[FoRK] the 5-second press conference (XLR-V)

Adam L Beberg beberg at mithral.com
Fri Mar 25 18:13:55 PST 2005

Rohit Khare wrote on 3/25/2005 4:12 PM:
>  Introduced on Wednesday:  2006 Cadillac XLR-V
>  What's the point?  Cadillac's XLR roadsters have been somewhat sluggish 
> in accelerating out of showrooms, so the company is raising the ante 
> with an ultrahigh-performance version.

GM is clueless as always. The only people that want these cars are men 
under 25 - which cannot afford them, and rich old men who have better 
things to spend their money on - like viagra and a mistress. Everyone 
else is looking for something that doesn't cost $0.20/mile to drive.

And they wonder why sales are slow? GM desperately needs to split into 2 
companies, a bankrupt pention/financing company (99% of the company), 
and the 7 employees that make realistic cars for the real world.

But I'm not worried, I'm sure those 7 people were already fired and took 
jobs in Asia ;)

Adam L. Beberg

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