2023 Cadillac Escalade-V Raises $500,000 at Barrett-Jackson for Charity

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The very first production model of the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V raised money for a good cause. The athletic SUV sold for $500,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction — and the proceeds benefitted the Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design. On top of that, a generous patron at the event donated an additional $25,000.

Raising money for tomorrow’s innovators.

The Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design holds the honor of being Michigan’s only historically Black college. The school is famous for providing educational opportunities for creative students in fields ranging from STEM and sustainability to business development and the graphic arts.

Global Cadillac Vice President Rory Harvey explained that the brand upholds ambition and dreaming big, so sponsoring the Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design is a natural fit. “We are grateful to Barrett-Jackson for providing a platform that will help make a difference for the next generation of creatives in Cadillac’s hometown of Detroit,” he further stated.

The Cadillac auction’s winning bidder won’t just get the first 2023 Escalade-V. They will also have the chance to design a sweet pair of shoes with popular footwear designer Dr. D’Wayne Edwards. Dr. Edwards is more than a high-profile designer — he also re-established the Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design 2021.

Want to get behind the wheel of your very own 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V? Contact us today at Bud Weiser Motors in Beloit, Wisconsin.

New Color Options Available for the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V

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Everything about the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V is designed to turn heads wherever you go. Recently, it was revealed that this stylish flagship SUV will be available in five distinct exterior color options — Radiant Red Tintcoat, Argent Silver Metallic, Black Raven, Crystal White Tricoat, and Dark Emerald Metallic.

These attractive colors aren’t the only outstanding part of this super-powerful SUV. The Escalade-V takes its power from a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine that unleashes 682 horsepower and 653 lb-ft of torque. This dynamo pairs with a 10-speed automatic transmission that provides smooth shifting and responsive performance. Thanks to this dynamic duo, the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V can rocket from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds, as well as cover a quarter-mile in 12.74 seconds, cruising at a speed of 110 mph.

Like other V-series models, this SUV is loaded with top-of-the-line features including quad exhaust outlets, six-piston Brembo® front brakes, Edge Red brake calipers, unique 22-inch aluminum wheels, V-series badging, Magnetic Ride Control 4.0, and Air Ride Adaptive Suspension.

From its elegant exterior to its eye-catching colors, there’s no mistaking the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V. When it arrives on dealer lots, you can get your very own Cadillac Escalade-V right here at Bud Weiser Motors in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Cadillac Takes Second in JD Power Customer Service Survey

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Cadillac is synonymous with quality and luxury — so it’s no surprise that the brand took one of the top spots in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Customer Service Index Study. In this study, the J.D. Power experts ranked automakers based on customer satisfaction in regard to the brand’s auto repair service. Using data from drivers with one-to-three-year-old vehicles, the survey found that Cadillac was among the highest-ranked premium brands.

In the study, customers shared their thoughts on their car’s automaker’s performance across five categories: service facilities, service initiation, vehicle pick up services, service advisors, and service quality. And for the latest iteration of the survey, J.D. Power inquired about the convenience of each brand’s contactless services, such as valets, remote vehicle services, and app-based payment availability.

With these criteria considered, Cadillac scored a whopping 880 out of 1,000 possible points. With a score like that, the brand earned the second-highest spot in the study, outpacing luxury rivals like Audi, Porsche, and BMW.

Never content to rest on its laurels, Cadillac is looking to keep improving its customer experience. The brand is currently gearing up to service electric models like the upcoming Cadillac LYRIQ. If you’re looking to experience the best customer service in Beloit, Wisconsin, bring your Cadillac to Bud Weiser Motors for repairs and maintenance.

Cadillac Escalade Earns High Rankings for Child Safety

Cadillac Escalade Earns High Rankings for Child Safety | Beloit, WI

The luxurious, powerful Cadillac Escalade is the premier premium SUV if you want style and substance in abundance. And with seating for up to eight people, it’s a great choice for families. The experts at Consumer Reports recently confirmed as much by ranking the new Escalade as one of the best vehicles for child safety.

