Not long ago at the 77th Salon International de l’Auto Geneve (77th yearly Geneva International Motor Present), Tekniikan Maailma journal, just one of the foremost automotive publications in Finland named the 2007 Cadillac BLS four-doorway compact sedan as the receiver of their Winter season Car 2007 Award. Martti Merilinna, Chief Editor of Tekniikan Maailma handed the award to Cadillac Normal Manager Jim Taylor.
In the earlier 12 months, the Tekniikan Maailma carried out a winter take a look at push for twenty European motor vehicle models, which include the newest models from Volvo, Honda, Peugeot, Skoda, and other European models. Tekniikan Maailma crew introduced the cars in a winter take a look at track found Ivalo, a village in Northern Finland. The Ivalo village is noted for web hosting some of the premier winter athletics occasions like down-hill and cross-region snowboarding, snowboarding, and slalom snowboarding. What’s more, the spot is also just one of the spots in Europe with the most severe winter driving circumstances.
The Winter season Car 2007 Award aims to ascertain which of the twenty cars could: “… in this sparsely populated land of the cold and dark winter… consider us to our place in protection, comfort and warmth.”
Among the twenty opponents, Tekniikan Maailma has preferred the Cadillac BLS sedan as the winner since of the vehicle’s remarkable overall performance in winter driving circumstances. The Tekniikan Maailma winter take a look at crew built their assortment based on sure requirements which include low-grip managing, braking balance, grip on uphill starts off, headlamp overall performance, and the ability of the motor vehicle to “heat the interior to a relaxed fifteen degrees in just ten minutes from a sub-zero startup”.
The Cadillac BLS scored higher throughout the evaluation, bagged the Winter season Car 2007 award, and most of all, obtained what the Cadillac BLS style and engineering group aims, which is to combine with the “toughest European driving circumstances.” The Tekniikan Maailma winter take a look at crew commented: “Here is the greatest ever Cadillac just one could hope for in winter use.”
The Europe-only Cadillac BLS compact sedan was released in 2006, based on GM’s Epsilon motor vehicle platform and was developed in Cadillac assembly plant found in Trollhättan, Sweden. The vehicle characteristics the really to start with turbo diesel engine from GM’s luxurious model. It also will come with exquisite exterior style and GM areas like GM mud flap, relaxed interior characteristics, as nicely as remarkable motor vehicle driving and managing overall performance. The Cadillac BLS sedan has a starting up manufacturer’s instructed retail value (MSRP) of 19,000 Euros or about $twenty five,000 USD.