April 2, 2019

Cadillac introduced its new hardtop style with a prototype first displayed at the NY Waldorf Astoria in January 1949. Based on a 1948 convertible, the prototype Coupe de Ville was stretched to fit the Fleetwood Sixty Special 133-inch wheelbase chassis. Other difference...

March 15, 2019

Wayne Kady, Chief Automotive Designer, GM Design, Retired, is the Honorary Chief Judge for the 2019 Cadillac Fall Festival & Concours d'Eegance. He began his career as an automobile designer in February 1961 and for the next 38 years spent his time divided between the...

December 10, 2018

Featured Model Selected

The 1971-1978 Fleetwood Eldorado has been selected as the Featured Model for the 2019 Cadillac Fall Festival & Concours d'Elegance to be held September 26-29, 2019 on the Gilmore Car Museum Campus, Hickory Corners, Michigan. The second-generation...

October 7, 2018

The winning cars at the  2018 Cadillac Fall Festival & Concours d'Elegance Winners are posted on the website.  Visit the website often as events included in the 2019 edition will be posted there as they are developed. The 2019  Cadillac Fall Festival & Concours d'Elega...

September 13, 2018

The 2011 Ciel is a hybrid electric that is powered by a twin-turbo 3.6-liter direct injection V-6 engine producing 425 hp and lithium-ion technology. The 4-door convertible has rear suicide doors and a smooth wood dashboard with a simple gauge complement. “Ciel” is Fre...

September 13, 2018

The rakish Coupe concept was developed based on the existing CTS sedan, but was far different from the A-pillar aft. A true hardtop with no B-pillar, it premiered at the 2007 North American International Auto Show. Although it shares most dimensions with the sedan, it...

September 13, 2018

The 1953 LeMans was designed by Harley Earl and named for Cadillac’s participation in the 1950 24 Hours LeMans in France. Shown at the 1953 GM Motorama, the fiberglass-bodied roadster is just 51 inches high and 196 inches long overall. It previewed the wraparound winds...

September 13, 2018

Three Cadillac concept cars will grace the showfield at the 2018 Cadillac Fall Festival and Concours d’Elegance courtesy of GM Design. The three – the 1953 LeMans, the 2007 CTS Coupe Concept, and the 2011 Ciel 4-door convertible – trace the evolution of Cadillac design...

August 22, 2018

Joining Honorary Chief Judge Dick Ruzzin as judges for the Cadillac Fall Festival & Concours d'Elegance are current and retired members of the Cadillac Design Studio.

Also participating in the judging are Richard Lenintello, Editor, Hemmings Classic Car, and Angelo VanB...

August 17, 2018

A rare, framed, signed artist’s print (06/100) of the 1987 Allanté by Maurizio Corbi,  Pininfarina Senior Designer, will be auctioned at the Cadillac Fall Festival and Concours d’Elegance. This print was donated to the Cadillac Museum by the Cadillac Allanté – XLR Chap...

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