, vertical headlamps and tail lamps, and body-side character line accented XLR’s expressive, unmistakably American design. Its StabiliTrak stability control system seamlessly integrated XLR’s braking, traction control, steering and suspension systems. As one of the world’s first vehicles equipped with Magnetic Ride Control, it had a smooth, well-controlled body motion. And with the push of a button, XLR transformed from a stylish coupe to an exhilarating open-air roadster.
The Cadillac XLR-V (discontinued in 2009) boasted a powerful 4.4L Northstar V8 SC engine with an astounding 443-hp at 6,400 rpm and 414 lb-ft of torque at 3,900 rpm. Its Magnetic Ride Control, one of the world’s fastest-reacting suspension systems, could speed-read the pavement up to 1,000 times per second, instantly adjusting for optimum maneuverability on the fly. This two-seat open-air roadster sported a deluxe driving environment that had everyone clamoring to ride shotgun. Temperature-adjusting seat surfaces with two heating and cooling levels and a heated steering wheel kept the driver and passenger comfortable. Exotic Zingana wood appointments and kinetic aluminum accents completed the picture inside.
The Deville (Discontinued in 2005) and its technology and prestige were synonymous with Cadillac. More recent models offered convenience technologies that stood above the commonplace, such as tri-zone climate control that allowed the driver and front passenger to choose their own temperature range, plus a third zone that put rear heat and air conditioning in control of those in back. Its 4.6L Northstar V8 featured an electronically controlled ignition to optimize combustion and power. And the Deville’s four-wheel independent suspension included control arms made of aircraft-type aluminum.
The Cadillac Seville (discontinued in 2004) was a full-size performance sedan that combined responsive power and athletic grace. Its 275-hp 4.6L Northstar V8 incorporated a deep-breathing 32-valve double-overhead-cam design with advanced electronics that precisely adjusted the flow of fuel, air and spark to match the performance of the driver. Advanced driving technology—ABS, all-speed traction control, active suspension, advanced stability enhancement system and speed-sensitive steering—provided impressive control, ride and handling. Inside, supple leather-trimmed seating surfaces were set off by handcrafted Zebrano wood accents. And the fully electronic climate control system had individual settings for the driver and front passenger.
A true driver’s luxury coupe, the Cadillac Eldorado (Discontinued in 2002) integrated not only the best in performance and handling characteristics, but also outstanding comfort and convenience. It provided a multitude of standard and available comfort and convenience features, including dual-zone climate control with recirculation, fingertip steering wheel controls for audio/climate control systems, remote keyless entry and an optional Bose® sound system with a single-slot compact disc player, weather band, digital signal processing (DSP), radio data system (RDS) and Theftlock. The Eldorado Touring Coupe featured genuine Zebrano wood and the Northstar System, which included the 300-hp 4.6-liter V8 engine.
Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.