In Consumer Reports’ Rear-Seat Safety Scores, the 2021 Cadillac Escalade earns 61 out of a possible 100 overall. The Escalade was one of the top vehicles for child seat fit and earned impressive scores for booster use, belt reminder, and head restraints. According to CR Automotive Safety Engineer Emily Thomas, these scores indicate that the new Escalade gives parents yet another reason to be confident.

“For consumers who are regularly shuttling around passengers of all ages, our evaluations can make a big difference,” said Thomas.

This only scratches the surface of what makes the new Cadillac Escalade a safe, smart choice for families. Every Escalade comes standard with Cadillac Smart System, a suite of advanced driver-assist features including Rear Seat Reminder, Front Pedestrian Braking, and Teen Driver. You can also upgrade the Escalade with features like Automatic Seat Belt Tightening, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and HD Surround Vision. There is no shortage of reasons why you need to check out the new Cadillac Escalade — especially if you want nothing less than the best in full-size luxury. Contact the team at Bud Weiser Cadillac in Beloit, Wisconsin, to learn more about ordering your new Cadillac Escalade

Surprising Elements on the Cadillac V-Series Blackwing.

Surprising Elements on the Cadillac V-Series Blackwing | Beloit, WI

The Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing are designed to go from the open road to the racetrack, boasting a thrilling ride thanks to their powerful engines and performance-driven design.

To make the Cadillac V-Series Blackwing line even more unique, Cadillac has added hidden details throughout, with etchings and other accents both inside the cabin and outside.

Cadillac designed the V-Series Blackwing to reflect the teams that made them, with maps of the cities where they were built etched into the paddle shifters on manual transmission models. You can find Mondrian patterns in various spots in the cabin, such as on the shift knob and on the underwing.

When you buy a Cadillac V-Series Blackwing model, you get a special plaque mounted in the steering wheel that’s unique to your vehicle. And to celebrate the engineers who created the Cadillac V-Series Blackwing line, the first 250 units built will come with collector plates signed by a member of the build team, a perfect option for Cadillac devotees.

You will even find more surprises under the hood. Cadillac has fitted the supercharged V8 engine on the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing with a plaque signed by the master builder. And these are just a few of the hidden details on the Blackwing lineup, according to Cadillac — there are more that haven’t been revealed, so owners can search for them.

Learn more about the Cadillac V-Series Blackwing lineup at Bud Weiser Motors in Beloit, Wisconsin.

2023 Cadillac LYRIQ in Final Development Stages

2023 Cadillac LYRIQ in Final Development Stages | Beloit, WI

News broke last month that Cadillac is in the final stages of development for the 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ, and production of the all-electric crossover will start in the first quarter of 2022.

The Cadillac LYRIQ was announced last year, the first vehicle the automaker said would be built on the new Ultium platform. Now, Cadillac has reached a benchmark of 80 percent validation testing, after months of rigorous test-driving on all kinds of terrain, and the Cadillac LYRIQ is ready for fine-tuning ahead of production.

Pre-orders quickly sold out for the 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ, which Cadillac estimates will have over a 300-mile all-electric range with a full charge.[1] It can gain around 76 miles of driving range after 10 minutes of DC fast charging, or 52 miles in an hour with a 240-volt charger.[2],[3]

The Cadillac LYRIQ is set to put out 340 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque, plenty of power for a crossover with ample seating and cargo space. The Cadillac LYRIQ will come with One-Pedal Driving, a Drive Mode Selector, and the Cadillac Smart System suite of active safety technology.

The 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ brings eco-friendly electric charging to the luxury car market. To learn more about the 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ, contact Bud Weiser Motors in Beloit, Wisconsin.

[1] Based on GM testing. GM estimated. EPA estimates not yet available. Actual range will vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain, battery age, loading, use and maintenance.

[2] Actual charge times will vary based on battery starting state of charge, battery condition. Output of charger, vehicle settings and outside temperature. See the vehicle’s Owner’s Manual for additional limitations.

[3] Requires professionally installed 19.2 KW AC / 100A dedicated charge station, sold separately. Actual times will vary based on battery condition, output of charger, vehicle settings and outside temperature.

