Only 1 in 48 People Can Name All of These Cadillacs from an Image. Can You?

By: Robin Tyler

When you think of big luxury SUVs certainly the Escalade pops into your mind. With its massive 20-inch rims, large tires and plenty of chrome, the Escalade is perfect for those who want to make an entrance. This probably explains why it is loved by rappers!

A full-size luxury sedan, the XTS was first introduced by Cadillac in 2012 and remain in production. It is available in Canada, Mexico, the United States, parts of the Middle East and China. Over 120,000 have been sold in the US since 2012.

Certainly an iconic name in American motoring, the Cadillac DeVille was produced between 1958 and 2005. Although sales figures dropped toward the final years of its production run, the car was always popular and seemed to be reference in rap songs very often including Afroman and Snoop Dogg.

The Cadillac Eldorado, introduced in 1959, had everything you could wish for in a ‘50s classic, including ridiculously long and pointy tail fins and chrome, lots of chrome. Sadly, finding one today is like finding a needle in a haystack.

A full sized luxury car, the Fleetwood was marketed by Cadillac between 1984 to 1996 and again from 1998 to 1999. Over the years, the Fleetwood included a range of engine options with the biggest a 4.9-liter V8.

Featuring two generations, the SRX is a crossover SUV marketed between 2004 and 2015. It quickly became the best-selling Cadillac model in America, with sales of over 220,000 between 2012 and 2016.

This luxury roadster was marketed by Cadillac between 2003 and 2009. It has two engine options including the 4.4-liter Northstar Supercharged V8. Over 15,000 XLR's were sold until 2009.

Built between 1931 and 1937, the Cadillac V-12 naturally featured a V-12 engine. This 368 cubic inch, 6.0-liter engine was used in a number of different chassis including a 2- or 4-door convertible, 2-door coupe, 4-door sedan, town car and limousine.

A mid-sized luxury crossover SUV, the XT5 was introduced in 2016. Models are produced for China and the United States, with the US models powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine which is coupled to an automatic 8-speed gearbox.

A one-off concept car, the Debutante was shown at the Chicago Auto Show in 1950. Interestingly, it featured a leopard skin interior. It never went into production.

One of the earliest Cadillac models, the Model Thirty was produced between 1909 and 1911. It was the first model in the United States to offer a closed body.

This race car was built by Cadillac to race in the American Le Mans series. The cars were built between 2000 and 2002 before General Motors scrapped the idea to focus on their Corvette racing program.

With a production run from 1941 to 1962, the Series 62 was a popular front-engine, rear-wheeled drive sedan from Cadillac. Seven generations of this model were produced with multiple vehicle types including convertibles, sedans and coupes.

Introduced in 2016, the CT6 is a 4-door sedan in the full-sized luxury class. It has four engine options, the top of the range is a 4.2-liter V8. 19,000 units have been sold in the United States in a two-year period in 2016 and 2017.

This hybrid vehicle was produced by Cadillac from 2013 to 2016. The ELR was a 2-door coupe in the compact car segement. It had an electric range of around 40 miles.

A concept car shown by Cadillac in 2011, the Ciel certainly had a unique look. It is the spiritual successor to 1937's Phaeton. This convertible incudes suicide doors and is powered by a V6 engine which has 425 brake horsepower. It sadly remains a concept, however.

The Cadillac Type 59 was a seven-seater touring car produced by the company in the second and third decade of the 1900s. It featured a V8 engine which produced only 31 brake horsepower.

With a production run of almost 30 years, the Seville featured in the mid-sized market in the United States. During this period, five generations featured. The Seville was a popular model throughout its production run but was eventually replaced by the STS.

Marketed between 1927 and 1929, the Series 341 had a range of body styles and cost between $3350 to $5500 depending on the style chosen. Over 18,000 were built of this popular model.

Modern muscle cars are very different from their '60s cousins. Take the CTS-V, for example, with a four-door layout. That said, this still breathes fire and is powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that produces over 600 brake horsepower

For Caddy lovers, the CT6 hits the mark. It has three engine options to choose from, fairly decent gas mileage figures and a spacious interior, as well as parking assist. It is let down by the fact that its trunk is fairly small.

Only one generation of the Cimarron was released by Cadillac over a 7-year period from 1981 to 1988. The Cimarron featured as a 4-door sedan in the compact car segment. Unfortunately, it didn't perform well and is listed on by Forbes on their list of "Legendary Car Flops."

