I previously owned an SL-320, then picked up an 07 XLR while in Fla. this winter. I love it, think it is drop- dead beautiful. Averaged 27 mpg coming up 95 at 75 mph. I've noticed a random clunk in the transmission when moving in slow traffic at about 18 mph. Anyone else notice this? Only happens when very slow stop and go situations. This is a more luxurious car than my 97 SL was. Any input about the transmission would help. Ron
Body style, handling and mpg.
Would be nice to have a real spare tire, those run-flats are going to beat it to death, VERY harsh tires.
Having owned many new Cadillac's I dreamed of an XLR since they first hit the market in 2004. I can say with my XLR it has been a love/hate relationship, with love still winning over my hate of some issues with the car.
Stunning good looks! Fun to play with the Europeans at red lights and leave them in the rearview mirror! Always a conversation starter at the gas station. People just love this car. The XLR seems to have a soul and personality, not just be "a car".
Cadillac is on top of their game again, but need to realize quaity is paramount!