Cadillac CT4 Adds Stylish Radiant Package for 2022

Cadillac CT4 Adds Stylish Radiant Package for 2022 | Beloit, WI

The Cadillac CT4 luxury performance sedan is already one of the brand’s most stylish vehicles. For 2022, the Cadillac CT4 will be even more attractive thanks to a new Radiant Package option.

Offered as an upgrade for the Cadillac CT4 Luxury and Premium Luxury trim levels, the Radiant Package boasts three handsome elements: a Bright grille, 20-inch alloy wheels with a Polished/Dark Android Gloss finish, and monochromatic Cadillac crest emblems.

Cadillac is in the midst of making the switch to monochromatic emblems across its lineup, part of the luxury brand’s impending shift to electric vehicles. For now, though, most Cadillac vehicles still come standard with a multicolor crest.

In addition to the Radiant Package, the Cadillac CT4 is adding a new exterior paint option for 2022. Blaze Orange Radiant will be available on Sport trims for an extra charge. Super Cruise™ hands-free driving tech will also make its way to Premium Luxury and Sport trims later in the model year.

Carrying over from 2021, the Cadillac CT4 will continue to come standard with a 2.0-liter turbo engine that puts out 237 horsepower. It’s also available with a 2.7-liter turbo that generates 310 horsepower. Other Cadillac CT4 highlights include available AWD, full LED lighting, an 8-inch color display, and a full suite of advanced safety technologies. For all the latest on the 2022 Cadillac CT4, contact our team here at Bud Weiser Motors in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Scenic Drives in Wisconsin to Take This Fall

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Wisconsin’s lush forests, glittering lakes, and rolling hills become even more stunning during autumn. Don’t let the season’s beauty pass you by — hop in your Cadillac and hit the highway. Here’s a look at three gorgeous scenic drives in Wisconsin to take this fall.

Waterfall Tour.

Marinette County is teeming with natural wonders. Take Highway 141 to enjoy a 125-mile scenic loop that showcases 14 snapshot-worthy waterfalls. If you’d like a detailed guide to these local natural wonders, download a guide from the Marinette County Parks Department. And if you’re the adventurous type, load your kayak onto your XT5 — Marinette County features some of the Midwest’s best whitewater rapids.

Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive.

You can easily spend a weekend on this 115-mile trek across six counties. Along the way, you’ll find dozens of hiking trails, fishing spots, and charming small towns. There are also plenty of picnic areas and campgrounds, so be sure to load up your XT6 with all of your favorite adventure gear.

Highway 23.

If you’re only looking to spend an afternoon basking in the Badger State’s fall beauty, consider this 18-mile stretch between Dodgeville and Spring Green. While it’s short and sweet, it offers plenty of opportunities for fun. Along this route, you’ll find some of the state’s premier attractions, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin and the House on the Rock — so load up your Escalade and get ready for a sophisticated road trip that’s a cut above the rest.

Before you head out on your adventure, bring your Cadillac in for a tune-up at Bud Weiser Motors in Beloit, Wisconsin.

How To Maintain Your Luxury Cadillac in Beloit, WI.

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From thrilling cars to sophisticated SUVs, the Cadillac lineup has something for everyone, and it’s no wonder that many Cadillac models are considered dream cars. If you’ve purchased one of these envy-inducing models, it’s important to take the time to properly maintain it, or your dream car may develop some nightmarish problems. Here are some key ways to maintain your luxury Cadillac.   

Keep up with service.

You need to follow the maintenance schedule outlined in your owner’s manual. This is one of the easiest ways to make sure your Cadillac is up to date on service and keeps functioning properly.

Clean the seats.

If you have premium leather seats, it’s worth the effort it takes to clean them twice a week and keep them looking like new. Vacuum them thoroughly, using the suction hose for different crevices, and then wipe them down with a leather cleaner and microfiber cloth.

Inspect the tires.

While filling up at the gas station or charging the battery, take a look at your tires. Ensure they have enough air pressure and that they don’t have any cuts or bulges. This can help prevent a future blowout.

If your Cadillac is ready for service, schedule an appointment at Bud Weiser Motors in Beloit, Wisconsin, and our technicians will gladly assist you.