From 1987 until 1992, the Brougham saw sales of over 220,000 units. This popular Cadillac was a full-size luxury 4-door sedan with three powerplant options, all above 5.0-liters and all V8s.

The Caddy ATS comes standard with plenty of features, offers a range of power options and gives an excellent ride thanks to its impressive handling. That said, it still lags slightly behind its German competitors. Economy wise, it's not the greatest and rear seat space and storage areas are small. It is a good-allrounder, however, especially if you love Cadillac.

This mid-sized luxury car is now in its third generation, having been released in 2002. It is built on the GM Sigma platform. Powerplant options of the years have ranged from a 2.6-liter V6 right up to a 6.0-liter V8.

Named after a town in France, the Calais was produced by Cadillac from 1965 to 1976 over two generations. Although a full-sized luxury car, it was aimed at the entry-level market.

A Cadillac for Europe, the BLS is in fact manufactured by SAAB and is a reworked version of their 9-3. It was produced between 2005 and 2009 in Sweden and 2009 to 2010 in Russia. Production ceased as a result of poor sales.

Over 21,000 of this two-door convertible roadster were sold between 1987 and 1993. It was built to compete with two-door convertibles of other brands particularly Mercedes and Jaguar. The Allante had three powerplant options ranging from 4.1 to 4.5-liters, all of them V8s.

This high-performance exectutive car didn't sell massive numbers from 2005 to 2009. In fact, only 2,503 were produced. It remains an impressive car, however, with a 4.4-liter Northstar LC3 V8 engine producing an impressive 469 brake horsepower. The STS-V was capable of 0-60 mph in just 4.6 seconds.

Known as the Cadillac Sixteen, this full-sized luxury car was produced from 1930 to 1940. It featured 2- and 4-door versions and in a range of body styles including coupe, convertible, town car, sedan and even a limousine.

The Runabout was the first Cadillac vehicle ever built. It was produced from 1903

A station wagon version of the CTS, this model was introduced by Cadillac in 2010. It was powered by either a 3.0 or 3.6-liter engine which produced 270 and 306 brake horsepower respectively.

Another long-running Cadillac Model, the Series 70 featured for 11 generations between 1936 and 1987. All Series 70 Cadillacs were powered by V8 motors.

This marque is used on special Cadillac vehicles from 1938. Generally, this is a four-door sedan of high quality and ultimate luxury. All in all, 11 generations have been produced, with the last coming in 1993.

Manufactured between 1936 and 1938, the Series 60, a full-sized vehicle, was available as a 2-door coupe and convertible as well as a 4-door sedan and convertible. The Series 60 was marketed in the mid-priced category.

Produced from 1909 to 1911, Cadillac's Model Thirty was powered by a four-cyclinder L-head engine. It was an updated version of the Model G from two year's earlier.

The custom built Phaeton was produced in the mid-1930s, a time when America was just recovering from the Great Depression. Although not many sold, it truly is a beautiful car.

- A coupe version of the ATS, this Cadillac is beautiful. It was first introduced in 2015

A variety of vehicles formed part of Series 341 from Cadillac. First introduced in the late 1920s, the series offered 27 body styles!

A seven-passenger touring car, the 57 even saw service during World War I when a US doctor purchased one and offered to drive it in France as a medical vehicle. It was powered by a 314 cubic inch V-8 motor. Celebrity TV host Jay Leno has a unrestored 57 as part of his extensive collection of vehicles.

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About This Quiz

Cadillac.

A name synonymous with automotive history in the United States. It is also a name synonymous with luxury. Throughout its history, people have turned to Cadillac for a range of vehicles that are not only luxurious but at the cutting edge of technology. 

Formed in 1902 by Henry M. Leland, William Murphy and Lemuel Bowen, Cadillac was born out of the remnants of the Henry Ford Motor Company after Ford had left the company following a dispute with a number of his finance providers. 

And from that, the Cadillac Motor Car Company was born. By 1909, it was part of the General Motors Group, where it remains to this day.

As one of the oldest vehicle producers in the world, Cadillac has manufactured a range of luxury vehicles since its inception. And you can guess that a quiz to identify Cadillac models from a single image will take in a number of car models, both young and old. And yes, it does.

You are going to have to have some awesome knowledge of Caddy's to ace this quiz. In fact, only 1 in 48 people actually gets it right. But don't worry, take your time, we have all our faith in you.

Good luck!

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