Cadillac Le Mans

The Cadillac Le Mans was a concept car, the Cadillac Division developed by General Motors in 1953. It was named after the 24 - hour race at Le Mans, took part in the Cadillac 1950. The two-seater sports car with a fiberglass body was only 1295 mm high to the top of the windshield frame. This concept vehicle has a panoramic windscreen was first seen at Cadillac. The car was powered by a 250 bhp (184 kW) version of the Cadillac V8 engine with 5424 cc capacity. This engine performance Cadillac realized in production vehicles until 1955. The overall length of Le Mans was 4978 mm. Four copies were built, but it never came to mass production and it took more than 50 years until Cadillac another car with a similar concept developed, the XLR. Of the four copies of Le Mans was one destroyed in a fire; the other three still exist, one of which is currently available in the Historical Collection of Cadillac.