Introduced to the world at the 2005 Chicago Auto Show, the Cadillac DTS was made at the Hamtramck factory in Detroit, and its name was actually an acronym for DeVille Touring Sedan, a nod to its iconic predecessors. The DTS was so well received that a presidential car was shaped after it. President George W. Bush's state car was actually a GMC truck beneath the skin, which was shaped to resemble the design of the DTS.
Featuring a front-engine and front-wheel drive layout, it was based on the GM G platform, which automatically tied it to the Buick Riviera and Oldsmobile Aurora. A Northstar V8 supplied the firepower offered in two outputs, hooked up to a four-speed automatic transmission that delivered the thrust to the front axle.
Featuring a black paint finish and privacy windows, the pictured 2007 Cadillac DTS has a new grille, added chrome trim, an LED third brake light, aftermarket wheels, and uprated brakes. The tan leather interior looks very good for a sixteen-year-old car, and it is said to have been serviced recently. The odometer reads around 75,000 miles (120,700 km), and this vehicle will go under the gavel soon.
Mecum advertises it for its Kansas City auction that will be hosted between November 30 and December 2, and they haven't provided an estimated selling price. Nonetheless, we think it will fetch around $20,000 or a bit more, which is certainly not bad for a luxury sedan with a lot of life left in it.