The concept that started it all. This debuted at the 1999 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. It unveiled Cadillac’s new Art & Science design language and directly influenced the XLR sports car.
A further exploration of the A&S design language, this time into a passenger car. Debuted at the 2000 Geneva International Motor Show (Salon international de l'automobile).
In this A&S concept, Cadillac explores what a SUV would look like in the Art & Science design language. Unveiled at the 2001 Chicago Auto Show, this heavily previewed the styling of the original SRX.
The mid-engined, V-12 what-if from Cadillac. This was seriously considered for production at one point in time. Shown at the 2002 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.
In a smoother take on the Art & Science design language, Cadillac looked back at their own history with this V-16 powered monster of a luxury sedan that they showed at the 2003 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.
In this later A&S concept, shown at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cadillac returned to the SUV form factor and gave a preview of the 2nd generation SRX.
Exploration of a plug-in hybrid Cadillac coupe. Shown originally at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. This concept strongly informed the design of the production Cadillac ELR.
What would a Cadillac meant for tight, urban spaces look like? This 4-seat concept shown at the 2010 L.A. Auto Show in Los Angeles, California used hybrid technology and a turbocharged 3-cylinder engine to theoretically get 56 mpg city / 65 mpg highway.
A thought of where Cadillac might go with a 4-seat, flagship convertible. Debuted at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, powered by a hybrid 3.6l twin-turbo putting out 425 hp and previewing the powertrain (minus the hybrid system) that would power the ATS-V.
A 4-seat, coupe concept that explores a flagship V-8 powered model. Unveiled at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and was powered by a prototype 4.5l twin-turbo V-8 with an estimated 500 hp.
A new generation of Cadillac styling that followed the A&S theme. Originally shown at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance the Escala previews what the next Cadillac flagship might be like. Highlights include thin, horizontal headlights and smooth/muscular sheetmetal. This design continues to influence Cadillac design into the 2020’s.