Cadillac is a division of U.S.-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide.
Cadillac is among the oldest automobile brands in the world, second in America only to fellow GM marque Buick. The firm was founded from the remnants of the Henry Ford Company in 1902. It was named after French explorer Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, who founded Detroit, Michigan in 1701. The Cadillac crest is based on his coat of arms.
From its earliest years, Cadillac aimed for precision engineering and stylish luxury finishes, causing its cars to be ranked amongst the finest in the United States.
Classic models include the Fisher Fleetwood, Brougham, Calais, Seville, Coupe de Ville, Eldorado, Catera, Cimmarron, Allante and the Sixty Special.
Current models are the Escalade, ATS, CTS, SRX, XTS, ELR and CT6.