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Cadillac XTS’s Interior Design Goes with the Grain

2013 Cadillac XTS

Sapele, a sustainable, fast-growing wood known for giving acoustic guitars a little extra zing is one of several veneers making beautiful music with leather and other surface materials in the current lineup of Cadillac cars.

Sapele in tones of “nutella” brown and “raven” black add a dash of elegance to the 2014 Cadillac XTS’s award-winning interior design. Other high-gloss and open-pore wood trims such as black marble burl, black olive ash, okapi contra, smoked laurel burl and real “piano black” raven wood accent other Cadillac interiors.   read more »

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2013 Cadillac XTS: Advanced Tech Systems Enhance Vision

Using a technique it calls control and alert, Cadillac will debut a network of cameras, radar and ultrasonic sensors on the all-new 2013 XTS to boost driver vision and awareness of road hazards and intervene to help avert potential accidents.

Occasionally, Cadillac’s improved vision and sensing systems will act without the driver, such as though automatic braking depending on information indicating potential obstacles.

The new XTS contains several features using visual and audible alerts designed to recognize potential threats with sufficient warning for the driver to react and make changes. An example is the Safety Alert Seat feature, which vibrates either the left or right side of the driver’s seat cushion depending on the location of the impending concern. Intervening features, such as automatic braking, take action automatically if the driver is slow to initially react. read more »

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2013 Cadillac XTS – First Official Image

GM today released a high-resolution image of Cadillac’s new flagship model that replaces both the DTS and the STS in the carmaker’s lineup.

The  2013 Cadillac XTS luxury sedan will debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. EST.