2018 Cadillac Eldorado is a car featuring a two-door body, which was part of the Cadillac branded car range from 1953 until the year 2003. The origin of the name is controversial, as according to some industry experts comes a suggestion that a secretary, questioned on the subject, would give a House Manager. The model was set to be the most luxurious product of the car manufacturer until then, and at that time it was suggested to call it the name of the mythical golden town of Eldorado, and only this name could make justice to the peculiarities that distinguished the Model, and fully identify the particular features.
Instead, in the Palm Spring Life magazine, it was written that the name comes from the application by which the “resort” preferred by the tops of General Motors, namely the “Eldorado Country Club”, located in Coachella Valley, California. It is noteworthy that during the course of its production, Eldorado remained the most luxurious car part of the range produced by the American automaker.
The 2018 Eldorado, according to Cadillac in its fiftieth anniversary (1902-1952), is the imaginary car adding the technical and stylistic skills of its engineers. The name evokes the legendary head of a tribe in South America or according to Mary Ann Zukosky, secretary of the brand’s sales department, which came from the Americanized version of the Spanish language El Dorado. However, according to Life magazine Palm Springs, the name comes from the Eldorado Country Club, a relaxing Coachella Valley, California club, attended by General Motors executives.
2018 Cadillac Eldorado Design
Cadillac Eldorado 2018 model’s style of the front is taken from the previous model with round headlights placed in square units, a rectangular grid and vertical guards in the bumper. Remember the Eldorado 1953, a rear spoiler chrome dresses fictitious vertical air intake, just after the door and the rear wheel is hidden by the wheel cover, the inscription “Eldorado” is placed just below the front fender.
The designers presented proposals for the new Eldorado in March 1981. The challenge they face is maintaining the usual features of the Eldorado as the door is nearly Pressed against the front wheel, a pillar centered between the glass of the door and the panel of the quarter and very rounded lines that count the car. Despite opposition from all designers, the CEO of the brand continues its course, but the designers strive to place the name of Eldorado in the front bumper of the car.
2018 Cadillac Eldorado Engine
Cadillac offers the first 6-cylinder engine in its history with an original 4.1-litre V6 engine Buick, which develops 125 hp. In 1980 the Eldorado received a new grid of 17 vertical bars, horizontal bars, and new wheels. It receives a change the following year, being the mesh of the greater fine. Always to reduce fuel consumption, Cadillac offers the first 6-cylinder engine in its history with an original 4.1-litre V6 Buick engine, which develops 125 hp. For its part, the diesel engine was heavily modified, developing more than 105 hp (78 kW).
2018 Eldorado is equipped with a 4.9-litre V8 engine with 200 hp. In 1993 this engine was replaced by the new Northstar V8 that used the Cadillac Allante. It is all aluminum (weighs 230 kg) with a 4.6-litre engine but has 4 valves per cylinder available in two versions: 270 hp in the normal version and 295 hp for the Touring Coupe by coupling to a Hydramatic automatic transmission 4T80-E.
Cadillac Eldorado’s engine, the car accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.5 seconds, crossing the kilometer with output stopped in 27.9 seconds and reaches 241 km / h of top speed. In 1995 the car underwent a redesign making the length of the 2018 Cadillac Eldorado decrease slightly between 4 cm to 510 cm and in 1996, the V8 engine is slightly up to 275 hp and 305 hp.