Some Cadillac models are getting a little less bright, not in their philosophy or intent but just in the face they present to the world.
General Motors has introduced Black Chrome versions of its ATS luxury sedan and coupe, and the CTS luxury sedan. As implied by the package name, the changes are in the exterior cosmetic appearance of the cars.
The Cadillac ATS Black Chrome Package is available to Luxury Collection and Performance Collection rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel drive cars powered by either the 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylilnder or 3.6-litre V-6 engines. In addition to the black chrome front grilles, it also adds black chrome in the rear fascia and gloss black window mouldings, and changes the door handles to body colour.
Available in Raven Black exterior, it can be optioned up to Phantom Grey Metallic, Red Obsession Tintcoat and Crystal White Tricoat. It comes with After Midnight 18-inch alloy wheels and retails for $595 for the coupe and $795 for the sedan.
Similarly, the CTS Black Chrome Package adds the new grille and wheels to Luxury, Performance and Premium Collection cars, with the same engine and drivetrain choices.
It also adds Jet Black or Light Platinum/Jet Black interior treatments, as well as Jet Black/Morello Red and Kona Brown/Jet Black treatments for cars equipped with the Performance Seat & Cluster Package.
It is available with Black Raven exterior paints for $1,095 on Performance and Premium Collections, or $1,295 on Luxury Collection cars, with options again for Phantom Grey Metallic and Crystal White Tricoat exterior treatments.