HOLY SHIT THIS IS BEAUTIFUL.

Cadillac calls this the Elmiraj, but because that sounds like something you'd see in a Mexican desert while nibbling on peyote, I'm calling it **Eldorado. **

Here is the other video provided by Cadillac:

The most important part of the press release - "The Elmiraj is powered by a 4.5-liter twin turbocharged V8 delivering an estimated 500 hp." While this is 56 less horsepower than the blown 6.2 in the CTS-V, this concept weighs 200lbs less than a CTS-V. Still, I wouldn't expect V-like performance, because after all this car is wearing a V-Sport badge not a V-Series badge.

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Regardless of this car's performance and how it compares to the CTS-V, the fact that GM is toying with twin turbos on V8s is a very good thing

* CUE (get it, CUE?) turbo-vs-supercharger argument in the comments.

The new logo, seen on the front of the car, was sort of what I was going for when I created the sketches below after learning the brand was modernizing it's logo. I appeared to be in the ballpark - thinking the crest would stay and wreath be integrated into the logo.

It's a damn fine looking piece of automobile.

Here is a version I tweaked last night:

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