By on November 13, 2010

Bob Lutz’ Cadillac Sixteen concept wasn’t the first time a revival of the classic Cadillac V12 and V16 era was considered. In the mid sixties, Cadillac was seriously mulling production of one or the other, and several versions of a SOHC V12 engine (see post here) were built. But if you think the Sixteen Concept had a long nose and was a bit over the top, check out this rendering by Cadillac Studio Chief Wayne Kady. From the size of the steering wheel and dashboard, it appears they were planning to transplant the V16 from a tug boat. This must be where the infamous bustle-back trunk of the 1980 Seville originated. Well, this is just a not-so-small taste of the creativity that was unleashed when the designers were asked to come up with ideas. (Read More…)

By on April 21, 2010

In the mid sixties, Cadillac gave very serious thought to replacing its aging V8 engine with an OHC V12. And blog.hemmings finally convinced Cadillac to send them some detailed pictures and more information. Looks mighty production ready, but that air cleaner sure makes it looks a lot less sexy than a Ferrari with a bank of Webers.  (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • EBFlex: Wow. These look absolutely awful. Completely out of proportion and overall very gaudy. Add to that the...
  • Luke42: “Among police, traffic enforcement is seen as a dumping ground for the dumbazzes and hotheads that are...
  • jalop1991: Well, Mike, I’m 100% certain that many truths would come out that various political entities would...
  • Tim Healey: The Sport doesn’t have the 2.7. Just the 1.5 and the 2.0. Three- and four-cylinders.
  • jalop1991: Crippled is bad. Call them handicapped. Wait–“handicapped& #8221; is bad. Call them disabled....

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Matthew Guy
  • Timothy Cain
  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber