The Cadillac DTS is a full-size luxury sedan manufactured by General Motors from 2006 to 2011. It was the largest vehicle in the Cadillac lineup and boasted improved interior and exterior styling, as well as superior performance characteristics compared to its predecessor, the DeVille. The DTS featured a 4.6 L Northstar V8 engine generating 275 hp (205 kW) at 5200 rpm and 295 lb⋅ft (400 N⋅m) of torque at 4000 rpm, paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. It had a wheelbase of 115.6 in (2,937 mm), an overall length of 208.5 in (5,305 mm), a width of 75.8 in (1,925 mm) and a height of 58.7 in (1,494 mm). The DTS featured optional luxury equipment such as power-adjustable pedals, an automatic parking assist system and heated/ventilated front seats. Additional safety features included side curtain airbags, active head restraints and rearview camera. Upon its release, the Cadillac DTS was well received by automotive critics, with many praising its smooth ride and powerful engine. The DTS was a significant factor in Cadillac achieving record sales figures in 2006, with 93,472 vehicles sold. Read more
Memorial Day weekend sales were especially strong, with more than 9,000 vehicles sold. This represented a 5.7% sales increase over the same period in 2005 and demonstrated the continued strength of the Cadillac brand. The DTS was discontinued after the 2011 model year as part of General Motors' corporate restructuring efforts. Although no direct replacements were produced for the DTS, Caddy's lineup did feature other full-size luxury sedans such as the XTS and CT6. The Cadillac DTS will remain an important part of automotive history, as it was one of Cadillac's most successful models during its time in production. Its combination of style, comfort and performance continues to be admired by luxury car enthusiasts around the world.