Did Cadillac Ever Make a Pickup Truck?

The answer is yes, but it wasn’t a traditional pickup truck. In fact, it was a station wagon-style vehicle that had an enclosed bed.

The Cadillac El Camino was first introduced in 1959 and served as the brand’s first foray into the pickup segment. It was based on the luxurious Series 62 model and featured an elongated body with a small, enclosed cargo area in the rear. The interior was just as luxurious as its sedan counterparts and included plush amenities like leather upholstery and power windows.

The El Camino was powered by a V8 engine and came with either an automatic or manual transmission. It could also be equipped with four-wheel drive for improved off-road capability. Despite its impressive specs, the El Camino never really caught on with buyers and only lasted until 1964 when it was discontinued due to poor sales.

In some ways, the El Camino paved the way for modern-day luxury pickups like the Cadillac Escalade EXT which was produced from 2002 to 2013. The EXT featured all of the luxuries that you would expect from a Cadillac including leather seating surfaces, power windows and doors, climate control, navigation system, and more. It also had a longer wheelbase than its traditional SUV counterpart making it ideal for hauling cargo or towing heavier loads.

Cadillac has not produced any other pickup trucks since then but they do offer several crossovers that are capable of hauling light loads such as their XT5 model which is available in both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations.

Conclusion: Though Cadillac has not produced any other pickup trucks since 1964, they have offered several crossovers that can still handle light loads while providing luxury amenities expected from them. The Cadillac El Camino still remains one of the most iconic vehicles in their history.

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Susan Delgado